Launched in 2017 as a fundraiser for the Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina, Cold Mountain Music Festival returns Saturday, June 4, after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19.
Zach Cooper, Debrissa McKinney and Seth Kauffman discuss their experiences with well-known musicians.
The local music nonprofit brings back its Sound Effects Benefit Concert and moves into a new West Asheville home.
The Asheville-based indie/folk rockers discuss the numerous new approaches taken on their fourth LP.
Asheville’s omission from a recent Best Music Cities study prompts questions from local industry leaders.
Producer and vocalist Ryan “RnB” Barber discusses the high costs and low moments that come with releasing an album and music video.
Danny Ellis, Gareth Higgins and Paula O’Brien discuss being Irish Americans and how that status has influenced their art.
Dreamy pop, acoustic folk and fuzzed-out rock define these three new local projects.
It’s no secret that women in the music industry have faced adversity, misogyny, fewer opportunities and less recognition than their male counterparts. But that hasn’t stopped female-identifying creatives from carving out niches on stages, playlists and within all facets of the music scene.
Sound crews at The Grey Eagle and The Orange Peel navigate stressful environments to bring live music to audiences.
Hip-hop, electro-soul and rock are represented across these recent collections.
Lyndsay Pruett and Cactus discuss working through performance-related injuries, while Caitlin Krisko shares tips on long-term vocal health.
Longtime friends Jeremy Boger and Kevin Rumley discuss their musical bond, as well as their upcoming show that benefits the Western North Carolina Veterans Treatment Court Foundation.
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.