Xpress has two more sets of tickets to Bonnaroo. Want ‘em? Here’s how.
This week, Weekend on a Shoestring tries something new: a Top 10 of budget-friendly activities. Same idea — art, music, book and festival happenings around WNC with an entry fee of $5 or less … whittled down to 10 not-to-be-missed events.
Unless their last name is Jonas or Cyrus, few aspiring musicians get to blow off tenth grade for recording sessions, but Darien Crossley's debut album, Theorem, shows a maturity beyond her years. Apparently Asheville-based Alive and Well Records saw that, too, because the indie label signed Crossley as its second act (they also represent Dup […]
Composer Brian Turner creates catchy, pop-savvy piano pieces based in classical and jazz genres. Pianist Richard Shulman's work, also based in jazz, often tends toward the meditative and even New Age realm. Still, says Turner, the two would "probably be stuck in the same bin in the CD store." That's due, in part, to the […]
The traveling experimental theatre company performs its new work, The Daughter of the Father of Time Motion Study, on Tuesday, June 8 at 8 p.m.
If the World is Listening… by local singer/songwriter Chad Mackey is a buoyant, summery take on indie-pop.
Rue McClanahan, the actress who portrayed the man-crazy Golden Girl, died this week. Xpress looks back at McClanahan’s Asheville visit.
The Sean Pace Gallery, American Folk Art & Framing, The Haen Gallery and others showcase new work.
Photo by Halima Flynt
Brÿshen BrÖthwell and hys Mythic Gypsy Ürkestar is fronted by Brothwell who plays violin here, but also plays accordion and bass with Sirius.B.
Xpress has been doing a little detective work and here is a list of bands who have already announced that they’ll be playing this summer’s Bele Chere festival.
This band’s newly released album, Before I Go aptly represents all the energy and charisma of the live show.
Photo by Halima Flynt
Art openings, outdoor music, book events, authors, music for dining, music for drinking, a CD release and the Summer Music in Flat Rock kick off. And more. All free or budget-priced.
Singer/songwriter Holly Golightly doesn't call herself a songwriter. "I don't call myself a singer either, and whenever I'm asked what I do, I never mention music," she says. But Golightly doesn't tend to color within the lines. Take her name: She was actually born Holly Golightly Smith in the U.K., but — with her surf-guitar […]
You Dirty Rats is the latest project of Rudy Colombo, the singer/songwriter/guitarist of The Humbuckers and a former member of The Gypsy Moths, Billy the Six and NC Rail. But, unlike those other projects — Colombo's Asheville presence dates back to the 1990s — You Dirty Rats is a departure from the country-influenced songs Colombo […]