LEAF facts & acts

The Lake Eden Arts Festival, featuring roots and world music, contra dancing and healing-arts workshops, happens every May and October at Camp Rockmont, the former site of avant-garde Black Mountain College. LEAF’s current installment unfolds Friday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 16. Weekend passes include camping, and are $108/adults, $87/youth. The weekend pass “plus” includes Thursday night and runs $132/adults, $112/youth. Tickets at the gate are $30/adults, $25/youth for Friday and Sunday, and $38/adults, $33/youth for Saturday. A full weekend community pass (no camping) runs $67/adults and $57/youth. Children 10 and younger get in free. See www.theleaf.com for a full schedule, or call 68-MUSIC for more information.

Lakeside Main Stage headliners


• 4:30-5:30 p.m.: Chuck Brodsky

• 6-7 p.m.: The Duhks

• 7:30-8:30 p.m.: Sim Redmond Band

• 9-10:30 p.m.: Marcia Ball

• 11 p.m.-12 a.m.: Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band


• 2:30-3:30 p.m.: The Duhks

• 4-5 p.m.: Beausoleil

• 5:30-6:30 p.m.: King Wilkie

• 7-8 p.m.: Emeline Michel

• 8:30-10 p.m.: Dervish

• 10:30 p.m.-12 a.m.: Yerba Buena


• 10-11:15 a.m.: Madison Elites Gospel Shout Band

• 12-1:15 p.m.: Dervish

• 2-3 p.m.: Ollabelle

• 3:30-4:30 p.m.: Samputu & Ingeli Troupe of Rwanda

• 5-6:20 p.m.: Michael Franti & Friends

• Closing ceremony with Avec La Force Percussion

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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