Stephen Evans & the True Grits host an evening of diverse local music June 24 at The Grey Eagle.
With the release of her third studio album Deeper Woods, Sarah Louise combines intricate guitar playing with haunting vocals to create a sound that feels as delicate as it is artistic.
Rollicking r&b, funky jams, homegrown rock and a book talk from a prominent North Carolina singer-songwriter/rocker: that’s just some of what’s on offer musically in Asheville over the next 30 days.
Based out of Greenville, S.C., the duo released a spiritual folk album last year and are currently working on a new record of original material.
“Subtle aspects of your personality are brought out by different locations,” David Wilcox says. “For me, there’s something about this land: the friendliness of these mountains. There is something about my psyche that just sort of feels at home in these hills.”
The Nashville singer-songwriter plays solo acoustic versions of songs from his latest album on June 1 at The Grey Eagle.
The quintet is headed by singer Whitney Moore and includes members from other local groups, such as Sirius B, The Low Down Sires, Drayton and the Dreamboats, and Hot Point Trio.
This edition spotlights one of the strongest musical schedules in recent memory: two shows of historical and sociological importance, a preview of what is sure to be a highlight of this year’s Barnaroo, and the man responsible for some of the best (and least-heard) pure pop of the decade.
There’s typically a time limit for each presenter, and some open mics have a theme or a host to usher the evening along, but what happens in front of the microphone is, truly, wide open to possibility.
The night of adult-themed storytelling and music takes place May 18 at The Grey Eagle.
The New Orleans-based group combines spoken word, hip-hop, gospel and other styles into a unique sound all its own. Tank and the Bangas won the prestigious Tiny Desk Contest in 2017.
Amen Breaks is the band’s most recent record, coming out last summer, and has the musicians shedding past sounds in favor of a more indie-pop flavor. Lyrical themes include mental health and spirituality.
Soulful prog-hop group Natural Born Leaders mark the release of their debut EP About Time with a Saturday, May 5, show at Asheville Music Hall. Folk singer-songwriter Chuck Brodsky debuts his 10th album, Them and Us, at The Grey Eagle on Sunday, May 6. And singer-songwriter Brie Capone commemorates the release of her second EP, If I Let You In, with a May 5 performance at Isis Music Hall.
The band recently recorded 12 songs and is taking the approach of releasing one new song each month for a year.
The Boston-based hip-hop duo plays The Grey Eagle on May 1.
Americana, Indian music and icons of indie-rock and funk are all showcased in this edition.
The keynote address from the NPR host and panel discussions with local music industry representatives and advocates explore the arts’ economic impact on the Asheville area.
Live and local shows featuring Americana, indie rock, boundary-pushing electronic music and raw rock ‘n’ roll are highlighted in this roundup.
With his first solo EP now out, Isaiah Breedlove is hoping to make a splash on the local music scene. The four song EP is called All Around Your Sleepy Head and is available now on Bandcamp.
Alice Gerrard & Friends, David Holt & the Lighting Bolts and Balsam Range play a show to benefit their musician friend’s medical fund April 8 at The Grey Eagle.
Iggy Ingler is partnering with Owly Cat Productions to stage his iteration of Hedwig and the Angry Inch (in which he plays the lead role) at The Grey Eagle, Friday-Sunday, March 30-April 1.