The Brown Bag Songwriting Competition is held every Monday for 11 weeks, starting Sept. 8. New and seasoned musicians showcase original songs in front of an audience and panel of judges, and the finale sees each round’s winner back to compete (possibly in front of a celebrity judge) for prizes and bragging rights.
The local singer-songwriter-turned-full-time-touring-performer (with her husband Jason Sharp), returns for a series of shows in and around Asheville. The first one is on April 11 at The Odditorium.
Singer-songwriter Sarah Tucker will release her first album, The Windowsill Girl, with an evening of rock, jazz and old-time music on Saturday, March 23.
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.”
Watch the video of an exclusive performance by and interview with the British singer-songwriter.
This Virginia-based singer-songwriter couple has shared stages, locally, with Red June. Learn about The Honey Dewdrops’ new release, “Silver Lining.” Photo by Jack Looney.
In advance of his Wednesday, Sept. 12 show at The Lab, Andrew Leahey talks to Xpress about working with Drive-By Truckers producer David Barbe, overcoming his choir boy vocal style, and taking inspiration from 1920s-era criminals.
Kristian Matsson, aka The Tallest Man On Earth, performs at the Orange Peel on Tuesday, July 24. His live show is hailed as captivating, soulful, dynamic, intimate, precise, unnerving and interspersed with moments of beauty. Aka, not to be missed. (He’ll also be on the syndicated show eTown this Sunday at 6 p.m., streaming on local radio station WNCW-FM 8.7 FM.)
Erick Baker headlines The Grey Eagle with Jill Andrews (of The Everybodyfields) this Saturday, June 30. The Knoxville-based musician talks to Xpress about his forthcoming album, why such a happy guy can write such anguished songs, and why he keeps coming back to Asheville. Click through for the video.
The former Felice Brothers drummer and singer is now on tour in support of his solo project. He plays Asheville on Sunday, May 27.
The North African songwriter and guitarist has already lived through war, played in bands for half of his life, worked with Keith Richards and Angelina Jolie, and achieved fame in his homeland. He plays Grey Eagle on Thursday.
The singer-songwriter performed to a full house at Jack of the Wood last night. Click through for videos.
Want to soak in some bluegrass, take in a couple singer-songwriters or impress a date with your literary prowess? Don’t miss three upcoming performances at the Diana Wortham Theatre.