Brit-born, New York-based singer/songwriter Jamie Lidell talks to Xpress in advance of his Sept. 21 Orange Peel show.
New Belgium matches amateur short films, esoteric beer and bikes (sort of) in an outdoor film fest coming to Asheville on Sept. 10.
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The Bushels, from Charleston, S.C., have a former Asheville singer/songwriter on mandolin and an arsenal of feel-good bar rockers in sophomore release, Wood & Steel.
Last night L.A.-by-way-of-Asheville roots rockers Truth & Salvage Co. played their ballad “Pure Mountain Angel” on the ABC late-night show.
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Chatham County Line’s new album, Wildwood packs much more than bluegrass and Americana. Lush strings, piano and thoughtful, narrative lyrics are highlights.
The free street festival features local band Nuevo Montuno and Miami’s Spam Allstars.
This week it’s theatre, art and music. Know of more events that cost $5 or less? Add them in the comments field.
Philippe Beer-Gabel, the front man/vocalist/multi-instrumentalist for Paris, France-based indie-pop band General Bye Bye is a little surprised by American response to French songs “You may know that France is not exactly famous for its music,” he tells Xpress. “The thing is, the prejudice with France is that we’re all stylish, drinking wine and eating cheese […]
The Spin Doctors’ front man performs his solo work at Club 828 this Saturday.
Every Sunday, Xpress discusses the upcoming issue with 98.1 The River DJ Ashley “Bad Ash” Davis.
Author/comedian Amy Sedaris will return to Asheville this fall in support of her new book, Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People.
A recap of the hour-long Twitter-conversation with local indie-electroica/experimental/pop band Eleven & the Falcons. (Photo by Joseph Chapman.)
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California-based one-name singer Lissie has Asheville connections (Bill Reynolds, Scott Kinebrew and Bill “Smitty” Smith) and a new CD: The Fat Possom-released Catching A Tiger. It’s set to drop Tuesday, Aug. 17.
Tickets for the Oct. 29-31 festival are now on sale; a number of bands including new wave act Devo have been added.
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The free, all-day, French Broad River-saving, rafting, dancing, band-listening, local food-eating, dog parading festival is held at French Broad River Park on Saturday, Aug. 14.