Downtown After 5 is presented by Prestige Subaru and is held on the third Friday of the month May through September on North Lexington Avenue. More information here.
Headliner: CHA WA
Traditional Mardi Gras Indians meets street-level funk, CHA WA combines merges Indian chants with front-porch blues. Their infectious and dazzling stage show is often described as “funk with feathers.” More info at chawaband.com
Opener: Jeff Thompson Band
Part singer/songwriter, part poet, Asheville musician Jeff Thompson’s New Orleans roots shine through in his music. With many songwriting awards to his name, Jeff’s lyrics mix with the band’s heavy grooves and unique arrangements. More at jeffthompsonmusic.com.