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Local Live: CHRIS JAMISON and JAY BROWN Appearing Mon Nov 19th 2018 at 7pm

Tickets:  $10

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

This evenings Local Live concert features 

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


"Contemporary poetry" 
- The Austin Chronicle
"Bending americana into new gold"
-Bootleg Magazine

Asheville, North Carolina based singer/songwriter Chris Jamison is carving out a spot for himself in one of the country's hottest music towns. The Texas native and his bandChris jamison's ghostCraft a genuine and unique brand of americana built around stellar songwriting and musicianship and passionate performances.

From The Austin Chronicle:

Chris Jamison

Mindless Heart

Texas Platters
Dallas born, Palestine raised, Manor and Wimberley farmed, Marfa inspired, and Austin by way of outstanding family, Chris Jamison now counts as Asheville, North Carolina's gain. Recorded at South Austin's White Room Studios with local compadres, his fifth LP in a decade, Mindless Heart, belongs on our ledger still. Airy tenor crossing Josh Rouse and Paul Simon, the singer's vocal yearn and its subtle echo sets a waking spell matched to an enveloping strum of acoustics, pedal steel, and mandolin – all polished with soft piano and crisped by organ. MindlessHeart marinates headier than fine spirits consumed alongside even finer grub, a warm, dizzying buzz of country-leaning folk that's part Nashville Skyline(opener "More Love"), Lord Huron ("Wanderin'"), Rick Danko ("Lover's Lane"), and Woody Guthrie, to whom Jamison perhaps offers up a harmonica-haunted original borrowing the title "Pretty Boy Floyd." Mantelpiece heirloom all the way that latter track, which could've been the title cut. Melancholic ("Mindless Heart") or spry ("Mystery Van") – even outright sing-along (closer "Whole of My Heart") – Chris Jamison is anyone's dividend.


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.