Event organizer Zuzu Welsh says that this year’s festival will feature seven local acts in addition to Magness (Saturday’s headliner) and Champion (Sunday’s festival closer).
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.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a doomsday comic book series, a former Ashevillean’s memoir about the Zendik Farm and a crowdfunding success story from Ashley Heath.
The local music will be onstage with her full band at The Grey Eagle on Saturday, March 4, for the Hunger Relief Benefit concert.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features tour and album support for local musician Ashley Heath, t-shirt prints by aspiring artist Destiney Stubbs and the debut album of Aleeiah Sura.
Frequent collaborators Caine McDonald and Patrick Dodd open Heath’s release show, after which she’ll perform with a full band at Asheville Music Hall on Friday, May 27.