The Asheville-area music industry’s economic impact is adding up

20 Ways to Explore the City's Exploding Music Scene

Catch iconic performers and innovative arts at Appalachian Summer Festival

Meet rising musical stars Jonah and Grayson Riddle

Brevard Music Center’s 80th anniversary festival lures generations of musicians

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

Jane Kramer returns to Asheville with a new solo album

The Jon Stickley Trio delivers with an album as eclectic as its roots

Five local bands serve up new summer albums

The Honeycutters bring it all back home with their new album

Asheville Percussion Festival drums up education and entertainment

After languishing in the Library of Congress, a set of historic Haywood County recordings is unveiled

Two Asheville bands crank out winning albums

A new release tracks Appalachia’s Scots-Irish tunes and traditions

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

An Appalachian Summer Festival celebrates 30 years of showcasing the arts

BJ Leiderman turns the dial from National Public Radio to local private life

Carrying sound and story is the only way to live for a musical storyteller, rock-and-roll rambler, and two gifted brothers who all call the foothills of Western North Carolina home

Three local bands bring new albums to your ears

WPAQ in Mount Airy plays on to preserve the roots and spirit of mountain music

This year, MerleFest honors the life and legacy of one of the country's greatest pickers

Drunken Prayer’s latest release offers harmonious reprieve

North Wilkesboro serves up a weekend of music and chicken

One Ashevillian is giving rise to unity with new music recording studios near and far

Take your seat for an intimate series of stellar bluegrass shows at the Colonial Theatre in Canton

Kellin Watson | Halo of Blue

Aaron Wood

Al Petteway & Amy White | High in the Blue Ridge

Jonathan Scales Fourchestra | Character Farm and Other Short Stories

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo | Monkey Wrench

The Secret B-Sides | Flowers & Chocolate

The Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival turns 30

Red June’s 2011 tour supports a fruitful cause

Get to know Doc Watson, just in time for MerleFest

The high notes of Jar-e’s latest CD