Zansa kicks off big summer plans at Mountain Sports Festival Asheville Afropop band Zansa’s name comes from a Nouchi slang word from Ivory Coast meaning “combination” or “blend.” True to that moniker, Adama Dembele (lead vocals and djembe), Patrick Fitzsimons (guitar), Sean Mason (drum set), Ryan Reardon (bass) and Matt Williams (acoustic and electric violins […]
Festivals dominate this weekend’s entertainment scene, from burlesque and gardening to white squirrels and sports. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend events.
Memorial Day weekend brings a variety of outdoor festivals featuring garden supplies, live music, sports activities and more. As always, we bring you the best in low-cost events to keep you entertained and your wallet full.
Whether you’re looking for jazz, Americana, country or doom metal, we’ve got a weekend performance to match. And if music doesn’t sing to you, there’s film, theater and art as well, all for less than it costs to park downtown.
With the help of festival-goers and Xpress staff, we gathered photos and Twitter-based live coverage of the 10th annual Mountain Sports Festival, which got under way Friday, May 28, and ended Sunday evening, May 30.
Bring us your tweets, your Flickr’d photos. It’s time for the Mountain Sports Festival!