In advance of the local event, which celebrates music and film making (red carpet style!), check out some of the finalist submissions from Pam Jones, Steep Canyon Rangers and Futur Primitif.
The local showcase and awards ceremony (to be held on April 24) is accepting locally-made music videos through Tuesday, April 2.
It’s a night of funk, soul and tropical dance at One Stop on Thursday, March 7. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets to the show.
New York-based rock-and-soul octet Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds returns to Asheville this weekend to perform at Grey Eagle. Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band headlines. In advance, Sister Sparrow talks about woman-fronted rock bands, dream tour partners and future plans. Photo courtesy of the band.
…To vote for your favorite band. A poll is open until March 1, the top vote-getter wins a performance slot at the April 27 festival.
Okay, there’s not really a duel. The Wednesday, Jan. 16 installment of the Magnetic Field’s music series, includes two duos made up of four friends/bandmates in various configurations. One of those duos is The Moon and You, pictured here.
Click through for a video of local band The Hermit Kings performing at The Lab last weekend.
The Dex Romweber Duo’s show has come and gone, but you can relive the scorching set with three videos filmed by Jesse Hamm.
Pre-game with two local shows: Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band (pictured), The Mantras and Molly Parti at Pisgah; Total War, Albert Adams, Taylor Rogers and Decent Lovers at the Lab.
Friday, Dec. 21, is not only the end of the work week, it’s the end of the Mayan Calendar. Which may or may not mean the end of life on earth. One thing we know for sure: It’s a good reason for a party. Leigh Glass (pictured) performs, among others.
Mark your calendar: Friday, Dec. 7 is one of those days in Asheville where everything is happening. Art openings, music and a singalong are all on the agenda.
The Asheville Chocolate & Arts Festival pairs music, dance, fashion, film and visual art with a wide array of chocolate treats. Saturday, Dec. 8 at the US Cellular Center.
After listening to the first few chords of a First Aid Kit song, it’s clear the Soderberg sisters were meant to make music. Klara and Johanna, 22- and 19-year-old Stockholm natives, have captivated audiences across the globe with their hauntingly beautiful folk-inspired melodies and atmospheric songs.
You know how there are those weeks in Asheville where everything seems to happen at once? And even if you cloned yourself, you still couldn’t possibly make it to all the awesome events? This is one of those weeks. Check out out Thursday-Saturday roundup. Sara Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion photo by Neal Casal.
The local indie-pop trio announces that they’ll be taking a break for the foreseeable future. They’ll play one last show at The Bywater on Saturday, Sept. 29.
Having just released a new single (free download!), Nashville’s Auto Defiance performs with local bands Mystery Cult and Polly Panic, and Some Army from Triangle, N.C.
Two California bands played a memorable show to a crowd of possibly over-adoring fans at the Grey Eagle last night. Click through for the review.
A new downtown Asheville multi-use space for artists launches on Friday, Aug. 31, with a kickoff party and four bands (including Fine Peduncle, pictured).
The highly-anticipated festival lineup is announced. See who’s playing and which rumors were true. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Aug. 10. Photo of headliner Santigold from Facebook.
Lake Eden Arts Festival names its October entertainers, including The Mickey Hart Band, Tinariwen, The Tony Rice Unit, The Be Good Tanyas (pictured) and George Porter Jr. and the Runnin’ Pardners.
The relatively new local root-rock outfit plays One Stop this Friday. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets tomorrow through our Facebook page. Photo by Rob Seal.