Three new announcements come from Moogfest, and none of them involve bands — though are some highly-coveted concert posters (proceeds benefit the Moog Foundation). And, if you win the contest, you could get to see a whole bunch of bands. Like, a full three-day Halloween weekend festival’s worth.
On tour in support of its third album, this funk/psychadelic/garage-soul band from Portland makes a stop in Asheville.
Much has been written of Aimee Mann. She dropped out of Berklee College of Music and then went on to build one of the most intellectual music careers to date. She first rose to fame as the platinum-haired front woman of ‘80s pop-band ‘Til Tuesday, only to reject the world of big labels and top-40 […]
Former Nickel Creek mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile makes an appearance in Black Mountain with his current band, all-star contemporary roots quintet Punch Brothers.
Not every act has been scheduled, but Moogfest ticket holders can start to plan a course of action for the three-day event. Headliners have now been slotted for the Friday, Oct. 29-Sunday, Oct. 31 festival.
The final Downtown Ater Five of the 2010 season brought a stylist opener (Underhill Rose) and fans to match.
Start planning now: October is just a couple weeks away, and the month is full of spooky happenings. Learn about author events (including one by Bram Stoker’s great-grand nephew), a CD release, the Nature Center’s Howl-A-Ween and other festivities.
Music major backgrounds, serious pop acumen and style to waste make up-and-coming quartet Young Couples one to watch.
Yes, it’s that time again. Make your weekend plans. You’re probably kicking things off with the last Downtown After Five of the season (Underhill Rose — the lovely ladies pictured here — along with Larry Keel & Natural Bridge, Lexington Ave., 5 p.m., free music, need I say more?) — here are some more options to fill in your entertainment calendar without draining your wallet.
Half a century is a long time if you're talking about a savings bond maturing, a bottle of Bordeaux aging or a marriage lasting. Not so long if you're talking about the age of a nation, a supposed Ming Dynasty vase or a Redwood tree. So when it comes to a symphony orchestra, how old […]
"If Howlin' Wolf doesn't move you, that's pretty much the end of the conversation," says British-born, New York-based electro-soul performer Jamie Lidell. Really, late Mississippi blues singer Howlin' Wolf is the beginning of the conversation when it comes to Lidell, whose own sonic journey touches on a childhood love of Prince, early forays into techno, […]
Readings in the near future include Monique Truong (author of Bitter in the Mouth), Jordan Flaherty (author of Floodlines), Rick Rothacker (author of Banktown) and Myla Goldberg (author of The False Friend).
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Pre-Halloween events, ideas, and one festival (nope, not Moogfest) in the works. Plan early: You don’t want to be the person in the sheet-with-two-eye-holes ghost costume this year.
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