The Lee Boys help close out the final RiverMusic installment of the season Friday, Oct. 9. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. with Lyric; Fred Wesley & The New JBs headline at 8:15 p.m.
Walking the streets of downtown Asheville can be a musical experience. Most evenings bring encounters with an assortment of buskers, drummers and dancers. The city also hosts a large, if ever-changing, calendar of free music events and festivals scattered throughout the year. Some have been around for decades, while others are preparing to launch.
It’s official. Festival season is here, marked by two favorite local spring celebrations. Both show boatloads of love for the French Broad River: RiverLink’s RiverMusic series, which began in 2012, and French Broad River Festival, now in its 18th year of raising river awareness.
2015 marks the fourth year of River Link’s al fresco music series aside the River Arts District’s beloved French Broad River. The concerts, held on five separate Friday evenings from May through October, “assemble a top notch mix of quality national acts and local favorites” at no charge to attendees.
The sweet sounds of Portland quintet Fruition will be ripe for picking when the band’s national tour stops to soak up some vitamin D at Asheville’s RiverMusic festival. And there’ll be pickin’, indeed. Fruition’s bounty of stringed instruments (including several guitars, banjo and mandolin), paired with sporadic harmonica and piano parts, creates a roots hybrid […]
Few things symbolize Asheville better than the intersection of culture and nature, and RiverMUSIC offers the best of both.
Last weekend’s RiverMusic concert was a showcase of Nashville soul from G.E.D. Records. Click through for two videos by Jesse Hamm.
Enjoy live music, local authors, the great outdoors and more this weekend in WNC. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost entertainment.
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Mary Frances and The Dirty Classics kicked off this season’s concert series on Friday, May 24. Video by Jesse Hamm.
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The monthly free summer music series kicks off this Friday and to sweeten the deal, free shuttle service is provided from downtown and the River Arts District. Photo of Mary Frances by David Oppenheimer.
This weekend offers several outdoor celebrations to enjoy the cool autumn air, along with a host of live music and more. As always, Xpress highlights the best in low-cost weekend events.
This weekend brings comedy, music, spoken word and outdoor markets. As always, Xpress highlights the best in low-cost events to keep you entertained without breaking the bank.
This weekend brings puppets, festivals and a variety of local music. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost entertainment.