New local band, Date Night, releases a video filmed and directed by Arlie Huffman and Jameykay Young.
Friday, Dec. 21, is not only the end of the work week, it’s the end of the Mayan Calendar. Which may or may not mean the end of life on earth. One thing we know for sure: It’s a good reason for a party. Leigh Glass (pictured) performs, among others.
The local hip-hop artist headlines a Saturday show at One Stop. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets.
The news dropped like a bombshell: Moogfest and its booker/promoter, Knoxville-based AC Entertainment parted ways. The announcement came from AC on Monday, Dec. 10, that the company will “rename its multi-day electronic music festival in Asheville as the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit for 2013, continuing to build on the success of the past three […]
Chelsea Lynn La Bate and classical composer Silas Durocher collaborate on this new classical instrumentation-meets-contemporary song writing project. Ten Cent Orchestra debuts at The Lab this Thursday, Dec. 20.
The local musician/super-great-guy plays his last show of the year at The One Stop on Tuesday, Dec. 18 Danger Cube from Knoxville also performs as part of the Two For Tuesday series.
Singer-songwriter and mandolin player Ty Gilpin, of High Windy, releases his solo effort — with a little help from over a dozen of Asheville’s best roots musicians. (Listen for contributions from members of The Steep Canyon Rangers, Balsam Range, The Honeycutters and The Dixie Bee-liners among others.)
Woody Pines plays retro-tinged viper jazz, ragtime and country blues at Jack of the Wood this Saturday. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets. Photo by Sarah Warda.
“Have you ever wondered when Christmas traditions like kissing under the mistletoe, Santa Claus and exchanging gifts began?” asks a press release from the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. “All of these customs started over 100 years ago during the Victorian Era when Christmas wasn’t quite as commercialized and glamorous as it is today.” […]
Overcoat, trilby, vest and corduroys, seen on Lexington Ave. Photo by Anthony Bellemare.
AC Entertainment will not license the Moogfest name in 2013. Photo by Rich Orris.
According to a press release, Hand in Hand Gallery (2720 Greenville Highway /NC 225 in Flat Rock), will close on Saturday, Dec. 29. The gallery has been in business for 16 years. “The owners, potter David Voorhees and jeweler Molly Sharp Voorhees, are retiring from the retail gallery business to pursue their own artwork exclusively […]
Awards, a book launch, and holiday gift ideas — all from local literary luminaries.
The Americana singer-songwriter has been earning rave reviews and prime opening slots. On Tuesday, Dec. 11, he returns to Asheville as a headliner at The Emerald Lounge. Photo by Jamie Goodsell.
Following a nod from MTV Hive, the Utah-based indie-rockers make their way to Asheville. They play Jack of the Wood on Sunday, Dec. 9.
The local singer-songwriter and recent transplant to Asheville, is about to release, “Find My Way.” Her show doubles an an open house for the recently-opened Asheville Music School Performance Loft at 126 College Ave. Saturday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. Click through for the video interview and exclusive song.
Warren Wilson College publishes its 2012 Holiday Alumni Gift Guide — which includes not only gift ideas for your favorite WWC alum, but (more importantly) a listing of N.C.-based businesses owned by the college’s grads.
Three of this year’s Grammy nominations go to albums recorded at Asheville’s Echo Mountain Studios.
The event, which benefits Hemophilia of N.C., takes place on Thursday, Dec. 13. Photo by Studio-828 Photography.