Curious about holiday markets? Check out these pop-ups planned around Asheville.
The local prog-rockers are part of a quadruple bill at The Grey Eagle on Nov. 26.
By day, the streets of Asheville are packed with hordes of tourists following their GPS toward crowded restaurants, locals weaving their way to favorite hole-in-the-wall cafés and beer drinkers galore stumbling toward the next brewery on their list. But as night sets in and shops start to close, an entirely new problem emerges: Where can […]
After long and successful careers, two veteran musicians settled into retirement in the Asheville area. But the encouragement of friends and family brought both men came back to the stage to entertain audiences around Western North Carolina.
It was a warm, friendly and welcoming atmosphere throughout the night with no shortage of dancing, clapping and smiles during both Kishi Bashi and a great opening performance by Tall Tall Trees.
A look at the nexus where psychedelia and classical meet, a local jam, ukulele music, and an edgy singer-songwriter for the 21st century.
This week’s roundup includes Russ Wilson’s “Have Yourself a Swinging Little Christmas,” Amy Black’s Muscle Shoals Revue, Will Ray & the Space Cooties and a Hustle Souls New Year’s Eve show.
Twice monthly, my blog 30 Days Out spotlights upcoming music shows and events of note, shining a light into some less well-lit corners, where some fascinating artists schedule performances. I do my best to give ample advance notice so that you can adjust your budget and calendar in a way that lets you get to […]
Laid-back jazz improvisation, rave/trance, real psychedelic rock (Japanese-style) and sleazy riff-rocking are the focus of this edition of 30 Days Out.
Packway Handle Band performs songs from their recent album, a collaboration with Jim White, at The Grey Eagle on Saturday, Aug. 20.
The slideshow from November includes photos of the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Lettuce, Slightly Stoopid, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, Galactic, Infamous Stringdusters, the Jon Stickley Trio, Driftwood, The Dave Rawlings Machine and others.
Brian McGee opens the show at the Grey Eagle on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 9 p.m.
Talley’s homecoming show will call upon the talents of bassist Bryan White and percussionist Bill Berg for a full band sound. The Grey Eagle hosts the celebration on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 9 p.m.
Songwriter and guitarist Charlie Par performs at The Grey Eagle on Wednesday, June 24.
Each month concert photographer David Simchock of music news and reviews blog Front Row Focus shares some of his favorite images, captured on stages in and around Asheville.
After years of recording music and playing with roots band Red June, Natalya Zoe Weinstein and her husband, guitarist John Cloyd Miller, are “excited to present some of our favorite original and traditional duets that we have been playing together for years.”
Denver-based husband-and-wife duo Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore have been dreaming up sea-inspired retro-pop together as Tennis for half a decade now.
Lowland Hum, composed of indie folk musicians Daniel and Lauren Goans, has been churning out sweet and artsy material since the couple’s 2012 nuptials.
Americana singer-songwriter Chuck Brodsky swapped formal education for a musical pursuit all his own. Now, 11 albums later, the pianist-turned-guitarist has mastered the art of adorning his lyrical tales with eccentricity and wit.
The Asheville music scene has its share of local-boy-makes-good stories. And with his 1997 debut onto the national scene, guitarist and Asheville native Bryan Sutton quickly made a major impression in bluegrass and the wider music community. Named the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Guitar Player of the Year eight of the last 15 years, Sutton also […]
British solo artist Robyn Hitchcock pairs five cover songs with five original tunes in his latest self-described “elegiac record,” The Man Upstairs. “I am, after all this time, a guitarist and a singer as much as I am a songwriter,” he says, not “just another singer/songwriter laying their freshest eggs.” The hybrid creation, suggested by […]