Homegrown in Pritchard singer-songwriter series starts June 6 with Aaron Woody Wood

98.1 the RIVER and the Asheville Downtown Association are proud to announce that Homegrown in Pritchard returns to Pritchard Park on Thursdays June 6 through August 29. Homegrown in Pritchard is a free summer concert series featuring local singer-songwriters performing from 6-8pm. Artists performing in the concert series will also be featured on the Homegrown radio program Sunday nights on 98.1 the RIVER.

Homegrown is free thanks to the support of our sponsors: The Green Room at the Altamont Theatre, Asheville Brews Cruise Hop & Go Shuttle, Echo Mountain Recording Studio and Lenoir-Rhyne University Asheville Center for Graduate Studies.

2013 Lineup:
June 6 – Aaron Woody Wood
June 13 – Dave Dribbon
June 20 – Aaron Lafalce
June 27 – John Wilkes Booth and the Black Toothe
July 4 – Juan Holiday
July 11 – Jeff Santiago/Red Honey
July 18 – Leigh Glass
August 1 – Ben Wilson
August 8 – Pierce Edens
August 15 – Caromia
August 22 – Ten Cent Poetry
August 29 – Jason Daniello

Homegrown in the Park is part of the Asheville Downtown Association’s Pritchard Park Cultural Arts Program, which also includes the Tuesday evening Hoop Jam, presented by Mission Health. Thanks also to Tupelo Honey Café for supporting the Pritchard Park Cultural Arts Program.

About 98.1 the RIVER (www.981theRiver.com):
98.1 the RIVER (WOXL-HD2) is about the album, the artist and the music, playing 30 years of tracks from established superstars like Dave Matthews Band, Van Morrison, Jackson Brown plus the best newer artists like Ray LaMontagne, G Love & Special Sauce and the Raconteurs. The RIVER’s never-ending mission is to serve Asheville’s musically adventurous adults that live independently of the masses. Hosts on the RIVER are musicologists that share insight about the music heard on the station in a no-hype adult way.

About the Asheville Downtown Association (www.ashevilledowntown.org):
Founded in 1987 by a group of business owners, residents and city staff, the ADA remains committed to the preservation and improvement of the central business district through programming, civic support and annual objectives. As the voice of downtown residents, merchants and workers, the ADA advocates for policies and practices that will best help growth and preserve the quality of life in downtown. Annually, the organization produces events including Downtown After 5, the Asheville Holiday Parade, Oktoberfest, the State of Downtown Luncheon and the Pritchard Park Cultural Arts Program. The Asheville Downtown Association Foundation carries out the altruistic goals of the ADA including the Spare Change for Real Change program.


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