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.
Shamarr Allen (of Galactic and The Underdawgs)
The definition of New Orleans, Allen’s influences ranger from jazz and hip hop to rock and funk. Allen was the longtime trumpet player for Galactic and has collaborated with the likes of Willie Nelson, Patti LaBelle, Harry Connick Jr and Lenny Kravitz. His unique sound and exemplary talent transcends musical boundaries.
Support: April B. & the Cool
Expressive vocals and impressive guitar work are just part of what makes April B. & the Cool special. Drawing style and inspiration from Hip-Hop, Soul, R&B, Funk, Rock, Jazz and Reggae music, April B. puts it all together in sultry and alluring fashion.
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.