Asheville arts

New West Asheville music and event venue, Ambrose West, opens Thursday

New West Asheville music and event venue, Ambrose West, opens Thursday

The Haywood Road venue will be focused on weddings and events, as well as being a neighborhood listening room.

by February 14, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Head-banger Josh Foster rocks West Asheville bus stops

Head-banger Josh Foster rocks West Asheville bus stops

For Josh Foster, his love of metal music is part performance art and part therapy session.

by February 13, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville songstress Jane Kramer and Glasgow songwriter Andy Lucas in May 2017 working out the recording of their duet, "Valentine," written by Lucas./ photo by Jason Sandford

From Asheville to Glasgow, songwriters connect for ‘Valentine’

Two songwriters half a world apart collaborated on a heartrending “Valentine.”

by February 13, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Getting to know Graham Sharp of the Steep Canyon Rangers

Getting to know Graham Sharp of the Steep Canyon Rangers

Graham Sharp of the Steep Canyon Rangers talks about the band’s path from breaking into bluegrass circles to crafting one of its biggest local shows, set for Saturday at ExploreAsheville Arena.

by January 25, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi/ photo by Greg Logan

With resonance and power, Tedeschi Trucks Band dazzles in Asheville winter warm-up

The Tedeschi Trucks Band: gritty and gospel, technically superb and mindfully magic.

by January 21, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: David Byrne to play Asheville show in May

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: David Byrne to play Asheville show in May

More music news includes updates on Jon Stickley Trio, Get Right Band, Moog Music and much more.

by January 17, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
2017 STOOBIE AWARDS! Best of Asheville Food Scene prt 3: PEOPLE POWER!

2017 STOOBIE AWARDS! Best of Asheville Food Scene prt 3: PEOPLE POWER!

2017 BEST OF ASHEVILLE PART III PEOPLE POWER! I’m a real people person… most of the time… some of the time…. people are fine, I suppose, whatever, they exist and I have to live with them. I have a personal mantra that has helped me to understand the evils of the world, and that is: “People are the Problem,” (Alt:[Read More…]

Ben Phan, Alexa Rose set for Saturday show at The Grey Eagle

Ben Phan, Alexa Rose set for Saturday show at The Grey Eagle

The​ ​concert​ ​will​ ​feature​ ​new versions​ ​of​ ​both​ ​Phan​’s ​and​ ​Rose’s​ ​original​ ​songs.

by January 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
Songstress Jane Kramer with the members of Free Planet Radio - River Guerguerian, Eliot Wadopian and Chris Rosser - as well as Billy Cardine, at The Altamont Theatre. /photo courtesy of Vicki Burick

Jane Kramer, Free Planet Radio will close out music at The Altamont Theatre in Asheville

The Altamont Theatre, one of the best listening rooms in Asheville, will shut its doors for good at the end of the year.

by December 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Holiday Hang Friday, Steep Canyon Rangers new record, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Holiday Hang Friday, Steep Canyon Rangers new record, more

Also, Bela Fleck will hold his first-ever banjo camp in the mountains, Toubab Krewe prepares to launch a new album and tour, and much more.

by December 14, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Tributes, jams and driving energy warm snowy Christmas Jam in Asheville

Tributes, jams and driving energy warm snowy Christmas Jam in Asheville

Warren Haynes with Jake Shimaburoko. Warren Haynes with the Avett Brothers. Warren Haynes with Trey Anastasio. Warren Haynes with Ann Wilson. It was an incredible night.

by December 12, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music
Asheville artist Scott Allred looks back at career, one sketch at a time

Asheville artist Scott Allred looks back at career, one sketch at a time

Allred’s done a little bit of everything, from set painting and architectural renderings to book illustrations and logo design.

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
With Old Fort band Yellow Feather, Kristofferson embraces return to music

With Old Fort band Yellow Feather, Kristofferson embraces return to music

Yellow Feather will perform Saturday at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain, along with singer-songwriter Taylor Martin.

by November 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Soundcheck AVL: Toubab Krewe

Soundcheck AVL: Toubab Krewe

Don’t miss Toubab Krewe at the Salvage Station this Saturday! https://www.salvagestation.com/

by November 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Tix on sale now for annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular

Tix on sale now for annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular

Is Judy Bernstein gonna go off the rails? What’s new with Jimbo? Get out to see the Bernsteins this holiday season.

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville events
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
Christmas Jam ’17: Gov’t Mule, Trey Anastasio & Classic TAB, Avett Brothers, more

Christmas Jam ’17: Gov’t Mule, Trey Anastasio & Classic TAB, Avett Brothers, more

The annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam is a big fundraiser for the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity.

by October 28, 2017 0 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
Girl power alert! The Change to play free Asheville show Oct. 18

Girl power alert! The Change to play free Asheville show Oct. 18

Through their music, The Change (which has played LEAF) brings positive messages of self-worth and self-confidence.

by October 5, 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
The Marcus King Band brings family together at Pisgah Brewing

The Marcus King Band brings family together at Pisgah Brewing

The first-ever Marcus King Band Family Reunion brings together regional musicians that in a line-up that King himself curated.

by October 2, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL feat. Natural Born Leaders at Salvage Station

VIDEO: Soundcheck AVL feat. Natural Born Leaders at Salvage Station

Natural Born Leaders’ music has been variously described as gumbo funk, neo-soul, roots rock and hip-hop.

by September 29, 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 musicians forge deeper connection with ‘Deeper Thirst’ music video collaboration

Asheville musicians forge deeper connection with ‘Deeper Thirst’ music video collaboration

The music video tells a quintessentially Asheville story about a man’s quest to get back to nature.

by September 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music