Upcoming local concerts, live music, and more in the Hendersonville, NC area. Comprehensive listing of the most popular events.

Thursday, November 14, 2019
Orange Peel Presale Event: Atmosphere
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – Nov 24 @ 10:00 pm
The Orange Peel
Tuesday – January 28

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Tue, Jan 28

Show : 8pm

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Doors : 7pm

The world is a vastly different place than it was just a few years ago, and Atmosphere’s seventh album, Mi Vida Local, reflects the ways in which the world, and Atmosphere’s place in it¬, has changed. The idyllic domesticity of their past few records has morphed into anxiety over keeping loved ones safe during turbulent times. Instead of bragging about backstage misadventures it’s about grappling with mortality. The easygoing collaboration between Ant and Slug has started to feel more like the life-or-death intimacy of two men trapped together on a lifeboat.

At times it’s a heavy album (“I might be the last generation of grandparents,” goes a key line from “Virgo”), but it’s far from grim. There are jokes being cracked, joints getting smoked, a little trash talking here and there- after all, it’s still a rap record.

And Atmosphere’s never sounded better.

As the name implies, Mi Vida Local is intensely focused on the place it was created- the southside of Minneapolis- where Slug and Ant work tirelessly in their “beautiful basements”, refining their sound without interruption, save for a handful of friends from the Minneapolis hip-hop community who showed up to contribute. A year of one-on-one collaboration resulting in an album that matches complex subject matter with equally deep beats- ones that show a clear lineage back to the psychedelic funk landmarks from an earlier era where America was going through a post-utopian hangover, and prove that there won’t ever be a time where boom-bap beats don’t sound perfectly of the moment.

Mi Vida Local might be the best album Atmosphere’s ever made. It’s definitely the one they needed to make right now, and one listeners need to hear just as urgently. If it’s sometimes an album about how the fight to find happiness never really ends- even after you get the house and the kids and the artistic freedom to make dad-rap records- it’s also about discovering that there’s happiness to be found just in fighting.


The Orange Peel Presale Event: Yonder Mountain String Band
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – Nov 24 @ 10:00 pm
The Orange Peel
Yonder Mountain String Band
Thursday – January 31

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Friday, November 15, 2019
Canadian Brass
Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Wortham Center for the Performing Arts

Canadian Brass —  One of the most popular brass ensembles today, Canadian Brass has an international reputation for greatness, earned through a repertoire that ranges from trademark Baroque to the Beatles. The hallmark of any Canadian Brass performance is entertainment, spontaneity, virtuosity and, most of all, fun.

The Jauntee @ Pisgah Brewing Company Free All Ages
Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm
Pisgah Brewing Company

In a world filled with instant gratification, gimmicky over saturation and a lack of true improvisation, The Jauntee pays tribute to music’s ability to transcend simple entertainment and cultivate a truly distinctive experience. The Jauntee has fostered a musical community based on a breadth of original material that engages fans through nightly exploration and risk taking. Averaging over one hundred shows a year, with each containing a unique set list and their own special improvisational moments, the band is constantly expanding upon what defines them and their live performances.

With almost a decade’s worth of touring experience; appearances at major festivals such as Peach Fest, Catskill Chill, and Resonance; and 36 states toured with stops at national touring staples such as Brooklyn Bowl, Georgia Theatre, and the Paradise Rock Club, The Jauntee have been nurturing a fanbase of dedicated followers who are inspired by their music and willing to travel to see what the band has in store next. Fans that thoroughly analyze their music, track their set lists and passionately promote their music. The Jauntee makes each night an exciting prospect of a new shared experience with bust-outs, fresh jamming, poignant covers, and accessible songwriting.

A Brother’s Revival (Southern Rock Legacy Band)
Nov 15 @ 9:00 pm
The Orange Peel

Few singers have the range and passion to successfully cover Gregg’s music. A Brother’s Revival is fortunate to feature the voice of singer Mike Kach, who shares the vocal duties with Dickey Betts in his band, Dickey Betts and Great Southern. His strong, bluesy voice delivers a vocal reminiscent of Gregg’s iconic sound. As for the catalog of fan favorites, written and performed by Dickey Betts, A Brother’s Revival introduces Joe Weiss, whose voice will take the audience back to a time when Betts’ melodic vocal and wailing instrumentals built a legion of Southern Rock fans that still stand strong today.

A Brother’s Revival will perform all the Allman Brothers Band’s most memorable classic hits, including “Whipping Post,” “In Memory of Elizabeth Reed,” “Southbound,” “Ramblin Man,” “Melissa,” “Jessica,” “One Way Out,” “Midnight Rider,” “Soulshine,” “Statesboro Blues,” and of course, “Revival.” The song list will change from show to show, with unexpected jams added — just as the ‘Brothers have always done to keep the show exciting for their fans.


Sunday, November 17, 2019
Friends of Music Concert: Accent on Youth Davidson College Tenor
Nov 17 @ 3:30 pm
St. John in the Wilderness

Friends of Music Concert: Accent on Youth

Monday, November 18, 2019
Jazz Hour at Pack Library Back for the Fall
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm
Pack Memorial Library

Our free Jazz Hour is back for the fall season!  Please join us in our auditorium to listen to an hour of jazz from Steinway pianist and composer Michael Jefry Stevens and his musician friends. Each performance is different and will take place on the third Monday evenings of each month. Everyone is welcome.

Amid Rugged Mountains Asheville Art Museum
Nov 18 @ 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm
Asheville Art Museum

Join us for an evening program featuring Asheville School’s Handbell Ensemble and Chorale. The music program is complemented by an original choreographed work inspired by our current exhibition, Appalachia Now!, performed by Asheville School dance students.

Preceding the evening program, Asheville School students are popping up in the Exhibition Halls—sketching, spoken-word performances, and more! Pre-programs take place 4:30–5:30pm, and are free for Museum Members or included with admission. Space is limited.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
3rd Annual Holiday Craft Fair Pisgah Brewing
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Pisgah Brewing Company

Pisgah Brewing Company is bringing you another Holiday Craft Fair! This event will be held indoors, right in time for the holidays! Come check out an array of local vendors, all from Western North Carolina! Support local this holiday season and keep small businesses strong in our community! This event will surely be a one stop shop for all your holiday and seasonal needs!

*Live music throughout the day featuring the MoonFish 2
*Admission is free. Mimosa bar and beers on tap.
*D.O.G.S. will be on site all day and night if you get hungry…

Open Mic at Vintage Kava every Tuesday
Nov 19 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Vintage Kava

Open Mic at Vintage Kava

Come share your talent with the community! All acts welcome (music, jokes, dancing, poetry, storytelling, etc)

Stop by to sign up for your slot!

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Jimmy Eat World The Orange Pell
Nov 20 @ 8:00 pm
The Orange Peel
Sunday, November 24, 2019
Sound Education outreach band concert Asehville Music School
Nov 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Salvage Station

Sound Education outreach band concert

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Open Mic at Vintage Kava every Tuesday
Nov 26 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Vintage Kava

Open Mic at Vintage Kava

Come share your talent with the community! All acts welcome (music, jokes, dancing, poetry, storytelling, etc)

Stop by to sign up for your slot!

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Diabetes and PCOS Educational Support Groups
Nov 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Nutritious Thoughts is offering two new educational support groups.  The Diabetes Education and Support Group is open to members of the community who have diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational) and would benefit from extra education and support around this disease. The group will meet for an hour on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 pm at the Nutritious Thoughts office and will include a short education provided by Registered Dietitian, Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN. The gatherings will also include plenty of time for peer support for members to help each other deal with the daily demands of life with diabetes.

 “I’m excited to be able to offer this group as there’s a real need for education and support around this issue that is so common in our community,” stated Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN.

The second group is open to all those dealing with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and looking for more comradery and assistance in navigating their relationship with food and PCOS.  This group will be led by Registered Dietitian, Katie Rhodes, RD, LDN, and will be held the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7 pm at Nutritious Thoughts.

Saturday, November 30, 2019
Christmas at Connemara Sandburg Home
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Carl Sandburg Home

Christmas at Connemara

Musicians and storytellers, crafts and sing-a-longs, hot cider and cookies. This free festive celebration will honor Carl Sandburg and his family holiday traditions. Young visitors will find many opportunities for participation in storytelling, sing-a-longs and crafts. The house will be decorated in the simple style of the Sandburgs with poinsettias and a traditionally decorated Christmas tree throughout December until January 6th, 2020.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Open Mic at Vintage Kava every Tuesday
Dec 3 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Vintage Kava

Open Mic at Vintage Kava

Come share your talent with the community! All acts welcome (music, jokes, dancing, poetry, storytelling, etc)

Stop by to sign up for your slot!

Thursday, December 5, 2019
CHON & Between The Buried And Me w/ Intervals
Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm
The Orange Peel

All Ages

Since forming in 2008 in San Diego, the trio -guitarists Mario Camarena and Erick Hansel and drummer Nathan Camarena -have become one of the most buzzed-about acts in the new era of progressive rock, on the back of more than 40 million Spotify streams and tours with the likes of Coheed and Cambria, Animals As Leaders and Circa Survive.

Friday, December 6, 2019
The Asheville Choral Society Yuletide Candlelight Concert
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm
Arden Presbyterian Church
The Asheville Choral Society Yuletide Candlelight Concert
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm
Arden Presbyterian Church
Saturday, December 7, 2019
The Blue Ridge Orchestra’s hallmark holiday concert Revels!
Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm
Lipinsky Auditorium

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The Blue Ridge Orchestra’s hallmark holiday concert series returns, again marrying the beloved and the unexpected for a boisterous wintertime treat that rings in the holiday season! With classical repertoire, pops favorites, and the soaring voice of soprano Megan McConnell, this year’s Revels! is sure to be a holiday treat.


A selection of holiday favorites, including carols, classical music, and pops tunes, performed by the entire Blue Ridge Orchestra, with Megan McConnell, soprano.

Snow Contingency

If this concert is canceled due to snow, one performance of BRO Revels! 2019 will be held at 3pm on Saturday, December 14, in Lipinsky Auditorium. All tickets will be honored at that performance.