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.
See the full show and more episodes of Echo Sessions at www.iamavl.com.
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.
The Low Counts gave an exclusive performance of “Keep It Burning” from their new record, Years Pass By.
Driftwood Soldier and one-time Asheville resident Matt Heckler gave an exclusive performance for Acoustic Asheville shot at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre
The roundup includes John Scofield and Jon Cleary, the Warren Haynes Christmas Jam, The Nth Power, dopapod, Jon Stickley and Travis Book
David Wax Museum recently brought its Mexo-Americana sound to The Grey Eagle to promote the band’s latest record, Guesthouse.
Asheville’s own Reed Turchi and Adriano Viterbini from Rome, Italy brought their unique style of blues music to The Root Bar to kick off a recent tour.
Singer-songwriter Joe Pug, based in Austin, Tex., is the latest featured artist for Acoustic Asheville. He recently gave an exclusive performance for Xpress on the patio at The Grey Eagle before his show at the venue.
The slideshow from November includes photos of the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Lettuce, Slightly Stoopid, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, Galactic, Infamous Stringdusters, the Jon Stickley Trio, Driftwood, The Dave Rawlings Machine and others.
For the 14th installment of the IamAVL original series, Echo Sessions, local act the Jon Stickley Trio performed an intimate in-studio, live-streamed show.
In a live performance from August, local world music outfit Free Planet Radio collaborates with chamber music collective The Opal String Quartet for a performance of “You, who’ve gone on pilgrimage.”
The local singer-songwriter penned this song about one of her dad’s boyhood misadventures.
The latest edition of Acoustic Asheville features a very special performance filmed at The Grey Eagle with cellist Ben Sollee and indie orchestral rock band Mother Falcon.