Darrell Scott’s latest record, Couchville Sessions, has appeared on a number of best-of lists for 2016, and he wrapped up the year with a short tour that included two sold-out shows at The Altamont Theatre.
The band got together in downtown Swannanoa on a smoky day to give an exclusive three-song performance for Xpress.
The folk quartet is built on three lead vocalists and layered with acoustic guitar, drums and occasionally mandolin and banjo.
The Wales native is a folk singer by trade and occasionally sings in the Welsh language.
Long known for his work in the alternative jazz world, Benevento is currently melding that sound with psychedelic pop.
The Toledo, Ohio, native was a musician without a genre, so he came up with his own: country Midwestern.
The project, a collaboration with local filmmaker and director Andrew Anderson, was shot at Skinny Dip Falls.
The couple met in 2009 at the National Old-Time Fiddle Contest in Weiser, Idaho.
Eric Krasno may be better known as the innovative guitar player for Soulive and Lettuce, but he’s found his voice with his new solo release, Blood from a Stone.
In advance of the release of his new album Undertaker Please Drive Slow, the local guitarist shares this sweet, autumnal video.
The name Phantom Clutch may not ring a bell on the local music scene yet, but you’ve probably seen one or more members of the band in other groups.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a feature film called Luke & Jo, a new album by a Western Carolina University professor, the Beards of Asheville calendar and a couple’s homesteading video series.
The band put its raw sound to work on its latest album, Life in the Dark, self-recorded in a rented garage on a farm in upstate New York.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine spoke on Wednesday afternoon on the UNC Asheville campus, urging citizens to turn out for early voting.
The musician is set to release his second solo record, Thunder Train, on Friday, Oct. 25.
The sextet has a unique sound with three distinct lead singers and a three-piece rhythm section.
Singer-songwriter BJ Barham may be better known as the front man for alt-country band American Aquarium, but he’s carved out his own niche with his solo debut, Rockingham.
With his sophomore effort, Silver Tears, nearing its Friday, Oct. 28, release, the genre-bending musician played two songs for Xpress.
The local singer-songwriter and bandleader launched her new album, today. She also shares a video for the title track.
Need some good news on your Monday? Here’s a double dose. Two local musical acts are premiering new music videos today.
Hailing from High Point, the duo stripped down from their blue collar rock ‘n’ roll sound and went in a new direction with two acoustic songs.