The Hendersonville-based duo of Chris Smith and Garry Segal just released a debut EP, Before the Day Breaks.
This is “my salute to the stars and stripes,” says local guitarist Eric Congdon, who shares this video in time for Independence Day.
Mixing things up a bit, the latest installment of Acoustic Asheville features a decidedly plugged-in psych-rock quartet from Athens, Ga.
The band invited in a number of friends including local musicians Aaron Woody Wood, Jon Stickley and Billy Cardine.
The band played four songs ahead of its album release celebration at The Mothlight on Friday, June 24.
The Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival celebrated its 23rd year June 10-11 in Tryon with visitors from North Carolina and beyond coming together to enjoy cold brews, ‘cue and live music. More than 60 barbecue teams from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee were on hand to compete in categories […]
Jamison plays two songs ahead of an upcoming show at Pisgah Brewing Co. on Thursday, June 23.
This spooky, vintage-horror film-themed music video, edited by local artist Gus Cutty, is part of an ongoing project by hip-hop artist Grand Killa Con.
The latest installment of Acoustic Asheville features the sunkissed folk sounds of Steven Sedalia.
Featuring a wide range of influences from folk to Zydeco and everything in between, the band brought its unique sound to The Grey Eagle.
The song is a tribute to Jerry Reed.
Folk/country singer David Childers performs three songs in advance of his Wednesday, May 25, performance at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall.
Greyhounds kicked off the 2016 Riverlink RiverMusic series in support of their new record, Change of Pace.
The latest featured artist for Acoustic Asheville is Canadian cowboy folk singer Corb Lund. He was at The Altamont Theatre for a recent tour stop in support of his latest record, Things That Can’t Be Undone.
Crowdfunding platforms make it possible for individuals and organizations of any size to harness social networks and raise startup capital for projects that might otherwise fail due to lack of funding. Each week, Xpress highlights notable Western North Carolina crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. Steve Mannion’s Fearless […]
Penny and Sparrow are the Austin, Texas-based duo of Andy Baxter and Kyle Jahnke. They recently released their third full-length record, Let a Lover Drown You, on Single Lock Records and made a recent tour stop in Asheville to promote it. Ahead of the show, they performed “Finery” from the new record in the lobby […]
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features virtuosic violinist Carl Schmid’s entertainment startup plus a permanent new home for Mechanical Eye Microcinema.
Thao and The Get Down Stay Down returned to Asheville this week in support of new album A Man Alive. The Grey Eagle show also included sets from Emily Easterly and Saintseneca.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a 40-in-one, credit card-sized tool, a filmmaker’s Asheville-set psychological thriller and a bamboo bicycle maker’s equipment upgrades.
Emily Easterly recently made a headlining appearance at The Mothlight and gave an exclusive performance just ahead of the show.
Brooklyn-based quartet TEEN is the latest featured artist for Amplified. With a synth-pop sound that feels both retro and fresh, the band performed “Free Time” off its latest release, Love Yes, at Tiger Mountain.