“His name became synonymous with contemporary acoustic guitar genius” — and he plays the Altamont Theatre on Saturday, May 12.
The North African songwriter and guitarist has already lived through war, played in bands for half of his life, worked with Keith Richards and Angelina Jolie, and achieved fame in his homeland. He plays Grey Eagle on Thursday.
The formerly-Asheville-based indie rockers plays an 8 p.m. show.
The Grammy-winning saxophonist plays a Black Mountain show this Thursday, and Xpress will give away a pair of tickets. Click through for details. Photo by Roxanne Haynes.
The quirky/folky/brilliant Athens bands has played many Asheville venues in many configurations. They’ll be at Grey Eagle on Thursday with Midtown Dickens and Curtains. Here’s a review of Hope For Agoldensummer’s upcoming album, “Life Inside The Body.” Xpress will giveaway a pair of tickets to the show tomorrow on Facebook.
The Malaysian-born singer-songwriter talks to Xpress about how travel impacts her songwriting, what her next album might sound like, and what it’s like to be on the Brushfire recording label. She plays at Jack of the Wood on Monday, Feb. 27. Click through for the podcast.
The trio, which got its start in N.C., returns in support of new album On the Water.
Autumn LEAF kicks off this weekend at Lake Eden in Black Mountain. Among the dozens of national and international performers, a number of local artists will also be featured on various stages.
The brewmaster package at Pisgah Brewing includes dinner before the benefit concert.
The Akron, Ohio band makes a stop at The Emerald Lounge on Friday.
Roots-rockers Apache Relay open for G. Love, who returns to Asheville in support of his Echo Mountain-recorded, Avett Brothers-produced album Fixin’ To Die.
Scenes from the Wednesday, Sept. 14 show, including video by Jesse Hamm of Arthur’s live painting, and photos by Rich Orris.
Read on for details to win a pair of tickets to the Wednesday, Sept. 14 show at the Grey Eagle.
The Malian guitarist returns to Asheville, Sri Lankan-American songwriter Bhi Bhima opens and there’s a special ticket deal. Read on for that info.
The singer/songwriter/cellist/cyclist/activist returns to WNC to play a special concert on Friday, Sept. 9.
Photo by Cameron Yeager.
The latest update to October’s Moogfest adds nearly two dozen more acts (including TV on the Radio, Childish Gambino — seen here — and St. Vincent) to an already packed lineup.
Tickets for the co-bill show at the Orange Peel (Friday, Oct. 21) go on sale next Friday, Aug. 12. Fans can also pre-order Blitzen Trapper’s (seen here) forthcoming album.
The band returns on Tuesday, Oct. 4. Tickets go on sale this Friday.
Catch the Asheville-based psychedelic band’s final show on Earth at the Orange Peel’s local electronic showcase this weekend.
Apparently London has a folk scene, too. Two of its bands (along with The Low Anthem, from Rhode Island, and a surprise Mariachi band) performed to a capacity crowd on Tuesday night. Photos by Rich Orris.
Bauhaus front man Peter Murphy performed (with his touring band) at the Orange Peel on Tuesday, March 29. Rich Orris photographed the singer, as well as opening act Livan.