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.
Minorcan and Eureka California open for the British rock trio at The Odditorium on Friday, May 27, at 9 p.m.
Frequent collaborators Caine McDonald and Patrick Dodd open Heath’s release show, after which she’ll perform with a full band at Asheville Music Hall on Friday, May 27.
Dance theater performances re-envision the children’s classic story with showings from May 20-29.
Pug plays his stripped-down guitar tunes at The Grey Eagle on Saturday, May 21.
The flutist returns to Asheville High School for a collaboration with current students at AHS’s auditorium on Thursday, May 19.
The Steel Wheels open for Americana artist Josh Ritter at The Orange Peel on Wednesday, May 18.
Upcoming performances of the Hollywood-based, one-woman play are at 35 Below on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2:30 p.m., from May 13-22.
The Knoxville-based artist plays a free show at Town Pump Tavern on Tuesday, May 17.
Weaverville Yoga hosts Barratt as she presents an art project that harnesses the self and the natural world as inputs for multi-modal expression. Events take place Saturday-Sunday, May 14-15.
Asheville was recently listed by Top Value Reviews as No. 9 on its list of “30 Great Small Towns for Theater Lovers.” The online site singled out the strength of the plays put on by N.C. Stage Company and The Foundation Performing Arts in Spindale, as well as other performance efforts from Lex 18 Themed […]