What’s Happening at TBob, April 12 – 17

This week at TBob, don’t miss a special documentary screening, live Reggae music, fundraisers, an Afro-funk show, & much more! Get more details in our blog post….

**Please remember to visit our MENU PAGE to learn about the vegan food artists & cafes regularly offering their selections at TBob. Plus, we have drink specials every day – beer, wine, and cocktails! *****

Tuesday April 12th

Support local public housing residents at a fundraiser for Residents Council of Asheville House Authority, Inc., and attend a special screening of The Gentrification k(NOT) Movie from 5pm-7pm, created by social worker turned social documentarian, Jude Lombardi.

 

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Also, join us for Jazz-n-Justice Tuesday starting at 7:30pm, featuring Harvey Diamond on piano, Chloe Demos’ vocals, Micah Thomas on drums & Mike Holstein on bass. To celebrate Earth Day Month, TBob will donate a percentage of bar sales to Dogwood Alliance, Music starts at 7:30pm ($3 cover).

Wednesday April 13th

More phonebanking for Bernie before the NY Primary, 5pm – 8pm. NY is B-I-G, and you can make a difference! From 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm,  Bass session musician Eddie Watkins, Jr., visits TBob!  Watkins has recorded with Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Peter Frampton and many more ($3 cover). Don’t miss this terrific opportunity to hear some amazing music!

Thursday April 14th

Come feel the love at a live show from Reggaeinfinity, from 7pm – 10pm! They bring their wildly popular, authentic Roots Reggae sound that’s sure to be a night to remember ($10 cover, 18+, ID required)!  To make this event even better, a portion of the bar will go to animal welfare group, DxE Asheville! . Drink specials and vegan Caribbean cuisine will be served (sold separately), by the always fabulous, Wadadli!

*There will be no Open Mic Night this Thursday, it will return on April 21st

About the band: Though based in Columbia, SC, the band members hail from various Caribbean Islands plus the US. Original, positive music written by Ras B along with occasional covers keeps everyone feeling, dancing and listening to the positive vibes. With a firm spiritual foundation, these talented musicians and singers are dedicated to sharing the message of Roots Reggae and believe strongly in advancing equality, brotherhood and universal love.

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Friday April 15th

More phonebanking for Bernie before the NY Primary, 5pm – 8pm. NY is B-I-G, and you can make a difference!  If you made it through tax day, come relax and dance the night away at @NEXMILLEN‘s Afro Funk Makossa Show with special guest drummer, Michal Oliver, from 8pm-11pm ($7 cover).

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Saturday April 16th

The Mug showcases their brand of Blues/Roots Rock style band, from 8pm-11pm ($5.00 cover)! Bring your friends and enjoy a fun, one-of-a-kind performance!

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Sunday April 17th

Join us for Mary Olsen’s report from her trip to Fukushima, from 7 pm – 10pm.  All are welcome to this free event, sponsored by New South Network of War Resisters’. A portion of the bar sales to benefit the work of New South Network of War Resistors’.

Mary Olson, NIRS Southeast Coordinator and Ashevillian, was invited to travel to Japan during the 5th anniversary time frame of the March, 2011 nuclear meltdowns in Fukushima Prefecture. The invitation was to first listen, to people still living in the contaminated areas, and then participate in a speaking tour with world-expert, Arnie Gundersen spanning a dozen other cities over a month (Feb-March 2016).  At this special event, Olson will reflect on her experiences, share her core message on radiation and gender, and give an update from one of the radiation zones created on our planet by fission, a nuclear reaction that produces extreme energy.  Read about her trip, here.

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