Charles Unger and his band return to the White Horse on Saturday, Sept. 21 for an evening of eclectic jazz. 8 p.m. show, $15. According to a press release, “Unger is a legendary presence on the San Francisco jazz scene. He is adept on soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, and with the Charles Unger Experience […]
From a press release: String musicians from the Asheville Symphony Orchestra will team up with students and faculty from the Western Carolina University School of Music to present a performance Tuesday, Sept. 17, to start the second year of an artist-in-residence program. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the John W. Bardo Fine […]
The Intersections Book Discussion Group, which meets in The Forum at Diana Wortham Theatre, will discuss “With or Without You: A Memoir” by Domenica Ruta on Thursday, Sept. 17. Meeting time is 6:30 p.m. and the group is free. Reading the book is required to attend. From a press release: The Book Discussion Group is […]
Two exclusive songs from Sam Lewis’s Aug. 29 stop in Asheville. Videos of Lewis and Scott McMahan shot at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall by Jesse Hamm.
Red Honey holds an album release party at Wicked Weed on Thursday, Sept. 19. 9 p.m., free.
Richmond, Va.‘s Carbon Leaf returns to Asheville to play Shamboozle Fest. The Celtic festival, held at Highland Brewery and curated by Calif.-based band Gaelic Storm, takes place on Saturday, Sept. 21. But, as Carbon Leaf front man Barry Privett explains, tin whistles and Irish influences are only part of his band’s sound. They’ll release a distinctly Americana/folk album on Oct. 1.
Virginia- and Tennessee-based Folk Soul Revival, described as “a harmony drenched, boot stomping, rowdy, rootsy Americana band,” makes its way to Asheville on Friday, Oct. 11. They’ll play Jack of the Wood at 9 p.m. Local rockers Red Honey also perform. $7. From a press release: “FSR has just released their third album ‘Prompting The […]
The Portland, Ore.-based roots quintet opens for Greensky Bluegrass on Thursday, Sept. 26 at The Grey Eagle.
HandMade in America, in partnership with the Arts Business Institute, will present intensive workshop for artists and art business owners. The two-day event, Art Business Bootcamp, will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 1 and 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at A-B Tech’s Enka Campus. According to a press release: This […]
The 41st annual National Storytelling Festival, held each year in Jonesborough, Tenn., features nearly two dozen world-class tellers, from old-time balladeers to modern humorists. The event takes place October 4 – 6, with regular programming scheduled from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. From […]
Two local electronic artists, Marley Carroll and 2PPM, will share a bill at Isis Music Hall on Saturday, Sept. 14. The show is free and begins at 10 p.m. From a press release: “Marley Carroll and 2PPM will make efforts to contribute to the universally loved art of musical performance; each act producing their very […]
The Avett Brothers announce that they will play a New Year’s Eve show at the Time Warner cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C. Shovels & Rope also perform. Tickets go on sale at noon on Friday, Sept. 13. From a press release: Concord, N.C. natives The Avett Brothers will be spending their New Years Eve 2013 […]
Electronic dance trio Beats Antique will release their newest project , “A Thousand faces, Act 1,” on Tuesday, Oct. 15. Just two days later, they’ll present the studio album (billed as “an even higher, multi-dimensional art form: program music constructed for the stage, taking full advantage of recent groundbreaking innovations in live performance technologies”) at […]
The inaugural CCX Fest pairs local bands with S.C. acts. Held Saturday, Sept. 14. at Emerald Lounge and The LAB. $8 in advance or $10 at the door.
Comedian and co-creator of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” Lizz Winstead returns to Asheville (she packed The Grey Eagle in 2012) on tour with her new show, “Bang The Dumb Slowly.” It’s a “hilarious take on politics and the media,” according to press. From a press release: Who better to do a hilarious takedown of […]
Falderal Winery and Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards team up to present the Mountain Wine and Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 28. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Mountain Inn & Suites, 755 Upward Road, Flat Rock. According to a press release, “The festival will feature local music — guitarist/singer/songwriter Chris Smith/CarolinaBound, […]
Chimney Rock’s solar-powered Music on the Mountain concert, set for Saturday, Sept. 14, features Johnson’s Crossroad and Joe Hallock & the Flat Creek Stringband. The event runs from noon-3 p.m. in the park’s meadows. Family-friendly. $12 for adults and $6 for youth ages 5-15. According to a press release, “The concert sound system is powered […]
From a press release: Come join us for a free concert at Pack Library featuring vocal harmonizing by the Song O’ Sky Chorus. This chorus is the local chapter of Sweet Adelines International, which features a women’s chorus singing together in four-part harmony. You’ll enjoy an hour of rousing songs showcasing one of America’s truly […]
From a press release: HandMade in America has announced their fall schedule of Craft Labs running from September to November. Craft Labs offer a comprehensive curriculum of two-hour classes on business subjects, industry-specific skills, creativity, and access-to-market courses that are tailored to meet the unique needs of our artists in today’s economy. Craft labs are […]
This year marks the fourth anniversary of broadcasting for Asheville Free Media. The group has been online since September of 2009 and will celebrate the milestone this Friday, Sept. 13, with a Four-Year Freakshow. From a press release: Representing community voices in both music and talk programming, AshevilleFM.org features forty, locally-produced, weekly programs with a […]
Throughout the month of September, LaZoom comedy tour is offering Local Love $10 Wednesdays. “As a thank you for all your continued support and because lets face it, we just love having you on the bus, we are bringing back our local $10 deal for Wednesdays in September only,” says a press release. “You know […]