Wild Goose Festival is a spiritually-charged four-day gathering held in Hot Springs from Thursday to Sunday, July 9-12.
Crest Mountain Dinner Show stages its own commemoration of country music pioneer Patsy Cline. Local vocalist Liz Aiello channels Cline with help from backing band The Bobcats on Sunday, July 5.
Indie twin sisters Good Graeff open the pop duo’s show at the Mothlight on Tuesday, July 7, at 9:30 p.m.
Local bands open and close each segment of this body-inspired entertainment extravaganza, which will be hosted at the Orange Peel on Sunday, July 5, at 7:30 p.m.
The painter’s decidedly hopeful “Messengers” collection will be featured in the F.W. Front Gallery at Woolworth Walk for the duration of July with a meet and greet opening reception on Friday, July 3, from 5-7 p.m.
Jeff Messer turns his focus to the folk and country music contributions of Burnsville native Lesley Riddle. Esley: The Life and Musical Legacy of Lesley Riddle, runs at Parkway Playhouse Saturday, June 27-Saturday, July 11.
Matthew Quick, author of Silver Linings Playbook, reads and signs his latest novel Love May Fail at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe on Monday, June 29, at 7 p.m.
Tyler Nail Trio opens for Underhill Rose’s CD release show at the Grey Eagle on Saturday, June 27, at 9 p.m.
The eclectic and ever-smiling band plays in support of their aptly titled 12th album Dance! at New Mountain on Friday, June 26, at 10:30 p.m.
Songwriter and guitarist Charlie Par performs at The Grey Eagle on Wednesday, June 24.
The payoff for this year’s sleepless local filmmakers is your attendance at the videos’ official screenings at Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co. on Tuesday, June 23 through Thursday, June 25, at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. each night.
The quirky musicians release their new album A Message for the Yogi during a set at Tiger Mountain on Saturday, June 20, at 9 p.m.
Ready your studded belts for a nostalgic rock set with support from White Laces and Absolute Fantasy at the Mothlight on Thursday, June 18, at 9:30 p.m.
Asheville Art in the Park, entering its seventh year, not only takes place in both summer and fall, but runs for three consecutive Saturdays in both June and October.
This week-long rhythmic event runs from Monday, June 15 to Sunday, June 21, with the bulk of activity taking place at the Odyssey Community School.
Singer/songwriter Matthew Frantz stops in Asheville for a matinee performance at Altamont Brewing Co. on Sunday, June 14, at 4 p.m.
The two play their album release set at Dobra Tea in Black Mountain on Saturday, June 13, from 3-5 p.m.
The exhibit by mother-and-son artists Cher Shaffer and Gabriel Shaffer runs through Sunday, July 12 at The Satellite Gallery, with an opening on Friday, June 5, 7-9 p.m.
That the Swedish-born musician writes songs more eloquently in English — his second language — than most of us can communicate in our mother tongue is astonishing. Matsson’s newest release, Dark Bird Is Home, is described lyrically as “both comforting and alarming.”
Old Crow Medicine Show returns to Pisgah Brewing Co. on Monday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m.
The group’s debut album, Dead End Road, will be released during a celebratory performance, complete with special-edition pint glasses and koozies up for grabs at Pisgah Brewing Co.