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Articles by Caleb Calhoun
The Mantras aim to tell a different story will every show they play.
By Caleb Calhoun (Act 1) The car, a late-90’s Taurus, is already running when we arrive. The driver, although cordial, is clearly uneasy. He holds…
Krasno’s “Blood from a Stone,” released last year, deftly melds the vintage and the contemporary.
Lotus will play a two-night run at The Orange Peel in Asheville this weekend.
Backup Planet has been relentless about touring, and they’re planning an even bigger 2017.
The band, which formed in Ohio and relocated to Asheville, is ready for a big show at Isis Music Hall.
An album release show from The Infamous Stringdusters, with Billy Strings opening. It doesn’t get much better than this if you’re a bluegrass fan.
Runaway Gin captures the playful side of Phish’s music as perfectly as one can and ties the well-executed songs together with original jams and segues.
Jane Kramer and a band full of Asheville all-stars, will perform Saturday at the Grey Eagle.
The Nth Power is mainstay in the funk and jam scenes across the country.
Both bands are known for their exciting live performances.
Crisp country and progressive old-grass should make for a great combination.
The chemistry between Bob Weir and Alison Krauss brought electric new life to the Grateful Dead’s “Peggy-O.”
Holly Bowling was also one of the bright stars of the night.
Caleb Calhoun I came into the night tittering like a school girl. Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe with special guest Jimmy Herring (Widespread Panic guitarist) at New…
The concert also raises money for a great cause, the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity.
With “Never Twice,” Waterhouse has one of the smoothest records of the year.
Billy Strings wowed crowds at Merlefest earlier this year. He returns to Asheville on Friday for another high-energy show.
The first ever Fritzgiving was a show for the ages.
By Caleb Calhoun How exactly does one come up with a band name like Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad? To be honest, with music this…
The Asheville-based funk band, with two new records in the works and a growing fan base, has a lot to be thankful for these days.
By Caleb Calhoun TAUK is the kind of music that moves you by shoving it’s hand into your chest Temple of Doom style, ripping your…
Specializing in raucous bar-room piano rock, The Screaming J’s bring a truckload of energy to the stage.