The inaugural Christmas arts & crafts show, to be held at the Old Armory Recreation Center (44 Boundary St., Waynesville), is set for Wednesday, Dec. 18. 9:30 am.-4:30 p.m. The event includes “authentic local crafters” as well as door prizes. Free admission. Info at 456-9207.
Press release Lowland Hum announces NC tour dates, plays Asheville Jan. 7 Greensborobased folk duo Lowland Hum announced it will perform fifteen shows in its home state in January 2014, calling the series their “North Carolina Love Tour.” They’ll play One Stop on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Since releasing their first album, Native Air, in August […]
Press release Voices in the Laurel Holiday Concert, Dec. 15 and 16 Voices in the Laurel’s annual Holiday Concert will be on Sunday December 15th, 2013 at 3pm at the Lake Junaluska Memorial Chapel. (24 Chapel Drive, Lake Junaluska). The concert features all three choirs, Treble Makers, Concert and Chamber choir and features the music […]
Press release Muddy Roots Festival announced for 2014 In this world today you’d be forgiven for thinking of roots music as the homogenized overalls-and-handclaps folk singing of Hollywood dilettantes, but that’s certainly not the vision of the folks at Muddy Roots Music Festival. Their idea of roots music is music torn from the groundsoil of […]
Nick Campbell and Wages (formerly based in Asheville), recently posted this new video for their song, “Pull Through.” The video was created at HATCH (also formerly in Asheville), where Campbell was a 2013 music groundbreaker.
Press release Pan Harmonia announces two January concerts Thursday, January 16, 8 p.m.: Full Moon Concert Rhythmic and singing – Pan Harmonia musicians create an unforgettable evening of music with with an unexpected dreamscape created by flute, bassoon and guitar. Let go of any preconceived notions of classical music with this ensemble! The music by […]
Press release Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize accepts submissions through Jan. 30 The 2014 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize is now open for submissions. And for the first time ever, entrants may submit their short stories electronically through Submittable.com. The Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize honors internationally celebrated North Carolina novelist Thomas Wolfe. The winner receives $1,000 and […]
Revisit Brushfire Stankgrass’ AHA AVL performance.
Neo-folk duo Paleface returns to Asheville on Friday, Dec. 13. The show, at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall, is a co-bill with Barefoot Movement. Photo by Stanton Carter.
Press release Flat Rock Playhouse presents O Holy NIght, Dec. 12-22 Flat Rock Playhouse presents a traditional holiday show, O Holy Night, from December 12 – 22 at the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown. O Holy Night is presented by TD Bank and ACE Hardware. For two weeks in December, Playhouse Downtown will host a new musical adaptation […]
Press release Eclectic Ensemble Option 22 plays Timo’s House on Dec. 7 The eclectic music group Option 22 will re-visit Asheville for the first time since the festival Three Days of Light on Saturday, Dec. 7th with a show at Timo’s House. The band recently released an album, The Change, and has been touring regionally […]
Performance artist and musician Bart Trotman brings his new project, Flying Erase Head, to The Mothlight this weekend. The found-instrument and found-footage show is Saturday, Dec. 7.
Press release Tweetsie Railroad holds a giveaway for a pair of season passes The most wonderful time of the year is right around the corner. Tweetsie Railroad has closed its gates for the season. But as a ³thank you² to everyone who visited North Carolina¹s first theme park during the 2013 season, Tweetsie is giving […]
Press release Music Director Dr. Melodie Galloway and the Asheville Choral Society will host a holiday concert benefit for Habitat for Humanity, “A Celebration of Love,” on Friday, December 6th at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, downtown Asheville. This concert is a “come home for the holidays” event with an emphasis on having a […]
Press release Mindi Meltz, author of “Lonely in the Heart of the World,” reads at Firestorm Cafe on Friday, Dec. 6 For those of you out of the metro Asheville area who missed Mindi Meltz’ readings from her new novel Lonely in the Heart of the World, we just put two videos up on Vimeo, […]
Press release Moog Announces Minimoog Model D Expansion Pack for Animoog Moog Music announced the release of The Minimoog Model D Expansion Pack for their award winning iOS synthesizer, Animoog. The expansion pack includes 69 Timbres extracted from a vintage Minimoog Model D analog synthesizer, and 213 presets designed exclusively for Animoog’s Anisotropic Synthesis Engine. […]
Press release Brother Sun at Mountain Spirit Coffee House on Dec. 8 Doors Open: 6:30, Show at 7:00PM. Donation: $15.00 Adults $10.00 Students n/c under 14 years. National touring artists Joe Jencks, Greg Greenway and Pat Wictor have made their mark as veteran touring singer-songwriters. But Brother Sun is no songwriter’s round. The trio’s harmonies, […]
Press release Montreat College Music Business holds a songwriting contest The Blue Ridge Mountains are a one- of- a-kind place. From its rushing rivers, colorful fall seasons and majestic caves, to the homemade biscuits and gravy and that true southern hospitality – the Blue Ridge area quickly finds a place in your heart. In hopes […]
Press release Aaron Lee Tasjan plays The Grey Eagle on Dec. 12 What do Jack White, Texas Country Superstar Pat Green and Steve Carrell have in common? Answer: Songman and guitarist, Aaron Lee Tasjan. Over the past few years, Aaron Lee Tasjan has been quietly ascending the world of popular music in his own unique […]
Although we just reviewed “Sings,” the new album by local producer/musician Marley Carroll (officially out today), we couldn’t resist posting the just-released video for his song, “Speed Reader.” It’s a stunning visual, tapping lots of local talent.
Despite what its name might suggest, Chvrches’ Saturday, Nov. 29 show was neither quiet nor mired in reverence. Not that the audience at the sold-out show was expecting hymns, but from the opening notes of “We Sink” (a song far more buoyant that submerging), Chvrches provided its own dancey brand of ecclesiastical experience. Photos by Rich Orris.