**UPDATED FEB. 21** Biltmore’s latest exhibit features Gilded Age costumes by Academy Award winner John Bright, White Horse hosts a rare screening of Julie Dash’s “Daughters of the Dust” and more.
Live onstage, Mindshapefist’s sound is a whirlwind of guitars, bass and drums. But the band’s focus on vocals remains a part of the experience. “We’re proud of what we do on the CDs, and we think they’re a good representation,” drummer Fred Hensley says. “But we’re definitely a live band.”
Tickets for March’s popular Fly Fishing Film Tour go on sale, Morgan’s Comics organizes a Nerd Expedition to see “Alita: Battle Angel” and more.
Local filmmaker Jill Boniske launches a Kickstarter campaign for her new documentary, Pack Library kicks off its “Janeane Garofathon” and more.
“We try to incorporate one or two covers into any set,” Mike “McDuck” Olson says. “Because covers tend to be the way that our fans gained entry into our music.”
Pack Library and The Orange Peel screen holiday favorites, Pisgah Film Project brings “Free Solo” to Brevard and more.
Steven Wilson, Malcolm Holcombe, Goldie and The House Hoppers are included in this round up.
Chaz Bear discusses his break from touring and how it changed the way he makes music.
An evening of hip-hop, straight-ahead rock with a songwriter’s skill, live music soundtrack to a horror film and locally-sourced soul jazz: Those are among the highlights of local concerts over the next 30 days.
Tanya Blount-Trotter and Michael Trotter Jr. bring their powerful, soulful sound to The Orange Peel on Oct. 19.
Discover Americana, hip-hop and an epic battle of sorts between tributes to two of the greatest bands of the rock era.
Arena rock, engaging and tuneful pop, heartfelt blues and deep funk are just some of the sounds explored by live acts playing in Asheville over the next 30 days.
A frequent visitor to Asheville since his days with Drive-By Truckers, the guitarist always looks forward to meeting up with old friends here. “Asheville is like the brunch capital of the South,” he says.
Featuring 10 bands, the metal festival takes place Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Mothlight and Sunday, Sept. 2, at The Orange Peel.
Geologist of Animal Collective and local musicians Michael Flanagan and Adam McDaniel perform an improvised score to “Persona” at Revolve, the Grail celebrates the 50th anniversary of “Yellow Submarine” and more.
Three nationally-touring acts (indie rock, soul and pop-punk) and a local country-rocking favorite are highlighted in this edition.
The Fine Arts Theatre screens Black Mountain College alumnus Arthur Penn’s “Bonnie and Clyde,” The Grey Eagle combines “Spice World” with a Spice Girls dance party and more.
The former “30 Rock” actor brings his latest stand-up show to The Orange Peel on June 23.
The Asheville VeganFest returns with three-days of festivities. Also: MANNA FoodBank hosts its 19th annual Blue Jean Ball, Mini-VegFest debuts, The Black Jar Honey Tasting returns and The Southern Kitchen and Bar closes.
Six local designers share collections made from Goodwill Industries garments April 27 at The Orange Peel.
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.