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Hannah + The Heartbreak Highlight Reel Return to the Altamont Brewing Co. 

Excited to return this week to a favorite neighborhood joint, The Altamont Brewing Company, in West Asheville!

This show will feature Brian Claflin as our opener.

It's a late night, but c'mon, it's Friday! And you need to start prepping for July 4 festivities.

Many of you want to know: What the heck is the Heartbreak Highlight Reel? Hey, I can answer that:
It's the name for the full sound, the full band version of Hannah's songs, much like her sound on her CD Acre by Acre. And it's the name she uses to…Read more

Three Upcoming Shows 

Dear lovely listeners, 

Happy winter! 

Here are three opportunities to warm your hearts during this beautiful and icy season – 

THIS Saturday (January 30) – The Altamont Brewery 9:30 PM 

Hannah Kaminer & The Heartbreak Highlight Reel (a little band I am slowly weaving together!) 

Award-winning songwriter Brittany Ann Tranbaugh opens. 


THIS Tuesday, February 3 – 7:00 PM House Concert at 87 Kenilworth Road (The Lutz Family Home) 

Opening for The Swamp Brothers on Tour! Including Asheville’s most

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Upcoming Shows - & New Songs this Thursday at the Mothlight! 

Dear listeners,

I'll make it quick. Couple of shows coming up you should know about!

Raw new tunes coming up this Thursday 9/3 at the Mothlight, where I'll be playing an opening set for the fast-rising songwriter Christopher Paul Stelling. (A link to watch his recent NPR Tiny Desk Concert.) Doors at 8:30 ($8), music starts at 9:30.

I'm also excited to announce that I'll be playing to honor Asheville painter Stephen St. Claire, at the opening of his new studio, in the River Arts District on October 8th at 7pm…Read more

48-hour Songwriting Residency 

During July Hannah visited Indianapolis, Indiana's Harrison Center for the Arts  to participate in their songwriter residency program. She had 48 hours to explore and try to understand the city, write a new song about her experience, and then perform it for the Harrison Center's "FoodCon" First Fridays event. You can listen to Hannah's new song "Come Alive" here and read an article about the 48 hour residency here

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Record Release a Big Success! 

Thank you so much, friends, for coming out to the record release of "Acre by Acre"! What a sweet time with musicians and friends!

Digital Downloads will be available soon of the new record -- Stay tuned!

To buy the physical album, go to http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/hannahkaminer

Announcing "Acre by Acre" Record Release Party - March 26, 2015! 

Thanks to the Kickstarter backers who made it happen -- and the Brown Bag Songwriting Contest that started this whole journey -- and the friends who suggested that maybe Hannah should sing her songs in front of other people --

We are SO EXCITED to announce that finally we will release Hannah's album "Acre by Acre" with an album release party on March 26, 2015 at the Mothlight in West Asheville, NC!!!

Tickets are $5 at the door, and we will also have the sweet sweet privilege of listening to the music of Sven…Read more

KickStarter Goal Reached! 

Dear friends, family, and sweet listeners,

I am thrilled to report that we have reached the goal to make this album!

THANK YOU for your generous support. This could not happen without you.

I have already begun to rehearse with a few of the musicians who are going to be playing on the album, and I can't tell you how excited we are to hear these songs coming together in sweet harmony!

A couple of things you need to know:

1) The campaign isn't actually finished until it reaches its 30-day mark. This project…

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Kicking start!! Handmade journal preview 

Here's a sneak peak at one of the KickStarter incentives, the handmade journal.... This beautiful example was made by Erin Cook. Your journal will not be exactly the same, but will be similar in style and execution. Write your lyrics, thoughts, and poems somewhere beautiful!


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Previous events

Hannah Kaminer at "Art by the Tracks"

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Old Train Depot, Black Mountain, NC

Art by the Tracks, June 4-5, Black Mountain, NC

All proceeds go to Swannanoa Valley Art Schools!


Private Event - Fundraiser

Morganton, NC


Opening for Michael Hefner & Friends

Foggy Mountain Brewpub, Asheville, NC

Featuring Michael Hefer, Aubrey Eisenman, and Jackson Dulaney. Hannah Kaminer opens.


The Swamp Brothers! Hannah Kaminer opens

Lutz Home, 87 Kenilworth Road, Asheville, NC

Delighted to open for The Swamp Brothers on tour from the Northeast!


Including Nate Spencer, Asheville's most missed resident. (Nate played mandolin and sang harmonies on "Acre by Acre").

Suggested donation $15 because these guys are paying for their gas, a tiny bit at a time.

Hannah Kaminer (Full Band) w/ Brittany Ann Tranbaugh

Altamont Brewery, 1042 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC

Come hear Hannah with a full band! Featuring Ben Phan on electric guitar, Will Beasley on upright bass, and James Kylen on drums.

Brittany Ann Tranbaugh, award-winning local songwriter, opens at 9:30.

Cover is $5 at the door.


Private Event (Dinner Retreat)

Asheville, NC


Equinox of Song in the Cesspool of Sin

The Magnetic Theatre, 375 Depot Street, Asheville, NC

Songwriters Hannah Kaminer, Nathaniel Spencer , Matt Townsend and Brian Claflin in concert at "Magnetic 375."

"Equinox of Song in the Cesspool of Sin" - a singer-songwriter round-robin, and EP release for the studio version of "Cesspool Of Sin"!

$5 (+ tax). 8pm Friday September 18 at 375 Depot Street, River Arts District, Asheville. We'll be doing 2 sets with a brief intermission. Tickets at the door night of, or listed soon at EventBrite.com (where there's an additional service charge of a buck or so).

A fun night of songs, in part on themes of light, changing seasons, and Appalachian locales.



Big Thief, The Matt Townsend Band, & Hannah Kaminer

The Mothlight, 701 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC

Doors at 8:30, show is at 9:30. Hannah and her band will play the first set.

$5 Age limit: 18+


Sudden Songwriters featuring Jacob Augustine at The Crow & Quill

The Crow & Quill, 106 N. Lexington Avenue, Asheville, NC

Featuring Savanna McCarthy, Hannah Kaminer, Michael Hefner, Kacy Sommers, and others.

This fascinating little bar is Asheville's Diagon Alley. It must be seen to be believed.

$5-10 Age limit: 18+


Songwriters in the Round

The Paintbox, 344 Depot Street, Asheville, NC

Come soak up some sun, beautiful art, and various singer-songwriters in Asheville's River Art District! Music will be playing from 2-6:30; Hannah's set should start around 5:30.


"Acre by Acre" Album Release Show

The Mothlight at Mr. Fred's, 701 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC

RECORD RELEASE PARTY With special guests Sven Hooson & J.W. Teller

Doors at 8, Music at 9 Cover $5