Fans of Asheville quintet Town Mountain will be familiar with the concept of podorythmie — not because they are well-versed in French Canadian percussive techniques, but because it’s nearly impossible to listen to the band’s jaunty bluegrass without adding your own toe-tapping beat. The self-described “hard-drivin’ Carolina string band” is in the running for an […]
Andrea DeMarcus (upright bass/vocals) and David Kirslis (guitar/vocals) of Cicada Rhythm claim they “tried to keep it professional” but became smitten when they started playing music together. The couple say they avoid romance songs and instead deliver jazzy, modernized folk with heartfelt vocal harmonies. Opening the evening is Sans Abri, a side project that originated […]
As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend events.
The upstate N.Y.-based folk-rock trio talks eloquently of storytelling, favorite tour spots, landscapes and a video project. Currently on tour, the band makes its first-ever Asheville stop at Isis on Saturday, Aug. 17. 9 p.m. $8 advance/$10 at the door.
The legendary hip hop artist will make a special last-minute stop in West Asheville.
The Florida-based folk/Americana quintet will play Isis (in support of new album, “Nest of String”) on Friday, Aug. 2.
The madness of Bele Chere descends on downtown Friday morning, but don’t fear. We’ve highlighted a host of low-cost events for those who prefer to avoid the massive street festival.
The Chapel Hill band will bring its heartfelt Americana pop to the Isis Music Hall.
Samantha Crain returns to Asheville in support of her new album, “Kid Face.” She plays Isis Restaurant & Music Hall Lounge (with Dulci Ellenberger) on Tuesday, June 25. Photo by Todd Roeth.
Even the Animals talks songwriting, band names and creative evolution in advance of their Thursday, June 20 show at Isis. The lineup includes Ryan Sheffield & the High Hills and Waller. Click through for the video interview and exclusive performance, filmed by Jesse Hamm.
The local country/Americana band recently played a standout two-night run at Isis. Photos by Gabe Spencer.
The local Americana band will perform at Isis on Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18. Click through for information on how to win tickets.
The L.A.-based quintet will play Isis on Wednesday, March 6. 9 p.m., $10 in advance/$12 at the door. Paper Bird and Shakey Graves also perform. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets on Monday, at noon, via Facebook.