Beach Boys, Four Seasons, Country Hits Upcoming at FRP

Flat Rock Playhouse is in full gear in coming weeks with shows of varied musical styles.

The Ides: A Unionizing Conceit of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar

Shakespeare & Friends presents "The Ides," a modern retelling of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, set in a corporate world, blending classic themes with modern technology in immersive performances in Landrum and Asheville.

A Celebration of Youth and Tradition at the Blue Ridge Jamboree

The Wortham Center for the Performing Arts will resonate with the sounds of Appalachia, echoing the rich musical traditions of the Blue Ridge region. The occasion? The “Blue Ridge Jamboree: ON THE RISE,” a showcase spotlighting the most promising young artists of the area, all under the age of 25. Scheduled for March 9 at […]

World-Class Violinists Headline First Symphony Orchestra Residency

First ever Asheville Symphony Orchestra Artist Residency Features two world-renowned Violinists, Asheville native Noah Bendix-Balgley and Shanshan Yao. This husband and wife duo will thrill attendees in a Masterworks concert with ASO.

Billy Jonas’ “Camp Bangin’ & Sangin’!” Bridging Divides through Music

Billy Jonas, a professional singer, songwriter, teacher, and percussionist, has built a career around creating music with upcycled instruments and fostering connections among diverse groups of people through his music, including his annual summer camp, "Camp Bangin' & Sangin'!", which aims to nurture creativity and bridge divides through music.

Hendersonville Theatre’s Vagina Monologues: Strong Wit & Power

Eve Ensler’s 1996 episodic play, The Vagina Monologues, was an immediate hit and is still incredibly applicable almost 30 years later. Based on interviews with over 200 women and girls, the stories were originally perceived as a celebration of the female anatomy, feminine sexuality, and the ways in which women and girls are shamed by […]

Violinist Lauren Wright Joins Band for Music of ’60s-’80s at FRP

A dynamic lady performer joins a sensational, familiar Music on the Rock® lineup.

Asheville Artists Display New Work

The Upstairs Artspace in Tryon, North Carolina, curated the Off The Wall exhibition showcasing the recent works of Asheville-based artists Suzanne Dittenber and Mark Flowers, featuring Dittenber's pigmented pulp paintings depicting scenes from a local sheep farm and Flowers' urban-inspired mixed-media pieces, while also simultaneously displaying the acrylic portraits collection titled Strangers by South Carolina-based artist Kevin Isgett.

An Exhibition of Guastavino’s Signature Tile Ceilings

The Asheville Museum of History has an extraordinary exhibit of the projects by the internationally acclaimed architect, Guastavino, who moved to this area, worked on the Biltmore House and built the Basilica of St. Lawrence.

Chase Away the Blues with Multi-stage Concert Event

Chase Away the Blues will take place at Tryon Fine Arts Center (TFAC) on Saturday, January 20, with a night full of music, food and fun. Doors open at 5:30 with music and food in the Blues Lounge and the Blues Tent, and the main stage will start rocking at 6 p.m. The annual, multi-stage […]