The Southern Highland Craft Guild’s 72nd annual event returns to the U.S. Cellular Center, Oct. 17-20.
Baker re-emerged recently with his fifth studio album, Morning Light.
The Asheville Art Museum re-opens with two major exhibitions, Intersections in American Art and Appalachia Now!
Perhaps the Asheville bluegrass duo hasn’t explicitly set out to make a politically themed album with their third album, I Am Your Neighbor. But, while it’s certainly true that this new collection of original and traditional music can be richly enjoyed simply on a musical level, there’s more going on here than fine musicianship and vocal work.
On Saturday, Oct. 12, The Village Potters Clay Center will celebrate its eight year anniversary with a new exhibit, Women of Influence: Honoring Women Who Shape Us.
The Philly contemporary ballet company performs Oct. 11-12 at the Wortham Center.
On a bill that includes Angelique Kidjo, The Wood Brothers, Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles and more than 30 other acts, La Santa Cecilia is in keeping with the festival’s stated mission of being an “intergenerational celebration of world culture.”
The Asheville-based brass/funk/rock band plays an album release show Oct. 11 at Isis.
While it’s near impossible to see all the productions our wonderfully artistic town has to offer, this one is essential.
The Fairview-based author reads from a revised edition of his memoir “Mayhem in Mayberry” on Oct. 10 at Malaprop’s.
Asheville-based artist Coco Villa launches her new brand on Oct. 10 at Revolve Studios.
The pair recently made their Asheville debut at The Grey Eagle and gave an exclusive, two-song performance before their concert.
Thanks to new grant funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission and Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, says BRNHA Executive Director Angie Chandler, counties in WNC’s High Country are next on the list for craft tourism development and its projected economic benefits.
The Asheville-based instrumental rock trio plays The Odditorium with Night Beers and Toke on Oct. 9.
“I wish I could make a proclamation for Asheville: If you move here, you have to buy local art,” says Sherry Masters of Art Connections.
The Johnson City, Tenn.-based artist discusses her lyrical and sonic inspirations and working with Rhiannon Giddens in the Our Native Daughters supergroup.
The rock legend plays Asheville Music Hall on Oct. 7.
Asheville-based improvisers are a key part of the festival. “You’ll get to see a lot of the talent that’s already here in Asheville,” says Clifton Hall, the dean of AIC. “I would put some of our shows up against any other great show that you might see. There’s great improv here.”
The 52nd celebration of authentic mountain music and dance returns to Mars Hill University on Oct. 5.
The 10th annual American Craft Week takes place Friday, Oct. 4-Sunday, Oct. 13.