British indie-pop band The xx plays The Orange Peel on Wednesday, Jan. 30. Moogfest alum Austra opens. If you’ve got tickets, consider yourself lucky.
The local rockers played a stunning show at The Lab last weekend. Fronted by Penelope Zing, the band references some of the best of ‘80s and ‘90s regional rock, while bringing wholly original songs to the stage.
The Grammy-nominated performer presents a concert and workshop this weekend.
Local singer/songwriter/fiddler Rayna Gellert released a video for her song, “The Stars,” from the album “Old Light: Songs from my Childhood & Other Gone Worlds.”
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Romance author Susan Blexrud recently released a new novella, set both during the Civil War and in present-day Virginia.
Canadian electro-pop duo Purity Ring plays The Orange Peel on Saturday, Jan. 26 with Young Magic. 9 p.m. $12 in advance or $15 day or show. Image by Sebastian Mlynarski.
Author T. Cooper appears at Malaprop’s on Saturday, Jan. 19, to present his book “Real Man Adventures” about his female to male transition.
“Diana Wortham Theatre is too small for large Broadway productions, so we’ve decided to go on the road!” says a press release. The local theater introduced its Intersections Broadway Club which will travel by bus to Broadways series productions at The Peace Center in Greenville, S.C. “Dinner is included as well as a few activities […]
According to a press release, New Belgium Brewing has put out the call for inspired short films for its touring beer and film festival. “Now simply called ‘Clips,’ the roving film festival wants your filmmaking prowess for its 2013 show. To enter, upload your film to www.newbelgiumclips.com.” Submissions are accepted now through April 15; New […]
The L.A.-based Americana band is set to release its new album, “Stories Don’t End,” in April. The record was made in Asheville last September. Photo from Rolling Stone. (Click through for links to the article, and to information about Echo Mountain’s upcoming master Classes.)
Okay, there’s not really a duel. The Wednesday, Jan. 16 installment of the Magnetic Field’s music series, includes two duos made up of four friends/bandmates in various configurations. One of those duos is The Moon and You, pictured here.
Town Mountain talks to Xpress (and gives us an exclusive performance) in advance of their Jan. 18 performance at Isis. That show, presented by FATE, benefits MANNA Foodbank and includes fellow bluegrass outfit Sanctum Sully. Click through for the video.
The local bluegrass quintet announces the Jan. 22 release of a collaboration with John Driskell Hopkins (Zac Brown Band) and two upcoming show (Jan. 18 and 19 at the Altamont Theatre) to record their own live album.
Biggz General (reggae and hip-hop artist, and son of Bob Marley’s adopted daughter Sharon Prendergast), plays Highland Brewery on Thursday, Jan. 17. RedLyte, ARTIKaL Soundsystem and Marietta’s Palm also perform at the free show.
Tess Brunet (drummer for Deadboy & the Elephantmen, Generationals and others) brings her solo project (she now sings and plays guitar), Au Ras Au Ras, to Asheville. The band plays Apothecary on Saturday, Jan. 19. Here, she talks to Xpress about plans, risks and therapeutic songwriting.