Anderson has one full-length record out now and recently released her third EP. Titled Won’t Stay Down, it features five original songs with a full band in support.
Another aim for adé PROJECT is to work with as many artists of color as possible, using a cooperative model. “We often are left out of decision-making processes or not invited to the table where decisions are being made,” Cortina Caldwell explains.
“Many artists, creatives, musicians and performers are leaving due to the rapidly increasing cost of living, putting Asheville’s culture at risk,” says Stephanie Moore of the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design. Despite a flurry of concern and initiative, local leaders and developers are finding that providing affordable living and working space for the area’s working artists remains a difficult challenge as property values and rents continue to climb in the city.
“Some people say, ‘I really don’t know about polka,’ but we make it for everyone,” clarinet player Adam Bennett says. “This year, we threw in ‘Africa,’ by Toto.”
The Asheville-based multi-hyphenate discusses her varied work on the acclaimed new film.
The Australian pop-punk quartet play Static Age Records on Sept. 25.
“We’re looking back at that time of black excellence and giving it a new light for today with our music and our brand,” says multi-instrumentalist Adrian Younge.
The Brooklyn-based folk-noir duo plays Asheville Julyan Davis’ Mill at Riverside studio on Sept. 24.
The Asheville-based progressive bluegrass group headlines The Grey Eagle on Sept. 21.
The outdoor fine art and craft show returns to downtown Weaverville on Sept. 21.
To celebrate the release of his latest record, ‘Soul of the City Streets,’ Adi the Monk gave an exclusive, four-song performance at The Grey Eagle
The Ben Harper-produced single is matched by a lush, Asheville-set video, filmed by Andrew Anderson.
“I think I’m here for the people who want to go a little deeper,” says Alex Krug. “I think I’m here for the real listeners.”
Steven Fiore created his latest album, ‘Sudden Swoon,’ in his home studio (he calls it The Study). His process of crafting the album involved recording demos for 20 songs, sharing them with his Facebook followers and inviting them to vote for their favorites.
Among other dates, Secret Shame played a coveted spot on this year’s Hopscotch Music Festival lineup.
The need for representation led to the decision to put together an anthology of speculative fiction by black women. The book, ‘Black From the Future: A Collection of Black Speculative Writing’ has been hailed as an “outstanding anthology” by Publisher’s Weekly.
The all-female mariachi band offers master classes and a performance at UNCA, Sept. 17-18.
The uptempo Brooklyn-based band plays The Mothlight on Sept. 14.
The Asheville Area Arts Council’s latest color ball spotlights grant recipients in South Slope and River Arts District venues.
The Broadcast plays “Led Zeppelin IV” in its entirety as a fundraiser for the Music Academy of Asheville on Sept. 14 at The Orange Peel.
Murphy Funkhouser Capps takes us along for the ride from her childhood through motherhood, and beyond. She provides laughter and pathos amid the literal stacks of world-worn suitcases that adorn the stage around her.