The recently formed supergroup performs at The Orange Peel on Wednesday, May 11.
Juan de Marcos and the leaders of MarchFourth! and Clan Destiny Circus discuss Cuban music and improving relations between the island nation and the U.S.
Catch the trio of teen sibling during their EP release show at Asheville Music Hall on Friday, May 6.
Ultimate Paining opens for Woods when the band’s national and international tour stops at the Mothlight on Wednesday, May 4.
The Actor’s Center of Asheville and Asheville School of Film are helping establish the area as a reliable source of film and TV talent.
Commissioned to pursue increased diversity in classical music, the masterful quartet plays at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville on Sunday, May 1.
The journalist brings his mashup of vinyl, interview clips and anecdotes to Asheville Music School’s The Loft on Sunday, May 1.
The Magnetic Theatre’s productions of Death of a Salesman mark the start of the theatrical group’s new series to honor classics. Showings run Thursdays-Saturdays, April 28-May 28.
Local nonprofit Sleep Tight Kids aims to provide more vulnerable children with simple bedtime amenities like blankets and pajamas after holding an all-ages fundraiser at Bold Rock Hard Cider on Sunday, May 1.
The band’s farewell show, which will include new material and personal stories between numbers, takes place in Isis Restaurant and Music Hall’s upstairs lounge on Wednesday, April 27.
In its second year, the festival features local improv groups Reasonably Priced Babies, No Regets, Blacklist Improv and The OxyMorons. Shows run Thursday-Saturday, April 21-23.
Kicking off the band’s spring tour is a hometown show with Fashion Bath and Maddie Shuler at Asheville Music Hall on Friday, April 22.
The Indian-American (or “hyphenated American”) comedian makes his Asheville debut when his How Not To Fit In Tour stops at The Altamont Theatre on Thursday, April 21.
Before it’s recorded later this year, the band’s new material will surface during a spring tour, New Mountain hosts the quartet on Friday and Saturday, April 15 and 16.
How will you spend Record Store Day 2016? One option is a free show by two local bands. After eight years with the same lineup, The Secret B-Sides know how to stir up a crowd with its “solid-gold baby-making music,” according to the soul band’s website. Also on the bill is Slo_Gold, the side project that sees […]
Jack of the Wood hosts Celtic bagpiper E.J. Jones and two collaborators on Friday, April 15.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features virtuosic violinist Carl Schmid’s entertainment startup plus a permanent new home for Mechanical Eye Microcinema.
Performers include South African singer Laura Reed, Congolese fire-eater Seeko and Ugandan multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter Kinobe. And for $10 extra, dinner is available from The Kente Kitchen. The benefit show is at White Horse Black Mountain on Thursday, April 21.
As part of an ongoing residency, the trio will fill One World Brewing with its self-described “boot-stomping folk” during a CD release show on Wednesday, April 13.
Tribute artist Donny Edwards will call on experiences alongside Elvis’ peers, plus loose limbs and plenty of hairspray, to honor The King with authenticity at Flat Rock Playhouse from Thursday, April 7, to Sunday, April 17.
Yumiko Yoshioka performs at BeBe Theatre on Thursday and Friday, April 7-8, at 7:30 p.m. Plus, she’ll lead two workshops there on Saturday and Sunday, April 9-10, from 1-5 p.m., before local performers display Asheville’s take on butoh.