Asheville Symphony string musicians perform with WCU faculty and students on Sept. 17

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 […]

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“There’s no shortage of ideas, just a shortage of time”

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.

Beats Antique plays The Orange Peel on Oct. 17

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 […]

Handmade in America’s fall craft labs

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 […]

Asheville FM’s Four-Year Freakshow

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 […]