We celebrate independent artists every day, but on the July 4 holiday weekend, it seems especially pertinent to play songs by local musicians, made without major (or even minor, in many cases) support. On this week’s playlist: • “Little by Little” by singer-songwriter Aaron Burdett, from his new album, Fruits of My Labor. He performs […]
This weekend offers music, comedy, film, animals and outdoors. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend events.
Festivals dominate this weekend’s entertainment scene, from burlesque and gardening to white squirrels and sports. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend events.
Last month, we joined Floating Action on the set of its latest video, an ‘80s-themed aerobics spoof for “Matador,” a bouncy rock anthem from its latest album, Fake Blood. Now, after nearly two months, the video has finally been released.
Floating Action’s had a busy year, which hasn’t left much time for local shows. Luckily, the band’s taking a breather from the road this weekend and treating local fans to the soulful, lo-fi surf rock it’s been blasting up and down the East Coast all summer and fall.
This weekend offers film, music, robots and more. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost entertainment.
It’s been one hell of a year for Floating Action, and it seems things are only getting better. Xpress brings you a sneak peak at the band’s latest video and the details of its latest, greatest brush with fame.
For weeks, Xpress has been updating you on Floating Action’s forthcoming record and high-profile brushes with fame. Now, fans can finally see what all the (most recent) fuss is about. The band’s latest LP, Fake Blood, is officially in stores.
Last week, Xpress reported that My Morning Jacket’s Jim James remixed a Floating Action track. Apparently, that wasn’t enough to satisfy James’ yearning to get in on the Action.
It’s no secret that Seth Kauffman (Floating Action) has fans in high places. The latest example comes in the form of a remix by My Morning Jacket’s Jim James. Check out James’ glowing writeup and listen to the track here.
This weekend brings mermaid parades, live music, bike tours and pets. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost local entertainment.
This weekend you can dress up like Han Solo, pedal beneath the full moon, share a favorite story or put your beard to the test, all for a nominal fee. As always, Xpress highlights the best in low-cost local happenings to keep you entertained without breaking the bank.
A little background for those unfamiliar with Benji Hughes: The Charlotte-based singer resembles a husky Duane Allman, sporting huge sunglasses, wavy hair that hangs halfway down his back and a beard that’s nearly as long. He sings in a deep baritone, reminiscent of The Magnetic Fields’ Stephin Merritt, writes pop-friendly rock songs with an emphasis on partying and has a habit of shedding his clothes during live shows.
The holidays are fast approaching, and this weekend offers plenty of opportunities to get in the spirit. Feeling like a grinch? Not to worry, there’s plenty of arts and music too. And while you’re here, share more budget friendly events in the comments section below.
This weekend, find a new best friend, enjoy freshly picked apples, discover a new career or LAAFF until you cry. And while you’re here, share more budget-friendly events in the comments section below.
Bele Chere festivities kicked off Friday with a host of local talent entertaining the afternoon crowds. Here’s a sampling of some highlights from If You Wannas, The Critters and Floating Action.
We’re braving basements, rooftops, forests and alleys to bring you this new video series where local musicians step out of their element for a preview of upcoming performances.
The holidays can be expensive, but having a good time doesn’t have to be. We’ve got your rundown of budget-friendly events so you can save that cash to buy a nice gift for your mother. And while you’re here, check out Clubland for a complete listing of the weekend’s music events.
Asheville musicians Tyler Ramsey and Bill Reynolds are in the bigtime indie band. Now another Ashevillean is opening for them.