Before devoting herself full time to performing and making albums, Boggs was an Army paratrooper, a U.S. attorney, general counsel for Starbucks and a vice president at the Dell Computer Corporation.
Local bass player Cody Wright will perform with and open for blues-rocker Eric Gales at Isis Music Hall on Friday, June 23.
Three of this edition’s artists are local to Asheville, and the other represents an important piece of the history of nearby Athens, Ga.’s music scene.
The show, which raises funds for Brother Wolfe, takes place at Isis Music Hall on Friday, June 16.
Award-winning Appalachian musician Aaron Burdett will celebrate the release of his new album, Refuge, at Isis Music Hall on Friday, May 12.
Resonant Rogues is a showcase for the musicians’ collective and individual instrumental skills, but the song lyrics are a key component of the group’s appeal.
Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, Acid Mothers Temple, Adrian Belew Power Trio and Electro-Music Asheville are in this week’s roundup.
The Asheville art-pop band’s new LP is more of a late night banquet than a simple side item.
Based in Athens, Ga., the band weaves its way through multiple genres while producing a sound greater than the sum of the three members.
Though their record won’t be released until the fall, the duo will play some of their new tunes at Isis Music Hall on Thursday, April 6.
Local singer Jenna Lindbo will provide the harmonies for Curtis’ seated show at Isis Music Hall on Thursday, March 23.
Black Robin Hero and David Earl will celebrate their achievements with a dual record-release party.
A couple of traveling, storytelling troubadours, a regional jazz collective and some Irish music just in time for St. Patrick’s Day — those are the topics of this installment.
The band came together in 2012 almost by accident, according to saxophonist Pauly Juhl. “A friend’s sister was getting married,” he recalls, “and she wanted a New Orleans-style brass band for her rehearsal dinner. My friend asked me if I could put a group together.”
We’ve got folk-jazz, folk-blues, electronica-jazz and straight-up New Orleans funk on tap.
Local hip-hop/indie-soul collective Natural Born Leaders has been not-so-quietly making a name for itself on Asheville stages. The band shared two songs from an Isis Music Hall Show in December.
Dr. Bacon took some time to develop its sound. Talbott says that the original group knew what it liked: “It was kind of alt-rock,” he says. “But when we started busking on the streets in Boone, we quickly learned that if you play bluegrass, you get paid to do it.”
The New Orleans-based collective will perform at Isis Music Hall on Friday, Feb. 17
The O’Connor Band holds an album release show at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 8 and 9.
They recently performed the debut of “Roan Mountain Suite,” their latest commission, in Bristol, Tenn. The trio return to Isis Music Restaurant & Music Hall on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 25 and 26.
The three women-led groups will perform at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall on Thursday, Nov. 17.