Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features one woman’s quest to revive her elders’ traditions and a West Asheville server’s full-fledged street festival.
Bishopville, S.C.-based Flossie Boyd Johnson & Favor perform at The Double Crown on Thursday, July 30, as part of the venue’s monthly soul gospel night.
Owners of the Double Crown, and now the Lazy Diamond, say the expansion was a move to bolster the quirky, often rough-around-the-edges essence of Asheville — despite their hometown’s evolution into something more tourist-centric.
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Nashville garage-rockers Cheap Time rifle through their record collections as inspiration for their new album. They play the Double Crown on Sep. 21 at 10 p.m.
The group is virtually guaranteed to rock the bar to its foundations as they preach the only way they know how — with electric guitar in hand.