David Wilcox shares a bill with Peppino D’Agostino at White Horse, July 22

PRESS RELEASE FROM WHITE HORSE BLACK MOUNTAIN: Harry Chapin once sang, “All my life’s a circle”. There’s a circularity to David Wilcox’s return to Black Mountain, a town where he honed his songwriting, stagecraft and guitar chops at the legendary music club McDibb’s while still a student at Warren Wilson College in the early 80s. […]

John Gernandt

John Gernandt and Hope Huntington perform at Downtown Books & News, July 23

PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: John Gernandt ballad singer and multi instrumentalist appearing at Downtown Books and News July 23 at 7:00 pm Local ballad singer and multi instrumentalist John Gernandt will be doing his first major performance in many years at local venue Downtown Books and News on North Lexington Ave in Downtown Asheville […]

“Elizabeth Bradford: Time + Terrain” at the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum

PRESS RELEASE FROM BLOWING ROCK ART & HISTORY MUSEUM: The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM) is excited to announce the opening of “Elizabeth Bradford: Time + Terrain”, curated by Carla Hanzal. The exhibition will be on view from August 13 to November 19, 2016, with an opening reception on Thursday, September 1st from […]

How I Became a Pirate

Meet the cast of ‘How I Became a Pirate’ at Malaprop’s, July 24

PRESS RELEASE FROM ASHEVILLE CREATIVE ARTS: Co-Founders Abby Felder and Robbie Jaeger, with resident artists Jonesalee, announce the continuation of Asheville Creative Arts’ (ACA) 4th season with the swash-buckling musical, HOW I BECAME A PIRATE, with book, music and lyrics by Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman, based upon the book by Melinda Long and […]

Art show to benefit Appalachian Wildlife Refuge, Aug. 6

PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Asheville artists celebrate Appalachian Wild’s work to help injured and orphaned wildlife at Wild Art 2016: The Show to Benefit Appalachian Wildlife Refuge. The event will be held at scenic Addison Farms Vineyards a local, family-owned farm at 4005 New Leicester Highway, just 20 minutes northwest of downtown Asheville on […]

Balkan Beat Box

LEAF announces fall lineup with Balkan Beat Box, Beats Antique, Squirrel Nut Zippers, more

PRESS RELEASE FROM LEAF: To the dreamers, wanderers and believers of infinite possibility, LEAF is excited to unveil the lineup of performing artists for the Fall 2016 LEAF Festival, taking place October 20-23, 2016 near Asheville at the majestic Lake Eden in Black Mountain, NC. We invite you explore a ‘Carnival of Wonder’ with performances […]

aSHEville Museum opens new exhibit, ‘Bought and Sold: The Voices of Human Trafficking’

PRESS RELEASE FROM ASHEVILLE MUSEUM: aSHEville Museum is stepping up to the plate to address a growing human rights issue with their newest exhibit entitled “Bought and Sold: The Voices of Human Trafficking”. This multimedia exhibit features the work of artist Kay Chernush and her innovative approach to photography, in which she utilizes collage and […]

Photo by Daniel Coston

Scottish music legend Brian McNeill plays White Horse Black Mountain, July 16

PRESS RELEASE FROM WHITE HORSE BLACK MOUNTAIN: The motto of Scotland’s legendary Battlefield Band is “Forward With Scotland’s Past,” and their blend of Scots traditional music and innovative arrangements still reverberates. Founded in Glasgow in 1969, they were one of the first bands to introduce a revitalized Scottish folk music to the world, and they’re […]

Aaron Burdett

Roots Music Festival scheduled for July 18-23 in Tryon

PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Roots Music Festival Comes to Tryon Acoustic musicians from across the foothills present week of free concerts Who: TFAC and PacJAM present first annual Roots Music Festival What: Free acoustic music concerts When: July 18-23 Where: Maple Street Plaza, in collaboration with Tryon Downtown Development Association Cost: Free! Donations gratefully […]


The Asheville Mindreader performs at NC Stage, July 15 & 16

PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Michael Spremulli will be performing his one-man show, In Sights: An Evening of Mindreading, on July 15th and 16th at 7:30 p.m. at the NC Stage Company, located at 15 Stage Lane in downtown Asheville, NC. Ticket information can be found at www.ncstage.org. Michael’s appearances have astounded audiences at both […]

MUX: Asheville Video Art Festival takes place July 1-Aug. 6

PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: MUX: (multiplexing) the sending of multiple streams or data signals over one single, complex transmission. From July 1st – August 6th, 2016, MUX: Asheville Video Art Festival exhibits novel use of languages and systems of communication through video. Our exhibition structure is derived from the functionality of ‘multiplexing’ and operates […]