While Andrew Scotchie’s celebration honors his late father’s memory, it’s anything but a solemn event. “As far as my heart and soul goes, it’s the best way for me to start the New Year,” he says.
The Dirty Soul Revival, White Soul, The Log Noggins, The Company Stores, Up Dog, Colby Deitz, Andalyn and Rachel Alleman are all scheduled to perform at a benefit concert for Make-A-Wish. The Orange Peel hosts the show on Thursday, Dec. 22.
Dozens of local musicians will play music from John Lennon’s catalogue in support of arts nonprofit Aurora Studio & Gallery. The donation-based concert is at Highland Brewing Co., on Friday, Oct. 7.
Yarn headlines the eighth annual Barnaroo, which takes place at Franny’s Farm from Friday, Sept. 30 to Sunday, Oct. 2.
For his 23rd birthday concert, Scotchie has planned a musical sampling of the South, which takes place at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall Saturday, Jan. 16, at 9 p.m.
This week’s roundup includes the Gonzalo Bergara Quartet, the Screamin’ Js, Andrew Scotchie’s B-Day Bash and The Midnight Riders.
The latest videos for Acoustic Asheville feature local singer Andrew Scotchie of Andrew Scotchie & the Asheville River Rats. He performed three songs, including two with trumpet player Alex Bradley, ahead of a Saturday, July 4 show at New Mountain. “Always with You” “Love in a Rush” *with Alex Bradley “I Call it Home”
Local Flavor AVL co-founder Flori Pate recently launched a new project aimed at community progress through collaboration. Food Connection, which consolidates hunger and food waste by redirecting surplus edibles, will hold a kickoff fundraiser at the Altamont Theatre on Friday, March 13.
Asheville Barnaroo isn’t just a cleverly named music festival — it’s kind of a DIY Cinderella story. Andrew Scotchie, the frontman for blues-rock band Andrew Scotchie & The River Rats, started the festival in 2009 in his mom’s backyard in Weaverville when he was just 16 years old. “It was nothing fancy, but we did […]