Chemist Spirits collaborates with United Kingdom based Fever-Tree. Plus, a new brewery in the RAD and a downtown dessert cart.
WNC Farmers market holds two day Spring Festival. Plus, 16th Annual Asheville Bread Festival; Asheville Hemp Festival; and more.
“Just a quick kudos for the AVL music biz cover story [‘Under Review: Is Asheville Truly One of the Nation’s Top Music Cities?’ April 20, Xpress]. I kinda dig music, to the tune of six decades.”
Thank you for allowing me to share a bit of true Asheville history, at least my recollections of the origins of Asheville’s drumming and how the Pritchard Park drum circle came about. I was born and raised in Asheville. I was taught percussion at South French Broad Middle School. My love for percussion instruments has […]
A group of drummers from Burundi, East Africa, will take time out from their Folk Moot performances to stop by the downtown Asheville drum circle, held on Friday during Bele Chere. Oh yeah, they play giant drums carved from tree trunks that they balance on their heads, while simultaneously dancing and singing. No joke.
After a season of silence, the drum circle in Pritchard Park returns during a bright, warm day downtown. And Xpress is there.
The Pritchard Park drum circle is well underway this season, but tonight’s Friday-night thundering will get an extra boost from the Asheville Downtown Association.