Chamomile and Whiskey 7pm-10pm
Lyric is playing 4:30pm-6:30pm
Liz Teague and Friends 1-4pm
CHAMOMILE & WHISKEY
In the spring of 2011 in Nelson County, Virginia Koda Kerl and Marie Borgman poured some Evan Williams in a hot cup of tea and decided to start a band. The idea was to organically grow a sound based around lively shows that would not be restricted by genre. They joined forces with Irishmen Ryan Lavin and started ferociously playing as much as they could. After a year of building a reputation playing rowdy bar sets they signed with County Wide Records and cut their first EP "The Barn Sessions." The band quickly gained recognition regionally and after releasing their debut full-length record "Wandering Boots," They began touring. A few years of cross-country tours and the band started to hit their stride... They were invited to play festivals such as FloydFest, The Festy, and Arizona's Tilted Earth Festival and were able to share the stage with national acts Old Crow Medicine Show, Robert Earl Keen, Railroad Earth, Rusted Root, and the Infamous Stringdusters among others. Their eclectic sound blends Americana and Southern Rock with Irish, Gypsy, and Old-Time all wrapped up in a raging live performance. The band hasn't slowed down averaging nearly 150 shows a year the band continues to look ahead... their sophomore record "Sweet Afton" is slated for a 2017 release, with the first singles coming soon.
"This band has so much going for it: smart original tunesmithing, interesting cross-genre pollination and richly textured sonics..." - New York Music Daily
"We may be on the verge of a new era in Country Music and Chamomile and Whiskey are helping to lead the Charge." - Daytrotter
With the Soulful standout voice of Leeda Lyric Jones, LYRIC is a group made up of natural talents that will take you to a place you can’t forget. A group that uses music as an expression of pain, joys, and hope. Having opened for the likes of the Legendary Mavis Staples, Grammy award-winning Lizz Wright, and Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls to name a few… This street team is a born replica of the legends that created movements. Stay up to date on everything LYRIC here. Learn more at Www.reverbnation.com/lyricfans.
LIZ TEAGUE & FRIENDS
Liz Teague, 2015 winner of The People's Choice Award at the Asheville Brown Bag Songwriters Contest, shares her feel good, toe-tapping tunes. James Fisher and Jeff Mooney of the Blue Dragons and MoonFish will add in their own original styling for an evening of local Americana, Asheville style.