Asheville events

Singer-songwriter David Gray announces Asheville date for new 7-city U.S. tour

Singer-songwriter David Gray announces Asheville date for new 7-city U.S. tour

Gray will play the Civic Center/Cellular Center Sept. 21. Tickets go on sale Friday.

Sex-advice columnist Dan Savage to hold book signing at UNC-A Sept. 13

Sex-advice columnist Dan Savage to hold book signing at UNC-A Sept. 13

Savage is the author and occasional NYT columnist behind the advice column Savage Love.

by August 13, 2012 0 comments Asheville events, Asheville News
Ashvegas weekend Aug. 10-12: Zappa’s old band, RiverFest, Harvest Records Anniversary Sale

Ashvegas weekend Aug. 10-12: Zappa’s old band, RiverFest, Harvest Records Anniversary Sale

Go grab some summer while you still can. And some records.

by August 9, 2012 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville fiddle virtusos will perform at TEDxAsheville 2012. Photo via the Asheville Citizen-Times.

TEDxAsheville 2012 tickets on sale, first three presenters announced

Presenting in 2012 are TIME Magazine science and tech editor Jeffrey Kluger, fiddler Casey Driessen.

Art/music festival in Asheville’s River Arts District, RAD Fest, set for Aug. 25

Art/music festival in Asheville’s River Arts District, RAD Fest, set for Aug. 25

Bands set to perform include Pilgrim, Nociception, Difference Clouds, Subtle Body and more.

Asheville’s LAAFF ads pub crawl, will pay musicians for first time

The Lexington Avenue Arts & Fun Festival this year is set for Sept. 1, 2.

French Broad RiverFest 2012 is Aug. 11

French Broad RiverFest 2012 is Aug. 11

Music, beer, bellydancing, aerial arts, food trucks and the “Anything That Floats” parade.

Moogfest 2012 travel planner: Where to eat, stay, play in Asheville

Moogfest 2012 travel planner: Where to eat, stay, play in Asheville

Restaurant and hotel recommendations, as well as a late-night dining guide.

Ashvegas weekend August 3-5: Dark Star Orchestra, Downtown Market celebration, RiverMUSIC & more

Ashvegas weekend August 3-5: Dark Star Orchestra, Downtown Market celebration, RiverMUSIC & more

Summer’s winding down, but the whirlwind that’s an Ashvegas weekend isn’t.

by August 3, 2012 1 comment Asheville events
Harvest Records to hold 8-year anniversary sale Aug. 11

Harvest Records to hold 8-year anniversary sale Aug. 11

Free posters, raffle prizes, food trucks, ice cream and tons of CDs and LPs. Get thee to Haywood Road.

Musical tribute to mountain moonshiner Popcorn Sutton set for Aug. 3, 4

Musical tribute to mountain moonshiner Popcorn Sutton set for Aug. 3, 4

The Third Annual Popcorn Sutton Acoustic Jam is this weekend in Maggie Valley.

Beech Mountain’s Festival of Gnarnia is August 9-11

Beech Mountain’s Festival of Gnarnia is August 9-11

In the winter, ski. In summer, rock out at a music festival with Beats Antique.

Bele Chere 2012 in pictures

Bele Chere 2012 in pictures

A few of the best shots from this year’s event.

Bele Chere 2012 music on YouTube: The Critters, Papa Grows Funk, Lucero, buskers

Here you go: The Critters Papa Grows Funk Lucero at Bele Chere Bele Chere buskers

Conference on work of Buckminster Fuller set for Sept. 28-30 at UNCA

Conference on work of Buckminster Fuller set for Sept. 28-30 at UNCA

The three day conference of artists and scholars will focus on Fuller’s “comprehensive anticipatory design science.”

Ashvegas weekend July 27-29: Bele Chere, Dead Kenny G.’s and Submission II: Return of the Kink

Ashvegas weekend July 27-29: Bele Chere, Dead Kenny G.’s and Submission II: Return of the Kink

There’s still fun out there on Bele Chere weekend, and Asheville’s best weekend guide knows where.

by July 27, 2012 0 comments Asheville events
Bele Chere Bingo 2012: Now with a tasty prize

Bele Chere Bingo 2012: Now with a tasty prize

To play, just check out our game board and tag your best pics #BeleChereBingo on Flickr.

Bele Chere Bingo back for 2012

Bele Chere Bingo back for 2012

The Asheville photo game that makes Bele Chere into a game anyone can play.

by July 25, 2012 0 comments Asheville events
2012 Bele Chere bits: Getting around; and getting wet w/ StephaniesId

2012 Bele Chere bits: Getting around; and getting wet w/ StephaniesId

We’re keeping an eye out for helpful Bele Chere 2012 tidbits.

CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW to tonight’s show, Brief Encounters: New Magnetic Voices 2012 at the Magnetic Field

CONTEST OVER Win tickets NOW to tonight’s show, Brief Encounters: New Magnetic Voices 2012 at the Magnetic Field

No plans for tonight yet? Good, because we’ve got tickets to give away.

by July 20, 2012 2 comments Asheville events, Contests
Ashvegas weekend July 20-22: French Broad Cycling Classic, Downtown After 5, Craft Fair & more

Ashvegas weekend July 20-22: French Broad Cycling Classic, Downtown After 5, Craft Fair & more

It’s the warm-up weekend to Bele Chere. Let’s get it started.

by July 20, 2012 0 comments Asheville events

As Bele Chere 2012 nears, a look back in photos

Here’s a quick look at a few of my favorites photos I shot in years past at Bele Chere. I’m starting to get excited about Bele Chere 2012.

by July 19, 2012 2 comments Asheville events

Ladies of Letterpress Conference set for Asheville on Aug. 3-5

The conference will include everything from panel discussions to a printer’s fair.

Library book sales coming up at Pack Memorial, East Asheville branch

The Hallway Book Sale at Pack Memorial Library is July 20-21; the sidewalk book sale at the East Asheville branch is July 21.

by July 18, 2012 0 comments Asheville events