Smart bets: The Legendary Singing Stars

The Double Crown has booked The Legendary Singing Stars on multiple occasions — on the West Asheville club’s opening night and at least three times since. The Brooklyn-based legacy group formed in the ’60s, achieved career highlights like performing alongside James Brown and continued to rock and rile audiences for decades despite the death of several members. It was actually the group’s incendiary performances that inspired The Double Crown to launch a monthly gospel night. “The last time the Singing Stars were here, they went into a country/blues thing. We were all like, ‘What’s happening?’” co-owner Steve Mann told Xpress. “Someone has a video of it — I need to watch it to make sure it really happened.” The Legendary Singing Stars return for The Double Crown’s third anniversary Thursday, Dec. 17, at 10 p.m. Mama’s Fast Food caters. $10. Photo by Steve Mann


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About Kat McReynolds
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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