WNC roots-Americana quintet Acoustic Syndicate is back with its first album in nearly a decade, “Rooftop Garden,” set for release on Tuesday, Sept. 3.
Lake Eden Arts Festival announces a spooky, rootsy, psychedelic-laced lineup for Fall 2013 LEAF.
Nationally touring acts like Sam Bush, Railroad Earth, Acoustic Syndicate, Greensky Bluegrass and Frontier Ruckus are expected to draw more than 5,000 fans to the high country this weekend, with a host of local performers including Naked Gods, Uncle Mountain, River Whyless, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, Secret B-Sides and Town Mountain rounding out the bill.
The high-energy, bluegrass- and folk-tinged Americana band took the stage on Saturday, Nov. 27. Jesse Hamm filmed some of the action.
Beyond Asheville’s three-day love affair with Obama, this week’s video round-up brings you the dark, erotic Bootstraps Burlesque; Asheville Transit’s split-screen view of its tragic bus accident on College Street; the secrets of Rosetta’s Kitchen revealed; and more.
We hit up resident festival expert (and Xpress assistant distribution manager) Jeff Tallman for all the tips on this weekend’s French Broad River Festival.