An Appalachian Evening Summer Concert Series

An Appalachian Evening Summer Concert Series

Fireside Collective: 'An Appalachian Evening' Summer Concert. Winners of the 2016 Merlefest Band Competition, Fireside Collective is quickly blazing a name for themselves as a must-see progressive acoustic ensemble. Formed in 2014, Fireside is a group of folk music enthusiasts who blend elements of traditional bluegrass and American roots music with modern acoustic arrangements. With mandolin, Dobro, and acoustic guitar layered eloquently on top of rock solid stand up bass, Fireside Collective tastefully explores the boundaries of roots music. Adults $15; Students/K-12 $10; plus tax. . All concerts at 7:30 pm in the air-conditioned Lynn L. Shields Auditorium. Dinner available for purchase in the Schoolhouse Cafe beginning at 6 pm. Featured artist: Karen Mickler, Yellow Branch Pottery.
An Appalachian Evening Summer Concert Series

An Appalachian Evening Summer Concert Series

Carolina Blue: 'An Appalachian Evening' Summer Concert. Carolina Blue is a Brevard, NC based band whose roots run deep in the tradition of Bill Monroe. They have appeared on the hit TV show “Song Of The Mountains” and “The Bluegrass Trail” series on RFDTV. The band's repertoire consists of original songs (including Tim Jones' "Spring Will Bring Flowers", which was recorded by Balsam Range), many bluegrass favorites, and gospel too, all done in the traditional style. Adults $15; Students/K-12 $10; plus tax. . All concerts at 7:30 pm in the air-conditioned Lynn L. Shields Auditorium. Dinner available for purchase in the Schoolhouse Cafe beginning at 6 pm. Featured artists: Joanne Lengle & Liz Anderson
An Appalachian Evening Summer Concert Series

An Appalachian Evening Summer Concert Series

Zoe & Cloyd: 'An Appalachian Evening' Summer Concert. Founding members of the acclaimed Americana trio, Red June, and long-time veterans of the Asheville, NC music scene, Natalya Zoe Weinstein and John Cloyd Miller released their second full-length album, Eyes Brand New, in spring of 2017. John is well known for his haunting mountain voice as well as his instrumental prowess and award-winning songwriting. Zoe is an accomplished fiddler in a variety of styles as well as an inspired singer and songwriter. Adults $15; Students/K-12 $10; plus tax. All concerts at 7:30 pm in the air-conditioned Lynn L. Shields Auditorium. Dinner available for purchase in the Schoolhouse Cafe beginning at 6 pm. Featured artists: Frances Owl Smith & Kathy Dugan.
An Appalachian Evening Summer Concert Series

An Appalachian Evening Summer Concert Series

Buncombe Turnpike: 'An Appalachian Evening' Summer Concert. Buncombe Turnpike plays a variety of heartfelt tunes ranging from traditional and contemporary bluegrass to gospel and handcrafted originals. With their crowd pleasing demeanor, seasoned musicianship, and powerful vocals, the band has made a name for themselves among traditional and contemporary listeners alike. Adults $15; Students/K-12 $10; plus tax. All concerts at 7:30 pm in the air-conditioned Lynn L. Shields Auditorium. Dinner available for purchase in the Schoolhouse Cafe beginning at 6 pm. Featured artist: Shirley Grant, Smoky Mountain Rock Art.
An Appalachian Evening Summer Concert Series

An Appalachian Evening Summer Concert Series

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper: An Appalachian Evening' Summer Concert. Michael Cleveland is one of the premier bluegrass fiddlers of his generation and, with ten International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Fiddle Player of the Year awards under his belt, he is the most awarded and celebrated fiddler in the history of Bluegrass music. Cleveland plays with such fire, drive and virtuosity that audiences are often left shaking their heads in amazement. Together with his band Flamekeeper (four-time IBMA Instrumental Band of the Year award winners) Cleveland delivers some of the most powerful, exciting and authentic bluegrass you can find. Adults $25; Students/K-12 $10; plus tax. All concerts at 7:30 pm in the air-conditioned Lynn L. Shields Auditorium. Dinner available for purchase in the Schoolhouse Cafe beginning at 6 pm. Featured artist: Carmen Holland.