Nov 25

Resonant Rogues

High Gravity Stage at the Taproom at Sierra Nevada Mills River, NC 7pm to 9:30pm - Free Show

The Resonant Rogues are the songwriting soul child of partners Sparrow and Keith J. Smith. With influences ranging from gypsy swing and early New Orleans jazz, to Appalachian old-time and eastern European folk music, they take their favorite flavors and blend them into a delicious, danceable dish.

High Gravity Stage at the Taproom at Sierra Nevada Mills River, NC 7pm to 9:30pm - Free Show
Dec 09

Stig

High Gravity Stage at the Taproom at Sierra Nevada Mills River, NC 7pm to 9:30pm - Free Show

STIG is an all-instrumental, progressive jazz/funk band from Boston, MA.

Consisting of 5 close friends, STIG aims to bring people together with their music. The tight communication and positive energy shared between everyone in the group brews a raw and exciting experience at every show. STIG came together during their time at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. They spent most of their first year together playing sweaty, overflowing basement shows in Allston, the student filled neighborhood in Boston. STIG’s music is all original and is always written as a group to draw from everyone’s genre-crossing influences.

“We want our listeners to enjoy our music just as much as we enjoy playing it. To play music that makes you smile and move with us is our goal. We all find inspiration in many different genres and enjoy making groovy music with the different ideas we hear on a daily basis.”

High Gravity Stage at the Taproom at Sierra Nevada Mills River, NC 7pm to 9:30pm - Free Show
Dec 16

Say What?

High Gravity Stage at the Taproom at Sierra Nevada Mills River, NC 7pm to 9:30pm - Free Show

Say What? is a unique funk band based out of Asheville, NC. This high-energy funk band features one of the best 3-part horn sections in the area, featuring Justice Mann on Trombone, known for his impeccable sense of groove, James Berlyn on saxophone, known for his high-energy solos and fast-paced playing, and Nate Sly, who plays both trumpet and keys and is the compositional mastermind behind the project. This power trio is met with Reid Parler’s melodic guitar patterns, Kevin Scott’s unique feel-good drum playing, and Joe Mohrmann’s tasty bass lines that really takes the band over the top. Say What? is sure to keep you on your feet and be the perfect highlight of your weekend.

High Gravity Stage at the Taproom at Sierra Nevada Mills River, NC 7pm to 9:30pm - Free Show
Dec 23

The Clydes Holiday Show

High Gravity Stage at the Taproom at Sierra Nevada Mills River, NC 7pm to 9:30pm - Free Show

The Clyde’s are a hard working, heavily touring bluegrass and Americana act from North Carolina. With impressive pickers and moving harmonies, they have made their way around the globe in their short time together. On stage, their performance is energetic and real and their songs are sometimes sad but always hit home.

The Clydes have put together a special Holiday Set for this show that should not be missed.

High Gravity Stage at the Taproom at Sierra Nevada Mills River, NC 7pm to 9:30pm - Free Show
Dec 30

Aaron Austin Trio

High Gravity Stage at the Taproom at Sierra Nevada Mills River, NC 7pm to 9:30pm - Free Show

From the first note, Aaron Austin possesses a distinctive sound with stylistic diversity. With instrumentations ranging from funk edged jazz to electric R&B, Austin’s trio project has mesmerized audiences across the United States and Europe. Born on the coast of North Carolina, Austin took up the guitar at age 13, inspired by a multitude of players including Derek Trucks, John Scofield, Wayne Kranz, Bill Frisell, Jimi Hendrix, and John Mayer. In 2010, Austin joined Asheville’s soulful blues roots rock band The Broadcast, and began touring full time. In 2015, Austin and the band traveled to California to record with multi Grammy award winner Jim Scott (Tedeschi Trucks Band, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash). Since 2015, Aaron Austin Trio has supported The Broadcast on tour and performed hundreds of times in over 10 different countries

High Gravity Stage at the Taproom at Sierra Nevada Mills River, NC 7pm to 9:30pm - Free Show