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“Even Cowgirls Get the Blues”….Continues: Songs by The Women of Classic Country and Country Blues

October 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm EDT

WHERETHE BLOCK off biltmore, 39 S. Market St, 28801
WHEN: Thursday October 11, 2018
COVER: $10 
TIME: 8pm
GENRE:  classic country & country blues
SEATS:  seated general admission / standing room
AGES: 21+
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“EVEN COWGIRLS GET THE BLUES”….CONTINUES – Songs by The Women of Classic Country & Country Blues, featuring Mare Carmody, Peggy Ratusz and Ellen Trnka! Featuring Alec Fehl on guitars and Paul McIntyre on violin.

Mare Carmody is a songwriter, and one half of the WNC duo Carver & Carmody. She has been part of the music scene in southeastern Virginia, Memphis Tennessee, Little Rock Arkansas, opening for folks like David Crosby, Jesse Winchester, and The Seldom Scene, and now works the clubs and breweries in the greater Asheville area. She’s a mixture of blues and country, declarations and observations on life.”
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Ellen Trnka is a vocal musician from the NYC area residing in WNC since 2002. She’s been singing professionally for over 30 years in blues and jazz bands, trios, duos and as a solo singer songwriter. Trnka’s extensive experience has landed her dates in prestigious venues from NYC all the way down the Eastern seaboard. Ellen has opened for international acts Pheobe Snow, Saffire-”The Uppitty Blues Woman, Marshall Tucker Band and John Pizzarelli.
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Austin, Texas transplant, Peggy Ratusz has been pulling from the cream of the Asheville music crop since moving here in 2002. This “ruby throated” chanteuse has been a finalist in the International Blues Challenge in 2008, 2010 and 2016. She’s opened for Tedeschi-Trucks Band, Geoff Atchison, Denise LaSalle and the Beach Boys. As evidenced by her electric stage presence at festivals, concerts, clubs and showcases, she’s a willing servant to the music.

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Guitarist, Alec Fehl earned his Bachelor of Music degree from the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston. Currently a guitar teacher and teen band mentor, he also teaches computer hardware and web application programing at AB-Tech and writes computer textbooks. He plays guitar in several bands including Bill Mattocks & The Strut and Deep River.

Electric and Acoustic Violinist, Paul McIntire has decades of varied experience. From his native California, across the USA, Europe and Asia, Paul has enjoyed sharing his instrumental passions. A third generation Musician and Performer, he was classically trained since the age of 6. His interests lean toward Jazz Improvisation, Celtic, and Electronic music. But he is also an award winning Country Fiddler, and has extensive credits in recording, and live performance.

Details

Date:
October 11
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Venue

THE BLOCK off biltmore
39 S. Market St.
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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Phone:
828-254-9277
Website:
http://www.theblockoffbiltmore.com