Asheville Mardi Gras’ Cajun Cookoff paired costumes with cameraderie at the Millroom on Sunday, Jan. 25. The fundraising event, benefiting the Mardi Gras parade and Queen’s Ball (to be held Sunday, Feb. 15) as well as MANNA FoodBank, saw Cajun and zydeco fusion band Bayou Diesel playing to a decked out crowd in a venue […]
“Shake off your Thanksgiving cabin fever,” invites a press release from The Stump Mutts. The local alternative rockers will hold a concert and afterparty in celebration of their upcoming EP release, We Can All Relate, and each advance ticket includes a free download of the album for studious types who like to memorize lyrics ahead […]
Although Joe Zimmerman relocated to New York City to pursue a career in comedy, the former Ashevillean still comes back to visit — at least during his extensive, national comedy tours. Zimmerman, who calls himself an “ambassador of joy,” was recently featured on Comedy Central’s “The Half Hour,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” […]
This weekend brings outdoors, crafts, music and more. As always, Xpress highlights the best in low-cost weekend events.