Relive concerts by Jim Lauderdale, World Party, JJ Grey & Mofro, Toubab Krewe, Acoustic Syndicate, Robert Earl Keen, Downtown After 5, Transputer, Slayer and more.
Each month concert photographer David Simchock of music news and reviews blog Front Row Focus shares some of his favorite images, captured on stages in and around Asheville.
The magic of The Wood Brothers — who return to Asheville for a show at Pisgah Brewing Co. on Thursday, June 25 — are at work on new album, Paradise. Due out in October, it’s the first record the band has produced itself, and the first its members made while all living in the same town.
Steve “Big Daddy” McMurry has plenty to be thankful for this year. High on the list for the Acoustic Syndicate singer/guitarist are his wife, Jerrianne, his family and his Cleveland County farm, in which he and his cousin/bandmate Bryon McMurry (banjo, electric guitar) are partners. And then there are Acoustic Syndicate’s loyal fans, without whom […]
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.