“Do we need an actual Asheville Film Festival? It’s a great invitation to explore, and it clearly just needs a commitment to leadership and a budget.”
The work, filmed between Harold’s Cross and airports in Dublin, New York, Charlotte, and finally at Fornoff’s child hood home in Asheville, North Carolina, contrasts the excitement of going home with the mixed melancholy of returning.
After petitioning YouTube to reinstate the powerful work, the media outlet relented and Blackburn’s words are again available to, hopefully, fuel dialog.
Nan Chase and DeNeice Guest, authors of Drink the Harvest, recently joined Xpress in the test kitchen at Selina Naturally for a demonstration on how to make wine from fresh blackberries.
The Larry Keel Experience kicked off New Mountain‘s outdoor stage series last weekend. In advance of that show, the band performed a song for Acoustic Asheville. Video by Jesse Hamm.
The Felice Brothers played The Orange Peel earlier this week, as part of their tour for Favorite Waitress. Read about the band and album here. In advance of the show, guitarist Greg Farley performed an acoustic version of “No Trouble.” Video by Jesse Hamm, filmed at The Orange Peel.
Leigh Glass and Corey Bullman perform “Love You Back” as part of the Acoustic Asheville series, filmed at the Asheville Area Arts Council. Video by Jesse Hamm. Find the full Acoustic Asheville series here.
Check out Roots rocker Langhorne Slim in two new, as-yet-unrecorded songs for Acoustic Asheville in a solo performance at Asheville Area Arts Council.
“When I first moved out west, I did not feel much culture shock, as they say,” soulful singer-songwriter Sean Hayes said in an interview with Xpress. But at the same time, “There is a certain sincerity toward music I feel the South has that informed me and still plays a big role. By sincerity, I […]
The duo performs as-yet-unreleased song, “Great American Limbo,” at the Asheville Area Arts Council. Video by Jesse Hamm.
Music Video Asheville goes big Music Video Asheville is having a banner year. The local event, which marks its seventh year on Wednesday, April 16, received a record number of submissions and moved into a new venue. Produced for the third year in a row by Kelly Denson and Jason Guadagnino of Asheville’s Lush Life […]
Mountain Xpress and Sherwood’s Music are partnering to showcase local musicians through a series of stripped-down performances for the web. This week Luzius Stone perform “Past Life.”
Our weekly video series goes regional as Mountain Xpress and City Lights Bookstore in Jackson County partner for a web performance by Sylva artist Ian Moore.
“Renegade traditionalist” band Mipso makes a stop at Isis Music Hall on Saturday, April 5 at 8:30 p.m. Chris Eldridge also performs.
Local indie-folk band Even The Animals played a new song, “Everybody Here Knows” at the Asheville Area Arts Council. The song will be featured on the band’s upcoming release, The Lonesome Sea. Video by Jesse Hamm.
Mountain Xpress and Sherwood’s Music are partnering to showcase local musicians through a series of stripped-down performances for the web. This week Tina Collins and Quetzel Jordan of Tina and Her Pony perform “Sweet Love.”
Morgan Geer, aka Drunken Prayer, performs an acoustic of a new song from his forthcoming album. Filmed at Asheville Area Arts Council.
Mountain Xpress and Sherwood’s Music are partnering to showcase local musicians through a series of stripped-down performances for the web. This week Hank West and the Smokin’ Hots perform “Sky Elevator Machine.”
Singer-songwriter Callaghan is originally from London and now lives in Nashville. She headlined The Altamont last Friday. In advance of that show, Callaghan talked to Xpress about her album, her impressions of the U.S., and what keeps her returning to Asheville.
Gold Light, fronted by musician and filmmaker Joe Chang, recently released video for the song “True Love Never Dies.” Click through to watch it; see the band live at The Mothlight on Sunday, March 9.
Our video series goes regional this week as Mountain Xpress and City Lights Bookstore in Jackson County partnered for this web video with Sylva band Noonday performing “Vigil.”