The Moon and You Archive
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
This feature appeared previously in Bold Life. Ryan Furstenburg and Melissa Hyman each had things going as singer-songwriters before they met in 2011. But once they combined their creativity, the result was something special. “Our first date was playing music together,” Ryan recalls. “Melissa offered me money.” “I could tell he was really broke,” Melissa
The Moon and You began work on its newest album almost exactly four years ago. And initially, work on the album proceeded really quickly. “We got the rhythm tracking done in two days,” recalls cellist/vocalist Melissa Hyman. “The day before and the days after the 2016 [presidential] election,” adds Ryan Furstenburg, guitarist/vocalist and Melissa’s husband.
The Moon and You – the Asheville-based wife and husband songwriter duo of Melissa Hyman and Ryan Fursternburg – has released four albums to date. But 2019 marks the addition of something very different to their body of work. Big Mystery, an all-local-star effort led by The Moon and You, is a studio collection of
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