This is a good week to be adventurous in your show goings.

On Monday, head to Sly Grog Lounge for The Happy Fits, The Spiral, Tongues of Fire, and OBSiDEONEYE. The Happy Fits are a young NJ band on the rise, making sharp upbeat tunes that will liven up a room. They’ll be joined on the bill by 3 of the best local indie acts.

mon02apr7:00 pmFeaturedThe Happy Fits • The Spiral • Tongues of Fire • OBSiDEONEYE7:00 pm Sly Grog Lounge, 271 Haywood Street Asheville NC 28801

Tuesday night finds experimental post-hardcore band mewithoutyou at The Mothlight. They’re one of the more underrated rock bands of the decade and they’re at their best live. They’ll be joined by Wilmington, NC indie rockers Museum Mouth.

tue03apr9:00 pmFeaturedmewithoutYou w/ Museum Mouth9:00 pm The Mothlight, 701 Haywood Rd West Asheville NC 28806

At The Grey Eagle on Wednesday night, it’s all about the worldly psychedelic funk of Khruangbin. They’re one of the grooviest bands to arrive on the scene in recent years. Adding to the night, identical twin surf-jazz duo The Mattson 2 will open.

wed04apr8:00 pmFeaturedKhruangbin • The Mattson 28:00 pm The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave.

If tickets for the Khruangbin show sell out (they probably will), then head over to Fleetwood’s for garage-rockers The By Gods.

wed04apr9:00 pmFeaturedThe By Gods • The Styrofoam Turtles • Sane Voids9:00 pm Fleetwood's, 496 Haywood Rd West Asheville NC 28806

The decision on Friday night really depends on your mood. You could get drunk at the Grey Eagle and listen to some folks celebrate the gritty outlaw country of the late Merle Haggard.

fri06apr8:00 pmFeatured"Sing Me Back Home" - A Merle Haggard Tribute8:00 pm The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave.

In need of something more relaxed? The legendary Art Garfunkel will be at the Diana Wortham Theatre on Thursday night.

thu05apr8:00 pmFeaturedArt Garfunkel8:00 pm Diana Wortham Theatre, 18 Biltmore Ave. Asheville NC 28801

Or you can hang in the darkness at The Mothlight for the tension filled sounds of a solo set by Xiu Xiu‘s Jamie Stewart.

fri06apr9:00 pmFeaturedXiu Xiu9:00 pm The Mothlight, 701 Haywood Rd West Asheville NC 28806

On Saturday, catch a triple bill of young indie rock bands with Choir of Babble, My Best Friend is Invisible, and Shadow Show at Sly Grog.

sat07apr9:00 pmFeaturedChoir of Babble • My Best Friend is Invisible • Shadow Show9:00 pm Sly Grog Lounge, 271 Haywood Street Asheville NC 28801

Finally, finish off your weekend at great new venue Ambrose West with long-overlooked singer-songwriter Jim White. White’s performances are notorious for his humorous storytelling which has often evolved into open discussion with his audiences.

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