AmiciMusic performs “Broadway Baby” (which includes music from classic Broadway shows) at White Horse Black Mountain on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15, $5 for students and children. From a press release: The featured artists are soprano Amanda Horton, an Asheville native who has thrilled audiences in many featured roles with the […]
The Portland, Ore.-based roots-rock outfit plays The Orange Peel on Monday, Oct. 21 with The Head and the Heart and Thao & the Get Down Stay Down. In advance, they talk about new album “Wild Pack” and touring the country in a van fueled by used vegetable oil.
Jam artist Zach Deputy is set to perform a two-night stand at The Orange Peel on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8 and 9. 10 p.m. $15 early bird special / $20 advance / $25 day of show. From a press release: “Performing as the voice of Ray Chares, Zach Deputy will pair up with the […]
The largest and oldest celebration of Latin American culture in the region returns this weekend. Swing Original Monks from Ecuador (pictured) performs, among many other acts.
Canadian alt-country queen Lindi Ortega was recently announced on the October schedule for The Emerald Lounge. She plays the venue on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. with special guest Brett Detar. Tickets are $8. According to a press release, “Lindi is a successful country music singer coined as ‘the love child of Johnny Cash […]
The annual Tryon Arts & Crafts Fall Festival returns for its sixth year. It will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on the grounds of Tryon Arts and Crafts (373 Harmon Field Rd., Tryon). Free and open to the public. The festival includes over 40 […]
It’s a lineup of intriguing band names: Time and Temperature, Holy Holy Vine and Hospital Call. Even if you don’t know anything about the performers involved, the roster for the Sunday, Oct. 13 show at The Apothecary (39 S. Market St., Asheville) just sounds like it would produce otherworldly sounds and memorable moments. Time and […]
Roots- and world-beat collective Rusted Root, currently celebrating their 20th anniversary as a band, fuse bluegrass and rock with percussion from African, Latin America, Native American tribes and the Middle East. The band tour makes a stop in Asheville, at the Orange Peel, on Sunday, Nov. 24. Von Grey opens. 9 p.m., $20 advance / […]
Magic words Just because there’s a princess, a witch and a guy called Dragon doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a fairy tale. Especially in the case of Lonely in the Heart of the World, a new novel by Mindi Meltz. “It’s being called fantasy, but I actually didn’t think of it as fantasy when I wrote […]
Today, local electronic instrument manufacturer Moog Music Inc. launches the Minifooger Analog Effects family, “a series of compact — easy to use stomp boxes designed primarily for use with electric guitar and bass.” According to press, “Moog is launching The Minifooger Analog Effects family with 5 compact stomp boxes – the MF Drive, MF Boost, […]
The Asheville Jewish Community Center (236 Charlotte St.) hosts “A Peddler Knocked,” billed as “a sweeping, multigenerational story about the first Jewish settlers in Western N.C.” The event takes place on Sunday, Oct. 13, with refreshments served at 2 p.m. The reading starts at 2:30 p.m. Donations will be accepted. From a press release: “Cultures […]
The N.C-raised, California-based singer-songwriter played a standout show at The Grey Eagle last weekend.
Traditional Irish musician Paddy Keenan, who plays the uilleann pipes, will take the stage at White Horse Black Mountain on Saturday, Oct. 12. 8 p.m., $15. From a press release: Keenan was born into a deeply musical Irish Traveller family and schooled in the pipes by his father. Upon leaving home for the bright lights […]
Master throat singers, The Alash ensemble from the Tuva Republic in Central Asia, will perform as part of Western Carolina University’s Arts and Cultural Events Performance Series. The show will be held in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, Oct.16 at 7:30 p.m. $5 general / free to students. From […]
Local bluegrass band Town Mountain recently won two IBMA Momentum Awards (one for band performance and one for vocalist performance). They’ll perform at Isis Music Hall on Friday, Oct. 11. 9 p.m., $10 in advance or $12 day of show. From a press release: Come celebrate with Town Mountain at Isis Music Hall on Friday, […]
The Detroit-based singer-songwriter and pianist performs at The Altamont Theatre on Friday, Oct. 11.
Local musician Jesse Iaquinto is in the process of creating “The Fireside Collective Album,” which will feature “some of Asheville’s best musicians and recorded in a state of the art recording studio.” Iaquinto wants to raise $5,000 to make the project a reality. He is already $1,800 closer to that goal and has a little […]
The local singer-songwriter performs a new song at The Classic Wine Seller in Waynesville. Video by Jesse Hamm, artist photo by Frank Zipperer.
Comedian, singer, actor and author Sandra Bernhard brings her new show, “Sandyland,” which comes to Diana Wortham Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 12.
Thomas Wynn & The Believers, led by brother-sister vocalists Thomas and Olivia Wynn. They were influenced by their father, Tom Wynn, the original drummer of Cowboy, one of Capricorn Studio’s bands from the ’70s. “His influence, as well as their faith and rearing in church, undoubtedly shaped their songwriting and musical interests,” says press for […]
Colleen Webster, an Asheville-based plein air painter, moves in a new direction with her exhibition, “Slice of Life.” The collection focuses on scenes observed around downtown Asheville. The show hangs at The Grand Bohemian Gallery from October 11 – November 21, with an opening reception on Friday, Oct. 11 from 5-8 p.m. From a press […]