Downtown Marshall once again hosts the Mermaid Parade, but with some changes. Plus, Come to Leicester offers tours of artists’ studios; WNC author talks about the Tar Heel State; and the Moog Foundation raffles off a vintage synthesizer.
The soft opening for the space, at 56 Broadway, is slated for Thursday, May 23, which would have been Moog’s 85th birthday.
Come on out and shake your hips to local funk music while supporting a good cause at the Asheville Music Hall’s Funk Jam Benefit for the Bob Moog Foundation on Tuesday, Dec. 13 (tonight) at 11 p.m. This special benefit edition of the well-loved weekly funk music jam offers an easy way to donate to […]
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a new documentary about Bob Moog’s life, as explored by his daughter; a collective jazz concert where six local composers’ works will be premiered by a 40-person orchestra; and a couple’s plan to bike 2,774 miles while supporting Homeward Bound.
A move to ship Bob Moog’s archives from Asheville to New York is creating family discord over the best way to preserve the late inventor’s legacy.
Today, May 23, a group of local restaurants are coming together to celebrate what would’ve been Bob Moog’s 79th birthday by donating a portion of sales to the Bob Moog Foundation.
Help the Moog Foundation meet its fundraising goal and enter to win a Moog Voyager. (Photo from stateofthereunion.com.)
Free and open to the public, the SYNTH Art Show will feature more than a dozen of the top concert-poster artists and graphic designers from around the country, each of whom have designed and donated one-of-a-kind, hand-printed, Moog-themed posters for sale inside the Moogaplex (aka Haywood Park Hotel). What’s more, proceeds go to support the Bob Moog Foundation.
Get into the Moogfest spirit with a glass of Moog Filtered Ale, now available on tap at the Asheville Civic Center, the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, The Orange Peel, The Bier Garden and the Renaissance Asheville Hotel. The special American pale ale will be flowing throughout this weekend’s Moog-inspired festivities.
Bob Moog Live is an electronic, neo-classical album featuring the “only known recording of synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog publicly performing on his famous Minimoog.” Come celebrate its release at the LAB on Sunday, Oct. 10.