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EDITOR'S NOTE: Many events have been canceled or postponed as a result of the COVID-19 emergency. It is best to call ahead — or check with organizer's website — to verify the status of any local event.

Monday, March 1

BLUE MONDAY SHOW, 6 p.m., The Join Next Door, 1185 Charlotte Highway, Fairview. The Blue Monday show will feature Mr. Jimmy, who is billed as “the solo project of Blues guitarist & vocalist Jim “Ang” Anderson, who has fronted The Chicago Kingsnakes for the past 35 years.”

SIZZLE AND SHAG — COOKING AND DANCE CLASS, 7-9 p.m., Plate 108, 108 E. Poinsett St., Greer, S.C. Sizzle and Shag, a cooking and dance class, is held on the first Monday of every month. Regarding the dual classes, an event promotion stated, “Enjoy a glass of wine as you venture into a true Southern kitchen and are given all the secrets on how to make real Southern-style shrimp and grits, which we will eat for dinner. Due to instruction given, all classes have a 12-person maximum. Please wear a mask upon entry!”




Tuesday, March 2

THE ASHEVILLE LADS SHOW, 6-8:30  p.m., The Joint Next Door, 1184 Charlotte Highway, Fairview. The Asheville Lads perform every Tuesday at TJND. A promotion noted, “We play songs you know by heart, songs you heard before re-imagined, and original songs we hope you will come to know and love. What genres? Well, there’s rock, folk, roots and blues.”

WEST COAST SWING DANCE/LESSON, 8-9:30  p.m., Spare Time, 822 Congaree Road, Greenville, S.C. A West Coast Swing dance is held every Tuesday evening. A beginner lesson is held from 7:30 to 8 p.m.




Wednesday, March 3

OPEN MIC WITH LETTERS TO ABIGAIL SHOW,  6 p.m., The 2nd Act Coffee, Wine and Craft Beer Bar, 101 E. Allen St., Suite 101, downtown Hendersonville. An open mic session will feature Letters to Abigail, which is an acoustic Americana band

.ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL “STRING BAND” SHOW,  8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Asleep At The Wheel “String Band” will perform. For tickets, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com

SALSA MIX DANCE CLASS, 8-11 p.m., Shaking D’z, 100 McMillan Drive, Spartanburg, S.C. Salsa Mix, held on the first Wednesday every month, features from a cha-cha lesson from 8 to 8:30 p.m.; a bachata/salsa lesson from 8:30 to 9 p.m.; and open Latin dancing to salsa, bachata, merengue and cha-cha from 9 to 11 p.m. Each lesson is $5 and the open dance is free with any lesson or $5 admission. The event is presented by Spartanburg Salsa and Foreverland Dance. 





Friday, March 5

THE JOHN HENRYS CONCERT, 7 p.m., Main Stage, Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Road, West Asheville. The John Henrys will perform jazz and swing music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 





Saturday, March 6

BCGOP CONVENTION, 10 a.m., Brookstone Church, 283 Merrimon Avenue, North Asheville. The Buncombe County Republican Convention will be held. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., followed by precinct meetings will begin at 9 a.m. and the convention at 10 a.m. The convention will include the election of five officers and give at-large members. To attend and vote, Republicans must have been registered with the Buncombe Conty Board of Elections by Jan. 31, 2021. A suggested donation of $5 will be collected at the convention.

DARREN NICHOLSON BAND CONCERT, 7 p.m., Main Stage, Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Road, West Asheville. The Darren Nicholson Band will perform acoustic, Americana and bluegrass music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 

SOCIAL SALSA SATURDAYS, 7:3011 p.m., Art of Dance Studio, 520 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock. Social Salsa Saturdays, scheduled every Saturday through May 29, will feature a salsa lesson from 7:30 to 8 p.m., followed by a dance from 8 to 11 p.m. “No partner? No rhythm? No problem!” an event promotion stated. Cost is $5 for the lesson or $7 for the dance, or $10 for the lesson and the dance.

TONY ORLANDO CONCERT,  8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. Tony Orlando will perform. Regarding Orlando, an event promotion stated, “Known for his popular hits ‘Tie a Yellow Ribbon ‘Round the Ole Oak Tree,’ ‘Knock Three Times,’ ‘Candida,’ ‘My Sweet Gypsy Rose’ and ‘He Don’t Love You (Like I Love You),’ Tony Orlando is a top-selling recording artist, songwriter, concert headliner, network television star, motion picture actor, Broadway performer and author.” For tickets, which are $150, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.




Sunday, March 7

BALLROOM DANCE, 5-8 p.m., Spinning Jenny, 107 Cannon St., Greer, S.C. A ballroom dance, held the first Sunday of every month, will take place. Admission is $10.




Friday, March 12

KRISTY COX CONCERT, 7 p.m., Main Stage, Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Road, West Asheville. Kristy Cox will perform acoustic, Americana and bluegrass musc. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 




Saturday, March 13

MIKE FARRIS BAND CONCERT, 7 p.m., Main Stage, Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Road, West Asheville. The Mike Farris Band will perform country, blues and gospel music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 




Friday, March 19

SETH MULDER AND MIDNIGHT RUN CONCERT, 7 p.m., the main stage, Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Road, West Asheville. Seth Mulder and Midnight Run will perform bluegrass music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737.

MALPASS BROTHERS SPRING SHOW, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Malpass Brothers will perform in concert. For tickets, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.

 

 

 

 

Saturday, March 20

CHUCK BRODSKY CONCERT, 7 p.m., the main stage, Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Road, West Asheville. Chuck Brodsky will perform acoustic, Americana, folk and songwriter music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737.

JOHN SCHNEIDER CONCERT, 7-9:30 p.m., Newton Performing Arts Center, 60 W. 6th St., Newton. John Schneider will perform in concert. Regarding the show, an event promotion noted, “John Schneider has acted in a number of TV shows, but he’s best known in ‘The Dukes of Hazzard.’ Some four decades later, he still embraces the charact and the many fans who loved the show. People are so familiar with Schneider as an actor, many don’t realize he also had a strong music career during the ‘80s. Since leaving ‘The Dukes,’ he’s gone on to act in other shcows, playing roles that have appealed to newer generations of fans. He starred as Superman’s father on CW’s ‘Smallville,’ and currently plays Judge Jim Cryer on Tyler Perry’s ‘The Haves and the Have-Nots’ on OWN (The Oprah Winfrey Network). He also put his dancing skills to the test as a contestant on ‘Dancing With the Stars.’” For tickets, which are $25 to $45 (or $100 for limited VIP status), visit ncauditorium.com.

LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE TRIBUTE SHOW, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Led Zeppelin Experience will perform a show paying tribute to the band Led Zeppelin. For tickets, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.




Sunday, March 21

TRIBUTE TO GUITAR LEGENDS SHOW, 3 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. A Tribute to the Guitar Legends will be performed. For tickets, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.




Friday, March 26

JAKOB’S FERRY STRAGGLERS CONCERT, 7 p.m., Main Stage, Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Road, West Asheville. The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers will perform Americana, roots, bluegrass and rockabilly music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 




Saturday, March 27

ALEX LEACH BAND CONCERT, 7 p.m., Main Stage, Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Road, West Asheville. The Alex Leach Band will perform bluegrass music. For tickets, which are $15, call 575-2737. 

The Great DuBois “Masters of Variety” SHOW, 7 p.m., Newton Performing Arts Center, 60 W. 6th St., Newton.  The Great Debois’ “Masters of Variety” show will be performed. An event promotion noted, “As seen in the film, ‘The Greatest Showman’ and on TV’s ‘Late Show with David Letterman,’ The Great DuBois showcases incredible feats of juggling, circus stunts, magic, contortion, unicycling and aerial acts while engaging the audience through comic interaction.” For tickets, which are $15 to $30, visit ncauditorium.com.




Saturday, April 10

MODERN GENTLEMEN CONCERT, 3 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Modern Gentlemen will perform in concert. Regarding the group, an event promotion stated, “the highly energetic and entertaining four-part harmony quartet, The Modern Gentlemen, bring their modern take and play on popular hits of pop, rock and jazz to the stage. Touring with Frankie Valli for more than a decade, this group has had extensive experience touring both across the country and across the globe, and with some notable artists.  Since leaving Frankie Valli’s Four Seasons, this quartet has performed for U.S. presidents, shared the stage with the Beach Boys, the Manhattan Transfer and other notable groups.” This performance is being rescheduled from its original date earlier this year. For tickets, which are $80, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.

GARTH BROOKS CONCERT, 8 p.m., Bank of America Stadium, 800 S. Mint St., Uptown Charlotte. Singer-songwriter Garth Brooks will perform in concert. Brooks is a “country music singer-songwriter whose crossover appeal to the pop market made him the top-selling solo artist of all time,” according to www.britannica.com. For tickets, which are $108-$128, visit www.garthbrooks.com.




Sunday, April 11

COLAJAZZ LITTLE BIG BAND CONCERT, 3 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C.  The Little Big Band will perform in conert as part of the ColaJazz monthly salute of the genre of jazz music, with  “a focus on S.C. jazz culture, jazz history, styles (and) composers.” As for the group, a promotion stated, “The ‘ColaJazz Little Big Band: The Band That Could!’” is a 10-piece ensemble presenting a wide variety of large ensemble music from big band repertoire to the classic small group sound and is primarily an educational outreach vehicle presenting “edutainment” events for all ages. The ColaJazz Foundation is dedicated to grow, support and promote jazz in the Midlands through events, education, recordings, resources and advocacy in order to create a thriving culturally rich community. This dynamic ensemble presents a repertoire from small group jazz to the greatest compositional works of Gil Evans, Count Basie, Duke Ellington ... to modern big bands, such as the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. For tickets, which are $20, call (803) 276-6264 or visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.




Saturday, April 17

BILLY JOEL CONCERT, 8 p.m., Bank of America Stadium, 800 S. Mint St., Uptown Charlotte. Singer-songwriter Billy Joel, nicknamed “The Piano Man,” will perform in concert. Joel “ is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, as well as the sixth best-selling recording artist and the third best-selling solo artist in the United States, with over 150 million records sold worldwide. His 1985 compilation album, Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2, is one of the best-selling albums in the US.,” according to Wikipedia.com. For tickets, which are $81-$84, visit www.vividseats.com.

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 February 2021 20:25
 



 


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