Performance, Music, and Film

Asheville is truly the crossroads of tradition and innovation, bringing a profound heritage in Appalachian performing arts and music to hundreds of great venues, as well as some of the most innovative experimental theater, electronic music, and digital media arts in the country. Professional, community, and black box theater thrive in Asheville. Enjoy local talent, as well as international touring acts in our excellent venues. Big name rock, local singer songwriters, powerful and visionary dance, opera, symphony, and circus—it's all here.