PHOTO CREDIT: Mark A Herndon - Chattanooga Live Music
December 20 Ashley and the X's Keep Getting Better
Rejuvenated group emerges from the studio with a new tune
I’ve said this before and I will invariably say it again: one of the great joys of doing what I do, especially having done it for a fair amount of time now, is that you get a ringside seat for watching bands grow and mature.
OCTOBER 12 Ashley and the X's to Participate in Mainx24 Music Merch Mall
Make Music Chattanooga will offer local music fans a chance to connect with regional musicians and bands. The Mainx24 Music Merch Mall is designed to help Chattanooga musicians earn a little extra money by selling merchandise—CDs, T-shirts, posters, etc.—at the pop-up event. Musicians will keep 100 percent of proceeds. The event will take place during the annual Mainx24 celebration Dec. 2 from 1 to 6 p.m.
JULY 27 The Local: Ashley and the X’s conjure darkly persuasive sounds, emotions on new song
The blues-infused rock racket of Chattanooga band Ashley and the X’s is certainly steeped in Southern history but proves to be influenced by a much larger musical perspective. In the past, the band has used artists like Tom Waits and Etta James as musical touchstones, even revealing that their inspirations...