In late May, Asheville indie rockers The Hermit Kings had a blast opening for a reunited Gran Torino at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall. A week later, they returned to the West Asheville venue for the All Go West music festival and had another positive experience. “The sound was great, the lights are great, the […]
In celebration of this weekend’s DIG Festival (read the Xpress story here) — at eight venues throughout downtown Asheville, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22 and 23 — This week’s playlist gets an early release. And the songs are culled from six of the more than 40 bands performing at DIG. • “Master Plan” by Doc Aquatic, […]
The All Go West music festival returns to West Asheville today (Saturday, June 7), with music on three stage from 11 a.m.-Sunday at 2 a.m. Read more about the festival and its lineup here. With that in mind, this week’s playlist is for those who can’t make it to All Go West and want to […]
Revisit Doc Aquatic’s AHA AVL performance.
As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend events.
While Doc Aquatic’s Sunday show at Bele Chere was not the final set of the festival, the local band’s potent mix of psychedelic experimentation and relaxed indie-rock played like the final word on a weekend’s worth of music. Photos by John Zara.
Click through for photos (by John Zara) of Jonathan Scales Fourchestra, Doc Aquatic and Mountain Goats.
This weekend, enjoy meditation, theater, cycling and more. As always, Xpress highlights the best in low-cost entertainment.
This weekend, learn survival skills, catch an author reading or enjoy a variety of live music. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend events.
This weekend offers holiday craft fairs, fashion, film and lots of local music. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-budget entertainment.
Go for a hike, browse antiques, check out local music or contribute to a community darkroom, all for less than a fast food value meal. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend entertainment.
This weekend brings offers workshops, egg hunts, local music and more. So get off the couch, drag those summer clothes from the attic and embrace the first hints of spring. As always, these events are budget friendly and certain to leave your wallet thick and full.
Music takes center stage this weekend with local CD release parties, gentle folk singers, a punk rock showcase and experimental out-of-towners. But, as always, we bring you a variety of low cost happenings to ensure there’s something for everyone.
Asheville’s Doc Aquatic has been hard at work on a next album. But you don’t have to wait for that to come out to see them live. You can hear them on the “New Weird Asheville” compilation (free download) and they open for The Hill and Wood at Grey Eagle on Thursday, March 8.
This weekend, float the river, take a hike, catch some local tunes or meet your new best friend, all for less than the price of parking downtown. While you’re here, share your own budget-friendly events in the comments section below.
This year’s Sunday schedule was far from a relaxed and breezy end to festivities. Check out this epic performance from The Protomen and some other music highlights from Bele Chere’s closing afternoon.
Two local bands (including Sonmi Suite here, photographed by Rich Orris) perform summer-perfect music as the clouds roll in.
This weekend brings the spoken and written word, vaudeville and hip-hop for kids, free rock ‘n’ roll and plenty to do outdoors. So enjoy the comfort of cooling temperatures while your wallet rests safely at home. Know of other budget-friendly events this weekend? Share them in the comments section at the bottom of the page.
This weekend starts with a bang: a green, beer soaked bang. But it doesn’t end there. We’ve got art openings, music, spoken word, outdoors and even some events for the kids. And as usual, they’re as easy on the wallet as they are entertaining. While you’re here, check out Clubland for a complete schedule of weekend music.
Psychedelic indie rock band Doc Aquatic recently opened for The Baker Family Band at the Grey Eagle, performing a varied and innovative set.