Working with other artists became a steady through-line in Michelle Malone’s career. Her latest album, 2018’s Slings and Arrows, includes songs she co-wrote with Randall Bramlett and up-and-coming Atlanta artist Eliot Bronson.
This week’s roundup inlcudes Indigo Girl Emily Saliers, saxophonist Kamasi Washington, Zeppelin tribute Brown Sabbath and Jamie Laval’s Celtic Christmas show.
For her first tour under her own name, singer-guitarist Saliers has put together a band worthy of the material; Hung is featured on violin, and opening act Lucy Wainwright Roche sings harmony. The rhythm section features drummer Reade Pryor and Mars Volta bassist Juan Alderete.
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.