Lost Stars, Ian Ridenhour & Born Animal

Location:Tasting Room
Thursday, March 30 from 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Tasting Room Hours:4:00-10:00pm; Music 7:00-9:30(FREE)
Music Style:Indie/Alternative
Food Truck:The Grubbery

Lost Stars play a free, live show in the tasting room at Highland Brewing Company located in Asheville, NC.Lost Stars - If Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, Maroon 5, and OneRepublic somehow managed the miracle of creating a musical love child, Lost Stars would be it. The members of the five-piece band came together at Belmont University in Nashville, TN, and formed officially on February 29, 2016. Damian Malnar(vocals and keys), writes and composes all of the music withthe help of his bandmates Trey Warner (guitar), Charley Holden (guitar), and Thomas Altman (bass). Lost Stars' progressive style combines pop, rock, R&B, and electronic elements to produce a sound that transgresses typical mainstream music and is lyrically driven to connect with a broad fan base on a deeper level. Their comforting and familiar sound, variety of influences, and ear for composition make for a truly unique combination. Their debut EP, Dreaming in the Dark, is now available everywhere! - visit website -


Ian Redinhour plays a free, live show in the tasting room at Highland Brewing Company located in Asheville, NC.Ian Ridenhour - Ian Ridenhour writes smart, piano-driven alternative rock music with pop sensibilities and a dark streak, or as Sav Buist of The Accidentals puts it: “like Jack White and Ben Folds had a baby.”  Ian is a unique performer. 2016 marks not only his sixteenth birthday, but also ten years as a professional musician. He began drumming with Bismarck, ND-based band Blind Mice at only six years old, the youngest band member by thirty years. He added songwriting the next year, and has never looked back.
In the decade since, Ian has shared the stage with artists like David LaMotte, BJ Leiderman, and The Accidentals, composed classical and jazz music for concert and big band ensembles, been nominated in the same year for Best Percussionist and Best Keyboardist at the North Dakota Music Awards, played on albums by David LaMotte and Bronwyn Holmes, and recorded his own album, 2014’s Quietly Making Noise. In February of this year, he was the biggest winner on Who Wants to Be A Millionaire’s Whiz Kid week. Those winnings funded the new album Cry About It, produced by Michael Hynes at Nomatic Studios in Asheville, as well as two music videos, directed by award-winning Asheville filmmaker Kira Bursky. - visit website -

Born Animal plays a free, live show in the tasting room at Highland Brewing Company located in Asheville, NC.Born Animal - Born Animal is eclectic, blues-tinged indie rock, based in Music City, USA. The brainchild of Ryan Stowe and Stephen Luther, the two native-Texans relocated to Nashville and fell in with Sean Rosettie and Evan Miranda. The four hit their stride immediately, wowing audiences with electric live shows and passionate songwriting. Their music defies any one genre and is filled with dynamic energy, stick-in-your-brain melodies, and lyricism that analyzes the complex relationships between individuals and the world we reside in. 
The four-piece began playing live in early 2016 and have since transitioned to a regional touring act. They’ve performed at high-profile Nashville venues like Exit/In, the High-Watt, and The End, and also opened for Har Mar Superstar and American Aquarium.  
Their first release, The Wild (EP), was produced by Lincoln Parish (Cage the Elephant) with Carey Ott, and released in February 2016 via United We Jam Records. With the single Middle Man out the following August, Born Animal is now hard at work on their second release set for the Fall of 2017. - visit website -

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