To those who think the celebration of romantic love is just a Hallmark company construct: not quite. Since the 1700s, lovers have been giving each other handwritten cards, flowers and sweets. It wasn’t until the 19th century that Valentine’s Day cards were mass-produced. But 200 years of tradition doesn’t mean you have to give in […]
A recent story in Paste Magazine declared that The Bywater in Asheville is the “World’s Greatest Bar.”
Southern Indiana-based musician Nick Dittmeier was probably not one of the people ready to kick 2014 to the curb. Last year brought him a nomination for songwriter of the year at the inaugural Louisville Music Awards, opening slots for Hayes Carll, Justin Townes Earle and Whitey Morgan, and new album Light of Day. According to […]
After 24 hours stuck in the house with family, too much pie and wrapping paper wreckage, it’s time to venture out. By December 26 you could probably use a dose of live music, craft beer and people who aren’t related to you. If that’s not the case, bring the relatives with you — the day […]
With bagpipes blaring and smoke clouding the battlefield, Team Red fought valiantly against Team Blue as children and adults alike kicked off the summer at the third annual Battle of the Bywater water balloon fight.
This weekend brings pets, outdoors, music and more. As always, Xpress highlights the best in low-cost weekend events.
This week’s edition is dominated by local entertainers: musicians, comedians, filmmakers and more. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend events.
This weekend, enjoy a scenic hike, outdoor festivals, a float down the French Broad and more. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost entertainment.
The local indie-pop trio announces that they’ll be taking a break for the foreseeable future. They’ll play one last show at The Bywater on Saturday, Sept. 29.
Ween fans rejoice: local musicians have spent the last five months rehearsing just for you. Tonight at The Bywater, Pepper Pulp will finally share the fruits of its months-long rehearsals, paying homage to the experimental rock quintet with an epic, 30-song tribute.