It’s Monday, so that means there’s a free show at the Mothlight. This week’s show should be killer with The Messthetics headlining. The Messthetics are a new trio featuring Fugazi’s rhtythm section of Brendan Canty and Joe Lally, along with guitarist Anthony Pirog. So needless to say, this will rock. Fitting opener Shane Parish will provide the icing on the cake.

mon09apr9:00 pmFeaturedThe Messthetics • Shane ParishFree Mothlight Monday9:00 pm The Mothlight, 701 Haywood Rd West Asheville NC 28806

It only gets better with the incredible Circuit des Yeux at The Mothlight on Tuesday night. Slightly, reminiscent of Tim Buckley, singer-songwriter Haley Fohr aka Circuit des Yeux may only be scratching the surface but she’s already one of the most singular talents around with her off-kilter song structures and unforgettable voice. Not to be overlooked both supporting acts, Marisa Anderson and Nathan Bowles Trio are definitely worth catching. Don’t miss this one!

tue10apr9:00 pmFeaturedCircuit des Yeux • Marisa Anderson • Nathan Bowles Trio9:00 pm The Mothlight, 701 Haywood Rd West Asheville NC 28806

Tuesday night is really just an incredible night. Aside from Circuit des Yeux, there’s at least two other incredible shows that night.

So if Circuit des Yeux is a little too weird for your tastes, great Canadian folk act The Weather Station will be at Ambrose West.

tue10apr8:00 pmtue11:00 pmFeaturedThe Weather Station • Dyado8:00 pm - 11:00 pm Ambrose West, 312 Haywood Road Asheville NC 28806

Speaking of great folk shows, the lineup at The Grey Eagle on Tuesday night is also really terrific with Anna & Elizabeth, House and Land, and Shane Parish all on the bill.

tue10apr8:00 pmFeaturedAnna & Elizabeth • House And Land • Shane Parish8:00 pm The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave.

Wednesday night at The Grey Eagle features a pair of up-and-coming indie rock acts in Motel Radio and Quiet Hollers.

wed11apr8:00 pmFeaturedMotel Radio • Quiet Hollers8:00 pm The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave.

The big indie rock show of the week comes Thursday at The Orange Peel with the double bill of Black Angels and The Black Lips. Where the Black Angels set an atmosphere of haunted psychedelia, garage-rockers the Black Lips shows are notorious for their complete madness. Maybe they’ve toned it down a little over the years, but expect a wild performance from the Black Lips.

thu12apr8:00 pmFeaturedBlack Angels • The Black Lips8:00 pm The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave Asheville NC 28801

Shift gears on Friday night at Ambrose West with the delightful folk of Underhill Rose.

fri13apr8:00 pmfri10:30 pmFeaturedUnderhill Rose • Juan Holladay • Katie Richter8:00 pm - 10:30 pm Ambrose West, 312 Haywood Road Asheville NC 28806

Catch a bill of NC rappers on Saturday night at Sly Grog Lounge with Newman, Benny Okoto, and SIYAH all taking the stage.

sat14apr9:00 pmFeaturedNewman • Benny Okoto • SIYAH9:00 pm Sly Grog Lounge, 271 Haywood Street Asheville NC 28801