Articles by: Caleb Calhoun

Asheville Music Weekend: Hoot and Holler, Metaphonia, Jorden Okrend, more

Asheville Music Weekend: Hoot and Holler, Metaphonia, Jorden Okrend, more

Also, Styrofoam Turtles have a gig coming up at Pulp.

by May 17, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
David Byrne choreographs searing Asheville show with his progressive music, political activism

David Byrne choreographs searing Asheville show with his progressive music, political activism

David Byrne has taken us to another level.

by May 9, 2018 5 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: Natural Born Leaders, Screaming J’s, French Broad River Fest

Asheville Music Weekend: Natural Born Leaders, Screaming J’s, French Broad River Fest

Also, Jane Kramer and Free Planet Radio play the Diana Wortham Theatre.

by May 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: Earth Day at Straightaway Cafe, Toubab returns, more

Asheville Music Weekend: Earth Day at Straightaway Cafe, Toubab returns, more

Toubab Krewe plays two nights at the Ellington Underground in celebration of a long-awaited third album.

by April 20, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: SIYAH talks AVL hip-hop, more

Asheville Music Weekend: SIYAH talks AVL hip-hop, more

Also, check out the Travers Sunday Jam at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain.

by April 13, 2018 2 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Asheville Music Weekend: Ashley Heath, Chuck Lichtenberger, Papadosio

Asheville Music Weekend: Ashley Heath, Chuck Lichtenberger, Papadosio

Also The Meadow, the outdoor venue at Highland Brewing, opens this weekend with a full slate of music.

Asheville Music Weekend: Sister Ivy, Emma’s Lounge, Alive Poets Society, more

Asheville Music Weekend: Sister Ivy, Emma’s Lounge, Alive Poets Society, more

Every month, the Alive Poets Society aims to empower others in the community to come out and read their writing.

by March 28, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: Modern Strangers, Music Works benefit, Grey Eagle metal showcase

Asheville Music Weekend: Modern Strangers, Music Works benefit, Grey Eagle metal showcase

Temptation’s Wings, Dissent and Horseflesh will be in the spotlight at the Grey Eagle on Sunday.

by March 22, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: Jon Stickley Trio, Phuncle Sam, Hannah Kaminer

Asheville Music Weekend: Jon Stickley Trio, Phuncle Sam, Hannah Kaminer

The Jon Stickley Trio’s show this weekend is their first local gig featuring a band’s new drummer, Hunter Deacon.

by March 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Insane Clown Posse/ photo by David Simchock

Insane Clown Posse at the Salvage Station in Asheville: Faygo, face paint and catharsis

I crash to the ground and bounce up, elbows in, shoulders out, and dive back into the mosh pit.

by March 13, 2018 18 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: Dr. Bacon, Bella’s Bartok, The Paper Crowns and more

Asheville Music Weekend: Dr. Bacon, Bella’s Bartok, The Paper Crowns and more

The Paper Crowns have been playing together for nearly a decade, and when you listen to them, you begin to understand why longevity matters.

by March 8, 2018 1 comment Asheville Music
Asheville Music Weekend: Stephanie Morgan, RBTS Win, Double Benefits

Asheville Music Weekend: Stephanie Morgan, RBTS Win, Double Benefits

It’s shaping up to be another great weekend on the Asheville music scene.

by March 2, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
In warm Asheville concert, Gladys Knight and friends raise cash for community project

In warm Asheville concert, Gladys Knight and friends raise cash for community project

Gladys Knight, Dionne Warwick, Little Big Town and Lyric take the stage in a collaborative love-fest that wows a sold-out Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

by October 31, 2017 5 comments Asheville Music
Photo by Dylan Langille © WinterWondergrass Festival 2016

Greensky Bluegrass to make Salvage Station debut Thursday in Asheville

Greensky Bluegrass has a special connection with their fans that goes beyond the music.

by October 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Sylvan Esso heats up Thomas Wolfe Auditorium in Asheville

Sylvan Esso heats up Thomas Wolfe Auditorium in Asheville

The electro-pop duo from Durham is pushing the limits of what popular music can be, and they’re quite comfortable doing it.

by October 3, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Tuesday Night Funk Jam celebrates decade-long run in Asheville

Tuesday Night Funk Jam celebrates decade-long run in Asheville

The Tuesday Night Funk Jam starts promptly at 11 p.m. and has featured a host of local and out-of-town talent.

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Asheville band Window Cat bends genres, wins fans

Asheville band Window Cat bends genres, wins fans

The chemistry the Window Cat bandmates share is transcendent.

by September 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Review (in poem form) of Malcolm Holcombe’s Liberty Circus

Review (in poem form) of Malcolm Holcombe’s Liberty Circus

Liberty Circus is preconception demolition.

by August 15, 2017 2 comments Asheville Music
Herring, Sipe lead jam-jazz music meld at Isis Music Hall in West Asheville

Herring, Sipe lead jam-jazz music meld at Isis Music Hall in West Asheville

This was night to marvel at the wizardry of master musicians.

by July 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Corey Feldman, with circus-like showmanship, is dynamite at Asheville show

Corey Feldman, with circus-like showmanship, is dynamite at Asheville show

Corey Feldman is doing what creators do – making beautiful and original things and finding new ways to bring people together.

by July 23, 2017 5 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO Premiere: Maggie Valley Band’s ‘Don’t Go’

VIDEO Premiere: Maggie Valley Band’s ‘Don’t Go’

With intricate harmonies, well-crafted songs, and exceptional musicianship, this is a band you need to check out.

by June 20, 2017 3 comments Asheville Music
Cody Wright, and how funk-loving alien rappers led him to an Asheville stage

Cody Wright, and how funk-loving alien rappers led him to an Asheville stage

Cody Wright fully believes that if you can dream it, you can do it.

by June 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
On stumbling into All Go West Music Festival

On stumbling into All Go West Music Festival

One of the best things about All Go West is its ability to expose patrons to great music they would have never found or expected to like on their own.

by June 15, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music
Edens offers masterful mix of dark, vulnerable songs on latest album

Edens offers masterful mix of dark, vulnerable songs on latest album

Madison County-based singer-songwriter Pierce Edens’ fifth album is his most fully-realized record yet, offering his trademark mix of folk, rock, grime and scratch.

by June 1, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music