Matt Williams featuring Royal Suits share the feel-good single, “2020.”
From exhibits to fundraisers, Lauren Andrews and Deborah Robertson kept readers up-to-date on the latest happenings around town in 2019.
The duo once called Asheville home and were back in town earlier this year for a tour stop.
The globe-spanning vibe of ‘I Am Listening’ will be captured at the Grey Eagle album release show with the help of guest musicians River Guerguerian (percussion) and flautist Scott Sheerin.
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From theater and live music to art exhibitions and literature, 2019 produces great works across genres.
The Asheville-based electro-synth/prog-rock quintet plays Dec. 27-28 at Isis.
The local singer/songwriter debuts new songs in acoustic form, Dec. 27 at The Grey Eagle.
Inherited vintage clothing, previously online-only, recently opened as not only a brick-and-mortar store in downtown Tryon, but also as a collaboration with Heise’s husband, the singer-songwriter and recording artist Steven Fiore (aka Young Mister), who runs Reunion Tour, a recording studio and skate and music shop in the same space.
Xpress looks into the musical ministries of a number of local churches and explores what such programs, at the intersection of art and worship, offer to parishioners as well secular fans of a good concert.
The holiday tradition returns to Asheville Community Theatre on Dec. 28.
“We’ve got a few new arrangements that we’re bringing in, but we’re going to play all the old favorites,” Wilson says. “Wendy [Jones] has a big band arrangement of ‘White Christmas.’ And last year we started doing ‘Silent Night.’”
Pianist David Troy Francis, cellist Franklin Keel and singer Carol Duermit perform a Christmas program at White Horse Black Mountain on Dec. 22.
The Asheville alt-pop duo’s monthlong Fleetwood’s residency continues Dec. 20 and 27.
The youthful brother-sister old-time duo opens for Pretty Little Goat on Dec. 20 at Isis.
He’s released just three albums over the last 14 years but managed to catch the ear of Jack White.
Shulman notes that a perennial favorite at the holiday shows is James Brown’s “Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto.”
The five-song collection is primarily a gift to the band’s existing fans, but will likely be a treat for new listeners, as well.
The Nashville-based duo play The Grey Eagle on Dec. 15.
The pipes and harp duo brings its Celtic Celebration to Isis on Dec. 15.
The Tyler Perry collaborator and R&B singer brings his Soulful Christmas concert to Tryon Fine Arts Center on Dec. 14.