Asheville Music

Review: Moon Taxi invites fans into their musical family during Orange Peel show

Review: Moon Taxi invites fans into their musical family during Orange Peel show

During their show, the indie rockers out of Nashville performed “Hallelujah” in honor of Leonard Cohen’s passing.

by November 14, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
Moon Taxi/ photo by Don Van Cleaf

Weekend shows to see in Asheville: Pink Talking Fish, Moon Taxi, Keller Williams, more

There’s so much great music in town! Don’t forget Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples, of course.

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
Guided By Voices brings lo-fi indie rock to Grey Eagle in Asheville Nov. 11

Guided By Voices brings lo-fi indie rock to Grey Eagle in Asheville Nov. 11

After 30 years, it all comes down to one thing for Rob Pollard and his bandmates: having fun.

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
WIN TIX To see Lucius tonight at The Orange Peel

WIN TIX To see Lucius tonight at The Orange Peel

Win tickets to see Lucius!

by November 1, 2016 2 comments Asheville Music
Warren Haynes at the 2013 Christmas Jam in Asheville/photo by Mary Juliano

Warren Haynes Christmas Jam line-up announced; Asheville show Dec. 10

The lineup for the Warren Haynes Christmas Jam show in Asheville includes Gov’t Mule, Bob Weir, Michael McDonald, Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss and more.

by October 20, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
New Asheville Music and Dance Night launches at The Millroom

New Asheville Music and Dance Night launches at The Millroom

The new monthly series starts tonight.

by August 25, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
YouTube Asheville: The Fritz, Tellico, The Broadcast, The Digs, more

YouTube Asheville: The Fritz, Tellico, The Broadcast, The Digs, more

Asheville has incredible musical talent. Here’s a sampling.

by August 25, 2016 1 comment Asheville Music
Asheville Barnaroo music lineup set; beer release Thursday at Hi-Wire

Asheville Barnaroo music lineup set; beer release Thursday at Hi-Wire

The music includes local musicians Andrew Scotchie, Pierce Edens, David Earle and more.

by August 8, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
Feedbands finds success in Asheville w/ indie music streaming, vinyl subscription service

Feedbands finds success in Asheville w/ indie music streaming, vinyl subscription service

FeedBands is a crowdsourced record label that also literally feeds bands with food it grows on its Fairview farm.

Community comes to aid of Asheville singer Kat Williams after kidney disease diagnoses

Community comes to aid of Asheville singer Kat Williams after kidney disease diagnoses

Kat Williams has been a staple on the Asheville music scene for nearly two decades.

‘No Depression’ issue release party set for Isis Music Hall in West Asheville on Aug. 3

‘No Depression’ issue release party set for Isis Music Hall in West Asheville on Aug. 3

Music for the event includes members of Tellico and Rod Picott.

Asheville Music Professionals to host workshop on marketing, publicity on July 27

Asheville Music Professionals to host workshop on marketing, publicity on July 27

The panel discussion will be held at the Grey Eagle.

Jane Kramer/ Photo by Sandlin Gaither

WIN TIX To see Jane Kramer and Honey Be Nice at Altamont Theatre in Asheville

Check out this weekend’s show at The Altamont Theatre, one of Asheville’s best, most-intimate listening rooms.

by July 22, 2016 8 comments Asheville Music
VIDEO: Andrew Scotchie’s ‘Always With You’ to be released Aug. 10

VIDEO: Andrew Scotchie’s ‘Always With You’ to be released Aug. 10

In the song, Scotchie plays tribute to his late father.

by July 22, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
James McMurtry on musicians as service industry personnel, and more

James McMurtry on musicians as service industry personnel, and more

James McMurtry plays the Grey Eagle on Friday, July 22. The show starts at 8 p.m.

by July 20, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
Mid-summer showcase Saturday w/ Jane Kramer, Honey Be Nice at Altamont Theatre in Asheville

Mid-summer showcase Saturday w/ Jane Kramer, Honey Be Nice at Altamont Theatre in Asheville

The show will feature some of Asheville’s most talented musicians, including River Guerguerian and guitarist Chris Rosser ofFree Planet Radio, Will Beasley and Billy Cardine.

by July 16, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
Robert Earl Keen on bluegrass, Bonanza and a Black Mountain brush-off

Robert Earl Keen on bluegrass, Bonanza and a Black Mountain brush-off

Robert Earl Keen plays at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain tonight.

by July 15, 2016 2 comments Asheville Music
Movie screening at Fine Arts features score by Asheville composer Lovett

Movie screening at Fine Arts features score by Asheville composer Lovett

An audience Q&A with Ben Lovett will follow the film screening of “Synchronicity.”

The Moon and You celebrate debut album at The Mothlight in West Asheville

The Moon and You celebrate debut album at The Mothlight in West Asheville

The Friday night party will include performances by a burlesque performer, a bellydancer, puppeteers and much more.

by June 23, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for weekend of June 24

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for weekend of June 24

Your quick video guide to what’s happening around Asheville the weekend of June 24.

Swannanoa Gathering celebrates 25th anniversary with summer program

Swannanoa Gathering celebrates 25th anniversary with summer program

It all starts on July Fourth weekend out at Warren Wilson College.

Regulations for Asheville street performers back up for debate

Regulations for Asheville street performers back up for debate

Abby the Spoon Lady says she opposes the latest city proposal for regulating street performances.

Gregory Alan Isakov with the Ghost Orchestra/ photo: @iambuddhasmile

Isakov, in search of ‘God noises’, arrives at Asheville’s Orange Peel

“We’re constantly looking for sounds that make you feel something,” Isakov says.

by June 17, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
String Cheese Incident to kick off summer tour in Asheville with shows July 1, 2

String Cheese Incident to kick off summer tour in Asheville with shows July 1, 2

The String Cheese Incident is also in the process of recording a new studio album.

by June 17, 2016 1 comment Asheville Music
LEAF Downtown AVL ’16 announces lineup: WAR, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Bill Myers & The Monitors, much more

LEAF Downtown AVL ’16 announces lineup: WAR, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Bill Myers & The Monitors, much more

Also, LEAF SoulTown Review, The Broadcast, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, AJ Ghent Band, Les Amis and much more.

The summer concert series at Biltmore Estate draws big-name musicians to an unforgettable setting./ Photo courtesy of The Biltmore Company

Chaka Khan, The O’Jays, more added to Biltmore concert series in Asheville

Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald have also been added to the summer concert series at the Biltmore Estate.

by June 3, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
Hornsby, Skaggs show at Pisgah Brewing will benefit Pisgah Legal Services in Asheville

Hornsby, Skaggs show at Pisgah Brewing will benefit Pisgah Legal Services in Asheville

The June 21 show will benefit the Asheville nonprofit, which helps indigent people with legal services.

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo at The Orange Peel on Saturday

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo at The Orange Peel on Saturday

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, who launched his kid-hop career in Asheville, has a new album out in July.

by June 3, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
New music venue and art gallery coming to Asheville River Arts District

New music venue and art gallery coming to Asheville River Arts District

The venue will feature live music, art, and refreshments and will be filled with new and vintage guitars, banjos and other instruments.

by May 23, 2016 1 comment Asheville Music, feature
Live, local music arrives at Asheville Regional Airport with podcast partnership

Live, local music arrives at Asheville Regional Airport with podcast partnership

Live, local music at the Asheville Regional Airport.

by May 20, 2016 2 comments Asheville Music, feature
5 questions with Kevn Kinney of Drivn’ N Cryin’

5 questions with Kevn Kinney of Drivn’ N Cryin’

The band, still rocking hard as ever, plays the Grey Eagle in Asheville on Friday.

by May 19, 2016 1 comment Asheville Music, feature
Gary Jules surprises Asheville Brewing crowd with ‘Mad World’ performance

Gary Jules surprises Asheville Brewing crowd with ‘Mad World’ performance

Jules appeared unannounced at Asheville Pizza and Brewing and sang “Mad World” before two showings of the cult classic “Donnie Darko.”

The Orange Peel brings Kruger Brothers show to Asheville church

The Orange Peel brings Kruger Brothers show to Asheville church

Central United Methodist Church has amazing acoustics and can seat 800 people, according to Orange Peel officials.

by May 11, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
The night I didn’t meet Kiefer Sutherland

The night I didn’t meet Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland singing not-great country music is still pretty awesome for this fan of Kiefer Sutherland.

by May 4, 2016 3 comments Asheville Music
RiverMusic Festival 2016 in Asheville: Floating Action, Greyhounds, Patrick Sweany, more

RiverMusic Festival 2016 in Asheville: Floating Action, Greyhounds, Patrick Sweany, more

The music fest by the river kicks off Friday.

by May 3, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
Asheville band stephanie’s id is breaking up; farewell show set for May 1

Asheville band stephanie’s id is breaking up; farewell show set for May 1

In gut-wrenching detail, lead singer Stephanie Morgan details what’s led to the break up of one of Asheville’s most beloved bands.

by April 25, 2016 1 comment Asheville Music, Asheville News
WIN TIX To see Alabama Shakes at U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville on April 26

WIN TIX To see Alabama Shakes at U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville on April 26

Leave a comment on this blog post to be entered to win a pair of tickets to see the Alabama Shakes at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville on April 26. You can buy tickets here. (You can buy tickets here.) Here’s more about the Alabama Shakes from their website: ALABAMA SHAKES SOUND & COLOR ATO RECORDS / ROUGH TRADE[Read More…]

by April 13, 2016 83 comments Asheville Music
Cactus Blossoms bring their retro sound to Asheville with Friday show at The Altamont Theatre

Cactus Blossoms bring their retro sound to Asheville with Friday show at The Altamont Theatre

The Cactus Blossoms’ old-fashioned country and rock sound is turning heads.

by April 7, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
4 great shows to see at the Altamont Theatre in Asheville

4 great shows to see at the Altamont Theatre in Asheville

Corb Lund and Eliza Gilkyson are two; read on to see the rest.

by April 5, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Music School annual concert fundraiser set for April 21 at The Isis Music Hall

Asheville Music School annual concert fundraiser set for April 21 at The Isis Music Hall

If you like The Beatles, you’re in for a treat: AMS teachers and students will cover the classic “Abbey Road” album in its entirety.

Asheville as a music destination is next push for tourism officials

Asheville as a music destination is next push for tourism officials

A new web presence on exploreasheville.com aimed will be the focus of a kick-off party Wednesday at The Isis Music Hall.

by March 28, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
WIN TIX To see Secret Agent 23 Skidoo at The Orange Peel in Asheville on March 19

WIN TIX To see Secret Agent 23 Skidoo at The Orange Peel in Asheville on March 19

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo will play as part of the Kid Hop Hooray monthly, kid-friendly indoor dance party at The Orange Peel.

by March 14, 2016 20 comments Asheville Music
Asheville Grit: Here’s full line-up for All Go West music fest in West Asheville

Asheville Grit: Here’s full line-up for All Go West music fest in West Asheville

All Go West returns to West Asheville on June 25.

Kid Hop Hooray at The Orange Peel on March 19 features Secret Agent 23 Skidoo

Kid Hop Hooray at The Orange Peel on March 19 features Secret Agent 23 Skidoo

The event also includes a bunch of great snacks, including ice cream by The Hop and pizza from Asheville Pizza Co., and much more.

by March 13, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
Futurebirds, Anderson East, Cracker, CHA WA, Asheville All-Starts headline 2016 Downtown After 5 concerts

Futurebirds, Anderson East, Cracker, CHA WA, Asheville All-Starts headline 2016 Downtown After 5 concerts

Jeff Thompson Band, Sweet Claudette, Raising Caine, Asheville Music School and LEAF Delta Jazz Band and The Dirty Badgers will also be on stage.

by March 10, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
Merlefest hits the road with concert series featuring Tellico, Zoe and Cloyd, High Plains Jamboree

Merlefest hits the road with concert series featuring Tellico, Zoe and Cloyd, High Plains Jamboree

Merlefest on the Road kicks off Thursday at The Isis Music Hall in West Asheville.

Floating Action, Kool Keith, Marcus King Band announced for All Go West fest in Asheville

Floating Action, Kool Keith, Marcus King Band announced for All Go West fest in Asheville

All Go West music fest makes its return on June 25.

by February 23, 2016 1 comment Asheville Music
Japanese and Asheville musicians team for Transpacific Americana shows Feb. 26, 28

Japanese and Asheville musicians team for Transpacific Americana shows Feb. 26, 28

Asheville musicians Akira Satake and Anya Hinkle will open for Japan’s Pirates Canoe. The shows include a sake tasting.

by February 22, 2016 0 comments Asheville Music
To create a soundtrack for the city, Asheville Symphony teams with local musicians, artists

To create a soundtrack for the city, Asheville Symphony teams with local musicians, artists

The “Asheville Symphony Sessions: Volume 1” will be released later this year.

by February 19, 2016 1 comment Asheville Music, feature
WIN TIX To see Jane Kramer at the Grey Eagle on Feb. 26

WIN TIX To see Jane Kramer at the Grey Eagle on Feb. 26

Kramer will celebrate the release of her second CD with a host of fellow Asheville musicians.

by February 18, 2016 3 comments Asheville Music