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.”
Local indie-pop artist Ian Ridenhour just launched his latest music video, filmed by Kira Bursky, on PopMatters.com.
Bartell returned here earlier this year to record In a Time of Trouble, A Wild Exultation. The 11 tracks feature studio performances from local artists Shane Parish, Angel Olsen and others.
Catch Walsh tonight — Saturday, Nov. 18 — at 5 Walnut, at 9 p.m., in celebration of his new album.
The Trongone Band is quickly getting noticed along the East Coast thanks to the release of the group’s debut record, Keys to the House, in June.
The band can currently be found on tour opening for The Jesus and Mary Chain and She Wants Revenge!, but made a recent stop at The Mothlight.
From purple suits to singing eyeballs to handfuls of gold glitter, the song dips and sways for four-plus minutes and does a fine job of showcasing Barber’s prowess as a songwriter, front man and funk force.
Members of The Get Right Band and the soulful strings of Lovestruck Suckers combine forces Friday, Oct. 27, 8 p.m. at The Altamont Theatre.
The quartet is hoping to go into the studio to record its debut EP this winter and is giving a concert at The Grey Eagle on Wednesday, Nov. 1, to launch fundraising efforts.
There was a time when The Rough & Tumble were regulars on the local scene. They’ve since hit the road and haven’t stopped moving since then. With a bevy of instruments that belies the skill of just two people, they bring new and exciting elements to the Americana genre. There aren’t many folk bands with […]
Staring Drez Ryan and Jeff Alexander, it tells the story of “two best friends on opposite sides of the Civil War.”
Lukas Nelson is fresh off the heels of releasing his fourth studio album with his band Promise of the Real.
The Franklin, Tenn.-based singer-songwriter is a classically trained musician, and that shines through in his music.
At Isis Music Hall for a recent tour stop, Hiatt took time out to give a stripped-down performance of two songs exclusively for Xpress and Acoustic Asheville.
The song appears on the duo’s album ‘Make It Sweat,’ which debuts Friday, Sept. 22.
The band will be performing new and old songs at Highland Brewing Co. on Saturday, Sept. 16.