After a stint in Knoxville, electronic musician and producer Sai (aka 9th Phoenix) moved her family back to Asheville. She holds a release show for her new album, “Iyen,” on Saturday, Dec. 7, at Club Metropolis. That event includes sets by E8 electronique, Sonen and Dj Arque, and a runway show by fashion designer Danielle Miller of Royal Peasantry. Photo by Rudy Aguilar.
Press release The Wooten Brothers perform at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Dec. 5 $22 Advance / $27 Door 5 p.m. dinner; 8 p.m. doors; 9 p.m. show. Standing room with some balcony seating. The Wooten Brothers will embark on an 11 city tour beginning December 4th in Chattanooga, TN. The band includes: Victor, […]
Chapel Hill/Asheville rockers Superchunk release their video for “Void.”
Press release WCU sponsors Mountain Dulcimer Winter Weekend in January Western Carolina University’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education will hold its ninth annual Mountain Dulcimer Winter Weekend beginning Thursday, Jan. 9, and continuing through Sunday, Jan. 12. The event will be held at the Lambuth Inn at the Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center. […]
Marley Carroll’s new 12-track album is out on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Release show at The Millroom on Friday, Dec. 13. Photo by Nicole McConville.
Press release HART’s production of “A Christmas Carol” runs Dec. 6-15 The Haywood Arts Regional Theater’s production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL returns for its second year, opening December 6. With a cast of 45 and a 9 piece orchestra, the show ranks as one of the region’s biggest holiday events. HART commissioned an original script […]
Press release The Lee Boys and The Shane Pruitt Band play Pisgah Brewing on Dec. 5 Pisgah Brewing Company is preparing for a fiery night of gospel blues and sacred steel as they welcome the national sensations The Lee Boys, with special guests The Shane Pruitt Band, on Thursday, December 5. The event will be […]
Press release “A gun and a girl” exhibition opens at Asheville Area Arts Council on Dec. 13 Join local artist Taiyo la Paix as he gathers a sample of Asheville’s most talented in a provocative show about love and death, sex and violence, a girl and a gun. Opening at the Asheville Area Arts Council […]
Press release Music of Billie Holiday and Lester Young at White Horse Johnny and June. Gram and Emmylou. Richard and Linda Thompson. The annals of music are filled with epic partnerships in which each inspires the other to greater heights, even when the romance is rocky. In the jazz world, singer Billy Holiday and saxophonist […]
There’s nothing wrong with a little retail indulgence, especially with great holiday shopping deals aimed at keeping consumer dollars in the local economy.
Press release Strings of Lumina performs at White Horse on Dec. 1 Lumina is a brilliant light. Strings of Lumina is a world music ensemble that will brighten the White Horse Black Mountain with its musical illuminations on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 7:00 pm. Players include Linda and Larry Cammarata, mind-body wellness practitioners who are […]
Press release Big Sam’s Funky Nation heats up The Grey Eagle on Dec. 1 Hailing from New Orleans as the former trombone player of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Big Sam always entertains audiences with his exhilarating brand of high-voltage funk, rock, jazz, and hip-hop, termed “Noladelic Powerfunk.” The San Francisco Chronicle asserts “[Big Sam […]
The Asheville Holiday Parade made its way through downtown on Saturday, Nov. 23. Photographer Joshua Cole was there.
Press release Author Katey Schultz reads at Asheville’s Shambhala Meditation Center on Friday, Dec. 13 Join us for a reading and presentation, “Where Research Meets Imagination,” with Katey Schultz, award-winning, North Carolina author. Katey will read from her recent collection, Flashes of War, share a short video, and discuss her writing process, followed by a […]
Press release Author Gloria Houston will be the guest bookseller at Spellbound on Nov. 30 Spellbound Children’s Bookshop is pleased to announce that it will be hosting author Gloria Houston as a guest bookseller on Saturday, November 30, from 3:00 to 5:00pm, to chat with customers and recommend her favorite books, including her own award-winning […]
Press release TMAMP presents “The Little Match Girl,” Dec. 5-8 The Modern American Music Project (TMAMP) Presents “The Little Match Girl Passion” By David Lane. Directed and conducted by Michael Boustead, Dec. 5-8. The production is a deeply affecting piece of great beauty and purity that won the Pulitzer Prize for New York composer David […]
Press release Anam Cara and Asheville Brewing Company team up for Tales & Ales On Friday, Dec. 13, at 8 p.m., we’ll hold our monthly open mic storytelling night, Tales & Ales, sponsored by Asheville Brewing Co. Share your true life stories and have fun hearing tales from others! This warm, inviting open mic welcomes […]
Local bands Black Robin Hero, Ken Kiser and the Soze, and David Earl will perform a benefit for the family of Jason Crosby. Crosby, a local bartender, passed away a month ago following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Read more about him, here: http://www.mountainx.com/article/53887/An-illness-that-united-a-community The music showcase and benefit, slated for Saturday, Dec. 7 at […]
Tina Collins and Quetzal Jordan make a great case for whimsy and animal aliases. The duo’s opening set at The Altamont Theatre last weekend was folky, rootsy, warm and unexpected.
In 2006, Bryon McMurry had 75,000 tomato plants in the ground and was moving produce on a large scale. But then the economy took a dive, along with a hefty chunk of McMurry’s confidence. It sounds like the basis for a blues or country song that some Nashville-based troubador might pen about someone else’s hard […]
Press release Not Your Mama’s Christmas Show: Kat Williams at White Horse Local favorite Kat Williams and her great band return to the White Horse Black Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. for a special evening of music and merriment, “Not Your Mama’s Christmas Show,” a hilarious musical visit with the Williams Family […]