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.
Saintseneca and Emily Easterly open for the band’s next frenzied pop show at The Grey Eagle on Tuesday, April 5.
An international advocate for peace and positivity after experiencing the opposite alongside the Tuareg community, Bombino brings his warm and effortlessly intricate guitar playing to The Orange Peel on Sunday, April 3.
Watch a local musician Jonathan Scales’ dreams come true as two of his musical idols recite a full set of his original music at The Altamont Theatre on Friday, April 1.
Bobby FKN White plays a release show for his new full-length album along with DLX, ManuKaru, DJ Coach K, Brutha Wulf and host ECO at The One Stop on Thursday, March 31.
Canadian singer and multi-instrumentalist brings her Carolina-influenced pop tunes to The Grey Eagle on Saturday, March 26.
Camp David, Doc Aquatic and Fashion Bath bring a free night of local music to The Orange Peel on Friday, March 25.
Local folk act Jackson Emmer opens Ferrell’s album release party at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall’s upstairs lounge on Thursday, March 24.
Multi-generational entertainers David Holt and Josh Goforth exemplify the value of cultural continuance. They’ll perform a benefit show for the Center for Cultural Preservation at Blue Ridge Community College on Wednesday, March 30.
With a debut full length out, Gold Light plays a homecoming release show alongside Grace Joyner and Dear Blanca at the Mothlight on Thursday, March 24.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features Rock Academy NC students’ chance to play Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame plus the Spring Creek community’s group effort to turn an old schoolhouse into a hub for citizen development.
Rosalind Buda (bassoon), Alan Theisen (saxophone) and Ivan Seng (piano) will showcase their instruments in various combinations at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Sunday, March 20.