The three Asheville-based artists discuss their distinct collaborative processes for their new albums.
The Wild Array lead singer debuts her solo project with this straightforward yet memorable video.
Local buskers chat with Xpress about the current challenges they face in Asheville. From the pandemic to robbery, life as a street artist isn’t always an upbeat song.
After being canceled in 2020, the revered music fest returns to Wilkes Community College, Sept. 16-19.
Paved Paradise music pop-up stops at Archetype Brewing. Plus, blu29 showcases underrepresented artists, North Carolina honors Rafael Guastavino, and the Blue Ridge Orchestra marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
The Goombay Festival celebrates African and Caribbean heritage in Asheville. Plus, the N.C. Apple Festival returns for its 75th year, Weaverville gets ready to open a new community center and a local author publishes a children’s book.
Following last year’s pandemic-related pause, LEAF Downtown returns to Asheville for its sixth annual gathering.
The Infamous Stringdusters bassist draws on unusual inspirations for his podcast, while the Biz Radio host is exploring newer interactive platforms.
Hip-hop, R&B, synth rock and folk are represented across these three superb full-length projects.
The long-running showcase of Southern Appalachian music, dance and storytelling takes place Aug. 5-7 at UNCA’s Lipinsky Hall.
Dena Clark and Ryan Glass discuss their approaches to music education and the long-term benefits of learning to play instruments.
Nearly two decades after her death, musician Nina Simone remains relevant to local and national acts.
Aquatic creatures flock to Lake Tomahawk, two pairs of artists form new studios and more area arts news.
The recent collections include R&B/hip-hop originals, Springsteen covers and pulsing rock ‘n’ roll.
A graduate of Notre Dame and UNC Greensboro, Daniel Crupi recently brought innovative programming to the Santa Fe Symphony.
The findings of Priscilla Robinson’s 14-year project are published, a recent Asheville High graduate earns a spot in the prestigious GRAMMY Camp and more area arts news.
The recent A.C. Reynolds High School graduate discusses his musical journey and where he hopes his latest opportunities will lead.
Honor Moor, Barbie Angell and Kathryn Langwell reinterpret Grimm’s fairy tales; Concerts on the Creek return to Sylva; plus more area arts news.
Nearly 90 years after its premiere, a classic from the golden age of Chinese cinema receives a new soundtrack by local musician Min Xiao-Fen.
Christen and Cory Short aim to mix nostalgic acts with area favorites and more at their 2,500-person outdoor music venue.
Unable to rely on touring as venues slowly reopen, local singer-songwriters are taking a new approach to making and sharing music.