Bartell’s shows are in support of his recent release, Light Enough, on Sinderlyn. The label also re-released Bartell’s previous record, Loyalty, which he wrote and recorded in Asheville.
The band invited in a number of friends including local musicians Aaron Woody Wood, Jon Stickley and Billy Cardine.
Asheville-based organizations Tranzmission, QORDS and COLAGE, in association with the Asheville Jewish Community Center, have collaborated to present the 15th annual local commemoration of Stonewall. All events are open to the public.
The free performances take place on the first Tuesday of each month.
Asheville city staffers, downtown stakeholders and local buskers turned out in force for the city’s monthly Public Safety Committee meeting Wednesday afternoon to discuss a city proposal for a pilot program regulating downtown public space. The meeting, which was preceded by a community forum with downtown stakeholders, came amid tensions over pilot program, which would add regulations to several […]
The free day-long West Asheville music festival returns stronger than ever after a year hiatus.
That wide-ranging musical approach means that the center’s 80th anniversary season will include performances by classical pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Friday, June 24), contemporary Christian singer-songwriter Amy Grant (Saturday, June 25) and innovative banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck (Tuesday, June 28), as well as major symphonic concerts.
The US Cellular Center hosts three R&B veterans plus nine aspiring regional openers on Saturday, June 25.
The collective’s debut album includes work that was contributed remotely, but contributing artists also reunited to record their alternative, psychedelic and sun-warped sounds together. The Mothlight hosts a release party for the self-titled work on Thursday, June 23.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features botanical gardener Joe Hollis’ efforts to disperse his knowledge among online video viewers and hammered dulcimer player Joshua Messick’s new instrumental album.
The band played four songs ahead of its album release celebration at The Mothlight on Friday, June 24.
This week’s suggestions include a Brett Harris and Explorers Club shared bill, The Get Right band, Universal Sigh and Dr. Dog
Virtuoso violinist Mark O’Connor and his wife, Maggie O’Connor — an acclaimed, conservatory-trained violinist herself — bring a workshop and concert to The Altamont Theatre.
Gregory Alan Isakov will perform at The Orange Peel on Saturday, June 18 with The Ghost Orchestra, his eight-piece band including members of the Colorado Symphony and the Fort Collins Orchestra.
Folk Uke opens for The Jayhawks at The Grey Eagle on Wednesday, June 22.
The Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival celebrated its 23rd year June 10-11 in Tryon with visitors from North Carolina and beyond coming together to enjoy cold brews, ‘cue and live music. More than 60 barbecue teams from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee were on hand to compete in categories […]
The annual event features an artist residency, an intensive program, public workshops throughout the weekend of June 17-19 at the Odyssey Community School and a June 18 evening concert at Diana Wortham Theatre.
Musical collaborators BJ Leiderman, David LaMotte and other special guests will join Ridenhour for his sixteenth birthday performance at White Horse Black Mountain on Sunday, June 19.
The gospel group will draw songs from six albums during a performance at The Double Crown on Thursday, June 16.
Jamison plays two songs ahead of an upcoming show at Pisgah Brewing Co. on Thursday, June 23.
A singer and dexterous guitar player, Phan wrote much of his debut album Dreams in Modern Folk while walking solo from Mexico to Canada. He’ll play those songs plus some unheard numbers at a benefit concert for Asheville Community Yoga’s expansion. The Grey Eagle hosts the event on Saturday, June 18.