This weekend on a shoestring

Wednesday, Nov. 11
• Soul/funk/pop outfit Star and Micey (below) make the trip from Memphis to play a mid-week show at BoBo Gallery (22 Lexington Ave., Asheville, 254-3426). Stream their debut album Band Camp; then head to the 8 p.m. show.

• The 6th Annual UNC-Asheville Human Rights Film Festival runs through Nov. 13. All screenings are at 7 p.m. at UNCA’s Highsmith University Union and are free. Info: 250-3870. Films: “Burma VJ” on Wednesday; “Pray the Devil Back to Hell” on Thursday; “Hunger” on Friday.

Thursday, Nov. 12
• JazzChronic (pictured) from Athens, Ga., performs an eclectic blend of jazz, funk, soul, r&b and rock at Mo Daddy’s (77 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, 258-1550). 8 p.m.

• Local Psychedelic-experiemntal artist David Dhoop premiers his band (pictured) at The Town Pump (135 Cherry St., Black Mountain, 669-4808). 8:30 p.m., $5.

• Roots/Americana singer/songwriter Alex Caton (hint: her sound is reminiscent of Gillian Welch) will be at Westville Pub (777 Haywood Rd., West Asheville, 225-9782). 9 p.m.

• Erika Jane & Remember the Bees put in an appearance at BoBo Gallery (22 Lexington Ave., Asheville, 254-3426). 9 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 13
• Flutist Kate Steinbeck and guitarist Amy Brucksch (below) of Keowee Chamber Music perform a CD prelude concert in celebration of thei upcoming disc. Saint Mary’s Church (337 Charlotte St., Asheville), 7:30 p.m. By donation; $15 gets you a CD. Info: 254-7123.

• Guitarist Lefty Williams returns to Mo Daddy’s (77 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, 258-1550). 8 p.m.

• Peace Jones (pictured), makers of feel-good low-key rock, play Wild Wing Cafe (161 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, 253-3066). 8 p.m.

• Carrboro punk band Systems  plays a free showcase at Deep 6 Cycles (12 London Rd., Asheville) with Just Die! (from Asheville), Rogue Nations (from Charlotte) and others. 8 p.m.

• Best band name of the week award goes to Humble Thumb. They play lo-fi folk-punk; check ‘em out at Mike’s Side Pocket (375 Haywood Rd., West Asheville). 8 p.m., free.

• Forty Furies (pictured) and Super Collider join forces for a Rocket Club (401 Haywood Rd., West Asheville, 505-2494) show. 9 p.m.

• Asheville’s RBTS WIN rounds out the evening with a Hookah Bar (38-B N. French Broad Ave., Asheville, 252-1522) show. Now You See Them shares the bill. 10 p.m., $5.

Saturday, Nov. 14
• Jenne Sluder performs at the 1 year anniversary of Black Mountain’s Dynamite Roasting Company (124 Farm School Rd., 243-4085). Dave Desmelik and Seth Kauffman of Flaoting Action (pictured) also play, and there’s free coffee and espresso all day. Music begins at 1 p.m., free.

• Metal band Dark Castle, from St. Augustine, Fla., make a stop at Static Age Records (82-A N. Lexington Ave., Asheville, 254-3232). Kakistocracy also performs. 7 p.m.

• Charleston’s Soothsayer (pictured: the electronica/live drumming/sampling project of Matt Sayour and John Pericles) puts on an 8 p.m. show at the Hookah Bar (38-B N. French Broad Ave., Asheville, 252-1522) with Selector Cleofus. $5.

•  Holy Ghost Tent Revival comes back to WNC for a free show at Warren Wilson College (701 Warren Wilson Rd., Swannanoa) with Now You See Them. 8 p.m.

• Singer/songwriter/beat-boxer Lizzy Pitch (below) will be at the Root Bar (1410 Tunnel Rd., Asheville, 299-7597). 9 p.m., $3.

• Get your rockabilly/bluegrass fix with Brittany Reilly & the Almost Acoustic Band at Westville Pub (777 Haywood Rd., West Asheville, 225-9782). 9 p.m., $5.

Sunday, Nov. 15
• Local singer/songwriter Jimmy Landry performs at Jubilee! (46 Wall St., Asheville) worship services, 9:45 and 11:15 a.m. Free.

• UNC Asheville student ensembles, including the Flute Choir, String Quartet and Brass Quintet will perform at 4 p.m. at UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. The student performers are under the direction of Judi Lampert, Inez Redman and Casey Coppenbarger.

• Not-to-be-missed indie-folk outfit Hope for Agoldensummer (pictured) plays at Flood Gallery (109 Roberts St., Asheville). Kovak & The Polar Bear joins the fun. 8 p.m., $5.

—Alli Marshall, A&E reporter

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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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One thought on “This weekend on a shoestring

  1. Chall

    It’s also No Shame Theatre on Saturday night at NC Stage. 10:00 to participate, 11:00 to watch–5 bucks to get in…

    Chall Gray

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