Articles by: Caleb Calhoun

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
The wonderful world of LEAF, found through the universality of music

The wonderful world of LEAF, found through the universality of music

The universality that is LEAF has welcomed one more consciousness to it.

by May 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Dancing in the rain at French Broad River Festival

Dancing in the rain at French Broad River Festival

The rain, the cold and the mud did nothing but add to a festive celebration of the event’s 20th anniversary.

by May 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Solo now, Asheville musician Stephanie Morgan doesn’t miss a beat

Solo now, Asheville musician Stephanie Morgan doesn’t miss a beat

Stephanie Morgan is back after the intensely public break-up of her previous band, Stephaniesid.

by April 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Kung Fu, in full musical attack mode, to play Salvage Station Wednesday

Kung Fu, in full musical attack mode, to play Salvage Station Wednesday

The band brings its unique blend of funk, jazz, and jam to bear in such a way that listeners usually end up dancing their asses off.

by April 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
The Wood Brothers, as musically expansive as ever, swing through Asheville Thursday

The Wood Brothers, as musically expansive as ever, swing through Asheville Thursday

In describing the kind of music they play, the Wood Brothers want to be as inclusive as possible.

by April 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Town Mountain fiddler masters craft of building his instrument

Town Mountain fiddler masters craft of building his instrument

Town Mountain is set to play the Orange Peel in Asheville on Saturday.

by April 4, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music
From street to stage, Bella’s Bartok makes klezmer punk mischief

From street to stage, Bella’s Bartok makes klezmer punk mischief

Your first exposure to this circus punk band might be an accident, but your next five shows certainly will not.

by March 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Night of the songstress: Leyla McCalla and Jane Kramer at Altamont Theatre Wednesday

Night of the songstress: Leyla McCalla and Jane Kramer at Altamont Theatre Wednesday

Both women open up and invite you to feel what they feel.

by March 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
It’s a family affair as Tellico explores its sound, hits its stride

It’s a family affair as Tellico explores its sound, hits its stride

Tellico will play The Altamont Theatre on Friday.

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Emma’s Lounge love-bombs The Altamont Theatre

Emma’s Lounge love-bombs The Altamont Theatre

This is Emma’s Lounge, a magical place where everyone is accepted for who they are.

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, Reviews
Moogfest announces 2017 lineup and program highlights

Moogfest announces 2017 lineup and program highlights

Moogfest returns to Durham beginning May 18.

by March 12, 2017 2 comments Asheville Music
Emma’s Lounge, Dr. Bacon ready to get weird Friday at Altamont Theatre

Emma’s Lounge, Dr. Bacon ready to get weird Friday at Altamont Theatre

Both bands offer up messages of love and acceptance through their music.

by March 1, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Dynamo

Dynamo, Window Cat set to bring the funk to Isis Music Hall Friday

Window Cat, a prog-jazz band from Asheville, teams up with neo/funk/soul band Dynamo from Nashville for the West Asheville show.

by February 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Maradeen, gaining traction, arrives at Asheville Music Hall on Friday

Maradeen, gaining traction, arrives at Asheville Music Hall on Friday

Maradeen, a Nashville-based quintet, recently won a contest to open for Bon Jovi.

by February 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Wook Hunting: A Personal Essay, and the time I was bagged and tagged

Wook Hunting: A Personal Essay, and the time I was bagged and tagged

Exploring the cultural phenomenon of snapping photos of dread-locked, drugged-out music fans and sharing them online.

by February 15, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music, feature
The Mantras plan Carolina family reunion at New Mountain AVL this weekend

The Mantras plan Carolina family reunion at New Mountain AVL this weekend

The Mantras aim to tell a different story will every show they play.

by February 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music

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