Montford Music and Arts Festival: Happening now!

Is there a better way to spend your Saturday then listening to live music, snacking on kettle corn and delicious pastries and strolling down a neighborhood street lined with booths and colorful arts and crafts by Asheville-area artists? The Montford Music and Arts Festival, held on Montford Avenue between Cullowhee and Waneta Street, features all this and more, with live music performed throughout the day until 7 p.m. Come join the fun!

Live music still to come:

1 p.m.: Country-western swing music by Vollie McKenzie and Roger Bellow.

2 p.m.: Rock ‘n’ roll with the Hurt Mountain Boys.

3 p.m.: Roots-reggae and funk with the Pure Fiyah Reggae Band.

4 p.m.: Brit-Pop/radio rock with The Cheeksters.

5 p.m.: High-energy blues with WestSound.

6 p.m.: “Rockin’ boogie woogie” and folk with The Screaming J’s.

Here are a few photos of the festival taken this morning:

Click here for a lineup of events. See you there!

About Aiyanna Sezak-Blatt
Aiyanna grew up on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. She was educated at The Cambridge School of Weston, Sarah Lawrence College, and Oxford University. Aiyanna lives in Asheville, North Carolina where she proudly works for Mountain Xpress, the city’s independent local newspaper.

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