It’s been four years since Phillips gave us his debut album, “Wicker.” At long last, he returns with “Get Outside,” 10 groove-centric tracks featuring a marching band worth of local guest musicians. Hint: This record was well worth the wait.
The I Like It Wild benefit, this Wednesday at the Asheville Music Hall, benefits rain forests and puts great local music (Josh Phillips Folk Festival, Moses Atwood and Asheville Horns) on stage. Want to go? Xpress gives away a pair of tickets today at 3:15 p.m.
For your holiday listening, an easy, breezy tune from the band’s recent Orange Peel show. Video by Jesse Hamm.
Occasional showers didn’t dampen spirits at the Lake Eden Arts Festival, which took place May 12-15 at Camp Rockmont in Block Mountain. This short video highlights sets from the Josh Phillips Folk Festival, Boom Chix, Angelique Kidjo and more.
Please join us for the third annual Best of Bash at the Orange Peel, Wednesday Nov. 17! The benefit party for Manna FoodBank will celebrate our Best Of WNC winners and feature performances by Josh Phillips Folk Festival, Sons of Ralph, Asheville Vaudeville and Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, as well as a wide variety of tasty treats from participating Best of WNC restaurants. We’ll also be raffling off another Apple iPad. This post includes a video of our first Best Of 2010 iPad winner, Beth Yager Eckstein. Congrats!