Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Asheville is alive with the sound of music

There's a lot of great entertainment to be had in Asheville. Check out some of the upcoming events that you won't want to miss.

The Orange Peel Social Aid and Pleasure Club

There are some fantastic shows coming to the Asheville area over the next couple of months. Be sure to get your tickets early to enjoy the music of Ben Folds, Ani DiFranco, G. Love & Special Sauce, 311 and many more.

The Orange Peel was voted one of Rolling Stone magazine’s Top 5 Rock Clubs in the country. It is Asheville’s premier downtown live music club and is a smoke free facility that features a state of the art sound and lighting system.

Be sure to secure your hotel rooms with one of the Orange Peel’s official hotels to receive a discounted rate. These hotels and phone numbers are listed below.

Doubletree Biltmore Hotel   828.274.1800

Quality Inn & Suites Biltmore South    828.684.6688

Residence Inn Biltmore   828.218.3361

Sleep Inn Biltmore   828.277.1800



WNC Jazz Society presents the Christian Tamburr Quartet

The 2009 season of the Western North Carolina Jazz Society starts Sunday, March 8 at 7:00p. Come celebrate the new season and enjoy the sounds of Christian Tamburr, a vibrant and talented vibraphone player who recently completed a stint as a musical director for vocalist Julio Inglesias. Christian has performed as a guest artist with Dave Brubeck and opened for Harry Connick Jr. In 2009, he will begin his roll as director of a new Cirque du Soleil production. He will be accompanied by pianist Scott Giddens.

There is a special Jazz Society Package available for this show which includes a discounted hotel room, tickets to the show and a $50 gift certificate to Vincenzo's, Asheville's premier northern Italian, Continental restaurant. For more information on this package please visit http://www.biltmorefarmshotels.com/doubletree/offers-jazz_society.aspx.

For more information on the WNC Jazz Society please visit http://www.wncjazzsociety.org.

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