Another action packed weekend has arrived. Thank goodness! The great Paul Winter takes the stage at Isis in West Asheville and Lera Lynn performs at the Mothlight at Mr. Fred's Bar. The 47th Bascom Lamar Lunsford Minstrel of the Appalachians Festival takes place on the campus of Mars Hill University and there are a couple of new movies in the area, including My Old Lady, starring Maggie Smith and Kevin Cline. The Adams Family takes the stage at Asheville Community Theater and Urinetown is presented by Haywood Arts Regional Theater.
Thank goodness another weekend has rolled around and Tony Kiss joins David Hurand for a look at the entertainment scene in Western North Carolina. The weekend kicks off with some music as Asheville celebrates the final Downtown After 5 event of the year on Lexington Avenue. Beer lovers can sample as many as 50 different craft beers at the annual BrewGrass Festival. The event takes place at Memorial Stadium near historic McCormick Field. The Heritage Weekend celebration is happening at the Folk Art Center along the Blue Ridge P
One of the premier live music venues in the Southeast is on the verge of a major milestone. The Orange Peel in Asheville expects to sell its’ one millionth concert ticket. David Hurand spoke with the clubs' Marketing Director, Liz Whalen Tallent.
NC Mountain State Fair is underway. The fair runs 9/5-9/14 at the WNC Agricultural Center in Fletcher. River Arts District Anything Goes, Everything Shows Art Show at the Courtyard Gallery and the Flood Fine Arts Center in the River Arts District starts 9/6 and runs through October 29th. The New Belgium Brewing Clips Beer and Film Tour gets underway Friday night at Roger McGuire Green at Pack Square Park. Tony has much more to say about the entertainment scene, including lots of outstanding theater offerings and a couple of new and interesting movies....