There’s a good chance you’ve seen brothers Lo and Rev Wray on the local scene over the last few years. The duo also comprose the bands Old North State and Carolina Wray, and they’re taking their music in a new direction with BROTHRS.
“There is nothing special about being white and male,” says Ryan Anderson. “In fact, it can be quite disgusting.”
In advance of its second EP, the duo shares a video filmed and edited by Erick Lottary aka Shotxlott.
Geer is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to help fund a new Drunken Prayer album, Cordelia, Elsewhere.
The band is at work on the album ‘Love, Your Human,’ set to be release on Thursday, April 19.
Natural Born Leaders perform at The Orange Peel on Friday, Feb. 23, with Window Cat and Evil Note Lab.
The musician may be better known for his punk sound, but he’s shifted gears with the recent release of ‘Youth Eternal.’
The native Australian recently stopped by Isis Music Hall in support of his 2017 album “Fault Lines.”
The group plays an album release show at Isis Music Hall on Friday, Feb. 2, at 9 p.m., featuring David Mayfield.
Currently a resident of Nashville, Miller is hoping to lay down some roots in Asheville and become more of a regular on the local scene.
The band spent some time at Echo Mountain in October with producer Eric “Mixerman” Sarafin and will be releasing ‘Color’ on Thursday, Feb. 2.
Christie Lenée got her first guitar at the age of 12 and has not looked back.
In his latest project, Asheville-based rapper Larry “Po’Folk” Williams blends hip-hop and gospel to talk about the belief in himself and a higher power that helped him through his hardest times.
Catch the band at Sierra Nevada on Saturday, Jan. 6, at 6 p.m. The Moon and You is also opening for Bombadil at The Mothlight on Friday, Feb. 9. at 9 p.m.
The Secret B-Sides frontman will play a birthday bash at One World Brewing on Thursday, Jan. 4.
Benyaro may not be from Western North Carolina, but it has definite local ties, having recorded its latest album at Echo Mountain earlier this year.
Nimbus’ music “celebrates multiculturalism as a core value: Afrobeat, reggae, Latin, and funk are a few of the styles that permeate Nimbus’ wandering explorations, while a dub delay dances across much of the repertoire.”
The holiday-themed song expresses what many locals feel when stuck in traffic in and around the city.
The band recently made a tour stop at Asheville Music Hall to promote the release of its third record.
With an uncommon arrangement of piano, violin and drums, they create a sound so full that it’s hard not to get immersed in it.
Ghost of Paul Revere was in Asheville on a recent tour stop at Isis Music Hall and took time out to give an exclusive, three song performance for Xpress and Acoustic Asheville. Included in the set is the new, unreleased song “As We Know.”