Country artist Rachel Brooke performs at The Water’n Hole in Waynesville on Saturday, Feb. 22

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Country artist Rachel Brooke performs at The Water’n Hole in Waynesville on Saturday, Feb. 22

Rachel Brooke at The Water’n Hole
796 N Main St.
Waynesville, NC 28786
February 22 2014
Free Show

“Take everything you think you know about country music and throw it out the window. That pop rock y’all call country is nothing compared to what Rachel Brooke is laying down. She’s an old soul in the way Hank Williams and Memphis Minnie were, culling together both country and blues that is easily digestible for anyone who gets scared off by real country music. Etta James once said that the blues and country music were kissing cousins. Rachel Brooke is their love child” -Chip McCabe

Long overdue, “Underground-Country Queen” Rachel Brooke returns to Johnson City! Never heard of her? Check out these links below, listen to her music, and you’re destined to become a fan. 
With a critically acclaimed new-ish record, and an even more recent 7″ with the legendary Exene Cervenka, Sean Wheeler (Throwrag) and Zander Schloss (Circle Jerks/Joe Strummer) Rachel Brooke is one to keep your eye on.

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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