With powerful and soulful melodies, polyrhythmic grooves and an uncanny ability to connect with listeners it's no wonder The Broadcast has audiences across the country entranced. Originally formed in Brooklyn, NY in 2007, this young, six-piece soul infused rock band is known for their tight, high-energy performances that have vaulted them into the national spotlight.
After their relocation to the beautiful mountainside of Asheville, NC, The Broadcast has grown into a full-time, nationally touring group. Their rise on the festival circuit has scored them press interest from such outlets as FlavorPill, VERVE and Cosmopolitan Magazine who described lead vocalist Caitlin Krisko's voice as "drenched in honey, and dripping with soul".
The Broadcast draws influences from the funky and soulful "Motown Sound" and the raw vocal prowess of singers such as Janis Joplin and Aretha Franklin. Platinum blonde, Caitlin Krisko, whose commanding and captivating voice has been compared to the likes of Adele and Grace Potter, fronts the band with a prowess not often found in vocalists her age.
Their powerhouse performances are not only characterized by Krisko's dynamic voice but also by the interplay of the band. The trio of Michael Davis (drums), Matthew Davis (bass) and Tyler Housholder (percussion) create rich foundations of rhythm that drive the band. Guitarist Aaron Austin and keyboardist Rich Brownstein punctuate the group's sound with their soulful solo's and deep tonal textures.
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An original psychedelic pop & rock extravaganza performed by Harry Harrison (Vocals, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Bass), Joshua Martier (Vocals, Drums, Rhythm Guitar), Jesse Meyers (Vocals, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Bass), and Tom Peters (Vocals, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Bass, Drums).
The Critters were formed in 2008 in Asheville, NC. Practicing in a single room cabin, deep in the unpopulated woods of Old Fort, NC, they were able to conjure an arsenal of original music. Their sound is drawn from an eclectic pool of influences reviving the raw, organic energy of traditional rock and roll and the lyrical integrity of folk music while tastefully utilizing the textured soundscapes and harmonies of psychedelic pop.
The Critters have been hailed for their energetic, uninhibited live performances by local magazines and fans alike. For a group that performs solely original music it is breathtaking to find fans singing along to their favorite hits as The Critters destroy their instruments and their bodies on stage. From nudity on and off the stage to violent reckless abandon, a live Critters performance is an experience to be remembered.
In 2011, The Critters kicked off The Belle Chere Festival in Asheville NC earning them a place in The Mountain Xpress' 2011 issue for 'Best of WNC' rock bands and The Mustang Music Festival A Benefit for the Corolla Wild Horse Fund. In 2010, The Critters helped curate two weekend long, bonfire lighting, spirit dance inducing festivals, The Bigfoot Bonanza and Sin & Salvation in the South. Other notable performances include 2010's Lexington Avenue Arts Fest (LAAF), as well as the Asheville to Ashes Benefit and Actors Against Affliction.
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Asheville Music Hall (View)
31 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28804