Category Archive: Music

Record Revival

Record Revival

In the past decade, there has been a resurgence of vinyl, and analog music. Record stores and manufacturers have been seeing a steady spike in business as the demand for vinyl increases. “A lot of the old records, you know, do have a different sound that digital doesn’t. There is also something romantic about taking […]

Sidewalk Chalk Brings Chicago Sound to ISIS

Sidewalk Chalk Brings Chicago Sound to ISIS

Chicago-based group, Sidewalk Chalk, played at ISIS Restaurant & Music Hall on Thursday, Jan. 27th. The band’s two-part performance blended sounds of hip-hop, soul, funk and jazz. The show is part of a fourteen-stop winter tour that covers the Southern United States. Citing inspiration from Outkast, De La Soul, and the contemporary Chicago music scene. […]

Bele Chere 2013

Bele Chere 2013

The (perhaps) final Bele Chere managed to make it through Saturday without being rained out. Here are photos from Friday and Saturday. More will be added throughout the weekend.

LAAFF 2012

LAAFF 2012

People gathered at LAAFF for food, drinks, crafts, and music. The Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Festival was created in 2001 for the “purpose of celebrating the culture and the renaissance of Lexington Avenue.” This year’s festival was expanded to Rankin Avenue, the festival featured local Brews, local food, art and other Asheville-esque affairs.

Beer City USA Festival photos

Beer City USA Festival photos

Asheville, North Carolina…aka: Beer City USA Home to more than fifteen craft breweries and becoming a destination to craft beer drinkers across the US, Asheville embraces and thrives within its beer savoire faire.  Voted Beer City USA via National Beer Examiner for three years running, (this year a tie with Grand Rapids Michigan) Asheville wears […]

Decentralized Dance Party – Asheville Edition

Decentralized Dance Party – Asheville Edition

Tom and Gary’s Decentralized Dance Party came to Asheville Tuesday, May 22. According to Tom and Gary’s website, the party consists of hundreds of Party People, carrying boomboxes, and a DJ who wears a backpack, containing an FM radio transmitter. All the boomboxes are tuned into the DJ’s master FM broadcast, resulting in a mobile, synchronized sound […]

Ballet Conservatory Recital

Ballet Conservatory Recital

The Ballet Conservatory of Asheville held its annual Spring Recital for all classes at Diana Wortham Theater onSunday May 20. The recital included modern, jazz and traditional ballet across classes of all ages from three through adult. Also at the recital, the company presented  a teaser performance from the Conservatory’s upcoming large-scale production of the […]

REIGN @The Marketplace Restaurant, Asheville

REIGN @The Marketplace Restaurant, Asheville

The Marketplace Restaurant on Wall Street in downtown Asheville plays host to a new monthly late-night event called REIGN. Inspired by a photograph Image Asheville photographer Micah Mackenzie posted on facebook,  and prompting discussions with PUSH Productions’ Sonia Hendrix, Asheville local, Amanda Swafford, and Marketplace Owner/ Chef, William Dissen, REIGN has evolved into an open collective. Participation […]

Race to the Bottom – AshevilleFM Live

Race to the Bottom – AshevilleFM Live

Jon Reid’s show, Race to the Bottom sometimes does a live show on AshevilleFM to help people get involved and to generate buzz and donations. Intimately held at Bo Bo Gallery on Lexington Avenue, it was a sampler of music and comedy and talk from jazz duo The D Tones, Jonathan Scales, Ami Worthen, Juan […]