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.
Listen to Sarah Louise’s new album in advance of her Sunday, June 12 performance at The Mothlight as part of the Open Letter Music Series.
The story is now well-chronicled: How Ford received a call from documentary filmmaker Robert Gordon — a friend of the Hi Rhythm Section, the house band for Green and other artists on the Hi Records label in the 1970s — inviting her to work with those musicians.
There are tribulations in Perfectly Broken, from infidelity and drug dependency to existential crisis and death. But, Warren is quick to point out, there’s also beauty.
This spooky, vintage-horror film-themed music video, edited by local artist Gus Cutty, is part of an ongoing project by hip-hop artist Grand Killa Con.
Now is the time to vote for your favorites, from hip-hop group and chamber music outfit to woodworker and outdoor installation artisan.
Asheville gets a first listen, with band’s launch and extensive tour (including a date in Belgium, and more European shows to come) starting, fittingly, from The Broadcast’s adopted hometown.
The band made a statement about House Bill 2 by covering The Kink’s “Lola” and saying that “everyone has the right to be who they are.”
Hot Springs Resort and Spa hosts the free, daylong Bluff Mountain Festival on Saturday, June 11.
Catch the Baltimore-based, microphone-sharing duo at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall’s upstairs lounge on Thursday, June 9.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features Supatight’s final touches on a new album, local playwright Kai Elijah Hamilton’s invitation to a New York City theater festival, and a fundraising effort by The Art League of Henderson County.
The band was born as a concept right after Hurricane Katrina, culling the talents of musician friends and the songs of former New Orleanian Dave Baker, who is now based in Asheville.
Upcoming offerings include Black Mountain, Dungen, Jamie Laval and Rational Discourse.
The latest installment of Acoustic Asheville features the sunkissed folk sounds of Steven Sedalia.
McCartney returns to The Altamont Theatre on Tuesday, June 7 — his first local concert date since playing to a full house at the same venue in 2013.
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo returns to The Orange Peel with the stunning new all-ages album, “Infinity Plus One.”
“I always think of a performance as one less time on stage — not one more,” says the band’s frontman Chris Vos. “So we try to play our guts out, leave it all on the table and have fun doing it.” Catch that at The Grey Eagle on Wednesday, June 8.