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3 Cool Cats Band in Asheville

3 Cool Cats Band Every Wednesday at Polanco Restaurant
Vintage 50's/60's Rock n' Roll band with amazing harmony! Rarely a tune they don't know! Come dance, laugh and enjoy the music!

February 07, 2018 - May 02, 2018
Polanco Restaurant
Address: 10 North Market Street, Asheville, Asheville, NC 28801
Times: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Admission: Free

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Live Music & Great Food in Asheville

April 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
20 Wall St
Asheville, NC 28801

The Market Place Asheville Presents: Live Music
We are a group of cooks, farmers, waiters, cheese-makers, organizers, ranchers, brewers and dishwashers who share a common philosophy about how we eat and in a larger sense, about life.

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Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins in Asheville

Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins
Mar. 15th - Apr. 2nd, 2017
Wed - Sat at 7:30 PM & Sun at 2:00 PM; Select Saturday Matinees at 2:00 PM
15 Stage Lane
Asheville, NC 28801

Florence Foster Jenkins, an eccentric socialite, lives under the delusion that she is an enchanting coloratura soprano when she is actually incapable of holding pitch. After teaming up with a pianist, she begins to hold recitals that spark a cultish following of faux fans around New York in the 1930s and 40s. Based on a true story, this beautiful comedy pierces the heart of the hopeful artist that lives in all of us.

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Yoga Bend and Brew in Asheville

In ancatawba-sm-png effort not only to promote the GO LOCAL philosophy, but to bring yoga to beer lovers as well, we present Bend and Brew!

45 minutes of all levels yoga followed by a beer tasting-two of Asheville's finest!

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Asheville Goombay Festival

The free public event will be held at a new location this year - Downtown Asheville's Roger McGuire Green on Friday and Saturday. The City of Asheville ranks Goombay as one of four local anchor events where families, businesses, and communities from across the Western North Carolina region gather to celebrate the richness and diversity of the African Diaspora. The festival attracts over 10,000 people throughout the weekend and garners national media coverage. Goombay lives up to its West African name meaning of "rhythm or drum" with eclectic sounds, vibrant, multicolored sights and the tantalizing aroma of exotic foods reflecting a multiplicity of cultures and traditions.

Where: 1 W. Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801

When: Sept. 12: 2 p.m.-10 p.m.
Sept. 13: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Sept. 14: 10 a.m.-5 p.m

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9th-Annual Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival

The Laugh Your Asheville Off festival has become one of the largest and most respected stand-up comedy events in the country. The event attracts top comedy producers and representatives that will be in attendance to scout the hottest new comedic talent.

The festival prides itself on its non-competitive nature, as the producers of Laugh Your Asheville Off believe stand-up should be enjoyed not judged. It will feature over 50 comics from all around the country. Events at Diana Wortham and Highland Brewing Company.

Where: 2 South Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801

When: August 12, 2015 - August 15, 2015

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Ingles Independence Day Celebration in Asheville

Long considered one of the most respected artists working in Americana, bluegrass and country music, Lauderdale's 2012 album, I'm A Song, featured an all-star cast including Lee Ann Womack, Patty Loveless and Buddy Miller. Lauderdale has written songs recorded by George Jones, Shelby Lynne, Blake Shelton and George Strait. Lauderdale has also collaborated with legends like Ralph Stanley, Elvis Costello and Robert Hunter.
Local country star, Joe Lasher Jr., will open the show. Lasher has built a name for himself regionally with his blend of new country and Southern rock. The Ingles Independence Day Celebration will also feature The Ultimate Air Dogs, bouncy houses, family activities, and of course, a fireworks extravaganza. Beer and wine will be available for purchase including local, regional and national brews. Water and soda will also be available for purchase. Local food vendors will feature everything from hot dogs to sandwiches and ice cream to wraps. No outside alcohol, pets or vending will be permitted. Parking is available in City of Asheville parking decks, on the street or in private lots. This event would not be possible without the support of our sponsors: Ingles Markets, Harry's on the Hill, The Brite Agency, 105.9 The Mountain, 99.9 Kiss Country, Mix 96.5, Rock 105.1, Asheville Scene, The Laurel of Asheville, Go Minis and Asheville Color & Imaging.

Where: Pack Square Park, Asheville, NC 28801

When: Starting at 12:00pm

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Burly Beers and Barleywines Festival in Asheville

Together with the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company has invited more than 50 breweries to its new location in Mills River for a festival celebrating the country's burliest beers. All participating breweries will bring their heartiest brews - many not usually available in North Carolina - for you to enjoy. Pair that with a hearty Southern-style spread and a live show by People's Blues of Richmond and it's a can't-miss Saturday!

When: March 28, 2015 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732

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Asheville Art Museum

As part of the Museum's commitment to new media and education through film, we have curated a series of art house documentaries that intimately explore the lives and careers of several artists represented in the exhibition What You See Is What You See: American Abstraction After 1950. These films, which range in length and documentary style, were created by independent filmmakers and serve as serious artistic and, at times, experimental works. Documentary films, strictly speaking, are non-fictional, factual works of art, sometimes known as cinema verite.

What You See Is What You See: Documentary Films of American Abstract Artists
Tuesday, January 6 - Sunday, March 15, 2015

Asheville Art Museum
2 S. Pack Square
Asheville, NC 28801


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Live Music Thursday with Chris Rhodes in Asheville

Come out to hear one of the Asheville area's most versatile artists. Chris blends blues, jazz, R&B and a funky pop-rock for a smooth sound and an unforgettable performance.

Where: 31 Woodfin St

Asheville, 28801

When: 09/18/2014
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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