Jagged rock, classic country, synthy dubstep and soulful pop: the next 30 day in Asheville are full of musical riches to suit most every taste.
His classic folk sound may seem a bit familiar to some, but he’s adding his own personal elements to the lyrics to create something his growing fan base will enjoy.
Ideal for late-night listening, the three songs that make up the “Plecia” EP are a small window into Sister Ivy’s music. Even though the project runs under 20 minutes, that’s enough time to win over a first-time listener.
The seventh annual gathering of local and world-renowned percussionists features an all-female cast.
Eight days of events provide opportunities for connection, celebration and learning around the 1969 Stonewall riots — LGBT community demonstrations against a police raid of the Stonewall Inn in New York City that helped launch the gay liberation movement.
“I feel like it’s confusing to people, who I am, because I’m putting out a lot of different kinds of music,” says De Souza. “But I’m more excited about that than taking a one-sized approach.”
Stephen Evans & the True Grits host an evening of diverse local music June 24 at The Grey Eagle.
The Brooklyn-based psych rock quartet stops by Ambrose West on June 24.
The concert of songs recorded for Arts for Life’s Heartbeat Sessions takes place June 27 at The Mothlight.
The serene natural setting is crisscrossed with power lines of encroaching development and the sky drips acid pink and green, thanks to videography by Erick Lottary aka SHOT X LOTT.
April B. and The Cool performs as part of the local series on Thursday, June 21.
With the release of her third studio album Deeper Woods, Sarah Louise combines intricate guitar playing with haunting vocals to create a sound that feels as delicate as it is artistic.
Last year’s lineup brought in a greater number of Latino listeners, says Cori Anderson, assistant director of Cultural Events & Special Academic Programs at UNCA. That trend could continue, thanks to Making Movies.
The free West Asheville music festival spans six stages and a range of genres, June 16-17.
The June 16 Pack Square Park festival doubles as an album release show for Secret Agent 23 Skidoo.
Asheville was a very different place in 1998: There was no Blue Ridge Pride and what LGBTQ community existed was not entirely out and loud, much less well-connected. Despite all that, the North Carolina Pride celebration was scheduled to happen in Asheville that year, so there was buzz in the city about LGBTQ visibility and an opening for a new gay men’s chorus to emerge.
Performers at the Diana Wortham Theatre show on Friday, June 15, include Tyondai Braxton, Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, Bana Haffar, Meg Mulhearn and Moe Espinosa in his guise as Hypox1a.
The first installment in the 2018 Community Engagement Social series takes place June 14 at Pisgah View Apartments.
Taich performs as part of the free programming on Thursday, June 14.
Rollicking r&b, funky jams, homegrown rock and a book talk from a prominent North Carolina singer-songwriter/rocker: that’s just some of what’s on offer musically in Asheville over the next 30 days.
Based out of Greenville, S.C., the duo released a spiritual folk album last year and are currently working on a new record of original material.