Sierra Nevada

Biltmore Concert Series

Shindig on the Green

Music Festival

Live Music Calendar X

Move On Up! Soul and R&B Night

Puccini's Gianni Schicchi

Well Crafted Wednesdays with Matt Smith

Del McCoury Band - Live at Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre!

  • August 5, 2021
  • Venue:  Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre
  • Address: 100 Gay St, Asheville, NC 28801

Mountain Dance and Folk Festival

  • August 5, 2021
  • Venue:  UNC Asheville Cultural Events
  • Address: 1 University Heights, Lipinsky Hall, Asheville, NC 28804

Ryan Perry Concert at Continuum

  • August 5, 2021
  • Address: 147 ste C, 1st Ave E, Hendersonville, NC 28792

The Foundry Collective

Trevor Hall (with Cas Haley)

  • August 5, 2021
  • Venue:  Salvage Station
  • Address: 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

Fridays at the Folk Art Center

  • August 6, 2021
  • Venue:  Folk Art Center
  • Address: Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 382, Asheville, NC 28805

Hot Club of Asheville

Live Music with Karen Clardy

Mars Hill First Fridays

  • August 6, 2021
  • Venue:  Mars Landing Galleries
  • Address: 37 Library Street, Mars Hill, NC 28754

Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair

  • August 6, 2021
  • Venue:  The Square in downtown Burnsville
  • Address: 106 West Main Street, Burnsville, NC 28714

Riyen Roots Concert at Continuum Art

  • August 6, 2021
  • Address: 147 ste C, 1st Ave E, Hendersonville, NC 28792

The Get Right Band Live in the Meadow

Art Market at Continuum

  • August 7, 2021
  • Address: 147 ste C, 1st Ave E, Suite 310, Hendersonville, NC 28792

Big Something (with The Mantras)

  • August 7, 2021
  • Venue:  Salvage Station
  • Address: 468 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801

Grand Opening - Live Music & Art Market at Continuum Art

  • August 7, 2021
  • Address: 147 ste C, 1st Ave E, Hendersonville, NC 28792

Jazz Soul Trio

  • August 7, 2021
  • Address: 51 South Market Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Puccini's Gianni Schicchi

Soloists of Tomorrow

ALR Trio at Continuum Art

  • August 8, 2021
  • Address: 147 ste C, 1st Ave E, Hendersonville, NC 28792

Chalwa Live at Highland Brewing

Asheville Music Festivals

Asheville’s music scene, like the city, is melodious blend of contemporary, classical and old-time traditions. One look at our wide range of music festivals, and it’s easy to see why any time of the year is a good time for music in Asheville.

Upcoming Festivals

Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair

Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair

The beloved Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair, forced into a pandemic pause last August after 63 years, returns to Burnsville’s Town Square, Aug. 6-7. The event retains its Friday-Saturday format and focus on high-quality handmade crafts. The juried entry … read more

Shindig on the Green

Shindig on the Green

Bring your instruments, families, friends, lawn chairs and blankets and join us for good times at the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Stage. In 2021 Shindig on the Green, which features a stage show and informal jam sessions around the park, continues at its … read more

Sourwood Festival - Day 1

Sourwood Festival - Day 1

Day 1: The Sourwood Festival, highlighting sourwood honey, fills downtown Black Mountain with wholesome entertainment for both adults and children in August each year. Music, dancing, arts & crafts,food, kid's rides and games, for a … read more

Sourwood Festival - Day 2

Sourwood Festival - Day 2

Day 2: The Sourwood Festival, highlighting sourwood honey, fills downtown Black Mountain with wholesome entertainment for both adults and children in August each year. Music, dancing, arts & crafts,food, kid's rides and games, for a … read more

Downtown After 5

Downtown After 5

Abby Bryant & The Echoes Built around a powerful voice and hard-driving rock ‘n’ soul rhythm section, Asheville, NC’s Abby Bryant & The Echoes has secured a fast-growing foothold in the Southeast music scene. Listeners will find it hard not … read more

Summer Ecstatic Dance, presented by StarTribe

Summer Ecstatic Dance, presented by StarTribe

Exciting news!...Ecstatic Dance with Govinda is back on the radar!...at our favorite location, Pack Square Park! This dance was originally scheduled for March 20, 2020, and now, at last , it's ON! Now for some more good news! Morphonic is on the … read more

LEAF Downtown AVL

LEAF Downtown AVL

LEAF brings downtown to life for families and our local communities. LEAF Downtown connects our local communities and cultures while celebrating creativity and diversity in the heart of downtown Asheville! This special event works to further the … read more

Uncommon Market

Uncommon Market

Uncommon Market is Asheville’s largest curated pop-up market in it’s 7th season of gathering quality curators of antiques, vintage décor, art, jewelry and beyond. The market runs from 10 am to 4 pm. Admission is FREE and friendly dogs are welcome. … read more

GOOMBAY - 40th Anniversary!

GOOMBAY - 40th Anniversary!

The YMI Cultural Center invites you to enjoy wonderful sounds, beautiful sights, and amazing tastes of the African-Caribbean at the Asheville Goombay Festival, September 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2021. The free festival will be held on The Block in downtown … read more

Downtown After 5

Downtown After 5

Asheville All Stars The All Stars show has quickly become a favorite of the season, featuring some of AVL’s best artists making music together. Curated by local musician and producer, Josh Blake, the All Stars offer a little something for everyone … read more

Art in Autumn

Art in Autumn

The 14th annual Art in Autumn Outdoor Arts and Crafts Festival takes place on September 18th, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This much-loved event is held on Main Street in downtown Weaverville, North Carolina, located in Buncombe county 7 miles from … read more

Blue Ridge Pride Festival 2021

Blue Ridge Pride Festival 2021

Blue Ridge Pride's 2021 Pride Festival is officially on, with the theme "Inclusion Y'all." Join us at Pack Square Park from 11am - 7pm for a fun day with two stages of music with lots of local and regional artists and drag performances. This … read more

The 24th Annual French Broad River Festival

The 24th Annual French Broad River Festival

French Broad River Festival is back! Hello to all our FBRF friends. Many of you have been wondering what our plans are for 2021. We have officially RESCHEDULED our annual event to OCTOBER 1-3, 2021! Woot woot! VERY IMPORTANT: If you bought a ticket … read more

Asheville Veganfest 2021

Asheville Veganfest 2021

We are thrilled to announce that Asheville Veganfest will be held again this year in Pack Square on October 3 2021 from 11am-6pm. We will have food, clothing, and artisan booths showing the best there is on the vegan market. Our 2021 event is being … read more

LEAF Festival

LEAF Festival

LEAF is a WONDERFUL way to experience the BEST of LIFE & CULTURES. Travel the world through MUSIC. This unique form of “gathering” transcends elements that DIVIDES. FESTIVALS, BRIDGE cultures & BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER in a relatively LOW-COST … read more

Black Mountain Old Depot Art by the Tracks

Black Mountain Old Depot Art by the Tracks

Please join us for the 23rd year of Old Depot's Art Show in downtown Black Mountain, NC on Sutton. Ave this year, due to COVID-19, we will only host one art show: Saturday, October 23rd, 2021. Each year the Old Depot typically sponsors two juried art … read more