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Matt Nakoa Band – The Casting Shadows Tour with Logan Marie
- Saturday, December 14, 2019
- The Main Stage
- $20 Adv / $20 Door
- Tickets on Sale Now
- Main Hall Seated - Limited Tables Available with a Dinner Reservation :: All Other Seating is First Come First Serve General Admission :: Please Call Venue for Dinner Reservations
Do not miss Matt Nakoa: “A hot-handed phenom who can go from Chopin to beer-drenched honky-tonk in one set. ” – The Boston Globe
Asheville local, singer-songwriter Logan Marie, will open.
Matt Nakoa is an award-winning songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist. A modern troubadour, he makes his home on the highways and concert stages of America, and appears regularly with folk music icon Tom Rush. The Boston Globe says of Nakoa, “Between his piano chops and heartfelt originals on guitar, he drops jaws.”
Born on a small goat farm in New York State, Nakoa trained to be a concert pianist before accepting a scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music as a vocalist. He developed his dramatic songwriting style with his college alt-rock band, The Fens, and after the band dissolved, he landed in NYC. It was in Manhattanʼs all-night piano bars that Nakoa developed an uncanny ability to command the attention of any audience. His first solo albums, released in 2012 and 2014, garnered multiple songwriting awards, including a win at Kerrville Folk Festivalʼs New Folk Competition.
Nakoaʼs newest album, Casting Shadows, is a spellbinding blend of pop, soul, and classical influences that tells a story of childhood dreams crashing headlong into grownup reality. The Ark of Music magazine proclaims, “What we have here is a truly encouraging sign of what pop could once again become ...”
Logan Marie is a singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC. She has been writing songs since she was a young girl, and has been performing live for two years. Logan recently recorded her EP in Nashville with producers Shannon McArthur, and Aaron Sprinkle, of whom has worked with One Republic. Logan Marie offers a unique style to pop music, providing a foundation of acoustic guitar, with a flare of soul. Her music is available on all streaming platforms