“We believe that building healthy communities requires education, but that to sustain and uplift those healthy communities you need to ensure education is fun, authentic and organic,” says Morgan Markowitz, Xpand Fest’s operations director.
The Asheville instrumental quintet plays Ellington Underground, April 20 and 21.
On Sunday, Dec. 31, the venue will ring in 2018 with performances from soulful blues group The Broadcast and jazz-funk opener Window Cat.
The Secret B-Sides, Window Cat and King Garbage play Pisgah Brewing Co. on Saturday, July 29.
“In the heat of political frustration and anger, Window Cat expresses its rawest emotions in ‘Agent Orange,’” bassist Brennan Dugan says of the song.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features an album by Window Cat, a fundraiser to feed homeless veterans and a project that aims to help bereaved families through the death of an infant.