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Brother Oliver
Brother Oliver comes to the Mothlight on Tuesday, April 25th. We sat down with the brothers before the show to talk about their unique brand of "Wild West Rock."

Midnight Snack
The Asheville based band goes all out for their single release show.

Start 2017 with good music by heading to The Mothlight on Monday, January 16th to see Big Thief.

GritVegas MLK Edition
Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, and fill the rest of your weekend with music and the arts!

Chris Coen and Andy Shauf
The Mothlight welcomes the talented rockers to Asheville.

Titus Andronicus
Titus Andronicus and A Giant Dog are coming to The Mothlight. Here's your chance to win two tickets.

Steve Gunn
Steve Gunn and the Outliners hit the Mothlight stage on Wednesday, July 13th with openers Spacin' to celebrate his new album, Eyes on the Lines, out now on Matador Records.

BomBassic
There's no better way to celebrate Independence Day than by exerting your personal right to dance your face off. This month's free BEATLIFE show happens on July 4th at the Mothlight with headliners BomBassic and Electrochemical and support from Samuel Paradise, DJ Kutzu, and Musashi Xero.

Waxahatchee
Waxahatchee is coming to The Mothlight on Tuesday, June 7th at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $12; what are you waiting for?

To many, Lady Lamb (aka Aly Spaltro) is an enigma. We were able to catch up with her in anticipation of her show at The Mothlight on October 28th.

This month’s BEAT LIFE, hosted by the Asheville Beat Tape Collective at the Mothlight, brings an eclectic mix of performers to the stage on Friday, September 25. It’s going to be literally impossible not to dance your face off.

Chicago four-piece Ne-Hi’s songs bubble with energy not unlike those of the Paisley Underground or R.E.M., but mixed with the jangle-punk of the early Flying Nun scene.

Kentucky bred band, Ancient Warefare, is making their Asheville debut this week, in promotion of their new LP. In anticipation of their show coming up on Wednesday, I was able to ask them a few questions to get to know them and their music a little better.

Brooklyn-based duo Tanlines have a new record out that is heartfelt without ever being cynical, nostalgic without pretension, danceable without cliches. The excitement I feel for this album is only eclipsed by the thrill I get when I realize they're playing in Asheville at our very own Mothlight...

Asheville's BomBassic is on the threshold of greatness as the word continues to spread about their performances. I sat down with the guys to talk about the trajectory of their relationship, the development of their sound, and all of the exciting things on the horizon for them.

BomBassic headlines this month’s BEAT LIFE show at The Mothlight, happening on June 27. The evening promises to be another experience to remember brought to you by the Asheville Beat Tape Collective, a group of artists and producers who are at the forefront of innovation in sound.

If you're not packing up the car to head out of town for the three day weekend, we've got you covered. As usual Asheville is hosting great events this weekend meaning there's plenty to do. So, throw on something fun, grab your friends, and hit the town.

Mac McCaughan, an American musician based in North Carolina, is perhaps best known for being in Superchunk and Portastatic and will be playing the Mothlight on Friday, May 22 along with Flesh Wounds and Impossible Vacation.

Spring has finally sprung and it's time to break out the shorts and tank tops and hit the town. As always, we've rounded up just a few of the best events this town has to offer. So get up and go have some fun!

Sometimes the best friends you’ll ever make are the ones who knew you when you weren’t someone yet. For Steve Gunn, the guys at Harvest Records are the ones who helped him build such a reputation in Asheville and much of Western North Carolina.

Self-described “mountain boy” and “electronic art rock”-er Luzius Stone is finally unleashing his long-awaited album at his album release party this Friday at the Mothlight.

Moon Duo’s music, flavored by the surreal and the psychedelic, dreamy and still rough around the edges, will fill Asheville’s Mothlight on Thursday, March 12th.

Wednesday, February 4th, is one of the first in a series of shows put on by the Asheville Beat Tape Collective – a group of local electronic artists, musicians, and DJs who are making an effort to expand Asheville’s electronic music horizons.

What are you doing this weekend, Asheville? Plenty happening and plenty of listings. We just wanted to throw a few more your way.

A short interview with local filmmaker Jethro Waters on his upcoming project, The Aquarium.

Local promoter Charlie Traveler Presents shares his knowledge of the Asheville music scene and offers up his top picks of some great shows coming up.

Asheville Blog settles down with Austin, TX band the Marmalakes at West Asheville music venue The Mothlight for another video installation of the Asheville Sessions.

Diverse global music is all over the place in Asheville this season. Here's a run-down of cultural music events that closed out the summer, and some upcoming events.

A late-summer music festival in Asheville. Big-name talent over three days and three venues. All put together by two guys with a cool West Asheville record store.

Click through the band links in this article. Give them a listen, buy an album, buy two albums. One for you and one for your cousin who only listens to shit music.

Lucius, of Brooklyn, and Her Marigold, from Asheville, played a sold out show this past Saturday at The Mothlight. (Photos + Video)

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