The band is at work on the album ‘Love, Your Human,’ set to be release on Thursday, April 19.
At under 24 minutes, Ribcage delivers less quantity than the average album (that’s why it’s billed as an EP), but in terms of quality, it’s not lacking in the least.
Natural Born Leaders perform at The Orange Peel on Friday, Feb. 23, with Window Cat and Evil Note Lab.
That initial version of April B. & The Cool “started as a project for my senior seminar and just stuck,” says frontwoman April Bennett. The group has been going strong, albeit with a level of fluidity in its structure, since 2015.
The Tesla Quartet — also featuring violinist Michelle Lie and Edwin Kaplan on viola — is firmly rooted in the classical idiom, but its members sometimes find their playing style informed by popular music as well.
The Asheville-based acoustic indie-pop trio plays The Mothlight on Feb. 26.
Asheville on Bikes’ annual fundraiser takes place Feb. 24 at Salvage Station.
The genre-blurring singer-trombonist plays Isis Music Hall on Feb. 24.
The Brooklyn-based artist plays jazz with a band of local musicians Feb. 24 at Crow & Quill.
The music-filled benefit for T.H.E. Center for Disordered Eating takes place Feb. 26 at Oskar Blues Brewery.
The track is a collaboration with fellow Asheville-based MC P.T.P.
The musician may be better known for his punk sound, but he’s shifted gears with the recent release of ‘Youth Eternal.’
On their current tour, Gibson is donating $1 from each ticket to Black Lives Matter. “This is an art form that is celebrated and occupied by a lot of marginalized people, specifically folks of color,” Gibson says of spoken-word.
The singer-songwriter brings her “Songs. Stories. Solo.” tour to The Grey Eagle on Feb. 17.
Greasy rock ‘n’ roll; doom-laden metal; chiming folky rock; and a rootsy sensation from a big city a few hours south head to Asheville over the next 30 days.
The native Australian recently stopped by Isis Music Hall in support of his 2017 album “Fault Lines.”
The song selection displays Simone’s mastery at bending various styles to her own particular musical approach. And Simone’s rural Carolina roots show through even in the urban jazz idiom as she plays and sings the gospel favorite “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.”
Celebrate the multifaceted emotion this year, with a multitude of local events.
Two concurrent projects are underway: One is an album of Brian MacWilliams’ songs, provisionally titled Being Here; the other is Brian’s Songs, a documentary that tells his story.
The annual celebration moves through a new South Slope route on Feb. 11.
Touring as a trio, the electronic/rock ensemble plays Sly Grog Lounge on Feb. 9.