The Columbia, S.C.-based record label is friends with the likes of Toro y Moi and Washed Out, and its owners also perform in solo projects The Lavender Whales and Pussy Wizard. Those bands will be at Emerald Lounge on Tuesday, Feb. 25.
Asheville on Bikes is on a roll. Since its birth in 2006, the organization has been a key advocate for a more bicycle-friendly city. And it seems poised for growth as it prepares to celebrate Bike Love — a fundraiser and membership drive featuring a range of speakers and musical acts.
The Daptone recording artist played a sold out show at The Orange Peel last weekend. Photo by Joseph DiLiberto, via Instagram.
The Whigs played The Grey Eagle on Friday, in advance of an April record release.
Local singer-songwriter David Wilcox released the video for his song, “Ocean Soul,” as a Valentine for his listeners. But this video — with its cast of local characters — provides a feel-good soundtrack for any day of the year. Click through to view.
It’s a modern-psychedelic lineup at The Grey Eagle on Thursday, Feb. 20.
The retro-influenced quartet has already sold out most of its current tour, but there are still tickets available for the Feb. 25 show at The Grey Eagle. Photo by Jarrod McCabe.
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.