Pretty Lights performs at Moogfest on Sunday, Oct. 31.
British electro-pop outfit Hot Chip plays Moogfest on Sunday, Oct. 31.
Checkered bag, houndstooth scarf and studded shoes.
"I don't know how interesting I find remixes," admits Felix Martin, who plays Jazzmutant Lemur, Elektron Machinedrum SPS MKII, Akai MPC2500 and Dave Smith PolyEvolver with British electro-pop band Hot Chip. Which is a funny thing to say, considering Hot Chip just released the EP We Have Remixes as well as an MPX4 app that […]
Derek Vincent Smith of Colorado-based Pretty Lights (the electro-dance group of Smith and, currently, drummer Adam Dietch) says some people assume he uses samples because he can't write music. In fact, "The reason I sample the way I do is because I'm trying to make music that is combination of the cutting-edge and new-electronic styles, […]
Asheville Vaudeville is not only back, it's bigger and better. Topping a previous maximum of 22 performers, the upcoming Halloween show is up to, according to producer Brian Sneeden, "thirty-five performers and growing." Add to that a move from 70-seat Bebe Theatre to 400-seat Asheville Community Theatre and you see where this is heading: "There's […]
This is shaping up to be one of the best Halloween weeks ever, what with all the entertainment options. Here we have scary stories, a fundraiser, two shows and a Samhain ritual.
Both are in sports jackets, but their styles are vastly different.
While the theatre-going experience is, first-and-foremost, about the play, there’s certainly something to be said for ambiance. And, in the case of Dauntless Productions’ performance of Dracula, I have to recommend the play to anyone with even a passing interest in Halloween/vampires/things spooky/the Masonic temple. See this show — which runs through Saturday, Oct. 30 — if only for the experience of being in the appropriately spooky auditorium of the Masonic Temple.
Over the weekend, twitter users recollected their favorite Asheville memories (including Max Hill’s art, seen here, in a photo by Zen Sutherland).
Stripes, layers and distressed jeans outside Virtue boutique.
If you’ve heard You Dirty Rats live (and you should), this EP won’t come as a complete surprise — but the band does have a few recording tricks up its collective sleeve resulting in an album that’s both polished and raucous.
And we’ve got yet more events. Including one for dogs, one for Day of the Dead, one at the Admiral, one with Sons of Ralph, one with The Archrival, one in Sylva, and one where you can learn about bats.
On Rankin Ave., dressed for a warmish-but-blustery fall day.
Stripes, tights and shopping bags on Haywood Street.
The local rockers announce a weekly free show beginning Oct. 28.
Green hat and purple coat, seen in downtown Asheville.
Xpress has been bringing you Halloween events from around the area. Here’s a list of what’s happening in the clubs over Halloween weekend. Know of other events? Add them in the comments section.
A dress and boots is pretty much the fall uniform around Asheville.
Xpress A&E reporter Alli Marshall talks to 98.1 The River DJ Ashley Davis about what’s coming up, entertainment-wise.