The Penrose-based Americana artist teams with Amanda Anne Platt, Andrew Scotchie, Shannon Whitworth and other WNC notables to raise awareness about pediatric illness.
On Tuesday, Oct. 3. writer Wiley Cash will celebrate the official release of his third novel, The Last Ballad, with a reading and book-signing session at UNC Asheville’s Lipinisky Hall.
It was history in the making. It was an arrival. And it was probably also a departure because, as much as River Whyless is cut from and contributes to the fabric of Asheville’s music scene, this is a band that is no longer just local, just ours. The group has made its leap to the next level and it was a joy to watch them take flight.
Each song was recorded with various configurations of 40 symphony musicians and each song selected for the recording was arranged by a professional composer. The Asheville Symphony Sessions, will be released on Thursday, May 26, with a celebration at The Orange Peel.
The 39th LEAF festival rolls around this weekend — it actually kicked off on Thursday for its most dedicated attendees. Dozens of artists perform on six stages around Lake Eden. If you’re planning to go, here’s a sample of the music. And if you missed out on a chance to buy tickets (they’re sold only […]
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Two local singer-songwriters teamed up for a gorgeously-realized collection of cover songs, “Bring It On Home.” The album releases today.
Jesse Hamm caught the Americana songstress’ recent Grey Eagle performance.
Come out Friday night for a show from bluegrass/Americana artist Shannon Whitworth at the Grey Eagle, and you’ll be helping celebrate WNCW 88.7’s birthday and raise money for conservation organization WildSouth.