The Whigs played The Grey Eagle on Friday, in advance of an April record release.
How Chvrches’ Glasgow roots feed its infectious synth-pop. The Scottish band plays The Orange Peel on Saturday, Nov. 30. 9 p.m. Photo by Eliot Hazel.
The Charleston, S.C.-based blues rockers play a free show at Pisgah Brewing on Friday, Nov. 15.
The Durham-based duo of Amelia Meath (Mountain Man) and Nick Sanborn (Megafaun) recorded a version of their song, “Hey Mami,” using all kinds of delays and filters and synthesizers and sequencers. Click through for the video.
Local singer-songwriter Angi West returns to the stage (with her band) after a longish hiatus. She plays Emerald Lounge on Saturday, Aug. 31 with Ryan Sheffield & the Highhills and Company. Photo by Sandlin Gaither.
Five bands (local and nationally touring) perform a showcase on Tuesday, Aug. 27.
Local indie-rocker outfit The Luxury Spirit holds a release party for its new album on Saturday, Aug. 24 at Emerald Lounge. Click through for an early listen.
The two local bands (one rocks, one picks) make a triumphant return. They’ll play The Grey Eagle on Tuesday, Aug. 20. All ages show. 9 p.m., $8 at the door.
The Durham/Brooklyn-based folk outfit played Apothecary on Aug. 10. Click through for a video of M.C. Taylor’s exclusive performance.
New York-based neo-new wave band Heaven (fronted by former Carolinian Matt Sumrow) plays The Lab (with Knives & Daggers) on Saturday, Aug. 17. Here’s why you should check out their just-released debut album.
The upstate N.Y.-based folk-rock trio talks eloquently of storytelling, favorite tour spots, landscapes and a video project. Currently on tour, the band makes its first-ever Asheville stop at Isis on Saturday, Aug. 17. 9 p.m. $8 advance/$10 at the door.
Andrew Scotchie of local band River Rats plays “Tired Soul” and talks about the evolution of his band, their recent “Barnaroo Bootleg” release (which will be available at the Friday DIG Fest show on the Asheville Music Hall stage) and Scotchie’s DIG Fest picks.
We’re still thinking about the incredible Bele Chere set by multi-instrumentalist K. Ishibashi and his band. Here’s a video of his song “Intro/Pathos, Pathos.”
The local roots-rock outfit is set to play Pisgah Brewing, with Alarm Clock Conspiracy on Thursday, Aug. 15.
The singer-songwriter / lifestyle blogger / boutique owner (and grand-daughter of Hank) is currently on tour in support of this year’s acclaimed release, “The Highway.” She’ll play an early and fully-seated show at The Grey Eagle on Wednesday, Aug. 14.
The local post-rock/shoegaze quintet and the psychedelic/new wave trio from New York play The Lab on Saturday, Aug. 17. Meghanz also shares the stage. Photo by Maly Por .
Ed Jurdi and Gordy Quist of Band of Heathens play a special show as a duo at The Altamont Theatre on Saturday, Aug. 17.
The Florida-based folk/Americana quintet will play Isis (in support of new album, “Nest of String”) on Friday, Aug. 2.
While Doc Aquatic’s Sunday show at Bele Chere was not the final set of the festival, the local band’s potent mix of psychedelic experimentation and relaxed indie-rock played like the final word on a weekend’s worth of music. Photos by John Zara.
Kishi Bashi headlined a magical Saturday night at Bele Chere. Photos by John Zara.
The family band from Charlotte, N.C., put their own spin on roots-rock during an energetic and uplifting set. Photos by John Zara.