But the group’s May 1 performance was especially charged — the musicians had triumphantly sold out the venue, but they were also there to say good bye. The show marked the end of the local pop-noir outfit’s decade-long run, at least for now.
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stephaniesĭd plays Diana Wortham Theatre
“We believe in giving kids access to the arts. Our creative work has been the vehicle for our development as people — I can’t imagine being deprived of the opportunity to engage with it on a regular basis,” says stephaniesid frontwoman Stephanie Morgan. The band’s Saturday, March 19 at Diana Wortham Theatre benefits the Youth Education Scholarship Fund.
New Year’s Eve parties around WNC
As we pin our shiniest hopes and dreams on 2016, it makes sense to see its predecessor out in style. Whether that entails peaceful chanting, serious rocking, communing with the undead or benefiting a worthy cause, Xpress has a party for every reveler.
stephaniesǐd performs “Shawshank” on new Echo Session video
In advance of a show at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall Wednesday, Oct. 14, stephaniesǐd shares an Echo Session, produced by Independent Arts and Music Asheville.
Stage sights: Local concert highlights from September 2015
Relive September concert highlights with photos of Chris Casper, G Love & Special Sauce, Sturgill Simpson, stephaniesid, American Babies and Greensky Bluegrass.
Smart bets: stephaniesid
The pop-noir band brings a soulful voice and other sonic pleasantries to Isis Restaurant & Music Hall — where recent album Excavator was partially developed during a 2014 residency — on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 8:45.
UNCA’s Concerts on the Quad return after four-year hiatus
UNC Asheville’s free Concerts on the Quad series returns on Monday, June 15, with Sirius.B. Future installments include performances by stephaniesĭd, The Malpass Brothers, Chatham County Line and The Ulali Project featuring Pura Fé.
Sound track: stephaniesid releases “Excavator”
The new album from local pop-noir band stephaniesid officially releases on Tuesday, June 9. The 11 tracks delve into themes of hope, fear, aspiration, ambitions, failure, acceptance and what it truly means to be an artist.
stephaniesĭd release party for “Excavator,” May 2
It was almost exactly a year ago that local indie-pop band stephaniesĭd launched ĭd Weekly a month-long residency in the upstairs lounge of Isis Restaurant & Music Hall. Included in those weekly intimate concerts was a segment called “night of bravery” in which members of the audience could take the stage for up to five minutes.
30 Days Out: a look at upcoming concerts
The musical thread that weaves this diverse collection of live acts is simple: fun. Different kinds of fun, to be sure — funk, noir-pop, early rock ‘n’ roll and something delightfully unclassifiable.
Xpress playlist: New releases and old favorites
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, […]
Set in the upstairs lounge of Isis Restaurant & Music Hall over the month of May, ĭd weekly will include two sets of music from stephaniesĭd split by a segment called “night of bravery” in which members of the audience can take the stage for up to five minutes.
30 Days Out
There’s something for most everyone this time: classic 60s’ style baroque pop; gritty, heartfelt soul, surf rock and … well, we’re not sure what the other one is. But without a doubt it will be fascinating. (Picture: The Zombies.)
Mary Frances and The Dirty Classics kicked off this season’s concert series on Friday, May 24. Video by Jesse Hamm.
Eyes on the prize
Videographer Jesse Hamm captures the action of Bele Chere — from air dogs to line dancing — as set to stephaniesid’s cover of The Magnetic Fields’ “Strange Eyes.” Click through for the video.
Stay cool at Bele Chere with stephaniesid
The local indie-pop band has a plan to help out in that respect — by turning their Sunday set into a water show. Photo by Michael Oppenheim.
Jonathan Scales Fourchestra plays One Stop, releases new video
Local steel pan virtuoso Jonathan Scales has been noticeably absent from the Asheville scene lately, taking his island-influenced, jazz-rock fusion on the road. Tomorrow, the inventive foursome treats its hometown crowd to a performance with The Archrivals and Molly Parti.
Playing her own party
Stephaniesid’s birthday show is on Saturday. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets. Photo by Michael Oppenheim.
“Hopeful video for the holiday season”
Stephaniesid releases a new video for the song “Multiply.” Watch for cameos from local faces.
Video highlights: A taste of LAAFF performances
Local music hits the big screen at Music Video Asheville