Liquid Sirens and fellow Christine Garvin Dance + Transform performers share their latest show June 15 and 16 at The Magnetic Theatre.
The first installment in the 2018 Community Engagement Social series takes place June 14 at Pisgah View Apartments.
Taich performs as part of the free programming on Thursday, June 14.
Rollicking r&b, funky jams, homegrown rock and a book talk from a prominent North Carolina singer-songwriter/rocker: that’s just some of what’s on offer musically in Asheville over the next 30 days.
Based out of Greenville, S.C., the duo released a spiritual folk album last year and are currently working on a new record of original material.
On Friday, June 15, the YMI Cultural Center will host ‘Trigger Warning,’ an art exhibit by members of Pink Dog Creative.
Until recently, the musician performed under the monicker Searra Jade. “Samara” is the botanical name for the seed pods from maple trees, “The ones that fall like little helicopters,” she says. “I’m trying to learn to surrender and flow with the wind and the rivers, and it felt super resonant.”
“Some days I’m like, ‘Nope, not gonna do that. People are gonna think that’s crazy,’” Smith says. “Sometimes it’s like, ‘Just get it down on the page. Let’s see what happens.’”
Dorji and Damon use the contrasts between loud and quiet, harsh and soft, abrasive and soothing. But because their work is untethered from concepts such as meter, the fast/slow dynamic employed by progressive rock artists is not part of the duo’s exploration.
“We believe that building healthy communities requires education, but that to sustain and uplift those healthy communities you need to ensure education is fun, authentic and organic,” says Morgan Markowitz, Xpand Fest’s operations director.
Isis Music Hall celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month with sets from three talented East Coast singer-songwriters on June 13.
The Durham-based antifolk troubadour plays a full band show at the Burger Bar on June 9.
Asheville BookWorks hosts an exhibition of the 11-artist collective’s work, June 7-July 28.
Worth mentioning, the Hazel Robinson Amphitheater is, itself a character in this production. The setting allows for the actors to dart into the audience, chirping birds add to the ambiance, and when the first stars come out, the spell of a midsummer’s night is complete.
The Las Vegas singer-songwriter plays French Broad River Brewery on June 7.
Singer Andy Stepanian and guitarist Mason Brent also perform as part of Wrinkle Neck Mules.
The event began unofficially over a decade ago, during Marshall’s French Broad Friday, when a few enthusiastic participants dressed up like mermaids for the festivities. They were a hit.
The musical renaissance man discusses the perks of living in Atlanta, working with Pharrell and Kendrick Lamar and his 30-year friendship with Big Boi.
Director Aaron Snook began to search for a time in American history with a similar feel and discovered plenty of parallels in the Reconstruction era — specifically, the legendary Appalachian feud between the Hatfield and McCoy families.
The Brooklyn-based abstract turntablist, sound artist and DJ presents a solo turntable performance and workshop June 5 at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center.
“Subtle aspects of your personality are brought out by different locations,” David Wilcox says. “For me, there’s something about this land: the friendliness of these mountains. There is something about my psyche that just sort of feels at home in these hills.”