West Asheville

Triptych Soul albumita cover
Asheville trio Triptych Soul celebrates their new jazz fusion "Albumita" this Saturday (2/18) at UpCountry Brewing Co., with opening support from Armadilla.

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

Whist gift bag
On the third day of Grit-Mas, we're giving away a gift bag full of goodies ($65) from Whist to one lucky winner!

GritVegas Weekend Update October 10-13
Are you going out on the town this weekend? We have a few Asheville events to recommend!

Hiss Golden Messenger. Source: Mothlight
Hiss Golden Messenger plays the Mothlight Friday, October 14th with openers The Dead Tongues.

GritVegas Coffee Debate 2016
We've got special guests Stu Helm and Andrew Scotchie on this weekend to talk up some exciting events!

Huzzah!
We've got your weekend on tap! Check out what Asheville has to offer in this edition of the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update!

Derrick Curtis
The next BEATLIFE show, thrown by the Asheville Beat Tape Collective, happens Saturday, 9/17, and is a tribute to the late North Carolina producer DFLN (Derrick Curtis). A lineup of special guests and friends of Derrick will show support and love at West Asheville's Mothlight.

Horse Lords. Photo: Theo Anthony
Horse Lords will play West Asheville's the Mothlight with openers Nest Egg on 8/30. We talked with guitarist Owen Gardner about the upcoming show and the goals they had for their new album, Interventions, out now on Northern Spy.

Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update
Asheville, how's your week been? What are you getting into this weekend? We have some ideas in our newest Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! And a special guest--Toybox, from Asheville Puppet Week! Check it out, and let us know what you're most excited about.

GritVegas Weekend Update July 28-31
What's up Asheville? Be sure to check our our weekly GritVegas Weekend Update, with the scoop on LEAF and other AVL events. We're also doing a ticket giveaway on Instagram for the person who hits the most spots! Win 2 tickets to Asheville Fashion Week--all you have to do it go out and have fun. Happy weekend!

GritVegas Weekend Update 7/14-17
Welcome to your weekend in Asheville!

GritVegas 4th of July Update
It's 4th of July weekend in Asheville, and we've got a lot of ideas for how you can celebrate Independence Day--and all the days around it. From live music to independent bookstores to downtown shopping and, of course, brunch, we've pretty much covered all the bases. Happy 4th, y'all.

This weekend is All Go West! But there's lots more going on. Watch this week's GritVegas Weekend Update for the full scoop!

Happy weekend everyone! This Sunday is Father's Day--check out our suggestions for how to celebrate! We also have some very special guests this week as part of our new Pet of the Month feature!

Waxahatchee. Katherine Simonetti (bass), Katie Crutchfield (vocals), Ashley Arnwine (drums). Photo: Carolyn Fagan
Waxahatchee performed at The Mothlight in West Asheville on Tuesday night. It was a stellar show with an opening act from her twin that got things rolling.

The Evereadys
Detroit's Evereadys are taking the stage at West Asheville's Double Crown this Thursday with their smooth, soulful gospel music.

Cotton Mill Studios (RAD)
Mother's Day is this Sunday, y'all. Get your momma a gift that will knock her socks off with the help of our Mother's Day Buying Guide.

Looking for the something to do this Cinco de Mayo weekend? The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update has you covered!

Small Black
Indie dream-rockers Small Black hit Asheville's Mothlight on Monday, 4/18, with Bayonne.

Soul Rhythms. Photo courtesy of the band. Credit: Aric Morgan.
All Go West and Zia Taqueria are throwing a party to celebrate this year's AGW, happening on June 25th across West Asheville.

OWL (Old World Levain) Bakery is opening a brick and mortar soon in West Asheville. We got the scoop on the fabulous European-style deliciousness heading our way.

All Go West lineup
All Go West's 2016 lineup and stages have been announced! All Go West happens in West Asheville on Saturday, 6/25.

Downtown Asheville. Image: Ayana Dusenberry
Wondering where to ring in 2016? The Asheville Grit breaks down the best of the best for you, from Prohibition-era cocktails and jazz to drumming meditations and fabulous cover shows.

East West Pop Up Shop Logo
The East West Holiday Pop Up Shop is filled with delights. Check it out Thursday, 12/10 through Sunday, 12/13.

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.

The Eagle has long been a staple of the Asheville music scene, with one of the kindest, most passionate dudes in the business running it all: Jeff Whitworth.

Here at Team WSAVL Call Me we came up with some extra categories we think should have made the cut.

Ever wonder what goes into making a book or journal? Me neither, until I met sweet-as-honey Sara Brooks.

Call it Sugar Alley. Or maybe Dessert Row. But there's a sweet synergy happening on a stretch of Haywood Road that includes small businesses making cider, cakes, doughnuts and ice cream.

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.

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

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