The Grammy-nominated fiddler plays a hometown show (with live looping and special guests) on Saturday, Aug. 11. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets to the show.
This year’s African and Caribbean Cultural festival, Aug. 24-27, includes a few new features: A Friday night block party and a Sunday night concert at the Orange Peel by Arrested Development (photo from the band’s website).
Small format book arts non-profit MBS will base its annual gathering from Renaissance Asheville, with four days-worth of events. Photo from Little Ledo Press.
The local musician offers a free download of his “Riversong” in celebration of the annual RiverLink fundraiser and all-day festival.
emma’s revolution, the project of activist musicians Pat Humphries & Sandy O., is all about creating “new standards in the art and culture of social justice.” The duo holds a benefit for National Day Laborer Organizing Network’s DREAM Act Solidarity Bus Trip to the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, “to help keep the pressure […]
Greg & Andi’s Curbside Coffee — a coffee truck on Charlotte Street — has closed at the end of a non-renewable 180-day permit. Photo by Ayana Dusenberry.
The show, at the Lab, starts at 9 p.m. It will be filmed for a live music video. So, we’re not saying this is your big chance for your 15-seconds of fame. But we’re not saying it isn’t, either.
Diana Wortham Theatre announced its upcoming Mainstage series for 2012/2013. Shows include: • Kathy Mattea on Sept. 14 • Jeremy Kittel Band on Oct. 12 • The Capitol Steps on Oct. 17 and 18 • Janis Ian and Tom Paxton on Oct. 20 • The American Place Theatre’s “The Giver” on Oct. 23 • Motet: Circo Aereo + Gandini Juggling on […]
Videographer Jesse Hamm captures the action of Bele Chere — from air dogs to line dancing — as set to stephaniesid’s cover of The Magnetic Fields’ “Strange Eyes.” Click through for the video.
The inside flaps of just-released book, Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar, are covered with nuggets of wisdom: “Forgiveness doesn’t just sit there like a pretty boy in a bar.” “Every last one of us can do better than give up.” “Walk without a stick into the darkest woods.” That […]
Videographer Jesse Hamm filmed the country/indie-rock cross-over artist’s Sunday set at Bele Chere. Photo by Rich Orris.
Clouds of Greer play a benefit for Big City Mountaineers. Local climber Eben Henner is raising money for the organization (which provides outdoor experiences for under-resourced urban teens) by summiting Grand Teaton peak — and by throwing this fundraising party at Altamont Brewing Company on Saturday, Aug. 4.
The Moogfest lineup is yet to be announced, but the San Fancisco-based rockers are letting fans in on their role at this October’s music festival. Photo from the Primus Facebook page.
Wednesday, Aug. 1, is a big day. First of the month? Dog days of summer? We’re not sure why, we just know there a bunch of events scheduled that shouldn’t be missed: A YA author event, a new wave show and Jerry Garcia’s birthday are among the options. (There’s a ticket giveaway, too!)
The local hip-hop artist lands on the national music chart with a soulful song that questions morality and pop culture.
The Philadelphia-based indie-rockers perform “Hang On” in this video by Jesse Hamm.
Jesse Hamm sets the sights of Asheville’s street festival to the music of Kovacs and the Polar Bear.
Even if you’re totally over any mention of the three-day festival, now safely behind us for another year, check out photos and videos from the Mexo-Americana outfit’s Sunday afternoon set. Photo by Rich Orris.
Mer people, Djs, afro wigs and parasols.
Today’s the biggest music day of the weekend. With 19 bands performing between noon and 10 p.m., you’re going to find something that rocks/swings/bounces/pops/hops/shimmies/shakes and grooves at every turn. Best to go into it well-rested and with a plan of action. Photo of Delta Rae by Jeff Watson.
Sunny looks on Friday