Brass is back and Too Many Zooz are leading the charge. The band will bring its stomping horns to Asheville in January. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMe6Y8GDVEI&list=RDjMe6Y8GDVEI&t=507 Too Many Zooz busted out of the underground of New York City, busking in the city's subways for the past few years, all the while gathering praise and momentum. They band has... Continue Reading →
Explore Asheville With This Free Map & Guide to Downtown Map and Guide to Downtown Asheville, North Carolina. A handy reference for navigating the city, with a map of downtown, a calendar of events, a guide to eateries, shops, galleries, cafes and bars, and a quick reference to local media, services, recreation and government. https://issuu.com/johnc.tripp/docs/map-guide-dec-17... Continue Reading →
In just over a year Mt. Joy has racked up over 10 million streams on Spotify, toured with The Shins, Whitney, The Head And The Heart and The Lone Bellow, and performed at Newport Folk Festival, Bonnaroo, Made In America and Lollapalooza. They are gearing up for a January tour with Neko Case and are... Continue Reading →
December 4, 2017 Deon Roberts The Charlotte Observer Displayed with permission from Tribune Content Agency For months, Duke Energy has been shipping bottles of water to North Carolina homes with private wells close to the electric utility's coal-ash storage sites. Now, Duke wants customers statewide to pay for all that water. Duke began providing... Continue Reading →
Road warriors,The Jauntee will perform at the Salvage Station, Dec. 7. teaming up with psychedelic rock-fusion trio Cycles. Following Cycles, the bands will debut a 'Jauntycles' set, a collaboration between members of both bands. This will segue into The Jauntee's closing set. Hailing from Boston and as graduates of Berklee School of Music, The Jauntee have... Continue Reading →
A beloved folk singer presents an impassioned account of the fall and rise of the small American towns she cherishes. Dar will talk about her travels, her book, and her observations from traveling and meeting folks in small towns all over the country. She's got some ideas to share about urban planning. She'll even play a... Continue Reading →
Ghost of Paul Revere are known for creating the "type of music for which festivals are made" (The Boston Globe), and their sunny, adrenaline-inducing Balcony TV performance- complete with rollicking banjo, "to die for" harmonies (The Shotgun Seat), and soulful harmonica- proves just that. The Portland, Maine quartet has grown to become one of New... Continue Reading →
Asheville Music Hall 31 Patton Ave, Asheville, North Carolina 28801 Big Mean Sound Machine formed in 2009 in Ithaca, New York with one goal: to create music that stimulates both Body AND Mind. Today, BMSM’s collective of over 15 analog artists spread out over the East Coast United States bring together musical languages of West... Continue Reading →
With Bajas Fresh, their most distinctive and ambitious long player (and we mean long, you value seeking audiophiles - seven songs mastered at half-speed at Abbey Road, stretched across two LPs!) to date, Bitchin Bajas stake out an entirely new territory, an interstellar zone for which they now permanently hold the keys. Bajas Fresh finds... Continue Reading →
Savor the spicy and zestful flavors of Spain, Mexico and the Caribbean at these downtown Asheville eateries. Hemingway’s Cuba Restaurant & Bar 15 Page Avenue, 4th Floor (828) 252-0218 The newest addition to downtown's Latin Cuisine scene, Hemingway’s Cuba provides an authentic Cuban restaurant experience. Havana native and Founder of Hemingway’s Cuba, Tony Fraga, grew up... Continue Reading →
An antique photo purchased for $10 at an Asheville flea market is of Billy the Kid and Pat Garret, his future killer.
Today’s cup of Joe has come a long ways since the days of burnt coﬀee sitting on a burner for hours. We love our coﬀee, and its quality has never been higher or the selection of beans more varied. Here in Asheville, we’re blessed with an abundance of quality coﬀee shops and vendors of fresh... Continue Reading →
Angel Olsen Releases "Phases" Rarity Compilation, On Tour Now. In Asheville Dec. 16 at the Orange Peel.
The new Metro Asheville Xtra is out now, you can find it posted on bulletin boards at local businesses or download here. December-2017-xtra Posted on bulletin boards of Asheville businesses, or download here.
Bluegrass fans will converge on Western North Carolina's Lake Junaluska (just 25 minutes from Asheville) on December 1-2 for the second annual Balsam Range Art of Music Festival. Celebrating the diverse art of music, each evening will feature top nationally touring artists in the field of Bluegrass and Acoustic music. Grand Ole Opry Member Mike Snider brings his bluegrass sounds on Friday,... Continue Reading →
Forty-six years ago, a new president came to Warren Wilson College with big plans. From academic building construction to fundraising, the similarities between now and then are striking. But the introduction of a new music major in 1971 is perhaps the most interesting connection across time as Warren Wilson College prepares to relaunch the degree program in... Continue Reading →