Bathetic Records and Headway Recordings celebrate Lazy Magnet album release-attachment0

Bathetic Records and Headway Recordings celebrate Lazy Magnet album release

The experimental music scene in Asheville has seen exponential growth in the past year, thanks in large part to two local labels — Headway Recordings and Bathetic Records. This weekend, the pair combine forces to throw a local album release party for one of Bathetic’s most prolific (and indescribable) artists, Providence, R.I.-based Lazy Magnet.

Broadway’s to The Grey Eagle: Sharon Van Etten returns to greater fanfare-attachment0

Broadway’s to The Grey Eagle: Sharon Van Etten returns to greater fanfare

The last time Sharon Van Etten was in Asheville, the Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter was on the cusp of indie stardom. For those already in the know, her intimate set at Broadway’s was a rare treat; but even those who stumbled in by accident could sense that something was special about the show. Tonight, Van Etten returns to the mountains, but now the cat’s out of the bag. The smoky-voiced singer will headline The Grey Eagle this time around.