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Local Live: HANNAH KAMINER, BOB HINKLE and JAY BROWN Mon Oct 1st 2018 7pm

Tickets:  $10

Our LOCAL LIVE series 
brings you the best of our regional talent.

This evenings Local Live concert features 
Jay Brown, Hannah Kaminer, 
and Bob Hinkle

Join us for another wonderful evening 
featuring great local talent from 
Western North Carolina. 


Hannah Kaminer is a folk/Americana artist based in Asheville, NC. Raised in small towns in western North Carolina, she fuses echoes of Appalachian traditions with wistful, Americana-style songwriting. Her yearning voice and silvery melodies are a haunting pairing with gutwrenching lyrics about loss, love, and home.
She began to perform in 2014 after she entered Asheville's citywide Brown Bag songwriting competitionin 2013, winning both Grand Prize and Crowd Favorite. Following a warmly received homemade EP ("Living Room Recordings"), in 2014 she ran a Kickstarter campaign for her first studio album, "Acre by Acre," which was recorded with Julian Dreyer at Asheville's Echo Mountain Studios and released in March 2015. "Acre by Acre" is available on iTunes and CDBaby.

In July 2015 she was invited by the Harrison Center for the Arts in Indianapolis, IN, to do a 48-Hour Songwriting Residency. You can listen to her song about city revitalization here.

In December 2016, she received a Regional Artist Project Grant to assist in funding her sophomore project, a full-length studio album. She ran a second Kickstarter campaign in May 2017 to complete the funding, and the new album, "Heavy Magnolias," was released in March 2018

BOB HINKLE, is a native of Asheville who got his big break in show business as a member of the folk pop band The Good Earth, with whom he toured and recorded, sharing stages with major acts. He also made a positively revised solo album,Ollie Moggus, before migrating to the business side of the music world. Hinkle spent over 40 years in New York, where he wore many hats in the music and entertainment industry: touring and recording performer, composer, record company executive, consultant, artist management, executive producer and more. 

In 2008 Bob returned to the mountains of North Carolina to wear a new hat, that of music venue owner. He writes both poetry and songs, which he delivers with a voice of experience accompanied by guitar backup refined by years of playing. He sings about issues both lighthearted and serious, but there’s often an undercurrent of wry humor in even the weightiest songs.


Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show affirms that Jay Brown is “the most authentic songster to come out of the Carolina High Country since a man named Doc Watson”.

A singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, he has hundreds of classic songs in his repertoire as well as a hundred-odd originals. He performs with Boone-based roots band The Lazybirds, Indian-flavored world music group Shantavaani and early-jazz cats Swing Guitars. In 2007 he founded The Jay Brown One-Man-Band, in which the sole member handles vocals, guitar, harmonica, percussion and piano.
The busy musician can be found gigging in clubs and pubs around Asheville and Western North Carolina, but has performed and studied in locales around the world, including New Orleans, California, India, Ghana, and Peru.