Paleface, the singer-songwriter who fronts a duo of the same name, has been working on a followup to the band’s 2011 release, One Big Party. The band will play some of that new material at Jack of the Wood on Friday, May 27.
Jack of the Wood hosts Celtic bagpiper E.J. Jones and two collaborators on Friday, April 15.
From Asheville on Bikes annual Bike of the Irish to a DJ dance party at Lexington Avenue Brewery, Mountain Xpress has a roadmap so you can snake across the long St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
The band was touring its new album, Homemade Vision, mixing old favorites with new songs like “White Doves,” the album’s lead track.
Asheville restaurants, breweries and bars offer plenty of food- and drink-focused ways to experience the flavor of Great Britain without straying from home.
The all-star bluegrass side project released its third album, Traveling Show, in April. On Friday, Dec. 19, at Jack of the Wood, that band will perform the its new record in order.
The Christmas Jam is sold out but the Jam by Day and Kevn Kinney Jam are both open to listeners.
Swedish singer-songwriter Sofia Talvik and her husband, Jonas Westin — a videographer who quit his day job in TV for the trip — traveled through 37 states in an RV. Footage of the journey, filmed and edited by Westin, is featured in Talvik’s music videos. The musician performs at Jack of the Wood Friday, Sept. 25.
Singer-songwriter Shane Cooley is from Northern Neck, Va., but recently made his home in Austin, Texas. He’s about to embark on a tour that takes him from Texas to New York and back south to Louisiana. Cooley and his band, The Lucky Kings, play Jack of the Wood on Sunday, Aug. 9
Americana duo Tia McGraff and Tommy Parham perform a n afternoon set at Jack of the Wood on Wednesday, Aug. 5.
Rising country music act Christian Lopez Band made its Asheville debut at Jack of the Wood recently. Ahead of the show, the musician played two songs from their debut record, Onward, exclusively for Acoustic Asheville. “Morning Rise” “This Romance”
Conservation groups like the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy need the support of residents and local businesses in order to achieve their work. Building on this co-dependence, the nonprofit will hold its annual “Land Trust Day” celebration Saturday, June 6.
Woody Pines, who returns to Asheville on Friday, May 29, for a show at Jack of the Wood, honed his craft on the streets of New Orleans. His new, self-titled album, released by Muddy Roots Music in June, delves even more deeply into the swing, ragtime, folk and jazz lexicons of the American songbook that gave defined his sound.
There are plenty of options for those in search of a Cinco de Mayo fiesta in Asheville, but it depends what you’re in the mood for this Tuesday, May 5.
With drummer Kirby Sybert and bassist Noah Skaroff replacing the former rotating cast of musicians, Reed Kendall says his Philadelphia-based rock band Up the Chain is using consistency and trust as a platform for progress. The group’s first record together, Windows Into Worlds, honors this new chapter.
The roots trio/ sextet is parts Alison Krauss and Union Station, parts Gillian Welch, parts something generations old and part something completely new.
On wintry nights, while snow banked against the front door, my mom made chili to eat out of small clay bowls with lids. This was not food for guests; this was for family. So, I was surprised when I found my mom’s chili at Creekside Tap House on Beverly Road.
Laney Jones could pull her weight simply performing as the banjoist for Laney Jones & the Lively Spirits, but thankfully she shares her vocal talents with the world as well. Marrying the sprightliness of youth with the tame confidence of an old soul, Jones’ live vocals venture freely from smooth to saucy, with lyrical content […]
“I was looking for some things to jam along with one day,” says local guitarist Jon Stickley. Known for his flatpicking prowess, he usually practiced to a bluegrass playlist. “But then I started going into some other areas on my iPod, like hip-hop and rock, and I started having more fun playing along with that […]
After 24 hours stuck in the house with family, too much pie and wrapping paper wreckage, it’s time to venture out. By December 26 you could probably use a dose of live music, craft beer and people who aren’t related to you. If that’s not the case, bring the relatives with you — the day […]
When it comes to recordings, “The tempo is the heartbeat of the song,” says Franklin Hoier, half of drum-and-guitar duo Crushed Out. Tempo is their business. So is touring, which Hoier and Spiller have done nearly constantly for the last three years.