Local trio The Billy Sea releases a new album that deftly blends world music influences with American roots in a dozen mostly-instrumental tracks. The band holds an album release party at The Isis on Saturday, July 13.
Jazz-exotica group Hank West & The Smokin’ Hots releases a new album with two shows: Friday, June 28 at The Altamont Brewing Company and Saturday, June 29 at 5 Walnut. Album art by Grandpappy.
The local rock quintet releases its debut, self-titled album with two shows: at Emerald Lounge Friday, June 7 and at The Lab on Saturday, June 8. Photo by Carrie Turner.
Singer-songwriter Kenny Roby (formerly of Raleigh-based Six String Drag) will release his exquisite solo album at The Grey Eagle on Tuesday, April 2.
The local band, led by George Terry, holds an album release party for “Open Season” on Friday, March 15 at The Emerald Lounge. Aaron Woody Wood and The David Earl Band share the bill. 9 p.m., $5.
Local indie-pop artist Darwin Deez releases his new album, “Songs for Imaginative People,” today.
The local pop-punk band signs with indie-label Little Heart Records and gears up for the release of its EP, “Late Nights and Long Drives.” The album drops on Feb. 19 with a party at the Boiler Room on Friday, Feb. 15.
The local singer-songwriter and recent transplant to Asheville, is about to release, “Find My Way.” Her show doubles an an open house for the recently-opened Asheville Music School Performance Loft at 126 College Ave. Saturday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. Click through for the video interview and exclusive song.
WNC-based singer-songwriter Angela Faye Martin releases her new album today. The gorgeously haunted 11-song collection features tributes to late musicians Mark Linkous and Vic Chesnutt, and contributions from Linkous’ brother Matt.
In advance of The Hermit Kings’ Friday night album release show (Grey Eagle, 9 p.m., $5, Alarm Clock Conspiracy and Deep Chatham open) we give a listen to the band’s new collection of songs. The record whispers and screams, tiptoes and stomps, waltzes and slam dances. That’s a good thing.
Local indie-rockers Antique Firearms release new album, “Vicious Behavior.” The band holds an album release show on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Grey Eagle.
Velvet Truckstop releases new Johnny Sandlin-produced album “Southbound and Down” on Saturday, Nov. 3, as part of Highland Brewing’s Wee Bit Louder Fest.
The local band releases its first full-length album, “Orange,” at The Lab on Friday, Nov. 2.
The local ambient-electronic musician and composer drops his new project at BoBo Gallery on Friday, Oct. 26. Watch an exclusive performance and video interview, filmed by Asheville Multimedia.
It’s been four years since Phillips gave us his debut album, “Wicker.” At long last, he returns with “Get Outside,” 10 groove-centric tracks featuring a marching band worth of local guest musicians. Hint: This record was well worth the wait.
The new 15-track album by local indie-pop project Night’s Bright Colors is out today!
The San Francisco duo plays Grey Eagle on Thursday, Sept. 13. They’re on tour in support of just-released album “The Bloom and the Blight.” Photo by Eric Ryan Anderson.
The local bluegrass band drops its fourth album. Fans can download the title track for free.
Local fiddler Rayna Gellert has performed with Uncle Earl, Abigail Washburn and Toubab Krewe; she’s recorded with Sara Watkins, Loudon Wainwright III and John Paul Jones among others. Now she’s set to drop her solo debut album, “Old Light,” with a special pre-release party (including advance copies of the CD) at the Grey Eagle on Sept. 4. Photo by Jon Estes.
“A Season Lost,” the newest full-length by singer-songwriter (and former Asheville resident) Jeff Zentner was released earlier this week. For fans of lush, dark, shoegazey-folk, this album is a must listen.
Singer-songwriter Eleni Mandell’s new record is a concept album about becoming a single mom to twins. But don’t expect lullabies and Seussian rhymes: this is a cool collection of vintage tones, girl band vocals, and soulful flourishes. Mandell plays The Grey Eagle with Benji Hughes on Tuesday, July 24. Photo from Mandell’s Facebook page.