Plus, a batik print and a furry vest for a spring festival wardrobe.
The name Velvet Truckstop works off of two disparate images: a velvet Elvis and an interstate diner. But it calls to mind something else — something decidedly Southern, yet traveled; something blue collar, yet decadent; something familiar, yet slightly dangerous. All of which work pretty well when it comes to the sound of the local […]
The show is on Saturday, April 28 and Xpress will give away a pair of tickets.
Local poet and author Barbie Angell in party attire at The Artery.
The band (with members of Gov’t Mule) plays Pisgah on Friday. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets.
The local Americana singer-songwriter releases his new EP, “Swinging for the Fences.”
Chris Lee (aka Birthday Boy) performed a CD release/farewell to Asheville show last weekend. Here’s a video clip.
The formerly-Asheville-based indie rockers plays an 8 p.m. show.
“I-de-ta-tions,” the new exhibition by painter Christopher Holt, which opens at The Fine Arts Leage Gallery on Thursday, April 26, includes images from Cataloochee Valley, Jamaica, Haiti, Italy and Australia.
Static Age and Harvest Records both have marathon days planned. Image from AM New York.
The Mountain Xpress booth of Asheville Earth Day includes a tree giveaway and a chance to register to win Merlefest tickets.
Alligator Indian releases Spring I’m In on April 23 with a cassette release party and show this Friday at Warehouse #10.
The experiemntal rock duo (and Vincent’s Ear alumni) return for two shows: one at The Get Down on Friday in support of Jovontaes, and one at Static Age on Saturday as part of Record Store Day.
The Secret B-Sides release Easy Magic at Asheville Music Hall this Saturday. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets today in the 1 p.m. hour.
According to a press release, the editors at The Asheville Poetry Review have names this year’s recipients of the William Matthews Poetry Prize. “Becky Gould Gibson, from Winston-Salem, NC, was awarded first prize for her poem, ‘Heading Home,’ and will receive $1000, plus publication in the next issue of The Asheville Poetry Review (Vol. 19, […]
Lace top and gathered floral skirt.
The Knoxville-based singer-songwriter returns to the Altamont Theatre this weekend. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets to this show today at 1 p.m.
This jittery video, shot from the audience at Lollapalooza Brazil, captures the band performing new material from a forthcoming album. (You can also see Tyler Ramsey’s new haircut.)
At last count there were five, but with a little bit of planning (and, perhaps, a map), you can hit them all.
Earth Day has been celebrated since 1970, but Asheville's annual Earth Day Festival has some excellent surprises in store.
The print leggings, plaid shorts and bag and burnout t-shirt all manage to go together.