This weekend on a shoestring

Friday, Jan. 15
• Country band The Honeycutters perform at Highland Brewery (12 Old Charlotte Hwy., Asheville, 299-3370). The tasting room is open from 4-8 p.m. and the music will begin at 6 p.m. Kyte’s Catering will have seafood available for purchase. Free.

• Also free: rock outfit The If You Wannas (pictured) will be at French Broad Brewery (101 Fairview Rd., Asheville, 277-0222), starting at 6 p.m.

• Prog rockers The Dark Shave take the stage at The Hookah Bar (38-B N. French Broad Ave., Asheville, 252-1522). 8 p.m., $5.

• A night of indie-pop: Do It To Julia (pictured) and Doc Aquatic will all be at BoBo Gallery (22 North Lexington Ave., Asheville, 254-3426) starting around 9 p.m. $5.

• The Archrivals  (a stephanisid side project) has challenged Paper Tiger (Molly Kummerle and DJ Mingle) to a … band-off, of sorts. Like a school yard rumble, but without the bloody noses. And you can dance to it. The action is at The Rocket Club (401 Haywood Rd., West Asheville, 505-2494). 9 p.m., $5.

• Capricrunkus promises “A night of the most bombastic, bassalicious, dirty grooves to dance your ass off to.” The night includes a DJ/VJ set by GalaxC Girl, Selector Cleofus and Brad Bitt. Club 828 (64 Carter St., Asheville, 252-2001), 9 p.m. $5.

• Michael Burgin & the Drinker’s Union (pictured) rock The Boiler Room (11 Grove St., Asheville, 505-1612) at 9 p.m. It’s the band’s last show with drummer Seth Lee.

• Trippy blues rock/jam band ChesterFace will stop by the Root Bar (1410 Tunnel Rd., Asheville, 299-7597). 9 p.m., $3.

Saturday, Jan. 16
• Afternoon Delight… take 2.  Pop-jazz trio Shod My Feet’s rescheduled performance mid-day performance (abandoned a few weeks ago due to the snow) is on again at Firestorm Cafe (48 Commerce St., Asheville, 255-8115). 3 p.m., tips.

• Bluegrass outfit Quarter House (pictured) plays a dinner time show at Docks Deli (225 S. Grove St., Hendersonville, 693-0121). 6 p.m., free.

• Souljourn Music plays for donations at Pineapple Jacks (643 Haywood Rd., Asheville, 253-8860). 8 p.m.

• More bluegrass: Sons of Ralph returns to Jack of the Wood (95 Patton Ave., Asheville). 9 p.m., $5.

• Rockers the Blue Dragons (pictured) play Barley’s (42 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, 255-0504). Says the band, “A Triple Dragon Birthday Bash: Sara, Z and James celebrate our January B-days w/ a special show: 1st set “unplugged style”, 2nd set a little mo’ rockin’ – come on down and let’s have a good time!” 9:15 p.m. No cover.

—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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2 thoughts on “This weekend on a shoestring

  1. Mark

    The Antibodies will be at The Backroom in Flat Rock. Cover ia a measley $5.00 that will give you more cash for beer!! Or maybe buy the band a beer!! Come out and rock!!

  2. nuevomontuno

    The Asheville Jazz Orchestra plays ST Matthias Church (corner of Max and Charlotte st)Sunday Jan 17 at 3pm. This 17 piece big band is full of local standout musicians and will be showcasing original compositions and arrangements. Donation show.

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