Videographer Jesse Hamm captures the action of Bele Chere — from air dogs to line dancing — as set to stephaniesid’s cover of The Magnetic Fields’ “Strange Eyes.” Click through for the video.
Videographer Jesse Hamm filmed the country/indie-rock cross-over artist’s Sunday set at Bele Chere. Photo by Rich Orris.
Even if you’re totally over any mention of the three-day festival, now safely behind us for another year, check out photos and videos from the Mexo-Americana outfit’s Sunday afternoon set. Photo by Rich Orris.
Oh, the blessed Oreo. Whether you eat it like a sandwich or take off the top and scrape out the middle, there is nothing wrong with creamy filling surrounded by chocolate cookies. So what happens when they’re deep fried? Xpress finds out.
Here’s a few personal highlights and observations from the first couple days of Bele Chere, including videos of Crazy Horse and Colston, Los Amigos Invisibles, Lucero, and Kovacs and the Polar Bear.
Today’s the biggest music day of the weekend. With 19 bands performing between noon and 10 p.m., you’re going to find something that rocks/swings/bounces/pops/hops/shimmies/shakes and grooves at every turn. Best to go into it well-rested and with a plan of action. Photo of Delta Rae by Jeff Watson.
The local band opened the festival on the Haywood Street stage. Photos by Rich Orris.
Bele Chere is more than just bands and foods-on-a-stick. It’s shopping, too. Think: gifts, apparel, jewelry, accessories and Asheville souvenirs. Here are some of our top shopping picks for this year:
It almost always rains at some point during Bele Chere. The early Friday afternoon storm sent musicians scrambling to cover instruments and the streets nearly cleared of pedestrians for a few minutes.
We hope y’all have checked out our Bele Chere Love it and Leave it guide that published this week. If you did, though, don’t take our advice and float to the Bywater this weekend, cause it’ll be closed. Here are a few other weekend closings.
The local indie-pop band has a plan to help out in that respect — by turning their Sunday set into a water show. Photo by Michael Oppenheim.
The local hip-hop duo releases a new album, “Backroads & Bonfires,” ahead of their Bele Chere performance.
This year’s festival includes 40 bands ranging from funk and Americana to hip-hop and Christian r&b. Headliners include Dr. Dog, David Mayfield Parade, Lucero and Brandi Carlile.