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
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.
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.
Michigan-based operatic folk band Less is More performs “Seesaws and Skyscrapers” and “321.”
For the 13th installment of the IamAVL original series, Echo Sessions, Colonel Bruce Hampton and the Madrid Express performed an intimate in-studio, live-streamed show. Watch the video here.
Futurebirds brought their unique brand of psychedelic country music to The Mothlight for a recent tour stop. They were in town to promote their new record Hotel Parties and played two songs from it exclusively for Xpress and Acoustic Asheville.
Local musician Erica Russo released her new album, In Between Dreams, over the summer. And at the end of September, she put out a video for the otherworldly track, “Dreams.” Xpress checks out the album before Russo’s Nov. 11 performance at The Mothlight.
Local string band The Midnight Plowboys performed onstage as part of Shindig on the Green over Labor Day weekend. Today, the group launches its video from that appearance, featuring the songs “Sawin’ on the Strings” and “Goin’ to Italy.”
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a single mother’s sailing journey toward empowerment, a new hammock that holds 800 pounds worth of loungers and the third episode of Southern Songs and Stories, featuring Tellico.
Knoxville-based folk band William Wild recently made its Asheville debut 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 a witchy computer game plus a book-raiser to further youth literacy.
In advance of a show at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall Wednesday, Oct. 14, stephaniesǐd shares an Echo Session, produced by Independent Arts and Music Asheville.