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

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Diabetes and PCOS Educational Support Groups
Aug 28 @ 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.

Friday, August 30, 2019
Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention Lenor NC
Aug 30 – Sep 1 all-day
Jones Farm

The Caldwell Arts Council invites you to experience a perfect Labor Day Weekend on the banks of the Yadkin River, surrounded by mountain music, dance, food, and beautiful scenery.

 

Festival fun begins at 7 p.m. Friday, featuring a community dance with mountain music, cake walks, open caller mic & more.

 

Saturday is packed with great entertainment! Eight categories of music competitions begin at 10 a.m. on the main stage.   The Youth JAM Tent offers performances by talented young musicians. Non-music and children’s activities include hayrides, storytelling, children’s crafts, and rock stacking in the river.

 

The weekend concludes with a Sunday concert starting at 11 a.m. featuring a lineup of musicians including Piney Woods Boys, Shelby Rae Moore Band, Strictly Clean and Decent, the Burnett Sisters, The Harris Brothers, and the Jeff Little Trio.  The Youth JAM tent will host workshops in fiddle, banjo, guitar, and storytelling.

 

When was the last time you had the privilege of sitting on the banks of a mountain river with music echoing throughout the hills around you?  Come for a day, or camp for the weekend.

Saturday, August 31, 2019
53rd Season of Shindig On the Green!
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Pack Square Park

Shindig on the Green, free outdoor concert in downtown Asheville

Bring your instruments, families, friends, lawn chairs and blankets and join us for good times at the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Stage. In 2019 Shindig on the Green, which features a stage show and informal jam sessions around the park, continues at its original location — formerly known as City County Plaza, now transformed into the new Pack Square Park. Locals and visitors alike come together downtown “along about sundown,” or at 7:00pm for those who wear a watch, until 10:00p.m. Concessions are available. Come experience the beautiful music and dance traditions of Southern Appalachia on a summer evening in the mountains.

Monday, September 9, 2019
SAMBAS & SERENADES Pan Harmonia
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm
The Haen Gallery

an Harmonia opens its 20th season of exquisite art music with Kate Steinbeck and Amy Brucksch performing Sambas and Serenades for flute and guitar.

Enjoy this sonic delight within the contemporary art-filled beauty of The Haen Gallery in Downtown Asheville

Come early for wine and cheese and then settle in for an unforgettable acoustic journey!
Seating is limited. Buy early, as this event will likely sell out.

Friday, September 13, 2019
SAMBAS & SERENADES Pan Harmonia
Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm
St Philips Episcopal Church

Pan Harmonia opens its 20th season of exquisite art music with Kate Steinbeck and Amy Brucksch performing Sambas and Serenades for flute and guitar.

Enjoy this sonic delight within the intimacy of St Philips Episcopal Church in Brevard.

SAMBAS & SERENADES

Kate Steinbeck flute • Amy Brucksch guitar


After-work concert before dinner under the Full Moon!

Ole Tyme Pickers for Friday Bluegrass
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Big Willow Community Building

The Ole Tyme Pickers play traditional bluegrass and country music. This local band is hosting free evenings of bluegrass and country music on the second and fourth Fridays of each month at the Big Willow Community Building. (Located behind Beulah Church.) Performances begin at 7pm. The entire community is welcome. Please join us for an evening of great music.

“A CLARINET PASSPORT”
Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm
Home of Doris Loomis in Biltmore Forest

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Join us for a house concert at the beautiful home of Doris Loomis in Biltmore Forest (I will send you the address in your email when you buy tickets)! Enjoy an intimate setting and excellent food and drinks served at intermission.

The program will explore different approaches of writing for two clarinets
and piano from all around the world. Italian music is showcased by
Amilicare Ponchielli’s “IL CONVEGNO,” which is a technically flashy and
enchanting piece for two clarinets and piano. Felix Mendelssohn provides
German music with his “CONCERT PIECE #1,” illustrating his whimsical
ideas and bold Germanic writing. French music is represented by Francis
Poulenc’s “SONATA” for two clarinets, where the listener is captivated by
hauntingly beautiful melodies. Czech music is featured in Franz Krommer’s
delightful “DUO CONCERTO” for two clarinets and piano. Finally, Clarinet
& Friends will feature a world premiere of a new piece by American
composer Donald Wheelock. The piece is called “SONATINA” and it is an

elegant work for solo clarinet.

The concert will feature pianist Vance Reese, clarinetist Eric Taylor and 16-
year-old clarinetist and founder of Clarinet & Friends, Aaron Lipsky.
Clarinet & Friends was founded by clarinetist Aaron Lipsky in 2018.

Saturday, September 14, 2019
“A CLARINET PASSPORT”
Sep 14 @ 3:00 pm
White Horse

The program will explore different approaches of writing for two clarinets
and piano from all around the world. Italian music is showcased by
Amilicare Ponchielli’s “IL CONVEGNO,” which is a technically flashy and
enchanting piece for two clarinets and piano. Felix Mendelssohn provides
German music with his “CONCERT PIECE #1,” illustrating his whimsical
ideas and bold Germanic writing. French music is represented by Francis
Poulenc’s “SONATA” for two clarinets, where the listener is captivated by
hauntingly beautiful melodies. Czech music is featured in Franz Krommer’s
delightful “DUO CONCERTO” for two clarinets and piano. Finally, Clarinet
& Friends will feature a world premiere of a new piece by American
composer Donald Wheelock. The piece is called “SONATINA” and it is an

elegant work for solo clarinet.

The concert will feature pianist Vance Reese, clarinetist Eric Taylor and 16-
year-old clarinetist and founder of Clarinet & Friends, Aaron Lipsky.

Queen Bee and the Honeylovers Free Concert in the Park
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cecil Park near Hickory Tavern

We invite you to bring your family, friends and neighbors and enjoy a musical evening in Biltmore Park Town Square.  Grab a blanket and join us in Cecil Park, the green space near Hickory Tavern and Brixx Wood Fired Pizza, for Concerts in the Park.  The annual Concerts in the Park are held once a month, May – September, from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Concerts are FREE and open to the public.  Come enjoy two full hours of live music, dancing and fun for the whole family.
***Concerts in the Park will be held rain or shine.  In the event of inclement weather the concert will be moved inside Hickory Tavern***

Sunday, September 22, 2019
‘Mountain Top Polka Band’ Oktoberfest Tour Dates
Sep 22 all-day
varies see details

August 23, Appalachian Ridge Hard Cidery in Hendersonville
August 24, HiWire Brewing Company at the Big Top
Sept. 22, Up Country Brewing on Haywood Road
Sept. 28, Southern Appalachian Brewery in Hendersonville
Oct. 4, Garden Deli in Burnsville
Oct. 6, Emmanuel Lutheran Church and School in West Asheville
Oct. 10, Highland Brewing Company and
Oct. 20, Saint Paul Mountain Vineyard in Hendersonville

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Diabetes and PCOS Educational Support Groups
Sep 25 @ 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.

Friday, September 27, 2019
CELTIC CORNER Music of the Irish Baroque Pan Harmonia
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm
REVOLVE at RAMP SOUTH Studio

The Reel Sisters: Rosalind Buda Scottish smallpipes • Kelly Brzozowski harp

Ole Tyme Pickers for Friday Bluegrass
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Big Willow Community Building

The Ole Tyme Pickers play traditional bluegrass and country music. This local band is hosting free evenings of bluegrass and country music on the second and fourth Fridays of each month at the Big Willow Community Building. (Located behind Beulah Church.) Performances begin at 7pm. The entire community is welcome. Please join us for an evening of great music.

Saturday, September 28, 2019
‘Mountain Top Polka Band’ Oktoberfest Tour Dates
Sep 28 all-day
varies see details

August 23, Appalachian Ridge Hard Cidery in Hendersonville
August 24, HiWire Brewing Company at the Big Top
Sept. 22, Up Country Brewing on Haywood Road
Sept. 28, Southern Appalachian Brewery in Hendersonville
Oct. 4, Garden Deli in Burnsville
Oct. 6, Emmanuel Lutheran Church and School in West Asheville
Oct. 10, Highland Brewing Company and
Oct. 20, Saint Paul Mountain Vineyard in Hendersonville

Sunday, September 29, 2019
The New Mastersounds
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm
Isis Music Hall

Touting the release of their new album, “Shake It,” and celebrating an epic 20-year-run.

Friday, October 4, 2019
‘Mountain Top Polka Band’ Oktoberfest Tour Dates
Oct 4 all-day
varies see details

August 23, Appalachian Ridge Hard Cidery in Hendersonville
August 24, HiWire Brewing Company at the Big Top
Sept. 22, Up Country Brewing on Haywood Road
Sept. 28, Southern Appalachian Brewery in Hendersonville
Oct. 4, Garden Deli in Burnsville
Oct. 6, Emmanuel Lutheran Church and School in West Asheville
Oct. 10, Highland Brewing Company and
Oct. 20, Saint Paul Mountain Vineyard in Hendersonville

Sunday, October 6, 2019
‘Mountain Top Polka Band’ Oktoberfest Tour Dates
Oct 6 all-day
varies see details

August 23, Appalachian Ridge Hard Cidery in Hendersonville
August 24, HiWire Brewing Company at the Big Top
Sept. 22, Up Country Brewing on Haywood Road
Sept. 28, Southern Appalachian Brewery in Hendersonville
Oct. 4, Garden Deli in Burnsville
Oct. 6, Emmanuel Lutheran Church and School in West Asheville
Oct. 10, Highland Brewing Company and
Oct. 20, Saint Paul Mountain Vineyard in Hendersonville

ASHEVILLE BAROQUE CONCERTS Da Sola Pan Harmonia
Oct 6 @ 3:00 pm
Deerfield Episcopal St. Giles Chapel

Unaccompanied works for solo viola da gamba

Gail Ann Schroeder viola da gamba

 

Monday, October 7, 2019
Wale at the Orange Peel
Oct 7 @ 9:00 pm
The Orange Peel

 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Dream Theater: The Distance Over Time Tour – Celebrating 20 Years of Scenes From A Memory
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm
The U.S. Cellular Center Asheville

 

 

 

 

 

Two-time Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans Dream Theater are currently in the middle of a successful European tour. With three weeks left on that run, the band is turning its attention back to North America with the announcement of the next leg of the acclaimed The Distance Over Time Tour – Celebrating 20 Years of Scenes From A Memory. The next leg of the tour will kick off at the end of September and run through mid-November. The 27-date trek will see the band making stops in Louisville, KY; Cleveland, OH; Baltimore, MD; Long Island, NY; and San Jose, CA to name a few. Information on tickets for all upcoming shows as well as VIP packages can be found at www.dreamtheater.net.