Musician and producer Josh Blake took inspiration from the Women’s March on Asheville last weekend and put it into song. “I held my cell phone in the air to record some of the action, then went home and sampled it and made this beat,” he writes on the Bandcamp page for the single “This Is […]
A look at the nexus where psychedelia and classical meet, a local jam, ukulele music, and an edgy singer-songwriter for the 21st century.
Emmer will be performing a set at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Saturday, Feb. 4.
In time for the presidential inauguration, local indie-rock/reggae trio The Get Right Band releases its cover of David Bowie’s “I’m Afraid of Americans.”
Hiroya — who will be will be performing at Isis Restuarant & Music Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 2 — began his musical journey on this most Appalachian of instruments, though growing up in rural Japan didn’t make it easy for him to learn
The satisfyingly weird, wry happiness left lingering in the faces of those standing around as the lights went up speak to the power of Aesop Rock’s verses and message.
“A lot of these younger bands, you know, they tend to sound alike,” says Del McCoury. “But those boys, they have their own sound.”
The Altamont Theatre will be transformed into a musical utopia on Friday, Jan. 20.
The band is preparing to release its sophomore record and recently gave a stripped-down performance at The Grey Eagle.
Check out this list of weekend highlights and visit the Mountain Xpress Community Calendar for a complete list of weekend events! FRIDAY ‘Zola Marcus: Kinetic Origins’ at Black Mountain College Museum & Arts Center 56 Broadway, 828-350-8484, blackmountaincollege.org FR (1/13) through SA (5/13) – Zola Marcus: Kinetic Origins, exhibition of the paintings of Zola Marcus. Reception: […]
While Andrew Scotchie’s celebration honors his late father’s memory, it’s anything but a solemn event. “As far as my heart and soul goes, it’s the best way for me to start the New Year,” he says.
The Americana group will play its new album along with older tunes at The Grey Eagle on Wednesday, Jan. 18.
The event, now in its second year, showcases Asheville’s soul musicians. The production takes place at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Friday, Jan. 13.
The full band (including members of Phuncle Sam) will play its first gig at Pisgah Brewing Co. on Saturday, Jan. 14.
This week’s roundup includes Dweezil Zappa, Wendy Jones, Airpark and The Legendary Shack Shakers.
Blending roots, Americana and country sounds, the singer-songwriter has been playing gigs the world over and has developed a large following in the UK..
R&B artist Ty Young, aka The Gift, recently dropped a video for his song “Doin the Most.” Featuring KJ Carter, is was shot on Wall Street in downtown Asheville.
Check out this list of weekend highlights and visit the Mountain Xpress Community Calendar for a complete list of weekend events! EXHIBITIONS ‘Running From Madness’ at PUSH Skate Shop 25 Patton Ave., 225-5509, facebook.com/PushSkateShop/ Through MO (1/23) – Running From Madness, a group show curated by Maxx Feist. Lisa Klakulak Jewelry Exhibition at Mora Contemporary Jewelry 9 Walnut […]
The soul-searching and beat-savvy four-song collection came out of four- or five-day writing and recording session. Spaceman Jones and Chachillie perform a show at The Odditorium on Saturday, Jan. 21.
Turchi headed back to his roots, recording Tallahatchie, a solo record in the truest sense of the word. “The only sort of natural and right thing to do musically — personally, too — was to get back to the most basic, square-one kind of music,” he says.
The soulful Americana songstress plays with Old Man Luedecke at The Grey Eagle on Saturday, Jan. 7.