Three of the sets noted below are free, but you can do your part to support local music by helping fill the tip jar. Lots of rock, surf and Americana in this roundup.
A blues legend, an unpredictable force of nature, and two local acts — one long established, the other part of the current hard rock resurgence — are spotlighted in this roundup.
**UPDATED JAN. 31** Super Bowl parties abound, Burial celebrates International Gruit Day and more local beer news.
The Nashville rockers play Pisgah Brewing on Jan. 20.
Two of the acts previewed in this edition have histories reaching back many years; the other two are newer projects from established artists.
The inaugural two-day music festival is set for Oct. 7-8 at Pisgah Brewing Co.
Admission to an upcoming barbecue benefiting FEAST includes unlimited servings of pulled pork (raised on the same pasture hosting the event), collard greens, salad greens, barbecue tofu, baked beans, corn bread, and sweet and unsweet tea. The event takes place at the Warren Wilson College Farm on Wednesday, March 29.
A look at the nexus where psychedelia and classical meet, a local jam, ukulele music, and an edgy singer-songwriter for the 21st century.
Asheville Brewing and Deschutes release a collaborative bock, Pisgah releases this year’s Vanilla Porter and Wedge debuts a ginseng ESB.
The band made a statement about House Bill 2 by covering The Kink’s “Lola” and saying that “everyone has the right to be who they are.”
Shortly after opening, West Asheville newcomer Arancini morphed from a fast-casual Italian eatery to a wine bar; Fifth Season Gardening Co.’s event schedule now includes Friday evening beer samplings plus monthly fundraisers for local nonprofits; Living Web Farms’ Patryk Battle teaches gardeners to increase tomato yields through grafting; and Isa’s Bistro offers a beer dinner and weekly discounted wines.
From October: Dr. Dog, Trampled By Turtles, Drive-by Truckers, Rayland Baxter, Grace Potter, LEAF Festival, Colonel Bruce, Unspoken Tradition, Widespread Panic and more.
About 150 people came out Saturday for the 100-kilometer Chris King Gourmet Century cycling and food event.
Relive concerts by Jim Lauderdale, World Party, JJ Grey & Mofro, Toubab Krewe, Acoustic Syndicate, Robert Earl Keen, Downtown After 5, Transputer, Slayer and more.
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.
Daptone recording artist Charles Bradley is on a lengthy four-month tour. That string of shows will bring him to the Pisgah Brewing outdoor stage on Thursday, May 8.
Pisgah Brewing Co. has made the decision to launch Pisgah Pale in cans, with one or two additional styles likely to be added down the road. The first Pisgah cans should be available at limited locations around town next week.
Photo by Alicia Funderburk
The local roots-rock outfit is set to play Pisgah Brewing, with Alarm Clock Conspiracy on Thursday, Aug. 15.
Relive last weekend at Pisgah Brewing where Keller Williams and The Travelin’ McCourys (the backing band for guitarist/vocalist Del McCoury) took the stage, along with sets by Hot Tuna Acoustic and Jill Sobule, and Asheville’s own bluegrass act Sanctum Sully performing late-night on the indoor stage. Click through for videos.
The restaurant is a collaboration between chef Adam Bannasch of Zambra, chef Mike Moore of Blind Pig Supper club and Jason Caughman of Pisgah Brewing. The owners plan to offer heirloom vegetables, regionally sourced meat and seafood, and of course, bourbon.
The saxophonist/flutist/vocalist claims on his Facebook page to be “bringing the heat to the party.” He’ll do so at Pisgah Brewing on June 1. The Fritz opens and plays late-night. Xpress has tickets to give away.