David Eck, Erin Maxfield-Steele and David LaMotte discuss how their original music does (and doesn’t) intersect with their religious work.
This month’s New Record Roundup includes Afro-soul and reggae covers, lush soul soundscapes, ’80s-inspired post-punk and Part Two in an experimental folk series.
Acoustic Syndicate and David Wilcox return to The Grey Eagle, while Isis Music Hall hosts three nights of local artists.
Silas Durocher, Eleanor Underhill and Mike Martinez discuss their plans for what’s shaping up to be a productive musical season.
Bluesy Southern rock and instrumental work inspired by Tarkovsky and the tarot compose this month’s spotlighted albums.
The N.C. Music Hall of Fame recognizes four honorees this year with ties to Western North Carolina.
Black Mountain will explore some of the town’s ghost stories with downtown walking tours. Plus, FIND Outdoors presents The Legend of Tommy Hodges, a local artist tackles the pandemic with dinosaurs, and the Junior League invites kids to Touch-a-Truck.
The all-star lineup of Asheville musicians features members of Dr. Bacon, Natural Born Leaders, Modern Strangers, Andrew Thelston Band and more.
The Asheville-based duo of Erin Campbell and Lee Dyer filmed the video at Riverlink’s labyrinth.
The three Asheville-based artists discuss their distinct collaborative processes for their new albums.
The Wild Array lead singer debuts her solo project with this straightforward yet memorable video.
Local buskers chat with Xpress about the current challenges they face in Asheville. From the pandemic to robbery, life as a street artist isn’t always an upbeat song.
After being canceled in 2020, the revered music fest returns to Wilkes Community College, Sept. 16-19.
Paved Paradise music pop-up stops at Archetype Brewing. Plus, blu29 showcases underrepresented artists, North Carolina honors Rafael Guastavino, and the Blue Ridge Orchestra marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
The Goombay Festival celebrates African and Caribbean heritage in Asheville. Plus, the N.C. Apple Festival returns for its 75th year, Weaverville gets ready to open a new community center and a local author publishes a children’s book.
Following last year’s pandemic-related pause, LEAF Downtown returns to Asheville for its sixth annual gathering.
The Infamous Stringdusters bassist draws on unusual inspirations for his podcast, while the Biz Radio host is exploring newer interactive platforms.
Hip-hop, R&B, synth rock and folk are represented across these three superb full-length projects.
The long-running showcase of Southern Appalachian music, dance and storytelling takes place Aug. 5-7 at UNCA’s Lipinsky Hall.
Dena Clark and Ryan Glass discuss their approaches to music education and the long-term benefits of learning to play instruments.
Nearly two decades after her death, musician Nina Simone remains relevant to local and national acts.