“When I first moved out west, I did not feel much culture shock, as they say,” soulful singer-songwriter Sean Hayes said in an interview with Xpress. But at the same time, “There is a certain sincerity toward music I feel the South has that informed me and still plays a big role. By sincerity, I […]
Singer-songwriter Callaghan is originally from London and now lives in Nashville. She headlined The Altamont last Friday. In advance of that show, Callaghan talked to Xpress about her album, her impressions of the U.S., and what keeps her returning to Asheville.
The local fiddler holds a release party for “The Singularity” at Pisgah Brewing on Saturday, Feb. 15. Click through for a video interview and exclusive performance.
The Whiskey Gentry, a roots collective from Atlanta, opened for Donna the Buffalo at The Orange Peel last weekend. In advance of that show they met with Xpress in the venue’s pizza room. Click through for a video interview and exclusive performance.
Last week, Charlotte/Raleigh/Philadelphia-based Balsa Gliders blew through town for an all-too-brief visit. Before the band’s energetic set at The Odditorium, they talked about keeping the creative impetus going and remaining current in the regional music scene. Click through for the video interview and exclusive performance. Photo by The Balsa Gliders on Instagram.
Click through for a video interview with and exclusive performance by The Felice Brothers.
Donavon Frankenreiter talks to Xpress about being on the road, translating a two-person record to a full-band live show and discovering new opening acts. Click through for the video interview and two exclusive acoustic performances.
Watch the video of an exclusive performance by and interview with the British singer-songwriter.
Half way through a two night run at The Grey Eagle (recorded by Echo Mountain for a live album), Langhorne Slim played a private show for Xpress.