The YMI Cultural Center and First Congregational United Church of Christ renew their partnership; Asheville Pizza & Brewing reopens its theater; and more area arts news.
Representatives from White Horse, The Grey Eagle and The Orange Peel discuss their approaches to welcoming audiences back indoors.
The Asheville jangle-pop quartet leverages its success as poll-winners and high-profile opening acts on its up-tempo, irrepressibly catchy debut album, “Dangerous Fiction.”
Local live event and entertainment professionals lit up their businesses in red to bring awareness to a struggling industry.
More than most new businesses, restaurants are vulnerable to vagaries beyond their control, and COVID-19 has created even more speed bumps on the path from “opening soon” to “now open.”
Jeff Corpening’s three-part anthology movie plays digital festivals in Burbank and Raleigh, Rabbit Rabbit opens, plus other local arts news.
The Asheville-based soul/rock quartet believe that the song’s “message of togetherness and love” is especially relevant in 2020.
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.