Asheville BARNAROO 2016 at Franny’s Farm September 30-October 2
Benefiting the non-profit Asheville Music School
Leicester, NC, September 30, 2016– Skyland Automotive & Andrew Scotchie present Asheville BARNAROO 2016 at Franny’s Farm in Leicester, NC September 30- October 2. 18 Acres of non-stop music over 3 days. Sunday is free to the public. AVL BARNAROO was started by Andrew Scotchie in 2009. Since then the festival has grown up and continues to evolve musically. Its purpose is to showcase, promote and celebrate local and regional singer songwriters and bands in the rock & roll, Americana and funk genres. Barnaroo’s goal is to give back to the youth music community through the non-profit Asheville Music School. The Festival is an ALL WEEKEND event at Franny’s Farm with optional camping. Sunday is free to the public from 9 am to festival closeout at 2:00. We feature 14+ amazing local and regional performers, headiners YARN now in the top 30 Americana Radio Charts and Folk Soul Revival listed on Billboards “Heat-Seekers” list, plus student bands from AMS. There is local beer from Hi-Wire Brewing, Farm to Fender food truck, dancing, great people and awesome music!
What: Avl BARNAROO festival tickets range from a $20 day pass to $75 for the full weekend that includes camping
When: Friday, September 30- October 2
Where: Franny’s Farm in Leicester NC (just 20 minutes from downtown Asheville)
How: Buy tickets via festival website at www.ashevillebarnaroo.com
Asheville BARNAROO 2016 Lineup & Accolades:
YARN: (Headliner Hailing from Brooklyn NY).
Grammy Nominated, recognitions from Americana Music Association,
*Rolling Stone Magazine featured YARN as “download of the day”.
Top 30 Americana Radio Charts for their new album “This is the Year”
Top 5 on radio, records and AMA album charts
Folk Soul Revival ( Bristol, TN)
*Bands 3rd album “Prompting the Dapperness” hit # 12 on Itunes alternative country chart.
Listed on Billboard Magazines “Heatseekers Chart”.
Shake it Like A Caveman (Nomad. Tours in Europe) One-man band with guitar, drums, harmonica and vocals.
“A sexy trance inducing experience” the North Coast Journal in California
“Electric Neo-Blues and amped-up disco groove!” Philadelphia Examiner
Shivering Timbers (Ohio) – 3 piece rock/soul/roots music
Recent album was produced by the Singer of THE BLACK KEYS!
“This band Rules!” –Shovels and Rope. (this is a REAL quote!)
“Beautiful dissonance in the form of guitar and upright bass…..” PASTE MAGAZINE
“imagine PJ Harvey fronting the bad seeds……” Nashville SCENE
Danielle Howle (Charleston SC) – Singer songwriter/acoustic
SC legend. Recently toured with the Indigo Girls in America! *Has opened for Avett Brothers in NC before.
Local Legendary Bands that all live in the Asheville Area and are touring the region:
Goldie and the Screamers
Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats
Roots of Rebellion