This week’s roundup includes Dweezil Zappa, Wendy Jones, Airpark and The Legendary Shack Shakers.
For those of us who want to kick this year to the curb and see in — albeit with some trepidation — 2017, here’s where to sip some bubbly, wear a wacky hat, dance like no one’s watching and party like it’s 1999 (there’s no shame if you secretly wish it was).
The Nth Power takes the stage at The Asheville Music Hall, along with Dynamo, on Thursday, Dec. 29.
The final roundup of 2016 includes Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, The Nth Power, The Cheeksters and Marching Church.
From the standpoint of live music, this year has been another remarkable one for Western North Carolina. In addition to some superb homegrown/local talent, Asheville remains a popular destination for some of the very best touring musical acts.
Come on out and shake your hips to local funk music while supporting a good cause at the Asheville Music Hall’s Funk Jam Benefit for the Bob Moog Foundation on Tuesday, Dec. 13 (tonight) at 11 p.m. This special benefit edition of the well-loved weekly funk music jam offers an easy way to donate to […]
Other local acts like DJ Marley Carroll and Hustle Souls join the bill for FRITZgiving at Asheville Music Hall on Friday, Nov. 25
The story of Fantastic Negrito is the stuff of Hollywood legends, but it has the distinction of being true. The man born Xavier Dphrepaulezz taught himself to play a multitude of instruments, scored a record deal, made a good album that stiffed, had a car wreck and nearly died, worked his way back to health, reinvented himself musically and got himself discovered all over again.
A Jamiroquai tribute act opens Déjà Fuze’s album release party — which also features live painting, local vendors and prizes — at Asheville Music Hall on Friday, Sept. 2.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features
Empire Strikes Brass’ upcoming album release and
Frequent collaborators Caine McDonald and Patrick Dodd open Heath’s release show, after which she’ll perform with a full band at Asheville Music Hall on Friday, May 27.
Kicking off the band’s spring tour is a hometown show with Fashion Bath and Maddie Shuler at Asheville Music Hall on Friday, April 22.
ON tour with Mumford & Sons, an improvised lineup gave trumpet player Nick Etwell a chance to bring his soul-jazz project, Filthy Six, to new audience — and they’ll perform at Asheville Music Hall on Wednesday, April 13.
Experienced includes an impressive, all-star list of guest players (Del McCoury, Sam Bush, Peter Rowan, Keller Williams and many others) who augment and complement the core trio. “I like to showcase their talents while creating something unique and very special for the combo,” Keel says.
With its bar open for business, Asheville Music Hall hosts the free party on Saturday, Dec. 26, from noon to 8 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 27, from noon to 7 p.m.
The Christmas Jam is sold out but the Jam by Day and Kevn Kinney Jam are both open to listeners.
Space Jesus (or Jasha Tull, if you ask his Brooklyn neighbors) brings his alien rave tunes to Asheville Music Hall Saturday, Dec. 12, at 10 p.m.
Local business owners have banded together under the mantra UnChain Asheville in an attempt to sway the public toward shopping with small businesses rather than chains.
From the first song, the band seemed ready to befriend the entire audience and perform at full-throttle, no warm-up required.
Backed by 414 fans who pledged a collective $36,299 earlier this year, Asheville-based tour veterans Papadosio independently released the new album Extras in a Movie in October. The 16-track collection feels like a joint expedition with lots of artistic pit stops along the way.
San Francisco-based rockers The Stone Foxes perform at Asheville Music Hall Saturday, Nov. 14.