Click through for a video of local band The Hermit Kings performing at The Lab last weekend.
The No One Faction is the solo project of Asheville-born/Atlanta-based engineer/musician Jaron Pearlman. LP “The Echo And Narcissus” boasts a roster of musical guest stars, including Stephanie Morgan, Amy Ray, Old North State and Jonathan Pearlman,
Asheville’s Montford Park Players have big plans for 2013: An expansion of the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre. The improvements include a paved and lighted path, new terraces and steps. Read more about the expansion here: http://www.montfordparkplayers.org/amphitheatre-expansion Here’s one way to help those dreams come true: Montford Park Players holds a fundraiser and variety show on Saturday, […]
The Dex Romweber Duo’s show has come and gone, but you can relive the scorching set with three videos filmed by Jesse Hamm.
The Portland, Ore.-based psyche-pop duo plays Jack of the Wood on Tuesday, Jan. 8.
Special for New Year’s Eve: The local steel pan fusion outfit releases this new video, recorded on Wall Street in downtown Asheville.
The Nashville-based alt-rock outfit returns to Asheville on Saturday, Jan. 5. They’ll play a 9 p.m. show at Emerald Lounge with fellow Tennessee bands A Great Disaster and Matt Sanders Band.
Xpress mistakenly reported that Red June will perform at the New Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on New Year’s Eve. In fact, the band’s show is scheduled for Jan. 12 rather than Dec. 31. Xpress regrets the error. Here is the correct show information: Red June at the Isis Restaurant & Music Hall Saturday, January […]
We recap some of our favorite local album releases from the past year. Catch up on music you may have missed, and let us know what some of your favorite albums (from this list or otherwise) were.
Pre-game with two local shows: Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band (pictured), The Mantras and Molly Parti at Pisgah; Total War, Albert Adams, Taylor Rogers and Decent Lovers at the Lab.
The Athens, Ohio-based musician-composer-author-poet-bandleader returns to WNC this week, playing Black Mountain Ale House on Friday, Dec. 28 and Root Bar on Saturday, Dec. 29.
Kwanzaa is a time for remembrance of ancestors. Learn more about the holiday and its traditions and join in the celebration at Jubilee! on Thursday, Dec. 27.
Local experimental band Moue (Andrew Larson of Telecine and Lauren Carol Brown of Knives and Daggers) releases its debut album — a collection of Christmas songs. Hint: Chances are you’ll want to download this one.
Dexter Romweber started Flat Duo Jets back in the mid-80s. The Chapel Hill band influenced the likes of Neko Case and Jack White. These days, Dex performs with his percussionist sister Sara Romweber (Let’s Active). The Dex Romweber Duo plays The Grey Eagle on Friday, Dec. 28. In advance, Dex talked to Xpress about documentary films, N.C. bands, creativity and his real feelings about drum-and-guitar duos.
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.