In other, charity-concerned Moogfest satellite-event news, The Get Down, a still-new bar at 1045 Haywood Road, will host Boob Fest, a benefit for, well, breasts — specifically breast cancer.
Sleigh Bells may have the highest power-to-personnel ratio out there. The Brooklyn-based duo of musician/songwriter Derek Miller and vocalist Alexis Krauss has been pummeling the sonic plane since 2008. Miller’s beats are massive circular saws; repeating guitar lines fly off like sparks. With equal ferocity and finesse, Krauss’ vocal melodies trickle over the teeth of […]
Foogmess, the “local alternative to the very expensive, very not locally focused Moogfest,” has 16 bands — all local — to Moogfest’s 61.
The Asheville Puppetry Alliance, whose stated mission is to “bring together the public, the puppets and the performers,” did all three — with the help of Tanglewood Marionettes and a crowd of excited kids — in the late morning of Oct. 23 at the Diana Wortham Theater.
This year marks a number of milestones for several Asheville music institutions. The Asheville Symphony Orchestra began its 50th season last week, and this week, the Asheville Area Piano Forum performs its 10th Fall Benefit concert at the Diana Wortham Theater. The latter celebrates the performance of music, while benefiting further generations of musicians. In […]
Festival goers from another dimension… under Bele Chere.
Photos by Rebecca Sulock.
Mountain Xpress hit the streets in the sweltering afternoon on Saturday, and the streets hit back. Or they talked back.
The air dogs take flight (if only in their dreams).
Photo by Jonathan Welch
Lo-fi pioneer Bill Callahan comes to the Grey Eagle tomorrow, on the wings of his latest record, the lovely Sometimes I Wish I Were an Eagle. Before we knew that local group (the also lo-fi and lovely) Pilgrim would be opening for Callahan, we asked frontman Jaye Bartell to e-interview Callahan. They’ll likely speak in person soon.