Ben BalmerSat. April 1 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Born and raised near Ann Arbor MI, Ben Balmer is an Asheville-based singer songwriter whose talent and way with words has...
Born in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, ANYA HINKLE’s music is steeped in the tones of folk and bluegrass and seasoned by travels across the world with vivid storytelling, vibrant musicianship, and arresting honesty.
Anya won the Merlefest Chris Austin song contest and was a finalist in the Hazel Dickens songwriting competition in 2019 for her song “Ballad of Zona Abston,” and was runner-up in the International Acoustic Music Awards in 2022 for “Hills of Swannanoa.”
Anya tours nationally in the US as well as extensively in Japan and Europe. She has played stages at Merlefest, Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival, La Roche Bluegrass Festival (France), and Bristol Rhythm & Roots. She has recorded some 10 albums in various collaborations both in the US and Japan. She is currently working on her second studio album at Citizen Vinyl in Asheville, NC with storied Irish producer Kevin Moloney (U2, Sinéad O’Connor), featuring legendary Irish guitarist John Doyle and slide guitar master Billy Cardine.
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