“We are proud to support NARAL and the worthy cause of protecting women’s reproductive rights in the United States,” says Melissa Hyman of Sweet Claudette, the band headlining an upcoming fundraiser for the nonprofit. The Mothlight hosts the show on Thursday, Jan. 5.
From the standpoint of live music, this year has been another remarkable one for Western North Carolina. In addition to some superb homegrown/local talent, Asheville remains a popular destination for some of the very best touring musical acts.
On Whiskey Drunk on Puppy Love, the Asheville foursome has taken a giant leap forward, incorporating Stax and Motown textures into the mix, creating an album of fully realized pop perfection.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features Sweet Claudette’s full-length album recording project and Full Circle Farm Sanctuary’s hope to expand to greener (and flatter) pastures.
The musician opens for all female country quartet Sweet Claudette at The Altamont Theatre on Friday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m.
Color Collage opens for Ellenberger, who will be joined by many guest musicians during her set at the Mothlight on Thursday, July 16, at 9 p.m.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features singer and guitarist Dulci Ellenberger’s debut solo effort, the 10-can percussion troupe’s upcoming collaboration with composer Andy Smith and a kid-friendly introduction to computer programming by inventor Dan Alich.
You probably already know and love NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series, but now NPR Music has announced its Tiny Desk Concert contest. Here’s a mini Asheville music video show featuring the local bands the have thrown their hats into the ring.
Four- and six-part vocal harmonies and multicolored kazoos captivate audiences when Western North Carolina supergroup Sweet Claudette takes the stage. The country Motown quartet, composed of Amanda Platt (The Honeycutters), Melissa Hyman (The Moon and You), Amber Lyle Sims and Dulci Ellenberger (Now You See Them), supplements itsr intricate vocals with cello, banjo, melodica and […]
Mountain Xpress and Sherwood’s Music are partnering to showcase local musicians through a series of stripped-down performances for the web. This week The Moon and You (and some friends too) perform “The Bottom of the Road.”