Film aficionados may know local pop-noir band stephaniesid from its inventive (and sometimes kid-filled) music videos, including 2015 Music Video Asheville Crowd Choice award winner “Lonely in Manhattan.” The literarily inclined, however, will appreciate soul-searching frontwoman Stephanie Morgan’s expressive online musings on art, its accompanying industries and more. Check out her unexpectedly poignant defense of cover songs, for example, at avl.mx/1ri. But it’s concertgoers who have the most to gain when stephaniesid brings a soulful voice and other sonic pleasantries to Isis Restaurant & Music Hall — where recent album Excavator was partially developed during a 2014 residency — Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 8:45 p.m. Phillip Lassiter (trumpet for Prince, Snarky Puppy) and Mike Hicks (Keb’ Mo) open. $10. isisasheville.com. Photo by Michael Oppenheim
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