Not only are repurposed wearables on offer — an environmentally conscious aesthetic long associated with Asheville’s design community — but the means to repair and upkeep favorite wardrobe pieces further reduces the need for purchasing new apparel.
In addition to the online concerts produced by IamAVL, and its “Echo Sessions” series, which is broadcast on UNCTV and at PBS.org, the web-based music platform also provides streaming service from a number of venues around Asheville. In this era of coronavirus-induced social distancing, such digital capabilities are playing new roles.
Though both ensembles are working within the jazz idiom, the styles of music they create as worlds apart.
Asheville singer/songwriter Hannah Kaminer connects local musicians with homebound fans.
Dramatic delivery, tight ensemble playing and the amount of angst and fire one would expect from a doom metal band are all in ample supply on Ghost of Cassiopeia.
The 10 songs of ‘Best of Luck,’ produced by Ben Harper, often feel like self-made medication for the worries of the world, along with nuggets of wisdom, resolve and resistance.
The Whistle Hop Brewing in Fairview will host Travers in concert on Thursday, March 19, at 6 p.m.
Much of the Appalachian-style textures that characterized Lynch’s debut are dialed back on her latest EP in favor of a more sophisticated aesthetic.
**POSTPONED** The comedy and bluegrass show stops by Hi-Wire’s Big Top on March 18.
The Christy Lynn Band, Firecracker Jazz Band and Fireside Collective all launch new recordings with local shows.
The Asheville-based Americana/folk band plays a record release show, March 16 at The Grey Eagle.
The rock quartet heads to The Mothlight on March 13.
Mink’s Miracle Medicine stretches the bounds of old-timey folk music and adds its own flair with modern lyrics and a dash of punk vibe.
Zenith is an examination of life’s intimate moments and intricate workings: a peeling back of the layers, a gaze into the microcosm.
The multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter discusses what it’s like to be a musician in a time of limited attention spans.
The NewSong finalist headlines The Grey Eagle on March 11.
The Buenos Aires-based collective plays a show at Isis Music Hall on Saturday, March 7.
The funk innovators perform at Ambrose West on March 5.
There isn’t a title track, but the poetry of the album’s moniker warrants reflection. The names of the album’s eight tracks almost make up a story — that kind of surreal, late-night whisper session between good friends as sleep closes in. “Underneath,” “Coyote,” “November” … is this part of the list from the narrator who was trying to describe one person to another?
The local group will play an album release show at The Mothlight on Saturday, March 14.
The Moogfest veteran plays The Grey Eagle on Feb. 29.