The show, featuring Winstead with Helen Hong, Joyelle Johnson and Buzz Off, Lucille, takes the stage at The Grey Eagle on Sunday, Oct. 30.
McKennitt is playing a series of rare, intimate trio performances with veteran collaborators guitarist Brian Hughes and cellist Caroline Lavelle. The tour stops at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 29.
Stroll downtown Weaverville or visit artists studios around North Buncombe County Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29 and 30.
The fifth iteration of this local live music showcase is at Salvage Station on Tuesday, Oct. 25.
Conducted by Daniel Meyer, the Halloween-appropriate performance is at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium on Saturday, October 22.
The performance is at UNCA’s Lipinsky Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 22.
Costumes are encouraged at SCARY spoken word OPEN MIC, which takes place at Buffalo Nickel on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
Longtime local dancer and choreographer Sharon Cooper and Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre present Motown Memories for a second time at BeBe Theatre on Friday-Saturday, Oct. 14-15.
Los Colognes opens for the Nashville-based musician at The Grey Eagle on Saturday, Oct. 15
Hiss Golden Messenger’s international tour begins at The Mothlight on Friday, Oct. 14. The Dead Tongues opens.
The free performance, which hinges around the author’s parents, takes place at the Thomas Wolfe Memorial on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Poet and novelist Lidija Dimkovska presents the English translation of her award-winning book A Spare Life at Malaprop’s on Wednesday, Oct. 12.
A selection of historic works by hobbyist photographer Isaiah Rice will move from UNCA’s library to be displayed at WCQS. The opening reception is on Friday, Oct. 7.
Ras Alan’s 25 Years of Appalachian Reggae tour stops at Salvage Station on Saturday, Oct. 8, and at 185 King Street on Saturday, Nov. 5.
This exasperated guy next door performs at the Millroom on Friday, Oct. 7.
The autobiographical musical comedy will be onstage at Altamont Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 8, and Sunday, Oct. 9.
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.
New Mountain hosts the eighth annual, family friendly event for bike and car enthusiasts on Saturday, Oct. 1.
The interdisciplinary performance is at Weaverville Yoga Studio on Friday, Sept. 30, at 7.30 p.m.
Asheville Baroque Concerts’ next iteration features violinist Jeanne Johnson and takes place at Oakley United Methodist Church on Sunday, Sept. 25.