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Ashleigh Chevalier Band

Ashleigh Chevalier Band

Andrew Scotchie & The River Rats

Thu, March 23, 2017

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$10

Ashleigh Chevalier Band
Ashleigh Chevalier fuses her own brand of roots rock and funky jam blues with genre bending powerhouse vocals and a fiery, unforgettable stage performance. Supported by an all-star band, featuring the rhythm section of members of Keller Williams More Than a Little funk group: Toby Fairchild on drums and EJ Shaw on bass, and Tom Beaulieu on guitar, Chevalier’s band never ceases to amaze audiences from concerts, to big stages, to festivals.

Chevalier's first album, From the Soles, was produced by Grammy Winner Jon Carroll, and received a nomination for "Contemporary Folk Album of the Year" in Washington D.C.'s Washington Area Music Awards. With special guests like Jon Carroll (Starland Vocal Band, Mary Chapin Carpenter), Hunter Wolfe (Born Crooked), and international saxophonist Ron Holloway (Warren Haynes, Susan Tedeschi, Dizzie Gillespie), the album pleases all who hear it.

Her highly anticipated album Burnin’ Down to be released March 2017 tackles the flames of love and life in flux, from the micro to the macro, the individual to global schema.
Andrew Scotchie & The River Rats
Delivered as if on a platter made of rust and steel, Scotchie’s music borrows from the grit of the Rolling Stones. He and The River Rats bind it with elements of old school soul and Lightnin’ Hopkins blues into a rhythm that rocks with purity."
– Tom Netherland - Bristol, TN Herald

Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats formed in Asheville NC as a street busking project in late 2011. Revered for their high energy live shows, dynamic musicianship & Scotchie's larger than life stage presence, the band has continued to craft their hard driving style of rock & blues and are dedicated to building their musical family everywhere they go. Consistent studio recordings, year round touring, earnest songwriting & sharing show bills with legends such as Sonny Landreth, Blind Boys of Alabama, Drivin N Cryin and Bettye Lavette has made Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats one of the industry's must-watch bands.

Career achievements
Voted the # 1 Rock N Roll band in WNC by Mountain Xpress Magazine (2015)
Charlotte NC Music Awards (Blues) winner (2014) and Hollywood Music in Media Blues Award Nominee (2014)
Andrew Scotchie's festival, Asheville Barnaroo is now 8 years strong and continues to benefit local organizations that are dedicated to inspiring the next generation of musicians. Asheville Barnaroo is now partnered with Asheville Music School and continues to book bands of all genres from all over the country.
The band has performed at legendary venues/festivals such as the Orange Peel, The Mint Club LA, 1904 Music Hall Jax FL, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion, Columbia SC Blues Festival, Brevard NC Blues Festival, Hard Rock Café ATL GA and more.
The band's latest album "We All Stay Hungry" was included in WNC Magazines top 5 summer albums in 2015.

Bold Life Magazine's Austine Miller writes…..
"....there's no true notion of regional blues without Andrew Scotchie and the River Rats, led by the wunderkind of the local scene. Scotchie is a soulful cyclone of a performer nurtured in the classic-rock oeuvre who, at only 23 years old, produces the local festival Asheville Barnaroo and leads his vibrant crew on a near-constant touring schedule"
Venue Information:
The Tin Pan
8982 Quioccasin Road
Richmond, VA, 23229
http://www.tinpanrva.com/