Often and unfairly pigeonholed as a Mexican-American rock band, Los Lonely Boys draw from many styles of music to create their original songs. The band comes to plays Diana Wortham Theatre in Asheville on Wednesday, March 8.
Australian duo Oh Pep! opens June’s show at The Orange Peel on Monday, March 6.
Old-time jazz fans can catch performances at The Crow & Quill on Sunday, March 5 or at The BLOCK Off Biltmore on Monday, March 6.
The band opens for Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats at Pisgah Brewing Co. on Friday, March 3.
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.
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.”