The Stand Against HB2 concert at The Orange Peel will be a marathon event featuring more than 15 N.C.-based performers.
Willie Watson and Tellico start the inaugural event inside Pisgah’s taproom on Friday, Aug. 26, before the remaining roots acts unfold inside and out, all day on Saturday, Aug. 27.
Capone’s EP release show is at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall’s upstairs lounge on Friday, Aug. 26.
Aloft Asheville Downtown’s open air benefit concert series continues on Sunday, Aug., 28, when Juan Benavides Group performs in support of Friends of Connect Buncombe.
The Orange Peel hosts the variety show on Thursday, Aug. 25.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features two book projects: a heavy-hitting war novel and a lighthearted series called Funterventions.
Pianist, arranger and jazz musician Tom Coppola was a staple of the Asheville music scene in the 1990s and early 2000s, primarily with the duo Evans and Coppola, with vocalist Lucian Evans.
This week’s roundup includes Car Seat Headrest, London Souls, Hard Bop Explosion and Underhill Rose.
The River Arts District’s new Salvage Station outdoor music and events venue that keeps food and drinks in the spotlight.
Marshall-based folk trio Honey Be Nice shares three songs in advance of a Wednesday, Aug. 24 show at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall.
Giving the typical summer outdoor theater experience a twist, director Scott Keel chose to stage the production with the audience on two sides of the cast. The actors played the show mostly on the new lower stage area.
After the fourth annual showcase on Aug. 19, over 75 musicians will have represented their city as an Asheville All Star.
The series will be on display at PUSH Gallery through Oct. 4, with an opening reception held Friday, Aug. 19.
The party is at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Saturday, Aug. 20.
The production, a satire about the “manosphere” (or men’s rights movement), takes its name from the The Red Pill online community, hosted on Reddit, “where men go to air their toxic views about women,” according to The Guardian. It was inspired by the events that unfolded around Waking Life Espresso.
Apparently, he lived on gin and beer – that is what he drank all the time I was there. I have no idea how much gin he averaged a day, but it was plenty.
In the 21st century, Wilson — working with his own group — doesn’t shy away from his ambitious studio creations of the mid 1960s; in fact, he embraces them.
Salvage Station hosts the riverside shindig, which features six local music acts, on Saturday, Aug. 20.
This is the story of three Mississippi sisters who’ve drifted apart, but when Babe shoots her abusive husband, tongues start wagging all over town. This stirs wild, wandering songstress Meg homeward to their grandfather’s house where their faithful sister Lenny has been a caregiver.
The river was filled with colorful and creative float inventions. Spectators lined the river’s edge to take in the sights.
Parish and Oslance play a free show with Ava Mendoza and Jessica Pavone at The Mothlight on Monday, Aug. 22.