The group plays a free show at Pisgah Brewing Co. on Thursday, June 30.
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.
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 US Cellular Center hosts three R&B veterans plus nine aspiring regional openers on Saturday, June 25.
Toy Boat Community Art Space hosts experimental theatrical ensemble XOXO on Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 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.
Folk Uke opens for The Jayhawks at The Grey Eagle on Wednesday, June 22.
Connie Regan-Blake offers stories with a glass of wine at Metro Wines, Lex 18 hosts a vintage radio variety show Father’s Day event, Addison Farms Vineyard holds Dinner in the Vines and tickets go on sale for the 2016 WNC Battle of the Burger.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
The historic festival is at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheater on Saturday, June 4, from noon to 6:30 p.m., after which the Montford Park Players will perform “Much Ado About Nothing” at 7:30 p.m.
Though U.S. tour stops are rare for the musicians, they open for Reed Turchi & The Caterwauls at The Altamont Theatre on Thursday, June 2.
“It’s going to be very sentimental – nostalgic for me anyway,” band director says of the last major performance for EMBE. The event, which doubles as a CD release show, takes place at Evergreen Charter School on Saturday, June 4.
The city is seeking definition in its relationship with the busking community, and both buskers and businesses are speaking out about the issues that matter to them in hopes of fostering a healthy relationship in an area of the city where space is at a premium.
The peace-bringing artist turns The Altamont Theatre into a space for serenity on Saturday, May 28.
While 2016 class registration is closed, Black Mountain School is hosting visitor days and free public events. The next by-reservation date to visit the program is Saturday, May 28; Charlie McAlister gives a music performance on Thursday, May 26.