The news, from event organizers:
“Songstress Lucinda Williams has announced a Saturday, Oct. 15 performance at Pisgah Brewing Company’s outdoor stage in Black Mountain. The show is a benefit for Wild South, an Asheville based nonprofit that aims to protect wild lands, wildlife and the wild character of the South. A presale for Lucinda’s fan club and Wild South members begins on Wednesday, Sept. 15 and ends on Monday, Sept. 19. Tickets go on sale to the public on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Lucinda’s show marks the end of the Pisgah Brewing Company’s outdoor stage season.
What: Wild South Benefit featuring Lucinda Williams
When: Saturday October 15
Where: The Pisgah Brewing Company Outdoor Stage, 150 Eastside Drive, Black Mountain, N.C.
Tickets: $18 in advance/ $23 day of show / $35 Hopster VIP / $60 VIP Brewmasters Package
Fan presale: Wednesday, Sept. 15 – Monday, Sept. 19
Public Ticket Onsale: Tuesday, Sept. 20
Purchase Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/199529
Three-time Grammy winner Lucinda Williams brings to stage twang, edge and passion reflecting her Southern background. Her style draws from soulful roots and pays homage to blues, folk, rock, country and gospel. Her songs are earthy and honest, often depicting uniquely Southern realities — tough economies, strong characters, heartache and joy, and wild landscapes.
Lucinda was named “America’s Best Songwriter” by TIME Magazine in 2002 and is currently touring in support of her critically acclaimed release, Blessed, which has received recognition as a 2011 Album of the Year Nominee by the Americana Music Association.
Wild South’s mission is toinspire people to enjoy, value and protect the wild character and natural legacy of the South. With offices in Asheville, Alabama and the Cowee Valley, Wild South works across the region from the Virginias to Mississippi. To learn more about Wild South, please visit http://www.wildsouth.org.
*The Hopster VIP package includes early entry to the event, a private guided tour and tasting, and access into the Pisgah VIP private viewing area near the stage. The VIP area is equipped with private cash bar and portable restrooms.
**The Brewmasters VIP package includes everything in the Hopster package as well as a catered locally sourced and prepared dinner.
For more information about Wild South, please contact Ben Colvin (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For information about Pisgah Brewing Company, please contact Simone Seitz (email@example.com) at Pisgah Brewing Company (828-669-0190).”