The South African a cappella group reflects on 30 years of international acclaim and U.S. touring.
Lowland Hum performs at The Grey Eagle on Sunday, Feb. 26.
While WNC remained segregated, Horace Rutherford — rumored to never turn away business — wasn’t opposed to allowing white people to drink at his bar, and Roseland Gardens may have been the first integrated establishment in the region.
Dr. Bacon took some time to develop its sound. Talbott says that the original group knew what it liked: “It was kind of alt-rock,” he says. “But when we started busking on the streets in Boone, we quickly learned that if you play bluegrass, you get paid to do it.”
The show, featuring more than 20 acts and benefiting local nonprofit Bounty & Soul, takes place at UpCountry Brewing Co. on Friday, Feb. 17.
The album, recorded at Echo Mountain, includes contributions from Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band and a host of other local musicians.
Jonathan Santos is an artist of many talents but he has a singular goal — to inspire.
These days, geeking out is hot. Asheville is home to a vibrant community of people looking to express their nerdier side, and abundant businesses to serve them: From comic books to games to movies and more, this town has it all. Across the country, the cultural partitions surrounding geekdom are being torn down: What was […]
Living where he did, gospel was not the only genre Randy Weston was immersed in. “We were around country music, bluegrass, all that,” he explains. “That’s what we grew up around.”
Guitarist/vocalist/visual artist Andrew Savage discusses his Grammy nomination for Best Recording Package.
Cholmondeley relocated to Asheville more than a decade ago, and he plays shows as a solo act, and is guitarist in Wham Bam Bowie Band. But he spends a good portion of his time away, touring with a big-name act or leading Project/Object.
A prolific songwriter, Doughty was at The Grey Eagle recently to promote his ninth solo studio record, The Heart Watches While the Brain Burns.
The career of violinist and singer Gaelynn Lea got a big boost when she won last year’s Tiny Desk Contest. That allowed her to perform on the popular NPR podcast hosted by Bob Boilen.
Marching Church will play The Mothlight with Bernardino, Femminielli and KNVOI on Tuesday, Jan. 31.
Emmer will be performing a set at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Saturday, Feb. 4.
Hiroya — who will be will be performing at Isis Restuarant & Music Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 2 — began his musical journey on this most Appalachian of instruments, though growing up in rural Japan didn’t make it easy for him to learn
The satisfyingly weird, wry happiness left lingering in the faces of those standing around as the lights went up speak to the power of Aesop Rock’s verses and message.
“A lot of these younger bands, you know, they tend to sound alike,” says Del McCoury. “But those boys, they have their own sound.”
The event, now in its second year, showcases Asheville’s soul musicians. The production takes place at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Friday, Jan. 13.
Blending roots, Americana and country sounds, the singer-songwriter has been playing gigs the world over and has developed a large following in the UK..
R&B artist Ty Young, aka The Gift, recently dropped a video for his song “Doin the Most.” Featuring KJ Carter, is was shot on Wall Street in downtown Asheville.