Ammerman will launch the album at The Mothlight on Thursday, Nov. 29.
Steven Wilson, Malcolm Holcombe, Goldie and The House Hoppers are included in this round up.
Messick is launching his new record, Hammered Dulcimer Christmas: Volume II, with two shows — Fridays, Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, both at 8 p.m. — at White Horse Black Mountain.
DJs Alexis Wardlaw and Elizabeth Lashay Garland have connected artists, activists and audiences. They are providing spaces for mutual support, both on the air and off. The goal is for increased synergy and visibility of black culture in Asheville.
Enlisting talent from the ranks of his own family, SIYAH delivers an impressive 14 minutes of conscious hip-hop.
The Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter plays Fleetwood’s on Nov. 23.
“We start 2019 at home, and then we’re going to Europe for a 40-date run in nine different countries,” Kyle Travers says. “We’re touring as a headliner; they’ve got a Mercedes Sprinter waiting on us with all of our gear and a tour manager that can translate all the languages.”
The 49th annual Thanksgiving weekend gathering takes place Nov. 22-25 at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly.
The band is currently on tour to support its new record, Sun Machine, and recently made a stop at The Grey Eagle.
Roy Wooten and Tracy Silverman bring their innovative duo to Isis on Nov. 17.
The duo will bring their eclectic brand of cello-punk to Fleetwood’s on Thursday, Nov. 15.
The Asheville-based multi-instrumentalist and his band play a record release show Nov. 17 at Jack of the Wood.
This year, the 17th for the event, features the work of local designer Denise Carbonell.
Chaz Bear discusses his break from touring and how it changed the way he makes music.
An evening of hip-hop, straight-ahead rock with a songwriter’s skill, live music soundtrack to a horror film and locally-sourced soul jazz: Those are among the highlights of local concerts over the next 30 days.
There will be an album release party for Walsh’s new album, ‘The Midnight Strain,’ at French Broad Brewery on Thursday, Nov. 15.
FTO performs at Timo’s House, 5 Biltmore Ave., on Friday, Nov. 16, at 9 p.m.
The camaraderie extends beyond the chorus: “I do think there’s a real positive kind of connection with the audience during the performances,” says WACC singer Cathy Holt. “They’re laughing, they’re engaged, they’re up on their feet in some cases.”
The McIntosh County Shouters, who will perform at UNC Asheville on Thursday, Nov. 15, are the sole purveyors of this profound tradition.
Listeners whose musical appetites are strictly limited to a diet of Americana may find Navigate the Madness too eclectic and adventurous; those with even a slightly open mind will likely embrace the album and hope for more along the same lines from Underhill in the future.
The celebrations of diverse music take place Nov. 10 at Ambrose West and Nov. 12 at The Mothlight.