The Thursday, Dec. 15 performance, featuring Roy Harris and Kathy Gordon, will center on holiday-themed tales.
The recent Asheville transplants play a full band show Dec. 14 at One World Brewing West.
The computerized origin of Carroll’s music is offset to a large degree by the organic feel of the songs on Flight Patterns. “I feel connected to Western North Carolina as a region and environment,” he says.
The youths of Montford Park Players’ Moppets program run the annual holiday production, Dec. 14, 16, 21, 22 and 23 at Land of the Sky UCC.
‘Sanders Family Christmas’ is the sequel to the bluegrass gospel musical ‘Smoke on the Mountain.’ It runs through Sunday, Dec. 23, on the campus of Mars Hill University.
A first-time Christmas Jam attendee’s dispatch from Warren Haynes’ latest musical celebration.
The former Everybodyfields member plays Ambrose West on Dec. 13.
This is a time when locally based artists — many of whom tour the region and beyond — come home for the holidays. And while they’re around town, they might even schedule a performance.
The intention behind the song is to celebrate families: It’s a time to come together and set our differences aside during this special time of year.
The Penrose-based Americana artist teams with Amanda Anne Platt, Andrew Scotchie, Shannon Whitworth and other WNC notables to raise awareness about pediatric illness.
McPherson brings his “Rock ’n Roll Christmas Tour” to The Grey Eagle on Dec. 8.
To commemorate the jam’s 30th anniversary, this year’s festival will be spread across two nights at the U.S. Cellular Center. “This will only be the third time we’ve done that,” says Warren Haynes.
The Indian standup comedian brings his new show to Fleetwood’s on Dec. 8.
Curious about holiday markets? Check out these pop-ups planned around Asheville.
“Asheville Through Brown Eyes,” with work by Joseph Pearson, Jenny Pickens, Valeria Watson, Noel Jefferson, James Love, Viola Spells and Cleaster Cotton, opens Friday, Dec. 7, in the Asheville Area Art Gallery’s Thom Robinson and Ray Griffin Exhibition Space.
Asheville Ballet’s take on the seasonal favorite returns to Diana Wortham Theatre, Dec. 7-9.
For the Plantagenets family in 1183 England, led by Henry II (portrayed by actor and Xpress contributor Kai Elijah Hamilton), the political is personal.
The local historical twist on the Dickens classic will be performed Dec. 6-8 at the Vance Birthplace.
The group performs an original Christmas song aimed at those going through any kind of loss, loneliness or heartbreak during the holiday season.
In the surreal and sometimes disturbing video, Lichtenberger “does battle with a dog that morphs into a human, himself on the basketball court and tax documents,” the musician explains.
Some might be tempted to label the group a jam band, but the tunes — lengthy as they often are — do adhere to a tight construction aesthetic that belies that label.