Dozens of local musicians will play music from John Lennon’s catalogue in support of arts nonprofit Aurora Studio & Gallery. The donation-based concert is at Highland Brewing Co., on Friday, Oct. 7.
RiverMusic closes out its 2016 season with live music from three acts: The Get Right Band, The Broadcast and Blitzen Trapper. The free show has moved to Carrier Park and takes place on Friday, Oct. 7.
Yarn headlines the eighth annual Barnaroo, which takes place at Franny’s Farm from Friday, Sept. 30 to Sunday, Oct. 2.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford Festival celebrates its 49th year of championing and preserving Southern Appalachian traditions at Mars Hill University on Saturday, Oct. 1.
The interdisciplinary performance is at Weaverville Yoga Studio on Friday, Sept. 30, at 7.30 p.m.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features tour and album support for local musician Ashley Heath, t-shirt prints by aspiring artist Destiney Stubbs and the debut album of Aleeiah Sura.
Asheville Baroque Concerts’ next iteration features violinist Jeanne Johnson and takes place at Oakley United Methodist Church on Sunday, Sept. 25.
The Asheville Juggling Festival is a free, supportive gathering where those who Johnson calls the “juggling family” can share new skills and connect to other jugglers.
Enjoy sounds, tastes, dances and artistry from about 20 Latin American countries at Hendersonville’s Main Street on Sunday, Sept. 25.
The inaugural Open Streets Asheville brought residents and visitors into the streets to enjoy downtown in a new way. With Battery Park Avenue, Wall Street and portions of Haywood Street, Patton Avenue and Church Street closed to automotive traffic, folks did art projects, movement-based activities, listened to buskers and relaxed with yoga and massage.
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall hosts The Revelers plus Dirty Bourbon River Show on Friday, Sept. 23.
He hails from Chicago, though, “as a musician,” he said during his performance, “I always wanted to be big in Asheville. I love it here.”
WORD features three spoken word artists and takes place at Trad & Lore Coffee on Friday, Sept. 16.
The band returns to Western North Carolina to play a free show in Pisgah Brewing Co.’s taproom on Friday, Sept. 16.
Longley’s Weightless tour stops at The Altamont Theatre on Thursday, Sept. 15.
Tess performs with her band the Talkbacks in Isis Restaurant & Music Hall’s upstairs lounge on Thursday, Sept. 15.
Brevard Music Center hosts the annual gathering, which also offers art and food vendors, from Friday to Sunday, Sept. 9 to 11.
Bryce Monroe performs his one-man play on black American experiences at N.C. Stage Company Thursday to Saturday, Sept. 8-10.
The Stump Mutts will perform new tunes from forthcoming album Dear Silence at The Orange Peel on Friday, Sept. 9. Posh Hammer and The Jellyrox open the show.
Blue Ghost Brewing Co., hosts a night of country music tribute performances to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on Sunday, Sept. 11.