The fifth iteration of this local live music showcase is at Salvage Station on Tuesday, Oct. 25.
Conducted by Daniel Meyer, the Halloween-appropriate performance is at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium on Saturday, October 22.
The performance is at UNCA’s Lipinsky Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 22.
Costumes are encouraged at SCARY spoken word OPEN MIC, which takes place at Buffalo Nickel on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
For its fourth annual Barbells for Boobs fundraiser, Urban Athletic Training Center is inviting the public to work out, purchase baked goods and t-shirts, and hop into a mobile hydrostatic body fat testing machine. The event takes place on Monday, Oct. 24.
Longtime local dancer and choreographer Sharon Cooper and Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre present Motown Memories for a second time at BeBe Theatre on Friday-Saturday, Oct. 14-15.
Los Colognes opens for the Nashville-based musician at The Grey Eagle on Saturday, Oct. 15
Hiss Golden Messenger’s international tour begins at The Mothlight on Friday, Oct. 14. The Dead Tongues opens.
The free performance, which hinges around the author’s parents, takes place at the Thomas Wolfe Memorial on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a sophomore album by Axxa/Abraxas and a book on intentional relationships by Daniel Hermes Sushumna.
For its largest annual fundraiser, the Literacy Council of Buncombe County is hosting a dinner and silent auction, featuring a speech by best selling author Wiley Cash. His brother, comedian Cliff Cash, will emcee the event at Renaissance Asheville Hotel on Friday, Oct. 14.
Poet and novelist Lidija Dimkovska presents the English translation of her award-winning book A Spare Life at Malaprop’s on Wednesday, Oct. 12.
A selection of historic works by hobbyist photographer Isaiah Rice will move from UNCA’s library to be displayed at WCQS. The opening reception is on Friday, Oct. 7.
Ras Alan’s 25 Years of Appalachian Reggae tour stops at Salvage Station on Saturday, Oct. 8, and at 185 King Street on Saturday, Nov. 5.
This exasperated guy next door performs at the Millroom on Friday, Oct. 7.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features the expansion of a mother-daughter baking company, a high school student’s encouraging book for fellow youths and a cancer survivor’s guide to mentally overcoming serious bodily illness.
Dozens of local musicians will play music from John Lennon’s catalogue in support of arts nonprofit Aurora Studio & Gallery. The donation-based concert is at Highland Brewing Co., on Friday, Oct. 7.
RiverMusic closes out its 2016 season with live music from three acts: The Get Right Band, The Broadcast and Blitzen Trapper. The free show has moved to Carrier Park and takes place on Friday, Oct. 7.
Yarn headlines the eighth annual Barnaroo, which takes place at Franny’s Farm from Friday, Sept. 30 to Sunday, Oct. 2.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford Festival celebrates its 49th year of championing and preserving Southern Appalachian traditions at Mars Hill University on Saturday, Oct. 1.
New Mountain hosts the eighth annual, family friendly event for bike and car enthusiasts on Saturday, Oct. 1.