Two internationally-famous touring artists (one in rock and pop, the other a towering figure in reggae) and two intriguing regional acts are among the highlights of the next 30 days in Asheville’s live music offerings.
“We start 2019 at home, and then we’re going to Europe for a 40-date run in nine different countries,” Kyle Travers says. “We’re touring as a headliner; they’ve got a Mercedes Sprinter waiting on us with all of our gear and a tour manager that can translate all the languages.”
Blue Ghost Brewing Co. brings back its Soup or Bowl soup-off and Chai Pani cooks up a pop-up while it closes for renovations. Also, check out some Super Bowl Sunday options and the latest from PennyCup Coffee.
“If you have intensity, if you’re producing original music that is really true to yourself, we’ll back that all day long,” says Asheville Rock Collective organizer John Kennedy.
The Secret B-Sides, Window Cat and King Garbage play Pisgah Brewing Co. on Saturday, July 29.
The self-described thump-hop group returns to Western North Carolina for The Good Vibes Summer Tour, headlined by Rebelution and also featuring Collie Buddz, Hirie and DJ Mackle.
Bounty & Soul’s VegOut fundraiser returns for its second year. Also, Native Kitchen and Social Pub holds a fundraiser for the Autism Society of North Carolina, Backyard BBQ Competition takes place in Brevard, the fourth annual Skillet Six Ways returns and more.
For a limited time, Ole Shakey’s offers the chance to play nine holes of miniature golf on its side patio. Also, Cucina 24 hosts a Polynesian rum dinner, Noble Cider offers A Taste of France and more in this week’s food news.
The band returns to Western North Carolina to play a free show in Pisgah Brewing Co.’s taproom on Friday, Sept. 16.
Willie Watson and Tellico start the inaugural event inside Pisgah’s taproom on Friday, Aug. 26, before the remaining roots acts unfold inside and out, all day on Saturday, Aug. 27.
Lake Street Dive doesn’t play jazz; the band crafts upbeat, exuberant music. “As soon as we realized that we made songs that made people dance even a little bit,” says lead vocalist Rachael Price, “we were like, ‘Full speed ahead!’ That’s what we want: We want people to move.”
Oskar Blues Brewery hosted its 2015 Burning Can ExtravaCANza Friday and Saturday, July 17-18, at its REEB Ranch just outside of Hendersonville. Despite some complications with the North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement Department, a few thunderstorms and a blistering-hot afternoon sun, brewers, performers and attendees stuck it out and had a ball.
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.
ALL WEEK Beer Cocktails at Top of the Monk Top of the Monk, downtown Top of the Monk will have a special menu of beer-infused cocktails designed for both beer and cocktail lovers alike. FRIDAY, MAY 27 Sanctuary Shakeup 12-11 p.m., Sanctuary Brewing Co., 147 First Ave. E., Hendersonville Sanctuary Brewing Co. is releasing 10 […]
The Charleston, S.C.-based blues rockers play a free show at Pisgah Brewing on Friday, Nov. 15.
The jam band plays a Memorial Day weekend show in Black Mounatin and Xpress will give away a pair of tickets to the event.
Hawaiian reggae outfit Natural Vibrations plays Pisgah Brewing on Wednesday, March 13. 9 p.m., $7 in advance/$10 day of show. Aloha, mon.
Pisgah Brewing presents Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady in an acoustic concert at Diana Wortham Theatre. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets to the show today at noon.
The nine-piece funk/soul/r&b outfit from Brooklyn play a Wednesday, May 16 show.
Harrison Berg began his music career behind the scenes. These days, the Van Ghost frontman prefers the stage to the office.
Midwestern fusion outfit The Werks brings its rock-centric jams to Pisgah Brewing Company on Friday, continuing the ale house’s diverse music series.