The Asheville Downtown Association today announced the lineup for the 30th anniversary season of Downtown After 5, presented by Prestige Subaru. Downtown After 5 takes place the 3rd Friday of the month May – September and is held on North Lexington Avenue. Events are free and open to the public. More information here.
Eric Gales Band
Hailed as a child prodigy and frequently compared to Jimi Hendrix, Eric Gales has recorded 18 albums. His 2017 album, Middle of the Road, featured Gary Clark, Jr and Lauren Hill and reached #4 on the Billboard Top Blues Album Chart. Gales unique hybrid blues/rock sound has put him on many to guitarist lists. In fact, Carlos Santana, Dave Navarro and Joe Bonamassa consider Gales a favorite.
Support: Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory
Known as a “musician’s musician,” Alvin Youngblood Hart’s praises have been sung by everyone from Bob Dylan to guitar gods Eric Clapton and Mick Taylor. After two decades on the road, Alvin continues to delight audiences worldwide, whether as a solo performer or with the eternally rockin’ Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory.
We're serving up plenty of local yumminess with food vendors: Delia’s Tea Time, D.O.G.S., El Kimchi, FroZen Monkey, Gypsy Queen Cuisine, Kernel Mike's Kettle Corn, Moe's Original BBQ and Sunshine Sammies.
Thanks to all of our sponsors!
Prestige Subaru, Budweiser, Empire Distributors, Sierra Nevada, Pisgah Brewing, Hi-Wire Brewing, Go Mini’s, Explore Asheville, Renaissance Hotel, The City of Asheville, Alt 101.1, the828, Crooked Tree Creative, CPI Security, Carolina Hemp Company, Theology Pub, Mellow Mushroom, Dig Local Asheville, Asheville Color and Imaging, Asheville Music Hall, Strada, Able Rent a Jon.