This weekend on a shoestring

Friday, Jan. 1
• Singer/songwriter Glenn Spayth (singer/songwriter) will be t Iron Horse Station (24 S. Andrews St., Hot Springs, 622-0022) at 7 p.m.

• Chip & Lauren play Vincenzo’s (10 N. Market St., Asheville, 254-4698), 7:30 p.m., no cover.

• Catch the Brittany Reilly Band (playing bluegrass and country) at Tolliver’s Crossing Irish Pub (733 Haywood Rd., Asheville, 505-2129). 8 p.m. 

• Country and Southern rockers The Good Old Boyz (below) put in an appearance at the Town Pump (135 Cherry St., Black Mountain, 669-4808). 9 p.m., $5.

• Tressa’s Downtown Jazz & Blues (28 Broadway Street, Asheville, 254-7072) holds a New Year’s Day Show with Latin vocalist Whitney Moore (pictured). 9 p.m.

•  Ragtime/cajun/blues performer Woody Pines (below) makes a stop at Mo Daddy’s (77-B Biltmore Ave., Asheville, 258-1550). 9 p.m.

• Swing in the new year with retro swing and jazz from The Space Heaters (pictured). Jack of the Wood (95 Patton Ave., Asheville, 252-5445), 9:30 p.m., $5. (They also play The Back Room, 2701 C Greenville Highway, Flat Rock, 697-6828 on Saturday, Jan. 2.)

Saturday, Jan. 2
• In case you’ve been thinking about trying it: Elaine’s Dueling Piano Bar at the Grove Park Inn (290 Macon Ave., Asheville, 252-2711) offers a “Non-stop rock’n roll sing-a-long party show” every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 8 p.m.-1 a.m.

• Wilmington-based Pseudo Blue & the Majestics (below) brings the jam to Emerald Lounge (112 N. Lexington Avenue, Asheville, 232-4372). 9:30 p.m.

• Electronica group Walrus and the Carpenter (pictured) comes to The Garage at Biltmore (101 Fairview Road, Ste B, Asheville, 505-2663). 10 p.m.

• Born BrokeGarage rock trio plays blues at Tall Gary’s College Street Pub (4 College St., Asheville, 772-1489). 9:30 p.m.

• Riyen Roots plays old-school original blues at Westville Pub (777 Haywood Rd., Asheville, 225-9782). 9 p.m., $5.

Sunday, Jan. 3
• Check out the Irish session at Jack of the Wood (95 Patton Ave., Asheville, 252-5445). There’s an early jam at 5 p.m. and a later set around 7 p.m. No cover.

• The Chuck Lichtenberger Collective plays jazz at Barley’s (42 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, 255-0504). 7:30 p.m., free.

• Johnny Blackwell plays covers at Vincenzo’s (10 North Market St., Asheville, 254-4698) around 8 p.m.

• Vinyl at the Vault is a Sunday record party with Chris Ballard spinning. Rankin Vault (7 Rankin Ave., Asheville, 254-4993). 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

—Alli Marshall, A&E reporter

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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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