Greasy rock ‘n’ roll; doom-laden metal; chiming folky rock; and a rootsy sensation from a big city a few hours south head to Asheville over the next 30 days.
Here’s a selection of costumed capers, ghoulish gatherings and pumpkin-spiced parties. From autumnal festivities to puppet shows, there’s a celebration for nearly every reveler.
This week’s roundup includes Singapore’s diva of the Theremin, the Jason DeCristofaro Quartet, Sister Ivy and the Lætitia Sadier Source Ensemble.
Poetry-themed drinks and live music continue after the untamed variety show, which runs Sunday-Monday, Aug. 28-29.