55 College Street
Asheville, NC, 28804
Cover: $5 Adv, $7 DOS
Event Listing: http://ashevillemusichall.com/music-schedule/cosby-sweater-w-special-guest/
Cosby Sweater is a new and vibrant voice in live electronic music. The versatile trio is comprised of David Embry on production and vocals, Nicholas Gerlach on Tenor Saxophone and EWI and Richard “Sleepy” Floyd on drums.
Cosby Sweater has been on the road making crowds dance since their launch in 2012. Summer festival season in 2013 was great to Cosby Sweater. Joel Cummins of Umphrey’s McGee joined the band for some break out performances at Electric Forest, Camp Bisco, and Summer Camp.
Fall 2013 (#Cooltourbro) was the biggest tour of their career. The band is honored to have shared the stage with acts like Umphrey’s McGee, Lotus, Eoto, Deltron 3030, Digital Tape Machine, Future Rock, and Zoogma. The tour covered 23 different states. They have shown no signs of slowing down.
2014 is already gearing up to be the best year to date. Winter tour is coming to a town near you.
Check out a video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGC8XIuJZoE
Dj Brett Rock:
Dynamic Rockers Crew, BattleHolex Worldwide, Cosmic Union Zulus, Nu Paradigm Ent.
As a 16 year veteran Dj, Brett Rock maintains a busy travel schedule as one of the East Coast’s essential street dance competition Dj’s and executive producer of The Carolina’s premier competition: The South East BBoy Championships, now going into it’s 5th year. Not only is he a studio producer and the purveyor of the finest in the school of Breakbeats, Funk and Hip Hop, but he applies those same strict funk standards to the eclectic world of Electronic Dance Music as well. Brett Rock does it strictly for the dancers on the floor. Wallflowers beware…
Check out a video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMjHATsosUY
Skymatic serves up a fresh melodic electronic music experience through the seamless fusion of hip hop beats, soulful violin leads and big bass drops.
Made up of producer and guitarist Phil Ross and violinist Hannah Wilder, Skymatic was recently named the RAW Artists Atlanta 2013 Musician of the Year. The duo was also selected as the Reader Pick for Creative Loafing’s 2013 Best Local Experimental Act of Atlanta.
Since its launch in January 2013, Skymatic has shared bills with RJD2, Papadosio, The Polish Ambassador, The Floozies, The Mad Violinist, ill.Gates, Up Until Now, Thriftworks, Higher Learning, Manic Focus, Greenhouse Lounge and Arpetrio.
Skymatic carries a message to embrace who you are and take time to realize your dreams. When all decisions become conscious, you are the decider of your own destiny.
Check out a video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jn-1OCHZ3tU