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The purveyors of “NOLA Future Funk” play One Stop on Aug. 30.
The musicians’ first EP is in the works right now with no release date scheduled as yet, but you can catch them at The One Stop on Thursday, Aug. 9.
According to Tyler Jackson, the album is not only conceptual in a lyrical sense, it explores his idea of “the other side” in a musical sense as well.
The upstairs room of West Asheville’s Buffalo Nickel transforms into a cerebral battle royal every Tuesday. Around 6 p.m. tables start to become scarce as Kipper Schauer prepares to emcee his pop culture infused trivia night.
Tributes to J Dilla are staged in various cities on the rapper’s birthday. Asheville’s Dilla Day is at One Stop Sunday, Feb. 7, at 10 p.m.
Now touring its first full-length album, the Louisville, Ky.-based quartet plays a free show at One Stop Thursday, Jan. 21, at 10:30 p.m.
The emerging rappers perform at the One Stop on Saturday, Aug. 8, at 8 p.m., with Zoot Troop (Mayor Black and Dante) opening for SASS and Daree.
While nacho stains are certainly more socially acceptable in the comforts of one’s own home, why not venture out for some game day antics this year? Super Bowl XLIX, New England Patriots versus Seattle Seahawks, kicks off Sunday, Feb. 1, at 6:30 p.m., and Asheville-area businesses have planned a variety of celebrations to suit your football fancy.
Although Tom Hamilton counted himself among the many men preoccupied with “chicks and partying” during his 20s, the American Babies frontman found himself “digging deeper” for musical and personal inspiration over time. Last year’s resulting effort, a “40-minute existential meltdown” titled Knives and Teeth, addresses heavy topics like mortality, cruelty and frustration, often vacillating between […]
“America’s two-man outlaw country band” is the tagline for North of Nashville, the collaborating between Jay Basiner (acoustic guitar, lead vocals, harmonica, percussion) and Andrew Martelle (fiddle, mandolin, guitar, vocals). As the duo’s name suggests, they’re located north of Music City. Far north. In Maine. But Basiner and Martelle have a pitch-perfect country sound, from […]
Mojo Kitchen hosts a new dinner-and-music series, Universal Joint raises money for the Hominy Creek Greenway, the Asheville Food Swap gets ready to trade and Food Truck Fridays continues in North Asheville.
Drawing on influences from the great funk masters Herbie Hancock and Parliament Funkadelic, as well as contemporary bands like Umphrey’s McGee and Lotus, Philadelphia-based funk band The Royal Noise is a self-described “relentless funk dance party.” One reviewer characterizes the band as “Groove, groove and more groove — with a side order of groove and a […]
This week’s edition is dominated by local entertainers: musicians, comedians, filmmakers and more. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend events.
Former Sonmi members make up this electronic duo. They play One Stop on Friday, Aug. 2. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets.
The Knoxville-based synth-rockers play Two For Tuesdays at One Stop on July 2.
The Rochester, N.Y.-based “jazz infused funk wrapped in soul” outfit plays One Stop on Tuesday, April 2, as part of the Two For Tuesdays series.
It’s a night of funk, soul and tropical dance at One Stop on Thursday, March 7. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets to the show.
Avant-soul outfit The Mumbles return to Asheville on Tuesday, March 5. They’ll play One Stop in support of their new live album, “Last Night Wore the Crown.”
Local rockers Pawtooth performed an exclusive song and spoke to Xpress in advance of two upcoming shows — Tuesday, Feb. 26 at One Stop (as part of the Two for Tuesdays series) and Saturday, March 16 at the Lab, with Polly Panic.
This week, Xpress brings you a variety of holiday happenings, along with some options for riding out the apocalypse.