Asheville-set satirical web comedy “Transplanting” holds a free holiday party at The Mothlight and the new sci-fi/horror series “Monster of the Week” seeks area writers.
Wand performs at The Mothlight Monday, Nov. 16, as part of the venue’s “Free Monday!” series. Local acts Bulgogi and Sarah Louise/Thom Nguyen Duo share the bill.
Local musician Erica Russo released her new album, In Between Dreams, over the summer. And at the end of September, she put out a video for the otherworldly track, “Dreams.” Xpress checks out the album before Russo’s Nov. 11 performance at The Mothlight.
“I like to put a song on repeat in headphones and fall asleep, Dalí-style, in a chair, with a spoon in my hand.” Bassist Jack O’Brien talks about the Austin-based band’s approach to videos, open communication and creating innovation music.
The Southern-bred travelers play a set at the Mothlight on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 9:30 p.m., with support from Susto.
New York-based singer-songwriter Christopher Paul Stelling released his most recent album, Labor Against Waste, earlier this year. His tour brought him to The Mothlight Sept. 3. Before that show, he performed two songs with Julia Christgau for Xpress.
Eric D. Johnson was last in Asheville just about a year ago — performing as EDJ, in support of his solo album of the same name — as part of Harvest Records’ Transfigurations II festival lineup. He and the regrouped Fruit Bats take the stage at The Mothlight on Friday, Sept. 11, as part of a mini-Southeast tour shoehorned in between an appearance at Savannah, Ga.’s Revival Fest and a string of West Coast dates opening for My Morning Jacket.
Drum and guitar duo Ahleuchatistas perform a song from their forthcoming album Arrebato.
New York-based singer-songwriter Christopher Paul Stelling has been having a pretty great year. His new album, Labor Against Waste, was released to much acclaim. He’ll perform at The Mothlight on Thursday, Sept. 3.
Local rock groups Shallows and Isaacson open for Ne-Hi, which is currently touring the country in support of Drag, at the Mothlight on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 9 p.m.
Local experimental-rock band Fashion Bath launches new LP, Give It, with a free show at The Mothlight on Monday, Aug. 10.
Skylar Gudasz and Luke Norton open for the orchestral pop outfit at the Mothlight on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 9:30 p.m.
Ahead of a recent show at The Mothlight, local rock/soul/garage band Pleasure Chest played “Blood Runs Cold” exclusively for Mountain Xpress.
Bask is celebrating the first anniversary of debut LP American Hollow with a bespoke beer created by Burial Beer Co., and a set at the Mothlight on Friday, July 25, at 9 p.m.
Color Collage opens for Ellenberger, who will be joined by many guest musicians during her set at the Mothlight on Thursday, July 16, at 9 p.m.
The band, currently on tour in support of latest album, Talent Night At The Ashram, plays The Mothlight on Saturday, July 18. Sarah Bethe Nelson opens. 9:30 p.m., $10 advance/$12 day of show.
Eternal Summers were in recently in Asheville for a tour stop at The Mothlight to promote their latest record, Gold and Stone. Ahead of the show, they played “Bloom” from the new record exclusively for Xpress.
New-to-Asheville sextet Holy Ghost Tent Revival covers Beck’s 1999 album Midnite Vultures at the Mothlight on Saturday, June 11, at 9:30.
Morgan Geer, leader and core member of folk-rock-noir outfit Drunken Prayer, to Asheville on Friday, July 10, for a pre-album release show at The Mothlight. New effort The Devil & the Blues officially drops in August; the local show promises not to be just a homecoming but a reunion of members from alt-country band (and Drunken Prayer predecessor) The Unholy Trio.
This week’s roundup includes summer film series and special screenings. There’s also a locally scored showing of David Lynch’s Eraserhead.
Indie twin sisters Good Graeff open the pop duo’s show at the Mothlight on Tuesday, July 7, at 9:30 p.m.