The NYC-based rock fusion band brings its eclectic blend of funk, jazz, pop and rock to the Orange Peel on Wednesday, Feb. 19.
The S.C.-based duo recently played an album release show at Emerald Lounge. Click through for a video interview and exclusive song.
The Philadelphia quartet returned to The Grey Eagle this week, putting on a two-hour show and performing music from its entire 10-year career. Photo from the band’s Instagram.
This twice-monthly blog spotlights upcoming music shows and events of note with plenty of lead time to make plans.
Moog Music’s local series also served as the album release for Albert Adams’ more or less every other day. Photo courtesy of Moog Music.
Part rap, part satire, part raunch and part pure joy the band (which describes itself as “Existing Musical Beings”) is already a YouTube sensation. They perform at The Grey Eagle, on Saturday, Feb. 8.
The supergroup with Will Kimbrough, Grayson Capps, Sugarcane Jane and Corky Hughes played Asheville Music Hall last weekend. In advance of that show, the band performed an exclusive song.
The singer-songwriter, a recent transplant to Asheville, performed as part of the NPR series. Click through for the video. Photo by Sabrina Rush.
This band, with a revolving cast of players, “is about creating community and friendships as much as it is about creating spectacular music.” Led by founder and conductor Matt Butler, Everyone Orchestra returns to Asheville on Thursday, Feb. 6 with a local-heavy lineup.
A dozen Asheville-based acts (including Hello Hugo, pictured) are included on the latest round of performers, slated to play Moogfest this April. Click through for a music mix.
The drum-and-guitar duo from Statesville played a blistering, window-fogging, dance-floor-quaking set in Asheville last weekend.
The folk-rock band from Shelby recently released its self-titled debut. The Paris Thieves perform at The Pulp on Wednesday, Jan. 29.
This new twice-monthly blog spotlights upcoming music shows and events of note with plenty of lead time to make plans.
The Whiskey Gentry, a roots collective from Atlanta, opened for Donna the Buffalo at The Orange Peel last weekend. In advance of that show they met with Xpress in the venue’s pizza room. Click through for a video interview and exclusive performance.
Performing songs from “Tonight, Tomorrow and Yesterday,” the Trumansburg, N.Y.-based roots outfit provided danceable tunes and positive messages. Photo by Erin Scholze, from ashevillejams.com.
Get ready to learn a friendly lesson or two when Denton the Dragon and David LaMotte come to The Hop Ice Cream Cafe on Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 6-7 p.m. Then head to the Orange Peel on Sunday, Feb. 2, for a Groundhog’s Day Jamboree with Secret Agent 23 Skidoo and The Moodees, a.k.a Mad Tea.
To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Asheville’s 2014 Peace March and Rally began today around noon, starting at the St. James AME Church, winding through downtown to Pack Square and concluding with music and speeches.
The latest album from Ryan Barrington Cox is comfortable in both its weirdness and its hooky popness, pairing unusual instrumentation with rhythmic jangle. Cox will play at French Broad Brewery on Friday, Jan. 24, from 6-8 p.m.
Acoustic duo Lucrezio is the project of wife-and-husband musicians Jennifer Lucrezio and Jordan Bumgarner. The two met with Jennifer decided to turn her solo piano-pop act into a full band and began auditioning players. Turned out, they connected not only musically but romantically, and the rest of that story can be found in their albums, videos and live show. Catch the latter at Altamont Brewing on Thursday, Jan. 30. 8 p.m., free show.
Sandlin Gaither’s 10 years of musical portraits at The Grey Eagle. All photos by Gaither.
The latest in a series of conceptual releases by Jason Smith, aka Night’s Bright Colors,