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Toybox the Cartoon Witch. Photo: Paige Sandbank
“Life is a journey, life is an adventure; let’s be grateful for this opportunity we have to create, to share, and celebrate.” Fall LEAF 2017 is almost here.

Hopscotch 2017
Since Moogfest’s move to Durham in 2016, local fans of multi-night, multi-venue festivals packed with top experimental rock and hip-hop acts have had no choice but to head to the flatlands to get their fill. Our next opportunity awaits us this weekend (Sept. 7-10) at Hopscotch Festival in Raleigh.

Robert Ellis
The Americana singer/songwriter makes his way to The Altamont Theatre

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.

Christmas Jam. Photo: John Zara
Warren Haynes and friends make the US Cellular Center glow.

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

Peter Hook. Photo: Mark McNulty
The legendary Peter Hook comes to The Orange Peel on Monday, 11/21.

The shakeout
"The Shakeout" comes to New Mountain this Saturday to promote inclusion and creativity through music, art, and fashion.

Wild Nothing
Wild Nothing and Small Black come together for a show at The Orange Peel this Thursday.

SK The Novelist
SK The Novelist returns with his latest project 'My Life in Rhythm.' "Honest, Fun and Challenging," the Asheville Emcee aims to make his mark and share his story.

Folk music veteran Richard Buckner is coming to The Grey Eagle this Thursday.

Wonderland Group Shot
Rock Eblen's 2nd Annual Pizza PanDemonium is back at Highland Brewing. Along with a pizza cook-off contest, attendees will enjoy live music and the Wonderland Fashion Fantasy show, featuring Alice in Wonderland-inspired designs by local fashion designers.

Goodwill Promotional Shoot
After a successful 2015 event, this fusion of fashion, art, food and music for a mission is back on Friday, March 18th at Diana Wortham Theatre.

West Coast bass producer MiMOSA coming to rock your nuts at New Mountain this Thursday, Dec 3.

Umphrey's McGee lit up the US Cellular Center with their inaugural arena performance, and treated the Asheville crowd to a three-hour jam band extravaganza.

Another Warren Haynes Christmas Jam is in the history books, and it was a good one. And, of course, it was for a good cause.

PHOTO GALLERY >> Charlotte hip-hop collective Forever FC joined local favorites RBTS WIN at The Mothlight on June 20, 2014.

When I hear people in Asheville say things like "yeah, Asheville's cool and all, but where is the culture?" I bring up events like the Asheville Percussion Festival that happened June 20-22.

Want to step out of your music comfort zone? Explore the wide range of talent that Asheville has to offer...

Two and a half minute timelapse video of Downtown After Five, May 16, 2014. Every second of video is approximately 6 minutes of real time. Music by St. Paul and the Broken Bones.

As Stereospread, we have been working to consolidate a listenership for synthpop and electropop in the Asheville area.

Yeah, let's have a little fun...Spring has sprung, the earth is warming and it's time to get outside, you lazy bones! Here in Asheville, we are surrounded by a million and a half acres of National Forest, wild waterfalls and streams, furry, feathery, scaly and slimy wildlife- including homo sapiens - and some of the greatest places and people you'll ever see.

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