Show Review: The Oh Hellos @ The Orange Peel

Listening to modern folk band The Oh Hellos’ current release, Dear Wormwood, I imagined the band to be a relaxed, inconspicuous presence on stage. I couldn’t have been more wrong. While breezy, earthy vocals take precedence over the instrumentals on most of The Oh Hellos’ recordings, the live performance shows off the complicated conglomeration of […]

Six great concerts coming to Asheville this spring

Though it’s been hard to believe these past couple of frigid weeks, warmer days are in sight and they are bringing some great music to the mountains. Here are eight shows to consider dropping a few dollars on as we near the halfway point of the semester, in the order of their occurrence. Houndmouth @ […]

Show Review: Laura Marling @ The Orange Peel

“So what kind of music does she play?” asked one of my concert companions as she cut a chunk off of her free-range chicken tender. The three of us decided to catch up over a true Asheville classic –Farm Burger—before making the trek over a few blocks to the Orange Peel. I find myself in […]

4 Asheville Concerts to Attend Before the End

Exhale, friends. We’re halfway through the semester. Maybe it’s been a refreshingly easy semester for you, or maybe it’s been a slow bus ride through Hell. Either way, take comfort in knowing we’re on the descent. In the meantime, as our countdown for the end begins, I know of four concerts in big Asheville-town that […]

Show Review: Matt & Kim @ The Orange Peel

Monday, April 20, 2015: the sun was darting between the darkest rain clouds, my best friend drove two hours to spend the day with me in Asheville, and I had two tickets for the Matt and Kim show at the Orange Peel. If you have heard Matt and Kim’s music even only once, you know […]