It’s that weekend, y’all! We’ve got a great roundup of events for you. Read on to find one that’s perfect for you.
Stupid F*cking Bird @ Magnetic 375
Opens Thursday (through Saturday) at 7:30
The award-winning retelling of Anton Chekov’s The Seagull, penned by Aaron Posner, comes to Magnetic. The show is “furiously paced, often hilarious, irreverent, but moving, and song-filled.” Sign us up.
An Evening with Shane Parish and Tatsuya Nakatani and Shane Parish Duo @ Static Age Records
Two sets from two of Asheville’s most talented musicians in the Static Age listening room before they embark on recording their sophomore album together. Carmelo Pampillonio
HEX 1. @ The Mothlight
This dance party and night of witchy wonder is also a benefit for OUR Voice, which provides rape crisis services and sexual assault prevention education. $5, larger donations welcome. DJs Lil Meow Meow, Malinalli, and Abu Disarray will keep the dance floor bumping.
Noname @ the Orange Peel
Poetry, spoken word, and hip hop from Chicago-born Rising Star Noname, who recently opened for Ms. Lauryn Hill on her tour.
Saturday, April 15
FBO at Hominy Creek Grand Opening @ 230 Hominy Creek Rd
11 am-11 pm
French Broad Outfitters welcome you to their new summertime outdoor space at the Hominy Creek put-in/take-out spot. Sip some beer, re-up your floating stash, rent boats, and inflate your tubes for free. Live music from Scooter Hayward and the Repeat Offenders from 5-7. Food from Deli Llammma food truck. Float season begins now.
Spring Arts Festival @ Salvage Station
Local and handmade arts and crafts, plus all kinds of other goodies + activities (including vintage treasures and face painting), for your perusing and purchasing pleasure.
BEAT LIFE Daytime Showcase @ the RAD Skatepark [FEATURED WEEKEND UPDATE EVENT]
Eight local producers and DJs come together to play a free, all-ages show at the RAD Skatepark (37 Foundy St behind the new Wedge/12 Bones). Come for the skating, the music, or both, and bring the kids. The lineup includes Koresma, DJ Kutzu, Vietnam Jerry, mor∆sso, EmE, and more. BBQ and beer available are just a short walk away, and be sure to check out the brilliant street art in the area while you’re there.
Sunday, April 16
Saluds and Salutations @ Burial Beer
Take a yoga class from local instructor Tucker Waldron, and then sip on a delicious beer while you enjoy brunch from Salt & Smoke’s kitchen. Saluds and Salutations happens at five local breweries, one on every Sunday in April.
Pabst Sabbath @ Lazy Diamond
10 pm-2 am
Lazy Diamond never fails to provide alternative holiday entertainment, and this Easter Sunday is no different. Enjoy music from the Krektones, Senator Artie Mondello, and DJ Chubberbird. Pabst cans cost a buck. We’re not sure how the movie Spider Baby is involved, but just using the image on the event page warrants extra points.