Yo, it's Bonobo!

The ambient electronic musician was joined by Chrome Sparks for a wild night of dancing and fun

It's not every day you get to be a part of electronic music history, but it sure felt like it last Wednesday night at The Orange Peel. Spring is here, and the happy people of Asheville flocked to one of the best shows of the season. Chrome Sparks, a young DJ from Pittsburgh opened up for ambient electronic legend Bonobo. The show was sold out and the crowd was ready to get down.

Bonobo and Chrome Sparks get set to light up The Orange Peel

Two insanely talented electronic musicians in one night

When it comes to making some of the most relaxing and rhythmic electronic music in the world, look no further than Bonobo. The Los Angeles based musician, producer, and DJ (real name Simon Green) has quite the track record when it comes to putting out consistently solid work. At tomorrow night's sold out show at The Orange Peel, fans and newcomers alike will get to experience it in person, with Chrome Sparks opening everything up. 

T.I. comes to the US Cellular Center

The hip-hop legend hits up the 828

Hey Asheville, wanna hang with the hip-hop legend himself? Tonight the U.S. Cellular center welcomes Tip “T.I.” Harris with his bevy of talented new artists. He's set to introduce the world to the new line-up of artists representing his label during his 29-city “Hustle Gang Tour.” 

Artists set to grace the stage include Trae Tha Truth, RaRA, Yung Brooke, Tokyo, Jetz, and London Jae. Since launching his own record label, Grand Hustle Records in 2003 he has released nine albums and helped cultivate the careers of rap giants like B.o.B. And Travis Scott.

Foxygen goes glam at The Orange Peel

A flashy night of rock and roll magic

Excited fans were streaming through the door of The Orange Peel this past Wednesday evening to see Foxygen play a heavily anticipated show. The California based duo dropped their most recent album Hang back in January of this year and are currently touring around the country. The event kicked off with Gabriella Cohen opening up and getting everyone in the music spirit. 

A legendary night of music

Explosions In The Sky and Thor & Friends knock Asheville's socks off

This past Saturday night was truly a memorable one thanks to Explosions In The Sky and Thor & Friends. The spring night was warm and the mood out on The Orange Peel floor was calm. Tonight Asheville was lucky to have some of the most talented and critically acclaimed musicians in the game, and the eagerly awaiting crowd had been waiting all week for this.

It's Foxygen time!

The California based rock duo sets their sights on The Orange Peel

Tomorrow night at The Orange Peel, Foxygen will bring their classic-rock leaning experimental pop sound to the hearts and souls of Asheville. The duo is touring on their fourth studio album Hang which was released at the start of this year. Opening the show is Gabriella Cohen, an Australian singer/songwriter influenced by the fuzzy sounds of '50s and '60s pop.

Explosions In The Sky make their way to The Orange Peel

The post-rock quartet heads back to AVL for the first time since 2012

The godlike hype that surrounds Explosions In The Sky speaks volumes to the power and energy that the Texas based band possesses. Founded in 1999 under the name Breaker Morant, the four piece post-rockers have gone on to put out some of the most interesting releases in modern music. Asheville will be graced with their musical talents this Saturday evening for a sold out show at The Orange Peel with Thor & Friends.

Everybody Dance Now

Local Natives bring the party to The Peel

Even on a chilly Wednesday night, the crowd was already warmed up for Local Natives. The delighted fans at The Orange Peel were already dancing and mingling as opener Little Scream took the stage. Laurel Sprengelmeyer aka Little Scream quickly worked the audience into a funky frenzy with her cool moves, expert guitar skills and overall amazing stage presence. After lifting everyone up with her extremely catchy tunes and messages of love, she bid the peeps adieu and headed backstage.

Welcome back Local Natives

The indie band gets set to rock the Peel

Local Natives are making their way back to Asheville and we couldn't be more excited. The last time we were graced with a performance was way back in 2014 during their tour for their second album Hummingbird. The Los Angeles based fivesome is set to hit The Orange Peel's stage yet again showcasing their cool brand of refreshing indie rock this Wednesday evening. 

One wild Sunday night with Jimmy Eat World

The Orange Peel hosts the veteran rockers 

It's no surprise that The Orange Peel's box office had a piece of paper taped to its window emblazoned with the words “Sold Out” on it for Sunday night's Jimmy Eat World concert. I mean, who doesn't like these guys? The presence of AJJ (Andrew Jackson Jihad) as the openers only solidified the sheer awesomeness that was going to be this show. 


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