The minute-long videos, which post on Instagram and YouTube weekly, now number in the 60s. But even though the one-year mark is well past, Reitzel promises to continue the project for the foreseeable future.
Their common ground is found in the lyrics, which cover a wide range of topics from LGBTQ issues to mental health.
‘New Freedom Blues’ was recorded at Echo Mountain Studios last year and has garnered acclaim for giving the traditional genre a more modern flair.
A noted songwriter, he’s able to tell personal and raw tales crafted with his acoustic guitar and harmonica.
You can catch McDonald at the Haywood Country Club in West Asheville on Sunday, Aug. 11, at 6 p.m., as part of the Sunday Night Roundup series.
The nine songs on ‘The Bull Moose Party’ showcase a full band that can deftly switch gears between folk, bluegrass and Americana.
The musicians have embraced life on the road and wrote about their experiences traversing the country, time and again.
The band just released its debut EP, The Morning. It includes five original songs .
The Smoking Flowers will release their first acoustic record, Snowball Out of Hell, on Friday, June 21.
The band just released its third record, Fossilillies, and has been touring extensively behind it.
The band made a recent tour stop at The Grey Eagle and stepped offstage for a stripped-down performance on the patio.
Local musician and singer-songwriter Daniel Shearin was a member of local alt-country stalwarts Uncle Mountain before joining River Whyless in 2012.
“This song was written on Samhain, spending time thinking about my friends who have passed to another realm,” says Resonant Rogues songwriter, vocalist and musician Sparrow.
While in tour with a recent tour stop at Isis Music Hall, Smith gave a two song performance for Xpress.
The Asheville-based band launches its debut EP, ‘Etchings of Birds, Swimming in Song’ and a video for the song “Tumble Me Dry.”
You can catch Barber with his band, BoogiTherapi, on the LaZoom Bus on Friday, May 17, at 5:30 p.m. He’s also playing Sierra Nevada in Mills River on Sunday, May 26, at 7 p.m.
The band will play The Town Pump in Black Mountain on Thursday, May 9; Sanctuary Brewing in Hendersonville on Friday, May 10; and One Stop on Thursday, June 13.
They are releasing their debut album, Shadows In The Shallows, on Friday, May 10 and are celebrating with two local shows that day.
White recently made his Asheville debut at The Grey Eagle and gave an exclusive performance of two songs before the concert.
This year, 82 videos were reportedly turned in this year, and the anonymous selection committee has been working hard to decide which ones will make the cut.
Emily Easterly’s skills have shone brightly since her first release, Assembling Emily, in 2001.