Through its outreach to young listeners, Ozomatli has expanded, not changed, its focus. And the social themes that characterize much of the band’s music remain at the collective heart of the group.
Many WNC breweries consider live music to be a main component of their taproom offerings.
Natural Born Leaders perform at The Orange Peel on Friday, Feb. 23, with Window Cat and Evil Note Lab.
The benefit performances take place Feb. 23 at The DFR Room in Brevard and Feb. 24 at The Orange Peel in Asheville.
The Toronto-based electronic music trio perform at The Orange Peel on Feb. 1.
White Horse Black Mountain continues its Movies and Meaning series, Casablanca Cigar Bar screens its namesake film and more.
Black hip-hop artists and local venue bookers discuss the stigmas surrounding the genre and their efforts to work together as professionals.
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 resident wrapped up a year and a half of touring with her five-piece band.
Singing and playing in homage to another’s work isn’t the same as performing one’s own original music, but for the members of these local groups, playing in a tribute band scratches a musical itch all its own.
This edition wraps up the fourth year of “30 Days Out,” taking a look at a beloved local act; a highly regarded regional musician; an alt-country troubadour who got his start in Western North Carolina; and one of pop culture’s most outspoken, iconoclastic and articulate spokespeople.
Banjoist Jesse Langlais notes that, while previous Holiday Hangs have included some informal onstage collaborations between the featured acts, this year may take things to another level.
The Asheville resident closes out her latest tour with a Dec. 16 show at The Orange Peel.
Spoiler Alert! takes place at The BLOCK off Biltmore on Thursday, Dec. 14, Pure Yoga hosts a screening of ‘What is Real? The Story of Jivamukti Yoga,’ submissions are being accepted for Asheville’s 90-Second Newbery Film Festival, and more.
This week’s roundup inlcudes Indigo Girl Emily Saliers, saxophonist Kamasi Washington, Zeppelin tribute Brown Sabbath and Jamie Laval’s Celtic Christmas show.
Pull Up at the Peel Deli and Grill expands its lunch options. Also: East Fork Asheville hosts a cake-off; Sandy Mush Mountain Music and Square Dance returns; French Broad Chocolate Lounge hosts a book signing; the Flatiron Building celebrates 90 years; and Foothill Meats opens a second location in Black Mountain.
UNCA and Grail Moviehouse celebrate silent cinema, the Frame + Form Screen Dance Festival deadline nears and more.
Two of the acts previewed in this edition have histories reaching back many years; the other two are newer projects from established artists.
The Asheville Ski Club presents Warren Miller’s Line of Descent on Thursday, Oct. 26; The Tryon International Film Festival runs Friday, Oct. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 29; and The Reel Rock 12 film tour stops by Diana Wortham Theatre.
All four acts previewed in this edition have an Asheville connection. Three are based in town, and the other features a guitarist who lived here in recent years.
Laura Jane Grace and her band play The Orange Peel on Saturday, Oct. 21.