The phenomenon known as Sublime, arguably the most energetic, original and uniquely eclectic band to emerge from any scene, anywhere, ended with the untimely death of lead singer, guitarist and songwriter Brad Nowell in May of 1996. But encompassing the sense of place and purpose long associated with Sublime's music, Badfish, a Tribute to Sublime continues to channel the spirit of Sublime with a fury not felt for some time. What separates Badfish from other tribute bands is that they have replicated Sublime's essence, developing a scene and dedicated following most commonly reserved for label-driven, mainstream acts. Badfish make their mark on the audience by playing with the spirit of Sublime. They perform not as Sublime would have, or did, but as Badfish does!
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Colorful, bright, and full of spirit, Common Foundation is a unique band of talented young musicians. Playing a blend of down tempo reggae, chugging Jamaican rocksteady, and upbeat ska, they fill the air with infectious danceable rhythms and an easygoing, groovy atmosphere. Soaring vocal harmonies and a four piece horn section add distinct flair to this up and coming band.
Asheville Music Hall (View)
31 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801