Forever Young: How teen bands influence the local music scene 12.30.15

Forever Young: How teen bands influence the local music scene

Volume
22
/ Issue
23

Cover Design Credit:

Norn Cutson

Cover Photography Credit:

Pat Barcas
Asheville’s music scene is not only broadening in terms of numbers of bands, venues and genres, but in the range of ages of its musicians. And, as local music gains wider recognition, more talent moves to town — or grows up here.

arts

  • Smart bets: Fred Eaglesmith

    -by Alli Marshall
    Fred Eaglesmith’s fans call themselves "Fredheads,” and that group knows that the singer-songwriter’s live performances include comic monologues and rock ’n’ roll treatments of new material and back catalog offerings.
  • Top 5 dreamiest local album releases of 2015

    -by Alli Marshall
    It’s hard to choose just five favorite albums. From hip-hop to soul and roots music to lush dream-pop, the offerings are as varied as the fanbase.
  • Tuning into Asheville’s teen bands

    -by Alli Marshall
    It makes sense that Asheville’s music scene is not only broadening in terms of numbers of bands, venues and genres, but in the range of ages of its musicians. And,…
  • Smart bets: Sean Patton

    -by Kat McReynolds
    The New Orleans-raised comedian shares gems of wisdom at The Odditorium Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 8 p.m.
  • Smart bets: Asheville Mardi Gras’ 12th Night

    -by Kat McReynolds
    All are welcome to dance their way into 2016 in an imaginative getup (optional). The kickoff event is at The Grove House Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m.
  • Infamous Unknown Hinson rings in the new year at The Grey Eagle

    -by Jonathan Rich
    What to expect when Unknown Hinson plays a special New Year’s Eve show with opening acts Drunken Prayer and Little Lesley & The Bloodshots? "Unknown Hinson is still alive, baby,…
  • Smart bets: Sarah Addison Allen

    -by Kat McReynolds
    Allen holds a reading and signing for the paperback release of her book (the hardcover debuted last January) at Malaprop’s Monday, Jan. 4, at 7 p.m.

food

living

news

  • Getting by in the Land of the Sky

    -by Hayley Benton
    With jobs in short supply and rents sky-high, the clichéd story goes, highly educated professionals are reduced to waiting tables as they scramble to make ends meet. The numbers, though,…
  • Small bites: Jolly Goode Yogurt brings froyo to Brevard

    -by Kat McReynolds
    Pay-by-the-ounce frozen yogurt shop Jolly Goode is now open in Brevard; owners of Bonfire Barbecue and Cúrate are in the planning stages of expanding their separate eateries; and Publix is…

opinion