Each Wednesday at 10 p.m., Evil Note Lab — the name is an anagram of the software upon which the project is based — blends traditional instrumentation and high technology to create an unpredictable, improvisational evening of music.
The Secret B-Sides, Window Cat and King Garbage play Pisgah Brewing Co. on Saturday, July 29.
Emmanuel Jal and Christina Holmes also take the stage at New Mountain on Friday, July 28
Their performance at Habitat Brewing and Commons on Friday, July 28, will be their first together.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features the debut EP by Life Like Water plus a mother’s book encouraging everyone to write their own birth story.
This week’s roundup includes Singapore’s diva of the Theremin, the Jason DeCristofaro Quartet, Sister Ivy and the Lætitia Sadier Source Ensemble.
The group covers the entire mid-Atlantic region with 150-180 shows a year. All that time on the road has allowed the musicians the chance to craft their songs into completion.
Though both men tend to operate primarily in the Americana and singer-songwriter genres, Where it Takes Us has an easygoing country-rock flavor that bridges the gap between styles.
Andrew LaPrise Trio plays on Friday, July 21, and Rick Simerly Trio on Saturday, July 22, both at 10:30 p.m.
This year’s iteration, running from Thursday, July 20, to Sunday, July 30, features folk dance collectives from India, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Argentina, Russia, Israel, Taiwan and Wales. Traditional Appalachian and Cherokee groups will perform, too.
Tam Tsu holds an album release show at The Mothlight on Thursday, Aug. 3, with House and Land and Nathan Olson.
Two short years ago, singer-songwriter Ashley Heath was working by day as a barista and playing music at night. She made the jump to being a full-time musician, releasing her debut album last year.
The positive hip-hop artist will perform at The Pritchard Park Summer Series on Thursday, July 20
The self-described thump-hop group returns to Western North Carolina for The Good Vibes Summer Tour, headlined by Rebelution and also featuring Collie Buddz, Hirie and DJ Mackle.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features ultra conscious refrigerator magnets, a new album by David Wilcox and a writer’s bike journey to inspire her new book.
Ahead of an upcoming show on the patio at Isis Music Hall, on Friday, July 28, Okrend shares three songs from his new record.
After long and successful careers, two veteran musicians settled into retirement in the Asheville area. But the encouragement of friends and family brought both men came back to the stage to entertain audiences around Western North Carolina.
Appalachian and world music collide when the Asheville singer-songwriter teams with the acclaimed trio and Acoustic Syndicate dobro player.
The band visits Isis Music Hall for its third time on Thursday, July 13.
WHAT: A community celebration to raise funds for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation WHEN: Saturday, July 15, 2-6 p.m. WHERE: Clarion Inn at the Asheville Regional Airport WHY: For a day of free fun for a great cause, bring the family to the inaugural Community Day extravaganza, a fundraising benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. The afternoon event will feature over […]
There’s a wide variety of music on offer this go-round, from folk rock to experimental jazz to hotshot guitar-slinging. And there’s a local tribute to a beloved band of yesteryear.