Festive Fall Weekend in Asheville! Sept 23-25

Festive Festivals: 
French Broad Fall Fest in Hot Springs, NC – Celebrate craft beer & music with: the Lee Boys, Yarn, Blind Boy Chocolate & the Milk Sheiks, Eyes of Elders, Woody Wood, Josh Philips Folk Festival, Sons of Ralph… Indulge in beverages from: Sweet Water, Star Hill, Highland, French Broad, Natty Greene’s, Shock Top, Abita, Asheville Brewing & a selection of wines from 5 Walnut Wine Bar
Shamboozle at Pisgah Brewing Company: Jam out to a range of tunes from Celtic to reggae to bluegrass with Gaelic Storm, The Movement, Big Daddy Bluegrass Band, Scott Munns and more. 
Flock to the Rock at Chimney Rock: workshops and seminars available for avid bird watchers along with informational & fun children’s activities just as the annual hawk migration will bring hundreds of hawks flying over Chimney Rock Park
Pisgah Craft Fair – 3rd year in a row for over 70 regional craftsmen to meet up in the glory of the Blue Ridge Parkway rocking away to Bluegrass music & demonstrations of glass blowing
Heritage Crafts Day at NC Arboreteum: celebrate the traditions of Southern Appalachia with demonstrations from juried crafts vendors, plant sales & live music
Burton Street Fair and Farmers Jubilee–  roam off the beaten path to celebrate the harvest, enjoy fresh produce, grab interesting mountain crafts, and relish fun for the whole family!

Greek Fest – a quick stroll from the Hotel Indigo, you can dive into Greek culture with food, music, and art!


Appreciation Festival
– enjoy Appalachian storytelling, live music,
paddling school surf school, and BMX & Kayaking freestyle stunt
shows. (about a 50 minute drive)

Slip into Performance Art:


Pete ‘n’ Keely at The Altamont Theatre 
“a musical comedy on the rocks!”
Hedwig & the Angry Inch at NC Stage Company



Guys and Dolls at the Asheville Community Theater
Craggie Brewing Company
197 Hilliard Ave
(828) 254-0360
Andy Herod (indie pop)
6pm: Skunk Ruckus “hillbilly stomp”
8pm: Baby Rattlesnakes (soul, old-time)
French Broad Chocolate Lounge
10 South Lexington Avenue
(828) 252-4181
High Gravity Jazz
Lauren LaPointe (indie, folk, blues)
*  Grey Eagle
185 Clingman Avenue
(828) 232-5800
Secret Chiefs 3 w/ Fat 32
“A Night of Southern Soul” w/ Underhill Rose & The Shane
Pruitt Band
Emerald Lounge
112 North Lexington Avenue
(828) 232-4372
Equinox Dancehall Sessions feat: Disc-Oh! And Sound Pimp
Suenalo (latin funk) w/ Granpappy & friends
*  Highland Brewery
12 Old Charlotte Highway # H
Asheville, NC 28803-9419
(828) 299-3370
Leigh Glass Band (rock, American, bules)
The Shazam (rock, jam
Jack of the Wood
95 Patton Avenue
(828) 252-5445
Delta Moon (“mountain blues”)
Twilite Broadcasters (old time)
Lexington Avenue Brewery
39 North Lexington Avenue
(828) 252-0212
DJ Chalice & DJ Tablesaw on the back stage
The Messengers (funk, jazz, rock) w/ Former Champions
back stage
MoDaddy’s Bar
77 Biltmore Avenue
(828) 258-1550
Lazybirds (blues, country, jazz)
Freekbot (funk, electronic)
Olive or Twist
81 Broadway St.
(828) 254-0555
Motown, Live jazz & rock (8pm)
The 42nd Street Jazz Band (8pm)
One Stop Deli & Bar
55 College Street
Pierce Edens (Americana, country, folk) w/ guest
Sci Fi w/ CinderCat
Orange Peel
101 Biltmore Avenue
(828) 225-5851
Dancing on the Dark Side (multimedia performance of Pink
Floyd music)
Pack’s Tavern
20 South Spruce Street
(828) 225-6944
Woody Wood Duo (soul, blues, jam)
DJ Moto (dance, pop)
*  Pisgah Brewing
150 Eastside Drive
Black Mountain, NC 28711
(828) 669-0190
Ralph Roddenbery (folk, rock)
Shamboozle Fest (3pm) (bluegrass, reggae, Celtic &


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