Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features Poetry Cabaret’s performance in Washington, D.C., a new craft spirits distillery called Eda Rhyne and a retrospective look at musician Ben Phan’s crowdfunding experience.
A film premiere, a literary reading and two musical performances will be among the events celebrating UNC Asheville’s Center for Jewish Studies 35th anniversary, beginning Thursday, March 23.
Isis and the Rankin Vault topped a field of fierce competitors at this year’s local burger showdown.
Cross will play from his stripped-down solo album at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall on Saturday, Aug. 6.
Following his workshops on stage techniques at The Swannanoa Gathering’s Contemporary Folk Week, the prolific music maker will put his own lessons into action. Isis Restaurant and Music Hall hosts his performance on Sunday, July 31.
Catch the Baltimore-based, microphone-sharing duo at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall’s upstairs lounge on Thursday, June 9.
Alan Doyle & The Beautiful Gypsies bring Celtic folk music to Isis Restaurant and Music Hall on Wednesday, March 16.
For his 23rd birthday concert, Scotchie has planned a musical sampling of the South, which takes place at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall Saturday, Jan. 16, at 9 p.m.
Mountain Spirit Coffeehouse concerts were limited to about 10 per year while housed at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville. The series’ new home at Isis, however, allows for more frequent acoustic-oriented shows.
To date, Town Mountain’s annual concert has provided about 20,000 meals through a partnership with with MANNA FoodBank. The Larry Keel Experience opens the show at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall on Saturday, Dec. 19.
Isis Restaurant and Music Hall hosts an evening with cover artists Allison Shapira and Kipyn Martin Friday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m.
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall hosts the annual performance Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 8 p.m.
From October: Dr. Dog, Trampled By Turtles, Drive-by Truckers, Rayland Baxter, Grace Potter, LEAF Festival, Colonel Bruce, Unspoken Tradition, Widespread Panic and more.
The pop-noir band brings a soulful voice and other sonic pleasantries to Isis Restaurant & Music Hall — where recent album Excavator was partially developed during a 2014 residency — on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 8:45.
Banjo player and composer Jayme Stone turned an interest in the Alan Lomax folk music archives into a collaborative project with 20-plus musicians. Three will join him at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall Thursday, Oct. 1.
Chapel Hill-based string band Mipso will showcase new songs at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall Thursday, Sept. 24, and Friday, Sept. 25.
The two groups’ collaborative album Global Symphony Project — recorded after receipt of a 2014 grant from the Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program — will be released during a performance at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall on Friday, Aug. 28, at 8:30 p.m.
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.
With his 2014 release, eclectic local creative Jeff Thompson says he’s finally penned an album that “comes from and appeals to the mind, the heart and the booty simultaneously.”
“There are gonna be a lot of smiles onstage and for good reason,” says Asheville guitarist Taylor Martin of his upcoming show at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall. Local music luminaries Lyndsay Pruitt (fiddle), Drew Matulich (mandolin) and Rick Cooper (upright bass) comprise Martin’s band, and drummer Josh Mulligan will also join the musical combo […]
The bluegrass band from Washington D.C. performs at The Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Saturday, Jan. 18. In advance, Solivan spoke to Xpress about spending time in Alaska, his love of cooking and the four Ts of music.