R&B artist Ty Young, aka The Gift, recently dropped a video for his song “Doin the Most.” Featuring KJ Carter, is was shot on Wall Street in downtown Asheville.
After years playing with big R&B orchestras, including his own Nashville-based group, The Dynamites, Walker has begun performing with a smaller, more intimate backing band in what he calls a soul-jazz style.
The US Cellular Center hosts three R&B veterans plus nine aspiring regional openers on Saturday, June 25.
An encapsulated sense of happiness — an open invitation to the party — is at the heart of a Honeydrops show. Following an enthusiastic reception at LEAF last fall, the Oakland, Calif.-based band returns to Asheville for a show at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Friday, May 6.
“When the right combination of people come together and the right groove is played, there’s an energy that can be felt by each and every person in the audience,” band leader Allen Stone said from the stage.
For the Rude Boys, who headline the inaugural Autumnfest at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, a chance meeting with soul singer Gerald Levert led to a signing with Atlantic Records.