Xpress is partnering with Moog Music to curate AHA AVL shows. Local indie-rockers Total War launched the 2013/2014 season in October. Photo courtesy of Moog Music.
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 meditation, theater, cycling and more. As always, Xpress highlights the best in low-cost entertainment.
Local indie-rock band Total War talks about making the video which won both best song and the audience choice award at this year’s Music Video Asheville. Video still by Brave Sir Media.
Pre-game with two local shows: Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band (pictured), The Mantras and Molly Parti at Pisgah; Total War, Albert Adams, Taylor Rogers and Decent Lovers at the Lab.
Last Friday’s electro-pop and new wave revival show at The Orange Peel had its highs and lows. Photos by Rich Orris.
Wednesday, Aug. 1, is a big day. First of the month? Dog days of summer? We’re not sure why, we just know there a bunch of events scheduled that shouldn’t be missed: A YA author event, a new wave show and Jerry Garcia’s birthday are among the options. (There’s a ticket giveaway, too!)
Historical lectures, musical benefits, multimedia art exhibits and chaotic rock shows are on the horizon. As always, we highlight these budget-friendly events to keep you entertained and your budget intact.
SMALL TOWN: It’s 1 p.m. The lead singer is standing on his porch smoking a cigarette. Practice was supposed to start an hour ago and his bandmates aren’t answering their phones. Then the drummer calls from Taco Bell. Blood sugar issue. Then the bass player shows up, his eyes still partly closed in the early afternoon sunlight.
It could be Austin or Asheville, but …