orange peel Archive

30 Days Out, June 2024 #1: Beach Boys, King’s X, Kim Gordon, Pinkish Floyd

Wow. Some big names – from both a commercial and critical perspective – are coming to town in the next 30 days. And a local group that serves up the […]

30 Days Out, May 2024 #2: George Trouble and the Zealots, DJ Lil Meow Meow, Rising Appalachia, Mdou Moctar

So much great music in Asheville. This time around, our look at music for the coming 30 days includes two locally-based acts, an award-winning DJ who’s also from Asheville, and […]

30 Days Out, May 2024 #1: Eric Slick, Carpal Tullar, Cypress Hill, Real Estate

What an impressive lineup of touring (and local) acts on the calendar over the next 30 days in Asheville. Even with everything going on in the world, what a great […]

30 Days Out, April 2024 #1: Alejandro Escovedo, Disco Biscuits, Pretty Little Goat, Flight Attendant

A critically acclaimed artist whose body of work spans punk, Americana and more; a heavy-gigging jam band; a great local group that’s bubbling under; an up-and-coming band outta Nashville about […]

30 Days Out, January 2024 #2: Jason Daniello, Whitworth & Platt, Joseph, Evan Dando

Some fantastic local-based talent shares the spotlight with some top-flight touring artists. Winter weather notwithstanding, musicwise in Asheville, the next 30 days look very bright indeed. Artist: Jason Daniello Venue: […]

30 Days Out, Jan. 2024 #1: Listeso String Quartet, Jackson Stokes, PAKT, Jiji

Happy New Year! The NYE holiday notwithstanding, we’re happily entering the relatively quiet period in Asheville when fewer tourists come ‘round. Happily, touring musical acts are back on the road […]

30 Days Out, November 2023 #1: Della Mae, The Trouble Notes, Kingston Trio, Postmodern Jukebox

Lots of American musical forms this go-round: Americana, folk and jazz-pop. Add to that mix some internationally-flavored world-folk, and you’ve got a recipe for a great month of music. Artist: […]

30 Days Out, October 2023 #2: Tennis, Nation of Language, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, Graham Nash

Modern-day intelligent pop, homegrown funk, and rock royalty are just some of the highlights of live music in Asheville over the coming 30 days. Artist: Tennis Venue: The Orange Peel […]

30 Days Out, Oct. 2023 #1: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Jonathan Richman, Andrew Finn Magill, Buddy Guy

A globetrotting WNC favorite son, a blues legend taking a well-deserved victory lap, and two other big names: those are the highlights of Asheville and nearby live music in the […]

30 Days Out, Sept. 2023 #1: Train, Jon Auer, Judy Collins, Old 97s

Mainstream pop rock, a leading light of alternative rock, an acclaimed and esteemed folk legend and a critical favorite from Texas: those are the highest of highlights in the next […]