To commemorate the jam’s 30th anniversary, this year’s festival will be spread across two nights at the U.S. Cellular Center. “This will only be the third time we’ve done that,” says Warren Haynes.
The Indian standup comedian brings his new show to Fleetwood’s on Dec. 8.
Curious about holiday markets? Check out these pop-ups planned around Asheville.
“Asheville Through Brown Eyes,” with work by Joseph Pearson, Jenny Pickens, Valeria Watson, Noel Jefferson, James Love, Viola Spells and Cleaster Cotton, opens Friday, Dec. 7, in the Asheville Area Art Gallery’s Thom Robinson and Ray Griffin Exhibition Space.
Asheville Ballet’s take on the seasonal favorite returns to Diana Wortham Theatre, Dec. 7-9.
For the Plantagenets family in 1183 England, led by Henry II (portrayed by actor and Xpress contributor Kai Elijah Hamilton), the political is personal.
The local historical twist on the Dickens classic will be performed Dec. 6-8 at the Vance Birthplace.
The group performs an original Christmas song aimed at those going through any kind of loss, loneliness or heartbreak during the holiday season.
In the surreal and sometimes disturbing video, Lichtenberger “does battle with a dog that morphs into a human, himself on the basketball court and tax documents,” the musician explains.
Some might be tempted to label the group a jam band, but the tunes — lengthy as they often are — do adhere to a tight construction aesthetic that belies that label.
For three nights — Friday, Nov. 30, Saturday, Dec. 1, and Friday, Dec. 7 — he will transform the White Horse Black Mountain into a winter wonderland with his holiday soundscapes.
Of black-led theater, McDaniel says, “People want it and people crave it. I think we need it here. You can go to the big cities and see it any time — the big cities are spoiled. Let’s spoil each other here.”
The G Funk legend plays The Grey Eagle on Dec. 5.
The North Carolina native shares her political satire graphic novel Dec. 1 at Firestorm Books & Coffee.
Isis Music Hall will be the setting for the Asheville circle, featuring Amanda Anne Platt, Tyler Ramsey, Shannon Whitworth and several others including Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen.
Ammerman will launch the album at The Mothlight on Thursday, Nov. 29.
The holiday art event returns for its 10th year, Dec. 1-2 at the U.S. Cellular Center.
The show has garnered something of a cult following and the late night showings are legendary for being even more raucous than their early-evening counterparts.
The creative twist on the beloved holiday story opens Nov. 28 at NC Stage and runs through Dec. 16.
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.