Ami Worthan (of Mad Tea Party) stops at Hi-fi Coffee Bar’s take out window, located in the Downtown Market.
No, the weekend doesn’t begin on Wednesday, but this week’s edition of Weekend on a Shoestring has a few budget-friendly early extras. Pace yourselves, people.
The singer/songwriter/harmonica player/hip-hop artist/bluesman in his own words, tweets, blog posts and videos.
Local author launches her excellent third magical reality novel with a reading at Malaprop’s.
"I would tell little stories to my wife and daughter over the years," says singer/songwriter Danny Ellis. It's what dads do: "Back in my day …" and "When I was your age …" — the sort of dad-isms that make kids roll their eyes. No groans from Ellis' family, though. "The look of horror on […]
Singer/songwriter, harmonica player and friend-to-the-stars G. Love (born Garrett Dutton, hence the "G") might wear his heart on his sleeve. He certainly has little hesitation in putting his likes, dislikes, thoughts and emotions out there for the world — at least in the forms of candid images, video clips and virtual sound bites. Social (networking) […]
"A lot of people think of themselves as entertainers; we don't," says traditional singer Sara Grey. "We think of what we do as sharing songs." Singalong: Sara Grey tours with her son, Kieron Means, and the two encourage audience participation at shows. Grey is talking about her performances with her son, guitarist and singer Kieron […]
Katherine Duncan Aimone and Barbara Nerenz-Kelley show their work at Asheville Area Arts Council’s latest exhibit
Barbara Nurenz-Kelley (right) is one of the artists represented in the current Asheville Area Arts Council exhibit, “In Flux.”
Photos by Halima Flynt
According to reports, the Clay County-based recording artist took his own life on Saturday, March 6. He will be greatly missed.
Danger, intrigue, guns, girls, Robinhood righteousness and Bourne Identity audacity: Thomas Mullen’s bank robbing Fireson Brothers have it all.
Dark Horse Theatre presents a “decidedly darker and more absurdist take” on the classic Lewis Carroll adventure.
By the time this weekend rolls around, we’ll be two weeks shy of Spring. I, for one, have been counting down the days ever since December 21, so T minus two weeks seems like reason to celebrate. On that note, here’s where to party, while spend wisely. Gotta save up for sandals and sunscreen, right?
Pedal power: Electro-rockers Sonmi Suite blend traditional instrumentation with electronic elements such as synthesizers, vocoders, samplers and computers. Photo by Jonathan Welch. At first glance it might seem that Asheville is stacked in favor of roots music, what with a guitarist on every corner and an Americana band in every bar. But there's also much […]
A decade or so ago, electronic music in Asheville was mostly DJs who played weddings and an underground scene with some experimental artists like ambient artist John "Jon 7" Myers (who according to his Last.fm bio, "found the Asheville DJ scene too limiting and far too cliquish for a town of so small a size"). […]
According to Celeste Melody, VJing is addictive because "a sort of magic happens. You don't know what the band's going to play, but there's a moment when it all comes together like it was planned." Watching the music go by: Ross Gentry of Villages performs in front of projects by VJ Megan McKissack at last […]
"To play music in Asheville, you have to be into different types of music," says Brien Worsham of RBTS WIN, a band that mixes electronica with traditional instruments. It's a hybrid, and a burgeoning genre in the local music scene. The future is now: Oxford, Miss.-based Zoogma plays Asheville's Emerald Lounge. Photo by Jonathan Welch. […]
S.P.U.D. Patrol returns to Pritchard Park this weekend, giving away baked potatoes to the hungry.