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LEAF Spring 2014 Brings the Funk!

LEAF Spring 2014 Brings the Funk!

Review by Breanne Smith Photos by Duncan Chaboudy Before I start there’s a few amazing things you should know about LEAF. LEAF Community Arts is a non profit that puts on one of the regions most influential and diverse festivals. It is a triad of 1. LEAF in schools in streets 2. LEAF International...

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Mike Gordon visits Asheville to show us what “Overstep” is all about

Mike Gordon visits Asheville to show us what “Overstep” is all about

Review by Breanne Smith Photos by Brad Kuntz Mike Gordon came to Asheville recently. The mere mention gathers hoards of Phish and Jamband fans alike to a single room, at the nearly sold out show at The Orange Peel. A snowy night made way...

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Marco Benevento shows us his “Tigerface”

Marco Benevento shows us his “Tigerface”

Review by Breanne Smith and Photos by J. Scott Shrader  Marco Benevento came to The Grey Eagle on a cold night in February that was heavily anticipatory of snow. We expected a small crowd but we got one that wasn’t scared of snow and that knew...

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Marco Benevento talks to Asheville Jams about his upcoming show at The Grey Eagle 2/11/14

Marco Benevento talks to Asheville Jams about his upcoming show at The Grey Eagle 2/11/14

Article by Breanne Smith Marco Benevento is a man of many talents but his specialty is the piano. He has worked with countless famous names in the jam band...

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Joey Santiago of The Pixies sits down with AVJ and Asheville gets to see The Pixies at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium

Joey Santiago of The Pixies sits down with AVJ and Asheville gets to see The Pixies at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium

Article by Breanne Smith Photos by J. Scott Shrader This weekend was highly anticipated for Pixies fans. This was their second return in over four years which was thought...

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Looking back at the WNC’s most recent LEAF Festival

Looking back at the WNC’s most recent LEAF Festival

Review by Breanne Smith Photo by Lori Sky Twohy This past Fall I had the honor of attending my fourth Lake Eden Arts Festival on the campus of Camp...

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