Music booker Jeff Whitworth says that he often hears positive comments. “People will tell me, ‘Thank you for hosting metal shows at The Grey Eagle,’ or, ‘I’m glad somebody’s booking real hip hop shows.’”
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Stage sights: Local concert highlights from May
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.
Town Mountain holds its annual benefit concert at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall
Josh Stack, founder and executive director of Funding America Through Entertainment, first began combining his passion for music with his mission to end hunger two decades ago. “Back in the early ‘90s in the Southeast, everybody went to see Widespread Panic,” he says. “The band let me set up a table and raise money at […]
Xpress Playlist: LEAF edition
The 39th LEAF festival rolls around this weekend — it actually kicked off on Thursday for its most dedicated attendees. Dozens of artists perform on six stages around Lake Eden. If you’re planning to go, here’s a sample of the music. And if you missed out on a chance to buy tickets (they’re sold only […]
This weekend on a shoestring *UPDATED*
This weekend belongs to the music lovers, but it also offers model trains, a holistic expo and a chance to let out your inner funny. So keep that piggy bank on the shelf, these events will break the doldrums, but they won’t break the bank. While you’re here, share more budget-friendly happenings in the comments section below.
This weekend on a shoestring
It’s poised to be another beautiful weekend, and we’ve got a host of budget-friendly outdoor events to help you enjoy the warming weather. While you’re here, check out our Community and Clubland calendars for a complete schedule of happenings.