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GOV’T MULE : MIGHTY HIGH

Warren Haynes—Asheville native, guitar legend, member of the Allman Brothers Band and his own Gov't Mule—is the catalyst behind what has become the hottest ticket on the Asheville music scene: the Warren Haynes Christmas Jam....
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Dirty Dozen Brass Band – What’s Going On

New Orleans’ Dirty Dozen Brass band is nationally known for blending traditions of second line jazz with influences of bebop, funk, and R&B. The eight-man big band has been spreading dance-happy Big Easy vibes for more than two decades. But distress and displacement in post-Katrina life has caused the band to bear an obviously angry political side. Their latest album is a cover of Marvin Gaye’s famous protest statement, “What’s Going On?”...