2019"A gathering of 78 RPM record collectors"
The Asheville Shellac Bash!
MayDoors 7pm, Show 8pm - $10adv/ $12
The Asheville Shellac BashThe Asheville Shellac Bash is a unique gathering of 78 RPM record collectors, discographers, and researchers. On the evenings of May 3rd (The Mothlight) & May 4th (Ambrose West), we will be featuring listening sessions of rare and seldom heard, original 78 RPM records, from the USA and abroad, along with expert discussion, and live music. The event's primary goal is to provide an opportunity for fellowship among those who have helped to preserve and share this vast arena of the world's greatest vernacular recordings of the Pre-WW2 era. Interspersed between listening to 78's there will be short sets of live music.
Notable attendees include the following, along with many more.
Tony Russell (London, UK) - Author of Country Music Records: A Discography 1921-1942
Kinney Rorrer (VA) - Author of Rambling Blues: The Life & Songs of Charlie Poole
Russell Shor (CA) - Author, Journalist, & Co-Owner/Associate Editor of Vintage Jazz Mart
Marshall Wyatt (NC) - Founder & Owner of Old Hat Records
Paul Swinton (UK) - Frog Records, Owner
Joe Lauro (NY) - Founder & Owner of Historic Films
Interspersed between listening to 78's there will be short sets of live music.
Come join us for a night of exceptional music with extraordinary people.