“Shake off your Thanksgiving cabin fever,” invites a press release from The Stump Mutts. The local alternative rockers will hold a concert and afterparty in celebration of their upcoming EP release, We Can All Relate, and each advance ticket includes a free download of the album for studious types who like to memorize lyrics ahead […]
Although The Moon and You collaborated with a professional artist and videographer to create an official music video, the team purposefully preserved the “playful, DIY aesthetic” that you’d expect from musicians listing “glitter and savory crepes” as interests on their Facebook page. A photo booth full of the band’s props will be available at the […]
“With a new album, a new label, new management and a new outlook on life, Justin Townes Earle is completely and totally reinvigorated,” reads a press release for the Americana artist’s winter tour. “You might even call this a rebirth.” On the heels of his fifth studio album, Single Mothers, the alt-country musician will release […]
UNLUCKY SEVEN On Saturday, Oct. 25, Sound Tribe Sector 9 began its headlining show at the US Cellular Center without a hitch, but shortly thereafter, security personnel identified seven audience members suffering from drug-induced medical conditions. The seven were quickly transported to Mission Hospital, but over an hour later, the band’s set was stopped and the […]
“I gotta get my Asheville fix!” writes Shimshai on his own concert’s Facebook page, where several giddy fans have already responded with victorious tales of acquiring admission tickets. The California-based mantra musician, a self-described “seeker of truth,” sends lyrics into the crowd on gentle waves of finger-picked guitar, leaving plenty of inspired devotees in the […]
Sure, vocal tracks often have an intelligible rhythm, but frontman Damian Kulash nearly drives the drum set to obsolescence with his staccato vocals in OK Go‘s latest tune, “Turn Up the Radio.” The pop number, from the band’s 2014 EP Upside Out, drifts into a stripped-down interlude only fleetingly before the Los Angeles rockers steer […]
It’s tricky to find a clique of electronic musicians whose message resonates as much as the bass it’s dubbed over. A Tribe Called Red, composed of three like-minded Canadian DJs, tours the country on a quest to promote empowerment and reverence for native culture. DJ NDN, Bear Witness and 2oolman juxtapose chants and drumming samples […]
West Asheville’s newest concert venue The Mothlight held its grand opening this weekend, selling out its first Saturday-night show and giving music lovers a fresh hangout.
From reels to hard rock, from whistles to world-beat, this round up has a March 17 show for nearly every musical taste.
The 80-year-old nonprofit arts organization announced today that it won’t have another season and will close at the end of April. The final performance will be the Moscow Ballet on March 9.
Divas Diana Ross and Mavis Staples play Harrah’s and UNC-Asheville, respectively.
Where, outside of the symphony and local radio station WCQS, music fans can listen to classical music.
On the heels of Sixto Rodriguez’ packed show at the Grey Eagle, check out pictures and video of his performance