212 South Green Street Morganton, NC 28655
Mon – Tue : 5-9pm
OPEN Christmas Even – 12pm-5pm
CLOSED Christmas Day
January 24, 2020
Join us as we return to Catawba! About the band-- Oracle Blue is enticingly unequivocal when it comes to genre-bending, marrying musical nostalgia with newfangled soundscapes. Under the banners of Swank-Pop and Alt-Jazz they craft for themselves a realm entirely their own with strong female vocals garnished by multi-instrumentalists in the rhythm and horn sections. The band's resume includes performances at Montreux, Vienne and Umbria Jazz Festivals, a DownBeat Student Music Award for Outstanding Performance in the Blues/Pop/Rock category, and the honor of being selected through competition by five-time GRAMMY Award winner Lalah Hathaway to open for two performances on her 2018 'Honestly' tour. Their debut album, Gilded Kingdoms, is comprised primarily of original works, and also includes reimaginings of jazz standards "Don't Explain" (Billie Holiday) and "On Green Dolphin Street" (Bronisalw Kaper). Gilded Kingdoms is available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, and at OracleBlueBand.com.
January 31, 2020
Pam Taylor & The Flying V’s
International recording & touring artist, Pam Taylor & The Flyin’ V’s return to CBC for a rockin good time with award winning soul bending blues, roots, americana. The Flyin' V's is the latest project created by the award-winning songstress and guitarist, Pam Taylor, who has previously traveled the world solo, with nothing but a guitar on her back. She is not only known for her explosive and exciting live performances, her innovative songwriting and masterful releases has garnered her many awards. Her debut record Hot Mess hit #1 on the Roots Music Report and #25 on the Living Blues Charts, making a name for herself in the blues scene. Her latest record Steal Your Heart earned her a coveted spot on Blues Rock Review's Top 20 List for 2017. With over a decade of experience playing major festivals, touring internationally, and her social media presence, she has major cross-over potential. Blues-E-News featured her on their Women In Blues edition alongside Bonnie Raitt, Susan Tedeschi and many other blues legends. She was mentored on guitar by blueswoman, Debbie Davies who toured with Albert Collins. She is setting the music scene on fire with her refreshing interpretation of modern blues and roots. She currently tours as a super duo, power trio and quartet. At any configuration her shows are drawing national and international attention. www.pamtaylormusic.com
February 21, 2020
Morganton-based, classic-rock groove-masters Almost Vintage bring the feeling of a carefree Woodstock afternoon to any venue they play! Steeped in the soundsof the 60's, 70's, and 80's, they transport listeners to a simpler time when music spoke for a generation. The band stays very busy touring all over Western North Carolina and beyond. Almost Vintage is comprised of the "Queen of Bass" Meghan Liedke, Dr. Chris Clapp on lead guitar, the incomparable Michael Cain on drums, and Jimmy "the Hat Man" Allen on vocals. The band formed 5 years ago out of a deep desire to bring back music they all loved form their youth. The joy of a live performance with dancing and singing along with the band makes for an incredible evening!
February 28, 2020
Voted best Acoustic/Folk artist and Singer-songwriter in Western North Carolina in 2016, 2017, and 2018, Alaska-born singer/songwriter Hope Griffin has been labeled as one of the sweethearts of Asheville's local music scene. She is well known for her free spirited stage presence, velvety vocals, and heart wrenching ballads, all delivered behind her hauntingly beautiful acoustic guitar playing. Armed with a strong musical heritage and a 4 year degree in classical voice, Hope delivers a robust and emotional performance that may make you laugh and bring you to tears in the same breath. She is a veteran of the stage, having performed on them since she was old enough to hold a microphone. She is often seen in various combinations, most often with her bandmate and cellist of 4+ years Jamie Leigh Bennett.
February 29, 2020
DJ Poe Mack
Poe Mack has had a passion for music for as long as anyone can remember, Being that it is the family business with a Grandfather as a musician and an aunt who is a singer. You can say music is in his blood. Poe Mack is truly the definition of an independent artist. He writes, produces, records, and engineers his own music. Also, He books his own shows and sets up his own tours. In the last four years Poe has put together four sucessful tours that have covered eight states, including the 2011 Middle East Micfest Tour with 9th Wonder and Jamla Records. A native of Roanoke Virginia, Poe has worked with producers and other artists in different countries including Canada, England, and South Africa. Poe Mack has also been in publication features including Respect Magazine, Spin, NewsWeek, the New York Times and many regional blogs and other readings. The non stop effort Poe has put into his craft has led to opportunities to be on shows with some of hip hop's elite. With over two hundred shows to his credit he has honed his skill as a seasoned performer on stage. Poe Mack also gives back to the community by doing benefits for Ovarian Cancer, Hurricane Katrina, The Virginia Tech Massacre Victims, and the Character Rocks Program. He is also an instructor of his "Hip Hoponomics" youth program, covering indie hip hop studies with youth between the ages of 12 – 18 years. The non stop work ethic and drive of Poe Mack is making him an artist/producer to watch. World take notice.