How will you spend Record Store Day 2016? One option is a free show by two local bands. After eight years with the same lineup, The Secret B-Sides know how to stir up a crowd with its “solid-gold baby-making music,” according to the soul band’s website. Also on the bill is Slo_Gold, the side project that sees […]
From partner yoga to an adult prom and from self-love workshops to chocolate decadence, there’s something for every kind of Valentine.
This week’s playlist includes tracks from two new local soul releases as well as a radio-ready Country hit-in-the-making from a Weaverville-based artist. Add some indie synth-pop, reggae and ragtime to the mix for a well rounded listen. • “Red Sand” from the self-titled album by Slo_Gold, the project of keyboardist and engineer Jeff Knorr. • “Life Is […]
A label-defying spirit will be in full effect Friday, Aug. 29, at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall with the celebration of new albums by The Secret B-Sides, Reed, HoveyKraft and Slo_Gold. All four acts will perform original sets, as will legendary singer Sidney Barnes.
The All Go West music festival returns to West Asheville today (Saturday, June 7), with music on three stage from 11 a.m.-Sunday at 2 a.m. Read more about the festival and its lineup here. With that in mind, this week’s playlist is for those who can’t make it to All Go West and want to […]
Although it’s tricky to describe the central philosophy of local R&B outfit The Secret B-Sides (flowers, spaceships, prehistoric creatures and the intersection thereof), once you’ve danced to one of the band’s sultry, funky, mood-enhancing jams, it begins to make sense. Happily, the Secret B-Sides singer-songwriter Juan Holladay has teamed up with illustrator Bobby Morgan on […]
The new day-long music/activities/vendors event, held the Asheville Outdoor Center, launches this Saturday, Oct. 13. Xpress will give away a family pack of passes. Pictured: headliners The Secret B-Sides.
Zansa, The Secret B-Sides and Diali Cissokho & Kairaba make a night of it at Asheville Music Hall on Thursday, Aug. 30. The event includes dance lessons and African cuisine.
The Secret B-Sides release Easy Magic at Asheville Music Hall this Saturday. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets today in the 1 p.m. hour.
New Year’s Eve has a tendency to take it out of people, but c’mon folks, you’ve had an entire week to recover! It’s time to get back in the saddle, and we’ve got a rundown of budget-friendly events so you’ve no longer any excuse to stay home. And while you’re here, check out Clubland for a full weekend music schedule.