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New music program sponsored by airport and launches

(Asheville, N.C.) Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) and are pleased to announce a new program titled Music on the Fly. Music on the Fly is a special podcast series presented by the Asheville Regional Airport and hosted by

Music on the Fly brings live, local music to the airport - a key gateway to and from western North Carolina.  "The airport is one of the anchor organizations of our region, and we welcome thousands of locals and visitors every day through our doors," said Tina Kinsey, marketing director at Asheville Regional Airport.  "Partnering with to bring local music to the local travel experience is a great opportunity for all involved."

The first Music on the Fly event will take place May 20, 2016 at 4pm in the gate area of the terminal - performances will be for ticketed passengers who are waiting at the gate for their flights to depart.  Featured artists include The Cheeksters/ Wham Bam Bowie Band and songstress Jane Kramer.

The Ashvegas podcast, known as AVL Informer, launched one year ago, and has featured a variety of newsmakers, local personalities and musical acts. The podcast is featured on, and is available through iTunes and at is one of Asheville's most popular and longest running independent news and entertainment websites. Started by a former newspaper reporter, the website is a go-to destination for readers who want to know what's really going on in town. From food and music reviews to breaking news and celebrity sightings, Ashvegas covers it all. With more than 13,500 fans on Facebook, more than 13,000 followers on Twitter and more than 7,500 Instagram followers, Ashvegas has a fantastic web presence and social media reach.