Wood recently spent some time at the Fleetwood Shack Studios of one-time local resident and Band of Horses bassist Bill Reynolds. Along with former Blue Rags bandmate Mike Rhodes on drums, the trio formed the core of the sound featured on Wood’s new record Sunshine.
The full six-piece band, Chris Jamison’s Ghost, will celebrate the album’s release with a show at The Grey Eagle on Wednesday, April 26.
Since winning The Brown Bag singer-songwriter competition in 2011, at the age of 16, Tucker has since released two solo records on her own.
While Magill is open to many styles of music, something about choro immediately struck him. “When I was in West Africa, I’d be listening to polyrhythms and think, ‘What the hell is going on?’ Initially, I just couldn’t get it,” he says. “But with choro, I thought, ‘Yeah, I get this. Even if I can’t play it, I kind of know how it works.’”
Blues that isn’t blues; goofy, fun-filled rock; a guitar legend and darkly psychedelic music … those are among your concertgoing choices over the next 30 days in Asheville.
The local singer-songwriter will perform at French Broad Brewing on Thursday, April 6, at 6 p.m.
The Clydes will be performing the fundraiser concert along with Taylor Martin and Aaron “Woody” Wood, Billy Cardine and North of Too Far Downs, Evelyn’s Couch and others.
The band played The Mothlight in 2014, and four years ago the Allah-Las first performed in Asheville at The Orange Peel; that night’s bill included two other bands with a similar musical sensibility: Elephant Stone and The Black Angels. “We consider them kindred spirits,” bassist Spencer Dunham says.
This year’s showcase takes place at The Grey Eagle on Saturday, March 25, at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
Post-rock, Americana-flavored rock ‘n’ roll, primal rock and hip-hop are on the menu this time around.
The Wray brothers’ sound resonates across a broad spectrum of music, from country and blues all the way to pop.
DJ/producer Chief Xcel discusses the Sacramento hip-hop duo’s Imani trilogy and the heightened sense of urgency stemming from lyricist Gift of Gab’s health issues.
A couple of traveling, storytelling troubadours, a regional jazz collective and some Irish music just in time for St. Patrick’s Day — those are the topics of this installment.
SeepeopleS opens for ’80s rockers Dan Baird and Homemade Sin at The Grey Eagle on Sunday, March 12.
“One thing we really try to do is honor the fundamentals that are so important to old-time and bluegrass music: the timing, the tones, the hard-driving rhythms,” says Stickley. Despite the adventurousness of the trio’s arrangements, Stickley says that he still often feels the he’s “playing music that could be done around the campfire with a couple of other people who know the songs.”
Since its inception in 2010, The Grand Ole Uproar has toured all over the Southeast in support of a wide variety of well-known artists.
The upcoming concert at The Grey Eagle supports the work of Food Connection, which helps divert unused food from Asheville restaurants to organizations that feed the hungry. Also this week: Asheville Wing War, Dine To Be Kind and more local food news.
Recent Asheville transplant Mike Savino discusses his new album and plans to integrate himself into the local music scene.
The local music will be onstage with her full band at The Grey Eagle on Saturday, March 4, for the Hunger Relief Benefit concert.
Lowland Hum performs at The Grey Eagle on Sunday, Feb. 26.
Based out of Greenville, S.C., and hoping to lay some roots down in the Asheville area, the band recently performed a short set at The Grey Eagle.