The 4th Annual Asheville Food Truck Showdown sponsored by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Resort is taking a giant leap and relocating the annual event to the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center. This year’s Show Down will take place on March 25, 2017, between 11:00am and 7:00pm at the WNC Ag. Center. Read More »
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The long awaited EP release from local indie-folk rock band Fortune & Glory is here. Be taken away by the slow strumming of a guitar across these four tracks. Effigies offers four tracks that pull on the heartstrings of the listener, whisking you away with the instrumentals that clearly come from the heart. Read More »
The Billy Jonas Band's upcoming Holiday Show - a multi-faith extravaganza, at the White Horse in Black Mountain will be happening on Sunday, December 18th from 3 p.m.-4 p.m. Read More »
Isis Music Hall is excited to announce The O'Connor Band, a 2017 Grammy nominee for “Best Bluegrass Album,” will be in the house Thursday, Dec. 8 and Friday, Dec. 9. Read More »
Celebrate the season with a fresh take on a holiday classic. Read More »
Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a day which celebrates the cyclical human experience as a continuum from birth to death, and will be taking place on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Salvage Station. Traditionally Dia de los Muertos is practiced by the community receiving the dead as honored guests, departed spirits are awakened from their eternal sleep welcomed amongst their loved ones. Music, food, colorful, festive and symbolic decorations are elaborately placed throughout the night consisting of skulls, skeletons, marigolds, papel picado and other offerings collected to create altars to honor and celebrate the spirits of past and present. Dia de los Muertos takes place on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Salvage Station, located at 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801. Doors open at 5 pm and the event ends at 2 am. Ticket price: $5-$10 suggested donation, kids are free and can be onsite until dark. Read More »
On Monday, October 3, New Mountain AVL celebrates the grand opening of The Summit -- taking over the top floor of the New Mountain complex located at 38 North French Broad Avenue in downtown Asheville. Read More »
Marian McLaughlin is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist pushing the boundaries of folk music. Weaving together imaginative lyrics, intricate classical guitar work, and rhapsodic delivery, she creates songs of exquisite detail. McLaughlin works closely with arranger and multi-instrumentalist Ethan Foote, who leads ensembles large and small in accompanying McLaughlin, including for an NPR Tiny Desk Concert in 2014 and for her 2015 album Spirit House, the follow-up to her 2014 debut album Dérive. Read More »
Jeff Thompson's Giving Trio returns to Asheville for a wild and enchanted evening at The Altamont Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 3.
If you have seen these guys before, you know they don't just put on a show. It's more like gourmet food for the ears and eyes. Take a few cups of Thompson's stellar lyrics, four octave vocal range, dextrous guitar work, and theatrical stage presence, blend with Aaron Price's delectable vocal harmonies and virtuosic keyboard work, sprinkle in James Kylen's masterful drum and percussion work, and you've got a five star meal.
Be prepared to be treated to an evening of not only some of the most catchy and sophisticated jazz/pop/soul in the region, but to a gorgeous and creative stage set. Thompson, three time winner of a "Best of WNC" award in the singer songwriter category, also has a history in performance poetry and professional theatre, and likes to "to think of the whole show as a piece of art, from beginning to end. No wasted moments." (Performing Songwriter Magazine)
Special guests will be joining the core trio on stage, as per usual. Expect some of the area's finest musicians, poets, and other creatives to join them onstage. Nothing is unimaginable with this band. Read More »
A beautiful renaissance is taking place across the nation – a rediscovery of our past. Read More »