In time for the presidential inauguration, local indie-rock/reggae trio The Get Right Band releases its cover of David Bowie’s “I’m Afraid of Americans.”
The band is preparing to release its sophomore record and recently gave a stripped-down performance at The Grey Eagle.
Blending roots, Americana and country sounds, the singer-songwriter has been playing gigs the world over and has developed a large following in the UK..
R&B artist Ty Young, aka The Gift, recently dropped a video for his song “Doin the Most.” Featuring KJ Carter, is was shot on Wall Street in downtown Asheville.
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe rolled through Asheville recently as part of the “Running with the Diesel” tour.
The band recently released two videos that showcase energy and funk, and a creative mashing of styles into something that feels fresh.
The self-proclaimed King of Mosey came up with the term to avoid being labeled a country artist.
Darrell Scott’s latest record, Couchville Sessions, has appeared on a number of best-of lists for 2016, and he wrapped up the year with a short tour that included two sold-out shows at The Altamont Theatre.
The band got together in downtown Swannanoa on a smoky day to give an exclusive three-song performance for Xpress.
The folk quartet is built on three lead vocalists and layered with acoustic guitar, drums and occasionally mandolin and banjo.
The Wales native is a folk singer by trade and occasionally sings in the Welsh language.
Long known for his work in the alternative jazz world, Benevento is currently melding that sound with psychedelic pop.
The Toledo, Ohio, native was a musician without a genre, so he came up with his own: country Midwestern.
The project, a collaboration with local filmmaker and director Andrew Anderson, was shot at Skinny Dip Falls.
The couple met in 2009 at the National Old-Time Fiddle Contest in Weiser, Idaho.
Eric Krasno may be better known as the innovative guitar player for Soulive and Lettuce, but he’s found his voice with his new solo release, Blood from a Stone.
In advance of the release of his new album Undertaker Please Drive Slow, the local guitarist shares this sweet, autumnal video.
The name Phantom Clutch may not ring a bell on the local music scene yet, but you’ve probably seen one or more members of the band in other groups.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a feature film called Luke & Jo, a new album by a Western Carolina University professor, the Beards of Asheville calendar and a couple’s homesteading video series.
The band put its raw sound to work on its latest album, Life in the Dark, self-recorded in a rented garage on a farm in upstate New York.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine spoke on Wednesday afternoon on the UNC Asheville campus, urging citizens to turn out for early voting.