Twice monthly, my blog 30 Days Out spotlights upcoming music shows and events of note, shining a light into some less well-lit corners, where some fascinating artists schedule performances. I do my best to give ample advance notice so that you can adjust your budget and calendar in a way that lets you get to […]
The Asheville-based guitarists/vocalists blend their eclectic takes on folk music Jan. 6 at The Grey Eagle.
The hip-hop pioneer plays The Grey Eagle on Dec. 29.
An array of Asheville talent pay tribute to Sly & The Family Stone on Dec. 22 at The Grey Eagle.
Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher guide viewers through oddball VHS offerings culled from thrift stores and garage sales on Dec. 15 at The Grey Eagle.
This week’s roundup inlcudes Indigo Girl Emily Saliers, saxophonist Kamasi Washington, Zeppelin tribute Brown Sabbath and Jamie Laval’s Celtic Christmas show.
The holiday tour builds upon the Zippers’ 1998 Christmas Caravan album. “It was my favorite Zippers record,” Jimbo Mathus says, “because it has that great functionality to it, being a seasonal thing.”
Bartell returned here earlier this year to record In a Time of Trouble, A Wild Exultation. The 11 tracks feature studio performances from local artists Shane Parish, Angel Olsen and others.
Two of the acts previewed in this edition have histories reaching back many years; the other two are newer projects from established artists.
Catch Walsh tonight — Saturday, Nov. 18 — at 5 Walnut, at 9 p.m., in celebration of his new album.
The Trongone Band is quickly getting noticed along the East Coast thanks to the release of the group’s debut record, Keys to the House, in June.
The artists previewed in this edition are a varied lot: Americana, classical music and rock. Three are regular fixtures on the Asheville music scene, and one makes a debut performance here in the next 30 days.
The St. Lucia reggae artist plays an all-ages show to benefit hurricane victims on Oct. 26 at The Grey Eagle.
The quartet is hoping to go into the studio to record its debut EP this winter and is giving a concert at The Grey Eagle on Wednesday, Nov. 1, to launch fundraising efforts.
Lowe released his first solo album, Jesus of Cool, in 1978 (in deference to delicate American sensibilities, his U.S. label re-titled the LP Pure Pop for Now People). Nashville-based Los Straitjackets debuted with the 1995 record The Utterly Fantastic and Totally Unbelievable Sound of Los Straitjackets. Though their music was somewhat dissimilar, both acts have long shared an irreverent and warmly humorous approach.
For her first tour under her own name, singer-guitarist Saliers has put together a band worthy of the material; Hung is featured on violin, and opening act Lucy Wainwright Roche sings harmony. The rhythm section features drummer Reade Pryor and Mars Volta bassist Juan Alderete.
The four acts — The Veldt, Moon Hootch, The New Mastersounds and JD McPherson — spotlighted in this edition represent very different styles of music.
Asheville’s own Greg Cartwright and his band play The Grey Eagle on Saturday, Oct. 1.
The Charlotte native and ‘Mindy Project’ cast member visits The Grey Eagle for 7 and 9:30 p.m. shows on Friday, Sept. 22, and Saturday, Sept. 23.
This edition previews Asheville shows in a variety of styles: rock, prewar jazz, EDM and a kind of jazz/hip-hop hybrid.
The band will be performing new and old songs at Highland Brewing Co. on Saturday, Sept. 16.