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.
Well known as the leader of southern blues-rock band The North Mississippi Allstars, Dickinson recently released a solo record blending blues and acoustic folk music.
The latest edition of Acoustic Asheville features a very special performance from Malcolm Holcombe and Jared Tyler, live at The Grey Eagle.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features the second season of locally filmed web comedy Transplanting plus an entrepreneurial mom’s educational line of toddler underwear.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a youth education group’s advancement into a multi-state robotics competition; local author Jason Chestnut’s dream to publish his debut novel; and A.C. Reynolds High School marching band’s quest to buy 25 additional uniforms.
Local dulcimer player and composer Joshua Messick shares his new single, “Woodland Dance,” which will appear on his forthcoming album, due out later this year. The video includes percussionists River Guerguerian and James Kylen, and cellist Max Dyer. The song, composed and produced by Messick, was inspired by the Blue Ridge Mountains. The video was […]
The latest episode of Acoustic Asheville features The Dead Tongues. The project of Ryan Gustafson, a recent transplant, has a new record, Montana, set to be released on Friday, March 4.
The latest episode of Acoustic Asheville features singer-songwriter Dylan LeBlanc from Shreveport, LA. He made a recent tour stop at The Mothlight to promote his record, Cautionary Tale.
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Scott H. Biram recently performed two songs for Acoustic Asheville, including a Blind Willie Johnson cover.
This year’s theme was saints and sinners, and the 2016 Asheville Mardi Gras parade brought thousands out in sunny weather to watch the spectacle.
One of the things that intrigues Garth Johnson about the artists represented in Recorded Matter: Ceramics in Motion, “is that there isn’t a tremendous obsession with where the art lies,” he says. Johnson curated the exhibit, which is on display at The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design through Saturday, May 21.
The latest edition of Acoustic Asheville features Asheville’s Hope Griffin Trio. The group brought its brand of soulful folk music for a quartet of songs at Pack’s Tavern.
A frequent visitor to Asheville, the teen virtuoso returns on Friday, Feb. 12, to perform at New Mountain. He shares the bill with Dead 27’s.