The collection of artists slated to appear at the Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13 and 14 festival in the River Arts District is fringey, women-led, often queer-identifying, and less white-centric than the typical Western North Carolina music festival.
Released on Dec. 1, the digital-only Code Red is curated by Asheville musician Dave Harris (formerly the owner of Smashing Guitars) and features six local artists among the 40 musicians represented. “But the support has been far and wide,” Harris says.
The Krektones and Nest Egg perform, with DJ sets by Greg Cartright, at Lazy Diamond on Friday, Dec. 16.
Unfettered freedom courses through Harvey Leisure’s repeato-psych compositions for Nest Egg. The guitarist, though, has some pretty stringent ideas about how to put on a show, all of which could come to bear when the band plays its free record release show Friday, May 29, at The Mothlight.
This weekend, enjoy local music, dance, film and the warmth of spring. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend entertainment.
Whether you like bouncing to reggae, two-stepping to classic country or spacing out to prog rock, there’s a show this weekend to satisfy your aural interests. As always, we offer more than just music, and all for a nominal fee. While you’re here, share more budget-friendly events in the comments section below.