ASHEVILLE — Three nights of bluegrass-Americana- folk by three Appalachian bands have taken over the concert calendar at Isis Music Hall May 14-16.
The shows are all seated dinner concerts, with tickets sold by the table to keep parties together.
Shows start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 a person. Call 828-575-2737 for tickets or click here for more info. https://isisasheville.com/calendar/
Zoe & Cloyd: Friday, May 14
Hailing from opposite ends of the Appalachian mountains, Zoe & Cloyd is renowned fiddler and vocalist Natalya Zoe Weinstein and award-winning bluegrass songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist John Cloyd Miller.
With soaring harmonies and heartfelt songs, the pair seamlessly combine original bluegrass, klezmer, old-time and folk with sincerity and zeal. Zoe & Cloyd will be joined by master musicians, Kevin Kehrberg on bass and Bennett Sullivan on banjo.
Taylor Martin and Song Dogs: Saturday, May 15
One of Western North Carolina’s most respected songwriters backed by his ever revolving cast of virtuoso musicians.
From folk to bluegrass, through blues and country, Taylor’s original compositions are well mixed with an obscure selections of the American songbook.
Nikki Talley & Jason Sharp: Sunday, May 16
Along with her guitar & clawhammer style banjo, Nikki Talley‘s musical partner & husband Jason Sharp adds resonant lush guitar tones as well as harmonies to round out this duo’s sound.
Raised in Ruffin, North Carolina and hailing from Asheville, Talley’s music has hints of contemporary country, folk, and old time. Her fiery stage performance, along with hauntingly seductive and raw gritty lyrics, are lifted by a voice that harkens back to the Appalachian roots from which she was born, and shores up on the edges of that has her audiences stomping and clapping for more.