Asheville
Urban Trail

Station #13 - Appalachian Stage

Appalachian Stage
 
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Five bronze figures seemingly float to the rhythms of Appalachian music, a tribute to the songs of the mountains, and a special salute to the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival first staged by Bascom Lamar Lunsford in 1927.  These Gary Aslum sculptures remind Asheville folk and visitors alike to grab a folding chair or blanket and plunk down on Roger McGuire Green for Shindig-on-the-Green, Saturday nights, all summer long.

Appalachian Stage

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