The concert was part of a fundraiser event for local nonprofit MountainTrue, benefitting French Broad River conservation.
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In Photos: Donald Trump rally, protest
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made a campaign stop in Asheville on Monday, Sept. 12. Xpress captured the scene inside the rally and outside the U.S. Cellular Center. For more on voices from the rally check out Xpress‘ previous coverage.
In photos: Fight For 15 fast-food strike in Asheville
A few dozen fast-food workers walked off the job April 15 in support of an international action to raise the pay of low wage workers. The action marked the first time the nationwide Fight For 15 movement has made its presence known in Asheville.
Humans of Asheville captures local life in pictures
It’s a sunny day when Jennifer Mesk, the photojournalist behind Humans of Asheville, sets out across the city that serves as her muse. Spotting a group of interesting-looking characters on Patton Avenue, she motions to them, then indicates her camera. They smile curiously, and she crosses the street. “Hi,” she says, smiling. “Can I take your picture?”
In photos: Asheville Mardi Gras Parade
Revelers took to the streets for Asheville Mardi Gras on Sunday, March 2.
Asheville plays in the snow: #avlsnomg
There’s more to the Feb. 13 snowstorm than driving hazards and inconveniences: Many folks in Asheville are getting out and enjoying the winter weather. And they’re sharing photos and dispatches from their outdoor adventures via a variety of social media outlets like Twitter and Instagram.
In like a lion: Locals respond to 2014’s cold, snowy start
The new year came in like a lion today, Jan. 3, as Asheville residents woke up to bitter cold winds and snow. The winter weather was greeted on social media with a mix of trepidation and joy, as locals tried to drive on icy roads or sled down snowy hills.
Jamming out: Scenes from the 2013 Christmas Jam
Warren Haynes celebrated the 25th anniversary of Christmas Jam in style this weekend with two full days of epic concerts at the U.S. Cellular Center and other venues in downtown Asheville.
Scenes from Christmas Jam: Photos from Friday night
A festive musical spirit reigned last night as Christmas Jam stretched into the wee hours, with Widespread Panic closing things down at around 4 a.m. This post features a slide show of photos from the concerts. (photo by Nick King)
Marching into the holiday season
The Asheville Holiday Parade made its way through downtown on Saturday, Nov. 23. Photographer Joshua Cole was there.
Sound Track web extra: Sigur Rós
Relive Saturday’s stunning concert at the U.S. Cellular Center. The 12-member Icelandic band performed a gorgeous and transformative 100-minute set. Photos by Yeager St. John.
Bele Chere day 3 roundup
Click through for photos (by John Zara) of Jonathan Scales Fourchestra, Doc Aquatic and Mountain Goats.
In photos: The Bele Chere music lineup
Check out this slideshow of the full weekend’s worth of bands.
Bele Chere day 2 roundup
Click through for photos (by John Zara) of Matrimony, Space Capone, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, David Holt, Moon Taxi, Son of Bill, Kishi Bashi, The Birchtree Band, and Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, and videos (by Jesse Hamm) of Kishi Bashi and the Booty Band.
Soundtrack for a summer evening
Kishi Bashi headlined a magical Saturday night at Bele Chere. Photos by John Zara.
Putting the party in street party
Local funk ensemble Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band kicked off Bele Chere’s Saturday night with style to spare, and a fierce horn solo or two. Photos by John Zara.
Matrimony at Bele Chere
The family band from Charlotte, N.C., put their own spin on roots-rock during an energetic and uplifting set. Photos by John Zara.
Bele Chere day 1 roundup
Click through for photos (by John Zara) of Bright Lights Social Hour, Dan Deacon and Wanda Jackson, and videos (by Jesse Hamm) of CrazyHorse & Colston and Chuck Brodsky.
Wet, but worth it
Despite the rain, the 11th annual Forecastle Festival included memorable sets by Shovels & Rope, Foxygen, Killer Mike and El-P, Robert Plant and others.
Pokey LaFarge at The Grey Eagle
The singer-songwriter-bandleader brought his self-coined riverboat soul to Asheville last weekend. LaFarge and his band will perform on David Letterman tonight. Photos by John Zara.
Invasion of the moe.rons
The jam band moe. enthralled its fans at Pisgah Brewery this weekend. Expect more big acts this summer on the outdoor stage there.