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.
Live and local shows featuring Americana, indie rock, boundary-pushing electronic music and raw rock ‘n’ roll are highlighted in this roundup.
Poison Free Asheville screens a documentary about mountain lion P-22 at UNCA, the Fine Arts shows a profile on Alice Walker and more.
Two community groups hold potluck supper screenings of a documentary on civil rights movement leader Bayard Rustin, the Bywater concludes its Swayze Crazy movies series and more.
The oral history project about Southern Presbyterian ministers’ activism during the Civil Rights era premieres Jan. 28 at White Horse Black Mountain.
White Horse Black Mountain continues its Movies and Meaning series, Casablanca Cigar Bar screens its namesake film and more.
AmiciMusic spotlight neglected works for violin and piano by minority composers, Jan. 5-7 at three different local venues.
The Collider screens Leonardo DiCaprio’s climate change documentary, BMCM+AC examines the German art school that was one of its primary influences and more.