live shows Archive

30 Days Out, April 2024 #2: Pylon Reenactment Society, Jonathan Scales Fourchestra, Primus, Destroy Boys

A whole lot is happening in Asheville during these next 30 days. This time around, I’m featuring four touring groups, all of which I’ve interviewed at one time or another […]

Santa Cruz’s Kaleidoscope Music Festival

California has a long tradition of music festivals. From Monterey Pop to Coachella, festivalgoers have had many opportunities to enjoy the best that popular music has to offer, all in […]

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 […]

Preview: Music to Your Ears, April 3 – ABBEY ROAD

The Beatles’ swan song, 1969’s Abbey Road is a landmark album. Its legacy and influence have endured in the nearly 55 years since its release. The next installment in the […]

30 Days Out, March 2024 #2: Scott Stapp, Western Carolina Writers Showcase, Consider the Source, Los Straitjackets

Rock, regional singer-songwriters, popular prog and the best surf-style music you’ll ever hear: those are the highlights of Asheville live music in the coming 30 days. Here we go… Artist: […]

30 Days Out, March 2024 #1: Sub-Radio, Hermanos Gutiérrez, Bob Dylan, Dervish

Indie pop, cinematic instrumental music, stirring and traditional Irish tunes, and the musical bard of the 20th century: those are the highlights in live music for Asheville in the coming […]

Preview: Music Movie Monday — Athens, GA: Inside/Out

A time capsule of an epicenter of the 1980s alternative music scene, Athens, GA: Inside/Out is a critically acclaimed documentary featuring both great and unknown artists. A special March 11 […]

Family Affair: The Immediate Family

Though their names might not be widely known to the general public, the members of The Immediate Family are widely acclaimed within the business. And even after decades of lending […]

Preview: Music to Your Ears, March 6: The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway

In 1974, English progressive rock band Genesis was at its peak. With a nuanced and melodic musical core, the group provided a complex and intriguing backing for the vocals and […]

30 Days Out, Feb. 2024 #2: Get Right Band, Firecracker Jazz Band, Haken, Mark and Maggie O’Connor

Two acts based in Asheville, two intentionally-touring acts. A wide variety of genres. The so-called “quiet season” continues in and around Western NC. Artist: Get Right Band Venue: Grey Eagle […]