Here’s the thing: There are lots of holiday songs. Too many, depending on who you ask. But even though Thanksgiving launches the festive season, it’s tidily left out of the whole “I’ll be Home for Christmas” / “Deck the Halls” songbook. So we searched our archive of local and regional releases for themes of home, […]
After three years of local shows, two album releases and a third recording in the works, the indie-rockers in Antique Firearms are about to take a really big step — they’re moving to Los Angeles. But the band will not go quietly into the night. Nope. They’ve got a massive sendoff planned, in the form […]
We celebrate independent artists every day, but on the July 4 holiday weekend, it seems especially pertinent to play songs by local musicians, made without major (or even minor, in many cases) support. On this week’s playlist: • “Little by Little” by singer-songwriter Aaron Burdett, from his new album, Fruits of My Labor. He performs […]
There’s a lot to be said about the Crazyhorse & Colston Official Birthday Smash taking place at The Grey Eagle on Friday, June 6. (9 p.m., $8 advance/$10 day of show.) First, it’s a birthday party for both Max Hupertz (aka Crazyhorse) and Bryan Godleski (aka Colston). And while there may not be cake and […]
This weekend offers something for everyone: science, beer, urban homesteading, theater and more. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost entertainment events.
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.
The local band opened the festival on the Haywood Street stage. Photos by Rich Orris.
This weekend, mark the official start to summer with guided hikes, outdoor celebrations, local music and handcrafted art, all for less than the cost of parking downtown. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost local entertainment.
The local band plays “Crooked Grin” in this video from their show at Asheville Music Hall last Saturday.
This weekend features an eclectic offering of low-budget events, including a map reading class, multiple garden sales, star gazing in the Smokeys and more.
The show is on Saturday, April 28 and Xpress will give away a pair of tickets.
Music takes center stage this weekend with local CD release parties, gentle folk singers, a punk rock showcase and experimental out-of-towners. But, as always, we bring you a variety of low cost happenings to ensure there’s something for everyone.
Saving for the new year? We’ve got a host of budget-friendly performances and film screenings to kick off 2012 without breaking the bank. As always, share more low-cost events in the comments section.