The Grey Eagle and Worthwhile Sounds Present
Jay Brown is a roots-orientated, one-man band from Boone, North Carolina, who has been playing guitar since the age of 7 and writing songs since high school. A prolific songwriter, Jay’s performance repertoire contains more than 50 original songs, as well as various covers from a wide spectrum of genres.
His eclectic musical tastes found expression when he became a founding member of the old time, swing band Lazybirds, a band that blends a wide variety of musical styles, including jazz and blues, to create a fresh and soul stirring sound.
Jay has spent years traveling and playing around the U.S.,absorbing our rich musical heritage and performing with artists such as Doc Watson, Old Crow Medicine Show, and Etta Baker. In addition to these experiences, Jay has also taken multiple trips to Ghana, West Africa, where he studied, taught and performed traditional African music with the native Ghanaians. A versatile musician, Jay is as much at home playing the blues in New Orleans as he is playing jazz or classical in New York City.
The Everydays, from Black mountain, North Carolina, is the collaborative effort between singer-songwriters Tim marsh and David Zoll. Both musicians also maintain membership in several area acts including Chalwa, Asheville Horns, and Bayou Diesel.
The Everydays grew from the common musical interests of Marsh and Zoll who first performed together in a group featuring Marsh’s electric compositions. A love for acoustic roots music and vocal harmony led the pair to form The Everydays, turning towards a simpler, sweeter, more focused sound.
The interwoven sound of Marsh’s flatpicking and Zoll’s fingerpicking together have garnered accolades from from the Asheville areas top acoustic musicians. They have been lucky to share the stage with Malcolm Holcombe, Red June, Tellico and others. They are currently working on their second album due out in the spring of 2016.
7pm doors, 8pm show. ALL AGES. Seated show. $10 ADV, $12 day of show.