This weekend on a shoestring

Friday, Jan. 8
• Retro swing act Space Heaters perform for the dinner crowd at the Lobster Trap (35 Patton Ave., Asheville, 350-0505). 7 p.m.

• Lounge trio Honey (pictured) stops by Decades (81 Broadway St., Asheville, 254-0555). 7:30 p.m.

• Freegrass Revival plays Americana and bluegrass at The Town Pump (135 Cherry St, Asheville, 669-4808). 8 p.m., $3.

• Indie-pop trio Now You See Them, singer/songwriter Angi West (pictured) and Mat Evans of Just Die! take part in the newsworthy Drawing Club book launch at Harvest Records (415-B Haywood Rd., West Asheville, 258-2999). 8 p.m., free.

• Rockers Convalescence join the Telic CD release show at The Boiler Room (11 Grove St., Asheville, 505-1612). 8 p.m., $5.

• Christian Imes’ innovative A.D. (pictured) plays electronica (with a video!) at Club 828 (64 N. Carter St., Asheville, 252- 2001). 9 p.m., $5.

• Forty Furies rocks the New French Bar (12 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, 225-6445) with Death of Analog. 9 p.m. $5.

• Rafe Hollister schools Mo Daddy’s (77 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, 258-1550) on the finer points of Mountain Rock. 9:30 p.m.

• Rock/soul/country artist (and just back from Paris!) Joshua Singleton (below) takes the stage at Tall Gary’s College Street Pub (4 College St., Asheville, 772-1489). 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 9
• Singer/songwriter Jenne Sluder plays a free show at Straightaway Cafe (722 NC Highway 9, Black Mountain, 669-8856). 7 p.m.

• Sweet Water Revolver (pictured) sing excellent, soulful harmonies. They’ll be at Firestorm (48 Commerce St., Asheville, 255-8115). 7 p.m., tips.

• New York folk rocker Laura Meyer joins local pop rockers Lewis at Mo Daddy’s (77 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, 258-1550). 9 p.m.

• Check Lichtenberger and Matthew Richmond’s jazz project Spies Among Us (pictured) plays BoBo Gallery (22 N. Lexington Ave., Asheville, 254-3426) at 9 p.m. $5.

• Spooky roots-rock trio Baby Cowboy takes the stage at Jack of the Wood (95 Patton Ave., Asheville, 252-5445). 9:30 p.m., $5.

• Swampy/jazzy/retro/acoustic group Woody Pines rounds out the night at Westville Pub (777 Haywood Rd., West Asheville, 225-9782). 9:30 p.m.

—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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3 thoughts on “This weekend on a shoestring

  1. Jason Ross Martin

    I wish I could go to Fred’s Pub to see the tremendous ALBATROSS PARTY perform on Saturday, January 9 as well….

    But I am hosting my birthday party at Club Eleven, along with musical performances by Juan Holladay of Secret B-Sides, Sven Hooson, Jenny Fisher, and beat poet/drummer Roberto Hess….there’s a $5 cover.

  2. Albatross Party & It’s Elephant’s (from ATL), Saturday, January 9th, at Fred’s Parkside Pub & Grill. $3. 10pm.

  3. yo

    Joe Mambo performs Afro-Cuban Jazz at St Matthias Church Sunday 3pm. Featuring local standouts Rich Willey, Stuart Reinhardt, Grant Cuthbertson, Jeff Knorr, Ozzie Orengo Sr., Ozzie Orengo Jr. , and Juan Luis Merced. Donation show.

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