Asheville native Elliot Heller (aka DJ Equal) is based in New York City but returns to WNC on Friday, May 24 for a show at Club Tetrus. RBTS WIN also performs a DJ set as Brutal Wizards. In advance, Heller talks to us about his career, the New York scene, how he finds new music, and his travel tips.
The D.C.-based rock band plays as part of a four-act lineup at Emerald Lounge on Wednesday, May 1.
The N.C.-raised, N.Y.-based singer-songwriter is touring in support of her latest album, “Traveling Alone.” She plays The Grey Eagle on Thursday, Feb. 21. Photos from Merritt’s Facebook page.
The Athens, Ohio-based musician-composer-author-poet-bandleader returns to WNC this week, playing Black Mountain Ale House on Friday, Dec. 28 and Root Bar on Saturday, Dec. 29.
Woody Pines plays retro-tinged viper jazz, ragtime and country blues at Jack of the Wood this Saturday. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets. Photo by Sarah Warda.
Soul artist Lee Fields (RIYL Sharon Jones, The Legendary JC’s, Fitz & the Tantrums) plays Asheville Music Hall on Thursday, Dec. 6. Sidney Barnes, backed by The Secret B-Sides, opens. 9 p.m., $12 in advance or $15 day of show.
The local electronic/experimental band headlines Asheville Music Hall on Friday, Nov. 30.
The surfer-turned-songwriter returns to the Orange Peel on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Photo from KPRIfm.
Mississippi-born pop artist Dent May plays Emerald Lounge on Monday, Oct. 22. Alligator Indian and Sin Kitty share the bill.
The Australian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist beings his one-man band (complete with multiple didgeridoos) back to Asheville (Saturday, Oct. 20) in support of new album, “Spirit Bird.”
The L.A.-based funk/soul/Afro-beat collective headlines a local show on Monday, Oct. 15.
Two Moogfest alumni, Sleigh Bells and araabMUZIK, play The Orange Peel next week. The Tuesday, Oct. 9 show is a co-bill. Doors at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m., ages 16+. Tickets are $25, but we have a chance for three lucky winners to grab a pair of tickets each. The first giveaway is TODAY at NOON on Facebook.
The Chris Robinson Brotherhood returns to The Orange Peel on Sunday, Sept. 30. Photo by Alissa Anderson.
Austin’s Ghost Wolves swing back through Asheville with a searing new single (and a collaboration with BP Fallon; the trio is pictured here). Check out a preview here; the show is Thursday, Sept. 27 at The Get Down.
The guitarist and singer-songwriter performs with his own band, The High Score, at Emerald Lounge tomorrow (Saturday). Sons of Bill headlines. Photo by Annie Clark-Rankin.
A review of Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes’ energetic, enthusiastic and super-tight show at Emerald Lounge last weekend.
Local country jazz/swing/rockabilly artist Woody Pines and his band pay tribute to influences like Leadbelly and Dock Bogg on their EP, “You Gotta Roll.” Pines will play a Saturday, Sept. 1 show at the Grey Eagle.
Slim, with his band The Law, plays two Asheville shows (tonight and tomorrow). Echo Mountain will record the concerts.
OK, it’s not so much of a surprise now that we’ve told you. But it is today, July 17, at Toy Boat Community Art Space. Photos by Rich Orris.
Singer-songwriter Eleni Mandell’s new record is a concept album about becoming a single mom to twins. But don’t expect lullabies and Seussian rhymes: this is a cool collection of vintage tones, girl band vocals, and soulful flourishes. Mandell plays The Grey Eagle with Benji Hughes on Tuesday, July 24. Photo from Mandell’s Facebook page.
The “imaginary country music” artist plays Jack of the Wood on Monday, June 25 (with Andrew Coombs and Mechanical River ).