Sirius.B plays a free concert at UNC Asheville on September 12

Local gypsy punk collective Sirius.B is set to perform in UNC Asheville’s Highsmith University Union Grotto on Thursday, Sept. 12. The 8 p.m. show is free.

From a press release:

Sirius.B, which was voted Best Rock Band, Best Acoustic/Folk Band and Best All-Around Band in the 2013 Mountain Xpress readers’ poll, is a self-described “absurdist gypsy folk funk punk” band. Their high-energy style is created with an eclectic mix of multi-lingual vocals and instruments, including the accordion, violin, cello, acoustic guitar, flamenco guitar, charango (an Andean stringed instrument), banjo, African drums, marching band percussion, snare drum, fretless bass, melodica and clarinet.

The concert is sponsored by UNC Asheville’s Cultural Events and Special Academic Programs office. For more information, visit or call 251-6674.

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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