local music

local music
Oct 2019
We asked chefs to spill the beans on their favorite local restaurants, bars, and purveyors, and the results offer a delicious insider’s guide to Asheville’s best eats and drinks

Dec 2018
Locals, especially, can confirm Western North Carolina holds a wealth of riches. From natural wonders and cultural treasures to splurge-worthy experiences, the indulgences afforded in our mountains are, in many ways, priceless.

Aug 2018
Father-daughter luthiers Wayne and Jayne Henderson make exquisite handcrafted instruments that hit all the right notes

Aug 2017
From the practice room to the stage to the studio, WNC’s garage rockers forged an indelible sound

Aug 2017
Discover close encounters with creative characters and starry nights

Jun 2017
A new podcast tunes in to mountain music milestones

Apr 2017
With a boost from local musicians, Arts for Life makes healing tunes for ailing kids

Feb 2017
Celebrate our anniversary with top 10 lists of local albums, books, fishing spots, movies, restaurants, and more

Oct 2016
Embark on a tour of six distinct wine-producing regions in WNC, and find out why each of our vineyards and wineries can boast of unique and notable fruits of the vine.

Jun 2016
20 Ways to Explore the City's Exploding Music Scene

Jun 2016
After more than three decades in the business, Asheville native Warren Haynes rocks on at full tempo

Dec 2015
Jane Kramer returns to Asheville with a new solo album

Jun 2014
A local singer-songwriter and bluegrass group release new albums, just in time for summer

Oct 2012
Get lost in Taylor Ranch’s pink corn maze in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Jun 2012
Take a tour through WNC's most bike-friendly city. Here's the scoop on where to go and what to see in Asheville on two wheels

Jul 2011
One symphony is great, but three in WNC is something to brag about

Jun 2010
Three recording studios keep Asheville’s music scene finely tuned

Jun 2009
38 local artists you need to hear this summer.

Mar 2009
From the Past to the Present