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30 Days Out August 2021 #2: Jason Ringenberg, Magic City Hippies, Bill Frisell, Steve Earle, Los Lobos

Ohhh…kayyyy… Here we go again. There are some great live music shows scheduled over the next 30 days in and around Asheville. But scheduled isn’t the same thing as “guaranteed to happen.” Your unvaccinated friends and neighbors may put the kibosh on things. Check with the venue as close as possible to show times. And

Album Review: Bill Frisell — Guitar in the Space Age!

Bill Frisell – Guitar in the Space Age! Here’s some free advice: don’t get into a discussion with a hardcore fan if you’re underwhelmed by their hero’s latest album. I made that mistake. Though the guitarist is widely revered for his work in countless styles, here he traffics in what I would have to call

Album Review: Bill Frisell — Big Sur

Avant-jazz. Atonal no-wave. Country. Noise rock. Americana. Those are just a few of the musical idioms within which guitarist Bill Frisell has worked in his thirty-plus years as a recording artist under his own name. With literally dozens of albums to his credit Frisell is unafraid to explore new territory; his musical eclecticism makes, say,