Xpress Playlist: LEAF edition

Photo courtesy of LEAF

The 39th LEAF festival rolls around this weekend — it actually kicked off on Thursday for its most dedicated attendees. Dozens of artists perform on six stages around Lake Eden. If you’re planning to go, here’s a sample of the music. And if you missed out on a chance to buy tickets (they’re sold only in advance), you can live-stream the main stage at IamAVL.com. More about that here.

On this week’s playlist:

• “Railroad” by Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn from their self-titled album
• “Snake Charmer,” by HoveyKraft, from Alpha.
• “I Mua,” by Nahko and Medicine for the People, from Dark As Night
• “Waitin for the DJ,” by Talib Kweli (feat. Bilal), from Quality
• “House of Stone,” by Mandolin Orange, from This Side of Jordan
• “My Money Never Runs Out,” by Dom Flemons, from Prospect Hill
• “Gypsy Train,” by Willie Sugarcapps, from the band’s self-titled album
• “High Tide,” by Shannon Whitworth, from her album of the same name

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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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