A recent report on Asheville’s music industry prescribed more more business infrastructure to support the arts, and Melissa Myers’ new company Red Rover Booking aims to do just that. Already her agency represents a dozen artists, and the roster continues to grow.
The rebranded festival takes place on Lexington Avenue on Sunday, Sept. 3.
East Fork Pottery introduces the One Bowl Dinner fundraising series. Also: Edible Asheville hosts its latest FED Talk, Luella’s Bar-B-Que celebrates 10 years, Hickory Nut Gap Farm hosts a butchery class and Virgola opens in Biltmore Village.
Because the best playlists are a combination of newly-discovered music and tried-and-true gems, this week Xpress pulls songs both from just-released albums (and one so new it comes from a live show recording) along with two tracks from 2013 records and one from the vaults. • “Whichever One Comes First” is off the new release, […]
Sanctum Sully performs a new song from the group’s forthcoming record as part of the Acoustic Asheville series.
Town Mountain talks to Xpress (and gives us an exclusive performance) in advance of their Jan. 18 performance at Isis. That show, presented by FATE, benefits MANNA Foodbank and includes fellow bluegrass outfit Sanctum Sully. Click through for the video.
This weekend brings puppets, festivals and a variety of local music. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost entertainment.
The local bluegrass band drops sophomore album “Trade Winds” at the Grey Eagle this Saturday. But first, they met with Xpress at The ByWater to talk about the record and perform the track “Back to Knoxville.” Click through for the video by Jesse Hamm.
Earlier this year, we sent photog, music lover and beer drinker Rich Orris on the ride. On Friday, July 22, you can go, too.
It seems that Thursday is the new Saturday, and this week it brings film, gardening, music and the great outdoors. But don’t worry, we’ve got plenty of entertaining events to fill the rest of the weekend as well. Know of more budget-friendly happenings? Share them in the comments section at the bottom of the page.