Sound Check: Neil Halstead

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It’s the rarest of occasions that British singer-songwriter Neil Halstead makes it to Asheville. Three times in a decade is the count, and the last time was this past weekend. Before his performance at The Lab, he spoke to Xpress about palindromes, playing Vincent’s Ear, and why he goes so long between albums.

Video by Jesse Hamm, filmed in the courtyard behind Shady Grove Flowers. Halstead’s Asheville show was presented by Music Allies and Harvest Records. Here, Halstead plays “Tied To You” from his new record, Palindrome Hunches.

About Alli Marshall
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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