Alice Gerrard & Friends, David Holt & the Lighting Bolts and Balsam Range play a show to benefit their musician friend’s medical fund April 8 at The Grey Eagle.
The duo gave a powerhouse performance of their original song “Through the Windmill” before a tour stop at Isis Music Hall.
Today, at age 85, Wheeler shows little sign of slowing down. Hotter Than a Pepper Sprout is a highly enjoyable chronicle, following a young boy in Boone County, W.V. through a fascinating lifetime, rubbing elbows with Elvis, Chet Atkins and countless other musical peers.
“We like to look at the history and legacy of the college and connect that past work with contemporary practice,” says BMCM+AC executive director Jeff Arnal. Attendees can experience this philosophy in action at the college’s former grounds, now Camp Rockmont, on Saturday, March 31.
Asheville musician Patrick Fitzsimons brings his world-electronic project to Pillar on March 31.
Iggy Ingler is partnering with Owly Cat Productions to stage his iteration of Hedwig and the Angry Inch (in which he plays the lead role) at The Grey Eagle, Friday-Sunday, March 30-April 1.
With a far out feeling, voting has begun for the beloved annual Best of WNC awards. Only you can decide who’ll be feelin’ it in the new summer of love, when winners are announced this August. You have until 11:59 p.m. on the night of Saturday, April 28 to complete your ballot and make sure your voice is heard. […]
The Asheville-based surrealistic soul-jazz trio celebrates the release of its debut EP on March 30 at Isis Music Hall.
In advance of her May 5 EP release show at Isis Music Hall, Brie Capone shares her new video, a collaboration with Peter Brownlee.
The traditional “throat singers” and instrumentalists visit UNC Asheville for a three-day residency, March 27-29.
The benefit concert for the Lloyd Johnson Foundation takes place March 29 at Isis Music Hall.
This roundup features touring acts from Montréal, rural Texas, South Carolina and Brooklyn. Their styles don’t necessarily conform to the reputations of their places of origin, but all four offer a unique musical perspective.
Eleanor Underhill and Friends can be found at Highland Brewing on Friday, March 30, at 7 p.m. and at The Purple Onion in Saluda on Saturday, March 31, at 8 p.m.
The verses of the song, says musician Jared Hooker, describe the beauty and pitfalls of daydreaming
The arrangements are exemplars of economy. Adi plays all of the instruments, but there often aren’t many. The standard guitar-bass-drums setup provides most everything needed to convey the musician’s ideas.
The Chapel Hill singer-songwriter and her band play The Crow & Quill on March 23.
The blues legend plays The Phoenix & the Fox in Brevard on March 23.
The fundraiser for Asheville Primary School takes place March 25 at The Mothlight.
Phan has a performance planned at Franny’s Farm in Leicester for Pickin’ for Progress on Saturday, March 31.
The Asheville singer-songwriter discusses the areas in which she needed to improve following her 2015 debut and how she achieved those goals for her new LP “Heavy Magnolias.”
Through its outreach to young listeners, Ozomatli has expanded, not changed, its focus. And the social themes that characterize much of the band’s music remain at the collective heart of the group.