Arena rock, engaging and tuneful pop, heartfelt blues and deep funk are just some of the sounds explored by live acts playing in Asheville over the next 30 days.
The group is one of the featured artists at Asheville Barnaroo on Friday, Sept. 28.
Unlike some EPs, Space and Time doesn’t feel like a quick compilation of leftovers designed to buy time while the next full-length is developed. Each of its four cuts is the equal in quality and nuance to the best of what has come before.
A frequent visitor to Asheville since his days with Drive-By Truckers, the guitarist always looks forward to meeting up with old friends here. “Asheville is like the brunch capital of the South,” he says.
The dual celebrations of Korean culture will be held Sept. 22 at the TC Roberson High School gymnasium.
The former Asheville residents play White Horse on Sept. 21.
Kramer plays Asheville Barnaroo on Friday, Sept. 28; she shared two new songs with Acoustic Asheville.
The Rock*A*Teens, Spider Bags and Floating Action play The Grey Eagle on Sept. 15.
Pillar features a number of high-profile guest players including bassists Wooten, MonoNeon and Oteil Burbridge, Béla Fleck on banjo, saxophonist Jeff Coffin and percussionist Weedie Braimah.
A live touring band will perform Prince’s greatest hits and deep cuts with the Asheville Symphony on Sept. 14 in the ExploreAsheville.com Arena.
A blues legend, an unpredictable force of nature, and two local acts — one long established, the other part of the current hard rock resurgence — are spotlighted in this roundup.
The band’s next local performance is Saturday, Sept. 29, at Asheville Barnaroo and is likely to feature some songs we haven’t heard before.
Stylish, sophisticated and subtle, Jazzville’s Blue Skies shows that in the right hands, musical standards can feel new.
Throughout the first decade of this century, Jamie McLean played guitar in beloved New Orleans institution Dirty Dozen Brass Band. For the last several years, he has served as guitarist for another Crescent City legend, Aaron Neville. But alongside those duties, McLean has long since established himself as a singer and songwriter in his own right.
The music and spoken word performance event takes place Sept. 9 at The Block Off Biltmore.
Seven regional storytellers and Papadosio side project EarthCry perform at the Dogwood Alliance event, Sept. 8 at The Grey Eagle.
The Asheville-based DJ spins at LaZoom Room on Sept. 8 and every Saturday through Sept. 22.
For the month of September, Acoustic Asheville is spotlighting artists on the bill for Asheville Barnaroo.
The track is part of Taich’s new project — a series of stand-alone songs that will eventually form her next album.
On Sunday, Sept. 2, the Christy Lynn Band will take the stage as one of the many musical acts perfuming at the Living Asheville Arts Festival on Lexington Avenue.
Featuring 10 bands, the metal festival takes place Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Mothlight and Sunday, Sept. 2, at The Orange Peel.