bask Archive

30 Days Out, December 2023 #1: Toubab Krewe, Bask, Chloe and Leah, Blue Rags

Here at 30 Days Out, I spotlight some of the best live music coming through Asheville. This time of year is extra-special in many ways, not least because local-based touring […]

The State of Touring: an Asheville Perspective, Part 2 of 2

Continued from Part One… Quality over quantity Before the pandemic, Bask toured incessantly. In 2015 alone, the heavy rock band based in Asheville played nearly 20 dates on its European […]

30 Days Out, March 2023 #1: Stews, Beths, Martin Sexton, Bask

There’s lots going on musically in and around Asheville in the next 30 days. Here are some highlights. Artist: The Stews Venue: Salvage Station Date: Friday, March 3, 8 p.m. […]

Album Review: Bask — III

For a small city, Asheville is home to musicians representing a staggering array of musical styles. In an era that many see as post-album, post-rock and post-all other manner of […]

Carry That Weight: The Heavy Mountain Festival

For many years, Asheville, N.C. has been an important part of the thriving folk/roots music scene. But in recent years the city has also become an incubator for many other […]