Place The Honeycutters and Foul Mouth Jerk side by side and one can’t help but notice their differences. The former play country roots music while the latter raps and, unless one puts undue emphasis on the “cut” of Honeycutters, even their names reflect opposite sensibilities. But beyond these sonic and stylistic splits, the two Asheville acts have a substantial amount in common.
The madness of Bele Chere descends on downtown Friday morning, but don’t fear. We’ve highlighted a host of low-cost events for those who prefer to avoid the massive street festival.
Lace up your dancing shoes because this weekend features a variety of shows and parties sure to keep toes tapping and booties shaking into the early morning hours. As always, share more low-cost events in the comments section.
The Orange Peel gets down and dirty Saturday as local hip-hop collective Gurp City South unite for a rowdy weekend showcase. Catching the entire outfit under one roof can be difficult, as members split their time between Asheville and San Francisco, so expect some fireworks.
This weekend includes National Get Outdoors Day, and we’ve got plenty opportunities to do just that. If you prefer to stay inside, don’t fret; there’s art, music and more, all for a nominal fee.
Whether you’re looking for jazz, Americana, country or doom metal, we’ve got a weekend performance to match. And if music doesn’t sing to you, there’s film, theater and art as well, all for less than it costs to park downtown.
We’re braving basements, rooftops, forests and alleys to bring you this new video series where local musicians step out of their element for a preview of upcoming performances.