Updates on brewery construction and expansions in Asheville, Brevard and Old Fort.
Downtown After 5 goes digital to kick off its 2020 concert series with a pair of local bands.
The multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter discusses what it’s like to be a musician in a time of limited attention spans.
The Americana/bluegrass group swings by The Orange Peel on Jan. 26.
M.C. Taylor’s Durham-based ensemble takes to The Orange Peel stage on Jan. 17.
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With Halloween proper falling mid-week, the opportunities to celebrate span several days leading up to and following the quintessential autumnal observance.
Both artists have played in Asheville multiple times in the past, and they’re excited about returning. “I love playing in Asheville because people are not afraid to get their hair messed up,” says Adam Weiner.
The 11-piece band reworsk dance tracks with brass, woodwinds and percussion.
The Broadcast plays “Led Zeppelin IV” in its entirety as a fundraiser for the Music Academy of Asheville on Sept. 14 at The Orange Peel.
It was a relatively straightforward endeavor to deliver early Penny & Sparrow songs live onstage. The spare yet careful arrangements center on just a few elements. The layered sound of ‘Finch’ looks to be more of a challenge to reproduce in concert.
As the album’s name (‘The Wolf You Feed — Part I: Ulsiga’) suggests, it’s a two-part collection. Based on a Cherokee legend about the struggle between good and evil, the Aug. 30 release is “the bad wolf,” says Will Moss.
The Alabama Shakes frontwoman discusses her immense personal growth while crafting her solo debut, “Jaime.”
Trae Crowder, aka the Liberal Redneck, Crowder will perform in Asheville with fellow standup artists Drew Morgan and Corey Ryan Forrester on Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14.
Local filmmaker Erin Derham’s taxidermy documentary has its Asheville premiere June 29 at The Orange Peel.
The South Louisiana ensemble plays a zydeco dance party on May 18 at The Orange Peel.
Recently, Foehl played his first show in Asheville, at The Orange Peel.
In an exclusive performance the musician performed a classic from his days with Uncle Tupelo and a new song that’ll be featured on his forthcoming solo album, ‘WARMER.’
“It feels like a home game,” Kondabolu says of performing in Asheville. “I have a bunch of folks who I don’t have to explain as much to and who are excited that I’m there.”
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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.”