Indoor library services return, the Asheville Art Museum launches a fund drive and more area arts news.
Pianist David Troy Francis, cellist Franklin Keel and singer Carol Duermit perform a Christmas program at White Horse Black Mountain on Dec. 22.
The Asheville-based hammered dulcimer player brings his band to White Horse Black Mountain, Dec. 6-7.
The blues vocalist swings by White Horse Black Mountain on Nov. 17.
With Halloween proper falling mid-week, the opportunities to celebrate span several days leading up to and following the quintessential autumnal observance.
The singer-songwriter and guitarist plays White Horse Black Mountain on July 31.
Superb local musicians give touring artists some healthy competition, and the out-of-town acts both bring something new to the local music conversation.
The Asheville-based folk singer and special guests Beth Nielsen Chapman and Jean Rohe play White Horse Black Mountain on May 12.
**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.
Two groups that lean in a dreamy, shoegaze direction (one local, one on tour) plus a jazz singer who has recently made Western N.C. her home and a prodigious guitar talent who’s finding fame on stage and screen.
Two of the shows spotlighted in this issue feature multiple local artists headlining, and another has a local group opening.
For three nights — Friday, Nov. 30, Saturday, Dec. 1, and Friday, Dec. 7 — he will transform the White Horse Black Mountain into a winter wonderland with his holiday soundscapes.
Steven Wilson, Malcolm Holcombe, Goldie and The House Hoppers are included in this round up.
Messick is launching his new record, Hammered Dulcimer Christmas: Volume II, with two shows — Fridays, Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, both at 8 p.m. — at White Horse Black Mountain.
Halloween falls midweek this year, which means while many ghoulish entertainments will take place the preceding weekend, there are still some events to look forward to on Halloween night itself.
The Black Mountain singer-songwriter celebrates his birthday with Malcolm Holcombe and Woody Wood on Oct. 6 at White Horse Black Mountain.
The former Asheville residents play White Horse on Sept. 21.
The Grail is the local host for the third Art House Theater Day, the Fine Arts screens a Miles Davis documentary with the musician’s friend and collaborator Quincy Troupe in attendance and more.
Puppetteer Lisa Aimee Sturz performs her multimedia show Sept. 1-2 at White Horse Black Mountain.
There’s typically a time limit for each presenter, and some open mics have a theme or a host to usher the evening along, but what happens in front of the microphone is, truly, wide open to possibility.
Americana, Indian music and icons of indie-rock and funk are all showcased in this edition.