The Brooklyn-based psych rock quartet stops by Ambrose West on June 24.
The concert of songs recorded for Arts for Life’s Heartbeat Sessions takes place June 27 at The Mothlight.
The serene natural setting is crisscrossed with power lines of encroaching development and the sky drips acid pink and green, thanks to videography by Erick Lottary aka SHOT X LOTT.
April B. and The Cool performs as part of the local series on Thursday, June 21.
With the release of her third studio album Deeper Woods, Sarah Louise combines intricate guitar playing with haunting vocals to create a sound that feels as delicate as it is artistic.
Last year’s lineup brought in a greater number of Latino listeners, says Cori Anderson, assistant director of Cultural Events & Special Academic Programs at UNCA. That trend could continue, thanks to Making Movies.
The free West Asheville music festival spans six stages and a range of genres, June 16-17.
The June 16 Pack Square Park festival doubles as an album release show for Secret Agent 23 Skidoo.
Asheville was a very different place in 1998: There was no Blue Ridge Pride and what LGBTQ community existed was not entirely out and loud, much less well-connected. Despite all that, the North Carolina Pride celebration was scheduled to happen in Asheville that year, so there was buzz in the city about LGBTQ visibility and an opening for a new gay men’s chorus to emerge.
Performers at the Diana Wortham Theatre show on Friday, June 15, include Tyondai Braxton, Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, Bana Haffar, Meg Mulhearn and Moe Espinosa in his guise as Hypox1a.
The first installment in the 2018 Community Engagement Social series takes place June 14 at Pisgah View Apartments.
Taich performs as part of the free programming on Thursday, June 14.
Rollicking r&b, funky jams, homegrown rock and a book talk from a prominent North Carolina singer-songwriter/rocker: that’s just some of what’s on offer musically in Asheville over the next 30 days.
Based out of Greenville, S.C., the duo released a spiritual folk album last year and are currently working on a new record of original material.
Until recently, the musician performed under the monicker Searra Jade. “Samara” is the botanical name for the seed pods from maple trees, “The ones that fall like little helicopters,” she says. “I’m trying to learn to surrender and flow with the wind and the rivers, and it felt super resonant.”
Dorji and Damon use the contrasts between loud and quiet, harsh and soft, abrasive and soothing. But because their work is untethered from concepts such as meter, the fast/slow dynamic employed by progressive rock artists is not part of the duo’s exploration.
“We believe that building healthy communities requires education, but that to sustain and uplift those healthy communities you need to ensure education is fun, authentic and organic,” says Morgan Markowitz, Xpand Fest’s operations director.
Isis Music Hall celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month with sets from three talented East Coast singer-songwriters on June 13.
The Durham-based antifolk troubadour plays a full band show at the Burger Bar on June 9.
The Las Vegas singer-songwriter plays French Broad River Brewery on June 7.
Singer Andy Stepanian and guitarist Mason Brent also perform as part of Wrinkle Neck Mules.