Though the subject matter comes from tricky emotions and real talk, Ridenhour’s songs are far from downers. Instead, his writing is pop-savvy and smart; his performances are dynamic, with hooky melodies, frenzied riffs and kinetic, danceable energy.
Messick plays an album release party for Woodland Dance at White Horse Black Mountain on Friday, Sept. 9
Asheville may be a top dream destination for many folks, but for an increasing number of newcomers and old-timers alike, the No. 1 dream destination may be just down the road a ways. With the challenges of urbanization besetting Asheville, newcomers and locals alike are turning to surrounding towns and communities in search of cheaper […]
White Horse Black Mountain hosts the teen takeover on the last Sunday of each month at 6 p.m. The next headlining act is Neesh on July 31.
The band’s next participatory experience takes place at White Horse Black Mountain on Sunday, July 24.
Funk band Free Flow will perform, along with a Skinny Legs and All reunion, Jesse Barry and the Jam, and many special guests.
A local group of musicians has focused on the nexus where music and technology intersect, creating the Asheville Electro Music Festival to showcase local and international music. The event takes place Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, in Black Mountain.
As the former director of racial and social justice at the YWCA in Baton Rouge, Roberta Madden has spent her professional career trying to eliminate racism and empower women. Since retiring to Black Mountain in fall 2009, she’s continued to champion these causes. Over the last six years she and group of volunteers have brought […]
LEAD Productions presents 10 plays from across the country, each clocking in at 10 minutes or less and nearly all starring local actors.
White Horse’s Movies that Matter series rolls on, Mechanical Eye hosts another Open Screening and “Love Actually” is shown for free on consecutive nights.
Check out Messick’s album Hammered Dulcimer Christmas for a glimpse at the multitude of holiday-themed tunes he’ll perform live at White Horse Black Mountain Friday and Saturday, Nov. 27 and 28, at 8 p.m.
This week’s roundup includes screenings of local student work, an annual outdoor sports project and a new movie series.
White Horse Black Mountain hosts musicians Jimmy Landry, Beth Wood and David LaMotte at the seventh annual Birthday Bash Sunday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m.
This week’s offerings include a documentary screening at UNC Asheville, the continuation of the Movies that Matter series and Home Movie Day events.
This week’s roundup includes the new Movies That Matter series, acting classes and the Radical Reels Film Tour.
What once was an annual event is back by popular demand for the second week in a row — this time at White Horse Black Mountain on Thursday, Sept. 3, from 8-11 p.m.
The Okeh Record sessions that took place in Asheville nearly 100 years ago. The New York-based label, in a bid to discover lesser-known Southern musicians, took trips to various locations where, with a portable studio, its engineers pressed wax test records. The Asheville session, held the last week of August in 1925, attracted musicians and vocalists from around the region, their styles ranging from jazz and minstrel offerings to gospel and country. A Friday, Aug. 28 concert and talk commemorates the recordings.
Days before heading to Atlanta for surgery and a month of isolation to combat an aggressive form of bone marrow cancer, Black Mountain resident Kenny Capps will be the guest of honor at a benefit concert organized by his friends. White Horse Black Mountain hosts the show on Thursday, Aug. 13.
White Horse Black Mountain hosts the new quartet’s debut on Friday, July 25, at 8 p.m.
Theatrical facial expressions and expressive gesticulations take jazz vocalist Annie Sellick’s onstage storytelling abilities over the top, transforming each song into a personal conversation with the crowd.
A troupe of Jerusalem Garden’s regular performers will soon have a slew of new objects to maneuver — snakes, scarves, swords and sitars to name a few.