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Tag: Girls Rock Asheville
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Smart Bets: Girls Rock Rockathon
Registration for the all-levels concert and fundraiser ends Jan. 20.
Smart bets: Queer Prom
The “fabulous night of dancing and joy” takes place at Sly Grog Lounge on Saturday, Nov. 23.
VIA headlines a benefit for Girls Rock Asheville
The afternoon show at The Grey Eagle also includes the debut screening of of VIA’s short film Firefly. Girls Rock supporters are also invited to the camp’s showcase on June 22 at Salvage Station.
Conscious party: Female Artist Spotlight Night
Kare Strong, Lucy Ray and Aileen “Big Al” Pearlman will perform at the first iteration of this showcase of female-made music. The event takes place at The BLOCK Off Biltmore on Wednesday, Feb. 15.
Give!Local fundraising drive begins
Give!Local returns Nov. 1, featuring 47 local nonprofits who are campaigning for financial support via Give!Local’s one-stop, online, donation platform. Festivities on Nov. 2 will formally kick off this two-month, end-of-year donation drive with a free party at Highland Brewing in Asheville, celebrating the participating nonprofits. This is Give!Local’s second year. Last year, the campaign raised […]
Girls Rock Asheville holds a fundraiser and adult program
Nonprofit Girls Rock Asheville organization has been putting on its annual summer camp since 2014. As a means of raising funds — and also letting adult women in on the fun — the organization created Ladies Rock Camp, which runs Friday through Sunday, March 11-13.
A local singer-songwriter finds support in the creative community
Adrienne Ammerman will perform songs from her debut album, The Hunt, at The Crow and Quill Friday, Dec. 4. The show includes performances by local experimental artists Lush Agave and Elisa Faires.
Girls Rock Asheville fosters young musicians
Girls Rock Asheville is a six-day camp for girls ages 8 to 16. With no previous experience required, campers learn about making music, and working as a team. The camp culminates in a pair of showcase concerts at The Mothlight on Saturday, June 27.
Faces in the crowd: WNC crowdfunding initiatives
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a local entrepreneur’s quest to make crickets a day-to-day food ingredient, Girls Rock Asheville’s second musical summer camp and a world-class jazz album led by WCU educator Pavel Wlosok.
Volunteer at Girls Rock Asheville summer camp — info meeting April 16
Summer camp Girls Rock Asheville — which will take place at New Mountain Asheville June 22-26 — is looking for volunteers.
Not your mama’s band camp: Registration is open for DIY-styled Girls Rock Asheville
There are camps (s’mores, “Kumbayah”), there are band camps (field formations, show songs) and then there are band camps (electric guitars, amps, penning the next “I Love Rock ’n’ Roll”). The last is just part of the curriculum at Girls Rock Camp. The international movement, which has been building leadership skills and self-esteem since the […]