melissa hyman Archive

30 Days Out, July 2022 #1: Melissa Hyman, Acoustic Syndicate, 10,000 Maniacs, Adrian Belew

Two highly respected local/regional acts and two beloved touring artists: those are the highlights among many musical events taking place in and around Asheville in the coming 30 days. Each in their own way is well worth your entertainment dollar, even in these inflationary times. Support live music! Artist: Melissa Hyman Venue: Isis Music Hall

Album Review: The Moon and You — Endless Maria

With Endless Maria, Asheville NC duo The Moon and You proves that you can indeed have it both ways: this new collection of songs hits the sweet spot between bouncy pop and something more substantial. The disc is the duo’s third release, following a 2013 debut EP (The Ocean’s Lonely Daughter) and 2016’s full-length A

Sweet Claudette: What We Learned at Bird Camp

On their 2013 For the Birds EP, Sweet Claudette successfully blended classic country and Americana, delivering six original tunes in an intimate, homespun style that focused on their vocal strengths. But on Whiskey Drunk on Puppy Love, the Asheville foursome has taken a giant leap forward, incorporating Stax and Motown textures into the mix, creating