Smart bets: Nikki Talley

Nikki Talley and her husband and bandmate Jason Sharp are technically Asheville-based, although the musicians spend most of their time on the road. After months of trekking cross-country to showcase the soulful compositions from their latest album, Out from the Harbor, the two have completed the town-by-town return trip. “It’s funny, even after all the traveling we do, I still get a lump in my throat and a song in my heart when I see our Blue Ridge Mountains,” Talley says. “We truly live in a beautiful part of the world.” Talley’s homecoming show will call upon the talents of bassist Bryan White and percussionist Bill Berg for a full band sound. The Grey Eagle hosts the celebration on Saturday, Aug. 29, (Sharp’s birthday, so “there might be cake”) at 9 p.m. $7/$10. thegreyeagle.com. Photo courtesy of the artist

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Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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