A wealth of special screenings feature Julian Price, Carl Schenck, Roger Howell, the WE DO Campaign and queer performance art.
McCartney returns to The Altamont Theatre on Tuesday, June 7 — his first local concert date since playing to a full house at the same venue in 2013.
The peace-bringing artist turns The Altamont Theatre into a space for serenity on Saturday, May 28.
The Indian-American (or “hyphenated American”) comedian makes his Asheville debut when his How Not To Fit In Tour stops at The Altamont Theatre on Thursday, April 21.
Watch a local musician Jonathan Scales’ dreams come true as two of his musical idols recite a full set of his original music at The Altamont Theatre on Friday, April 1.
Local funk band Supatight opens for Hustle Souls at The Altamont Theatre on Thursday, March 17.
The singer-songwriters’ unlikely paths into the industry meet at The Altamont Theatre, where both will play a set on Friday, Feb. 19.
The members of Free Planet Radio have an ongoing impact on Asheville’s music scene, not to mention roughly a century of combined experience. They’ll play from the trio’s recent release Global Symphony Project at the Altamont Theatre on Friday, Feb. 5.
The DuPont Brothers return to Asheville to play an opening slot for local roots band Tellico at The Altamont Theatre on Saturday, Jan. 16, at 8 p.m.
The musician opens for all female country quartet Sweet Claudette at The Altamont Theatre on Friday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m.
Singer-songwriter and harpist Mikaela Davis performs at The Altamont Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 30.
Nashville-by-way-of-Atlanta-by-way-of-London singer-songwriter Callaghan returns to The Altamont Theatre on Friday, Sept. 11.
Look for apparel from Charles Josef, Angela Kim, McKinney Gough, Anna Gordon, Tricia M. Ellis and the design team at House of Fabrics, among others at Asheville Fashion Week.
Local organization Asheville Music Professionals teamed up with the Grammy-affiliated Recording Academy for a panel discussion on songwriting, followed by a songwriters-in-the-round performance.
The three players of Haas Kowert Tice met at various music festivals as college students and found they liked jamming and hanging out. The friendship endured even as they moved in various directions careerwise. Bassist Paul Kowert now plays with The Punch Brothers, fiddler Brittany Haas with Crooked Still and guitarist Jordan Tice with Tony Trischka. Reconvening in Nashville, and sharing equally in the creation of new material, “everything comes off of our individual instruments more,” says Tice.
That production incorporates projected visuals, live music and vocal impressions. He takes content from a variety of disparate sources and reprocesses it through his own sensibility, creating something new and unique, yet oddly familiar in the process.
What do you do if your sibling has noteworthy literary debut, becomes the new best thing in Southern Lit and gets invited to give the commencement address at your shared alma mater? If you’re stand-up comedian Cliff Cash, you turn it into material.
Each month concert photographer David Simchock of music news and reviews blog Front Row Focus shares some of his favorite images, captured on stages in and around Asheville.
Singer-songwriter Mikey Wax recently performed at The Altamont Theatre. His songs have aired on TV shows like “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” “So You Think You Can Dance,” “Pretty Little Liars” and “Switched at Birth,” and he’s known for playing house parties.
Last Friday, singer-songwriter-pianist (and recent transplant to Detroit) Vienna Teng performed a sold-out show at The Altamont Theatre. Xpress spoke to her, in advance of the concert, about her final tour before she takes a day job.
The Detroit-based singer-songwriter and pianist performs at The Altamont Theatre on Friday, Oct. 11.