Crafting an Identity

Monday, January 26th 2015 - All Day
at HandMade in America
125 S. Lexington Ave. Ste. 101

An exhibition featuring the work of Haywood Community College alumni, opens Monday, January 26, 2015 at Handmade in America, downtown Asheville, North Carolina. Running through Friday, April 17, 2015, an opening reception will be hosted by the artists on Friday, February 13, 2015 from 6-8pm, at Handmade in America which is located at the corner of Hilliard Avenue and Church Street in downtown Asheville.
Eight recent graduates of Haywood Community College will exhibit work in four media: Crystal Allen and Trish Salmon in clay, Deanna Lynch and Rebecca Porche in fiber, Linda Azar and Becky Burnette in jewelry, and Valerie Berlage and Brandon Skupski in wood. The title of the show speaks to each artist’s journey to “craft” their own identity as an emerging artist; transitioning from student to professional.


Gogol Bordello

Monday, March 2nd 2015 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at The Orange Peel
101 Biltmore Avenue


WNC Sierra Club — Wenoca Chapter

Wednesday, March 4th 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville
1 Edwin Place

Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is now the nation’s largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization. Our successes range from protecting millions of acres of wilderness to helping pass the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act. More recently, we’ve made history by leading the charge to move away from the dirty fossil fuels that cause climate disruption and toward a clean energy economy. Sierra Club Presents “Beyond Coal” Update — Air Pollution & Coal Ash Ponds
Join Emma Greenbaum for an update on the campaign to retire the Asheville coal plant. Greenbaum will discuss recent events and successes.

guitar generic 2

Chuck Brodsky Album Release Party

Saturday, March 7th 2015 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at The Grey Eagle
185 Clingman Avenue




Thursday, March 12th 2015 - 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
at The Fillmore
1000 NC Music Factory Blvd.

with George Ezra

Buy Tickets!


Brandi Carlile

Saturday, March 14th 2015 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at The Orange Peel
101 Biltmore Avenue


RVR guitar

Horse Feathers

Thursday, March 19th 2015 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at The Grey Eagle
185 Clingman Avenue



Asheville Running Company SALE!

Saturday, March 21st 2015 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
at Asheville Running Company
346 Depot Street

Join 98.1 the RIVER at Asheville Running Company on Saturday, March 21st for a store-wide sale! We’ll be on location from 12-2p, registering you for our Race to the Taps series, but Asheville Running Company is bringing the savings ALL DAY LONG!


Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band

Saturday, March 21st 2015 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at The Orange Peel
101 Biltmore Avenue



Del McCoury & David Grisman

Saturday, March 21st 2015 - 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at ISIS Music Hall
743 Haywood Road


1 2 3

Free Download of the Week

Free Download of the Week

Get it now!

Enjoy a free download of JD Mcpherson- “Let the Good Times Roll”!

Recent Headlines

in Music

Turn it down: Study says millions at risk for hearing loss


A new study shows almost half of all 12 to 35-year-olds listen to unsafe levels of music on their personal audio devices or cellphones.

in Music

This week’s top alternative tracks


LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.