Couldn’t make it out to this year’s Best of WNC Bash at the Orange Peel? Here’s a glimpse of what you missed.
It’s been a cold and dreary week, but it’s almost over! We’ve got art openings, live music, theater and outdoor celebrations to get you going again. As always, these events are easy on the wallet, so don’t be shy. And while you’re here, check out Clubland for a complete schedule of weekend music.
Beech Mountain Resort celebrated the end of its ski season last weekend with a March 12 “pond skimming” contest. The festive event drew a legion of fearless skiers and snowboarders who tried to speed down the slopes with enough momentum to skim across a small man-made pond built in to the middle of the hill.
Maybe you saw excerpts of Whitney Shroyer’s interview with Mad Tea Party in the Oct. 13 print edition of Xpress? Well, here’s the whole conversation. Also, the duo released a rad new music video today that features footage from last weekend’s Zombie Walk. It’s fitting footage considering the band’s new Halloween-themed EP, Rock ‘N Roll Ghoul. The self-described “uke-abilly” group plays Stella Blue on Oct. 15.
View The Mad Tea Party’s just released video for “Oh Sh*t It’s Christmastime.” (Warning: As the song title suggests, there is some strong language, as well as a bird-flipping Santa and a naughty elf. Not for the easily offended.)
The Mad Tea Party put together a little ditty just in time for the big day and wanted to share it.