Andrew Scotchie is a steady force in the local music scene. Frontman of Andrew Scotchie & The River Rats, Scotchie is one of the most active touring musicians in town and the founder and coordinator of Asheville Barnaroo Music Festival, a three-day event held at Franny’s Farm in Leicester. “First and foremost, it’s a big […]
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.
While past Barnaroos have unintentionally focused on rock and blues acts, this year includes groups like Les Amis, Danielle Howle and Bare The Traveler. The sixth annual festival is held at Frannie’s Farm Saturday, Sept. 26, and Sunday, Sept. 27.
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 […]
This weekend kicks off Thursday with a number of performances and continues with art, BBQ, the great outdoors and more. Know of other budget-friendly events happening locally? Share them with the community in the comments section below.