This weekend on a shoestring

Though today is, indeed, April Fool’s Day, the following round up is no joke. A weekend’s worths of music; no cover charge over $5.

Thursday, April 2
• Start the weekend early with Wood Pines’ rag time set (and, rag time-priced at no cover) at Pisgah Brewing Company (Pisgah Brewing Company, 150 Eastside Dr., Black Mountain, 669-2491). 7 p.m.

Friday, April 3
• Americana act The Leigh Glass Band plays a 6 p.m. happy hour show at French Broad Brewery (101 Fairview Rd., Asheville, 277-0222). Free.

• Indiana-based Lovely Houses (this is the singer/songwriter’s name, just to clear up any confusion) plays for tips at Firestorm Cafe (48 Commerce St., Asheville, 255-8115). Sweet, soulful and surprisingly swingy folk-pop at 8 p.m.

• Cabo Verde plays a free Latin-fusion set at Zambra (85 Walnut St., Asheville, 232-1060), 8 p.m.

• Salem, Mass.-based Moon Climb the Wall performs experimental-eclectica at Izzy’s (74 N. Lexington Ave., Asheville, 258-2004) with Attached Hands, Body of John the Baptist and The Nothing Noise. Cover is “2 or 3 bucks.” 8 p.m.

• At 10 p.m., Mind vs. Target brings experimental jazz to BoBo Gallery (22 Lexington Ave., Asheville, 254-3426).

Saturday, April 4
• Prog-rock metal act Decree of Annihilation plays a free 5:30 p.m. show at the Transylvania Activity Center (1078 Ecusta Road, Brevard, 884-3156) with Convalescence, Fairground Avenue, Shake Azalia, and Eve of Redemption.

• The Falconeers perform experimental electronica at The Root Bar (1410 Tunnel Rd., Asheville, 299-7597). 9 p.m., $3.

Sunday, April 5
• King Tut rounds out the weekend with electronica at the New French Bar (12 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, 225-6445). The Bronzed Chorus & Lulo (a new Shane Perlowin project) also play. 10 p.m.; cover is “$3-5?.”

—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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