With time on his hands, songwriter Dave Desmelik decided to complete a long-shelved project that focuses on the 12 months of the year — but not necessarily 2020.
Desmelik has parlayed his years as a songwriter into sussing language from the non-verbal compositions.
The Penrose-based Americana artist teams with Amanda Anne Platt, Andrew Scotchie, Shannon Whitworth and other WNC notables to raise awareness about pediatric illness.
Though both men tend to operate primarily in the Americana and singer-songwriter genres, Where it Takes Us has an easygoing country-rock flavor that bridges the gap between styles.
You can catch Desmelik at Upcountry Brewing on Thursday, June 29, at 7 p.m. as part of the venue’s songwriter series.
The latest release from the local singer-songwriter is beautiful, cathartic and disconcerting. Its delicate songs are deceptive, dropping the listener from light-dappled shallows into sudden, unfathomable depths.
Blue Ghost Brewing Co., hosts a night of country music tribute performances to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on Sunday, Sept. 11.
The local singer-songwriter talks about his newest release, his forthcoming projects, and gives an update on his son, Holmes, currently in treatment for a brain tumor.
An album release is cause for celebration — the long hours in the studio; the funds raised through gigs, jobs and the kindness of friends and fans; the songs finally brought to life and ready for an audience. Considering, it might seem like a counterintuitively low-key move for folk-rock group Even the Animals to release […]
With an old-looking Guild guitar and a smattering of people sitting down drinking local microbrews, Dave Desmelik took the stage at the French Broad Brewery on a warm Thursday evening.