Lower Dens opens for the band at The Orange Peel on Saturday, Feb. 14.
This year’s theme was saints and sinners, and the 2016 Asheville Mardi Gras parade brought thousands out in sunny weather to watch the spectacle.
From partner yoga to an adult prom and from self-love workshops to chocolate decadence, there’s something for every kind of Valentine.
Diana Wortham Theatre hosts the all-ages whimsical mime show on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 8 p.m.
Proceeds from the upcoming pre-Valentine’s Day dinner will support Youth Transformed for Life, an organization promoting self-improvement and personal responsibility among disadvantaged teens.
Tributes to J Dilla are staged in various cities on the rapper’s birthday. Asheville’s Dilla Day is at One Stop Sunday, Feb. 7, at 10 p.m.
New York City- and London-based company Aquila Theatre presents its modernization of the timeless tragedy at Diana Wortham Theatre Saturday, Feb. 6.
Jay Brown (Lazybirds) opens the Hill Country blues show at The Root Bar Saturday, Feb 6., at 9 p.m.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features two male vocalists with immediate opportunities to advance their separate music-making trajectories.
The singer/songwriter plays new, original music and revisits songs from his band The Dead Horse Sound Company at Ben’s Tune-Up on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m.
Jon Farmer, J Youngin, Dirty Frost, Copper Kid Solo, Tripsta Trip, D Balla, Michael G and DJ Ra Mak open Diggypop Malone’s EP release show at New Mountain on Saturday, Jan. 30.
Trout Steak Revival opens for the reconfigured quintet at the Orange Peel on Friday, Jan. 29, at 8:30 p.m.
North Carolina Stage Co., hosts the English comedy from Jan. 27 to Feb. 21, Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Special event nights include pay-what-you-wish tickets, pre-curtain hors d’oeuvres, $1 beers, actor Q&A and post-play dessert and champagne toast with the cast and crew.
A benefit concert by pianist David Troy Francis and vocalist Carol Duermit stands to earn $40,000 for the Western North Carolina AIDS Project in one evening. Asheville Country Club hosts the early show on Saturday, Jan. 31.
The Rotary Club of Asheville-Metro’s inagural Beat the Winter Blues Ball is a themed event offering music, dancing, drinks and prizes in exchange for supporting the Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust and ABCCM’s Veteran’s Restoration Quarters and Transformation Village.
If you like a healthy dose of the unusual and quirky, when it comes to live entertainment, the 14th annual Asheville Fringe Arts Festival has just what you are looking for. Fringe, by definition, is on the outer edges of the mainstream, so it is safe for audiences to expect the unexpected.
Opening for Nashville rockers Bully, Palehound plays the Mothlight Sunday, Jan. 24, at 9:30 p.m.
Following a home fire that immobilized two of his fingers, Django Reinhardt invented his own method of navigating the guitar’s fret board. Multiple artists celebrate his life and music at the Grey Eagle Saturday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m.
The Asheville Fringe Arts Festival, which runs Thursday to Sunday, Jan. 21-24, features more than 30 local and imported performing artists.
Now touring its first full-length album, the Louisville, Ky.-based quartet plays a free show at One Stop Thursday, Jan. 21, at 10:30 p.m.
The Few opens for HOMME at The Mothlight Sunday, Jan. 17, at 9 p.m.