David Wax Museum closes Bele Chere

David Wax Museum from Boston (by way of the rest of the world) closed out Bele Chere on Sunday, playing the Coxe Avenue stage to a decent-sized crowd. The band (with Wax’s cousin Jordan Wax, of People’s Republic of Klezmerica, on keys and accordion) noted that this was its best Asheville performance to date. Really, DWM is the sort of band that should attract a large local crowd. They toe the line between acoustic and electric, world-beat and folk-rock, eccentric and catchy.

Find photos by Rich Orris here

Here, the band jokes about shoe shopping, and performs the swaying, country-esque “The Least I Can Do”:

Video clip by Rich Orris:

 

David Wax Museum at Bele Chere 2012 from Rich Orris on Vimeo.

And the band playing in the crowd at the end of its set (video by Drew Reisinger).

 

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Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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