Introducing The Wu-Force! It's a newly formed trio of banjo player/singer Abigail Washburn, multi-instrumentalist Kai Welch, and introducing Wu Fei, a vocalist and guzheng (Chinese zither) performer who spent her formative years at the China Conservatory of Music before embarking on work with choirs, orchestras, gamelans, films, modern dance, and more. Get ready for a fascinating musical and cultural journey down the Silk Road with these three, in advance of their Wednesday night performance in Asheville.
Our favorite Charleston, SC five-piece band sails back through our area this Friday for a lively live set before their Greenville concert. This time they've got a boatload of new material, on an album called Underdog. To quote their site, "Sol Driven Train’s music weaves through genres like images in a Tom Robbins paragraph." There you go.