Kool Keith
Sun Nov 12

Kool Keith

with Spaceman Jones and The Motherships

DATE: Sunday, November 12, 2023
DOORS: 7:00 PM
Live on the Indoor Stage
Genre: Hip Hop
Age Limit: Must be 18 or Older
Free Parking; No Refunds
Price: $15 ADV / $20 DOS
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Kool Keith will be performing LIVE on the Indoor Stage at Salvage Station on Sunday, November 12th, 2023 with Spaceman Jones and The Motherships! Doors open at 7PM and the music starts at 8PM. This is a General Admission, 18+ ONLY show. FREE ON-SITE PARKING! Tickets $15 ADV; $20 DOS.

Root Down will be serving their delicious twist on Southern Soul Food PLUS we will have our FULL bar open for you to enjoy!

Scroll to the bottom for day of event information and policies.

About Kool Keith:

A unique figure in hip-hop, Kool Keith started out as a member of the influential Bronx group Ultramagnetic MCs in the 1980s. The man born Keith Thornton subsequently appeared under the names Dr. Doom and Dr. Octagon before reverting to Kool Keith. His recordings bear some otherworldly touches. Black Elvis/Lost in Space from 1999 put Keith on the map as a solo artist. Dozens of releases have followed, from solo efforts to collaborative ventures like the Analog Brothers (with Ice-T) and the Diesel Truckers (with KutMasta Kurt). His latter-day output includes 2015’s Time? Astonishing! (with L’Orange) and 2019’s Keith (produced by Psycho Les of the Beatnuts), as well as fashion-themed efforts like 2021’s Keith’s Salon and sequels like Black Elvis 2 (2023).

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About Spaceman Jones and The Motherships:

Emerging from the vibrant music scene of Asheville, North Carolina, Spaceman Jones & the Motherships is the brainchild of Davaion Bristol, known as Spaceman Jones, and Cliff B. Worsham, aka Mother HOOD. Their collaboration embodies a shared creative vision, blending talents and resilience into a continuously evolving sound.

Both Asheville natives, Spaceman Jones and Mother HOOD first crossed paths through their mutual admiration for each other’s music. Spaceman’s expertise in hip hop and Mother HOOD’s contributions to the electronic group RBTS WIN laid the foundation for their artistic partnership. Despite not growing up together, their journeys into adulthood were marked by navigating a broken system, where education often intertwines with injustice and inequality.

These transformative experiences ignited the incisive, optimistic lyricism of Spaceman and the confident, darkly joyful beats of Mother HOOD. Their sonic exploration was further enriched by the production support of RBTS WIN’s Javier Francisco Bolea.

In 2017-2018, the duo unveiled “Spaceman Jones & the Motherships, Vols. I and II,” delivering songs steeped in urban wisdom, Southern influences, and sharp-witted humor. Followed up by Vol 3 and Space and Time in 2020, The Best of Volumes and Loops of Life Part 1 in 2021, Immaculate Conception in 2022, and Loops of Life Part 2 in 2023. Their music challenges listeners to awaken, engage, and embrace a shift in both sound and consciousness. Positioned at the forefront of hip hop, Spaceman Jones & the Motherships are trailblazing a new path forward, and they invite you to join them on this musical journey.

Day of show information:

PARKING: DO NOT park along the railroad tracks, bike lanes, or at other businesses along Riverside Drive! YOU WILL BE TOWED! FREE ON-SITE parking is available for this event. 

AGE LIMIT: 18+ only (no exceptions!)

REQUIRED: Shirts + shoes are required at all times while on property (this used to be a salvage yard and can be very dangerous for bare feet). 

FOOD/BEVERAGE: We will have Root Down Kitchen open with options for everyone, so come hungry! Please, no outside food, drinks are allowed into the venue. Multiple full bars will be open with an incredible selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic options. EMPTY water bottles are allowed in an effort to cut down on waste. Remember to reduce, reuse and recycle and LEAVE NO TRACE (aka- put your used items in the proper bins when done). 

BAG POLICY: ALL guests are subject to being searched prior to entry. No large bags or backpacks allowed into the venue. For fastest entry, bring a small, clear bag for your personal belongings. 


-No Pets or Animals

-No camping chairs or blankets

-No firearms, knives, weapons, pepper spray, fireworks, or projectiles of any kind

-No drugs, drug paraphernalia, or illegal substances of any kind

-No personal video cameras, Go-Pros, drones, or lasers

-No professional audio, video, or audio recording equipment – (including detachable lenses, tripods, zooms, or commercial use rigs) without proper credentials

-No inflatables

-No tents or easy-ups

-No frisbees, hula hoops, or balls

Check out our FAQ page here to learn more.

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