From Michael McFarland’s “A Sarcastic Tango” to Warm the Bell’s sweet “Little Bird,” this week’s playlist is an emotional roller coaster. Add to that “Fire,” by honorary local Langhorne Slim, and get ready for a rocking ride. • “We Won’t Stop” by local rockers Black Robin Hero, from the EP, narrow plains. The band plays at […]
Check out Roots rocker Langhorne Slim in two new, as-yet-unrecorded songs for Acoustic Asheville in a solo performance at Asheville Area Arts Council.
Music that makes you want to shake it For rockers Langhorne Slim and Deer Tick, The Orange Peel in Asheville was the first stop in a five date tour in which the bands paired up for dual appearances. The Districts, a high octane foursome from Pennsylvania, opened the show with the whiplashing, full throttle hit, […]
There’s something refreshingly honest about the way singer-songwriter John McCauley of Deer Tick delivers his unapologetic lyrics. His brazen vocals are backed by upbeat instrumentals. In an interview on NPR’s “World Café,” McCauley said that a lot of personal turmoil provided inspiration for the band’s fifth album, Negativity, released in 2013. The Providence, Rhode Island-based […]
Last week’s two-night run of shows at the Grey Eagle turned up excellent images, and we’ve saved some of the best for last, along with one more exclusive performance video.
Half way through a two night run at The Grey Eagle (recorded by Echo Mountain for a live album), Langhorne Slim played a private show for Xpress.
Slim, with his band The Law, plays two Asheville shows (tonight and tomorrow). Echo Mountain will record the concerts.
No one seemed more surprised than Langhorne Slim himself that his Jan. 21 show sold out. Hopefully that’s enough incentive for the thrash-folk musician to come back to Asheville soon.
Langhorne Slim returns to The Grey Eagle this Saturday. Here are all the reasons why you don’t want to miss this show. Photo by Kathryn Friedman.