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Monday, July 1

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 2-6:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. The Nuance Quartet will perform.  



Tuesday, July 2

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 2-6:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. The French Broad Trio will perform.



Wednesday, July 3

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 2-6:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Clay Lunsford will perform. 

“SOUTH PACIFIC” STAGE PRODUCTION, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Leiman Mainstage, Flat Rock Playhouse, 2661 Greenville Hwy., Flat Rock. The FRP will perform Rodgers’ and Hammerstein’s classic “South Pacific” through July 6. A promotion stated that it features “a glorious score about conflicting family values during World War II.” Showtimes are 2 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. For tickets, which are $25-$58, visit flatrockplayhouse.org.

LAKE LURE EARLY INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREOWORKS, 9 p.m. (or dusk), Morse Park (and Lake Lure Beach, beginning at 8 p.m.), Lake Lure. The town will celebrate the holiday a day early. Prior to the fireworks, attendees amay bring picnics and lawnchairs.



Thursday, July 4

FRANKLIN INDEPEPENDENCE DAY PARADE/ACTIVITIES, 10 a.m., Main Street, Franklin. A parade will roll down Main Street. Beginning at 5 p.m., activities, food and music will be offered at Macon County Park. The Isaacs Independence Day Concert & Fan Jam BBQ will be held at 5:30 p.m .at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts. A fireworks show will begin at dusk at the park.

HENDERSONVILLE INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE/ACTIVITIES, 11 a.m., Five Points area to Main Street, Hendersonville. The city will hold its Independence Day Parade. For other Hendersonville holiday activities, check Music on Main/Fireworks listing at 7 under this date.

WAYNESVILLE STARS & STRIPES GALA, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., downtown Waynesville. The town will hold its annual Stars & Stripes gala. Later, from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m., nearby Lake Junaluska will fire off its fireworks display.

ASHEVILLE INDEPENDENCE DAY GALA, 2-10 p.m., Pack Square Park, downtown Asheville. The city will hold a number of free, family-focused events throughout the afternoon, with live music beginning at 5 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES/DINNER/FIREWORKS, 4-8:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Clay Lunsford will perform. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. From 6 to 9 p.m., the annual 4th Celebration Dinner will be served at the barn at the village. Afterward, Biltmore Estate will feature a free fireworks display viewable from the parking lot.

WEAVERVILLE JULY 4 BLOCK PARTY, 5-10:30 p.m., Main Street, Weaverville. The town will hold a July 4 Block party. Music by Devils in the Dust will begin at 5 p.m., with fireworks at 10 p.m.

BLACK MOUNTAIN STREET DANCE/FIREWORKS, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Sutton Avenue, downtown Black Mountain. The town will holld its Fourth of July Street Dance and Fireworks gala. The fireworks will be ignited at 9 p.m.

MUSIC ON MAIN STREET CONCERT/DANCE/FIREWORKS, 6-9:30 p.m., parking lot next to Visitor Center, 201 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The band Wishful Thinkin’ will perform for a special Fourth of July rendition of the weekly Music on Main Street summer concert series. Fireworks will follow the concert/dance. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

MONTREAT FOURTH OF JULY PARADE/EVENTS/SQUARE DANCE, 10:30 a.m.-till, various locations, Montreat. The town will hold a parade at 10:30 a.m., followed by a day of familiary-oriented activities. From 7 to 9:30 p.m., a square dance will be held in the Montreat College Library.

LAND OF THE SKY SYMPHONIC BAND PATRIOTIC CONCERT, 7:30-9 p.m., White Horse nightclub,  105 Montreat Rd., Black Mountain. The LOSSB will hold its annual Patriotic Concert. Afterward, attendees will be invited to view the town’s fireworks from White Horse’s patio.

LAKE JULIAN FIREWORKS, 9-9:30 p.m., Lake Julian, South Asheville. Fireworks will be detonated after a day of activities at the lake. Attendees are being urged to bring picnics, lawnchairs and blankets, prior to the free fireworks.

RUMBLING BALD RESORT FIREWORKS, 9 p.m., Lake Lure. The resort will set off a fireworks show to entertain its guests, but it will be viewable by others from boats on the lake.



Friday, July 5

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 4-8:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Parrish Ellis will perform. 

CANTON 4 + 1 CELEBRATION, 6-10 p.m., Sorrells Street Park, Canton. A day after the Fourth of July, Canton will mark Independence Day via its “4 + 1 Celebration,” with music, food, free watermelon, free inflatables and fireworks.

“URANG DURANG?” STAGE SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Hendersonville Community Theatre, 229 S. Washington St., Hendersonville. The show “Urang durang?” will be performed July 5-14. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. For tickets, visit HendersonvilleTheatre.org.

“Oliver!” STAGE SHOW, 7:30 p.m., HART Theatre, 250 Pigeon St., Waynesville. HART will perform “Oliver!” July 5-28. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays. For tickets, visit harttheatre.org.  For tickets, visit HartTheatre.org.

LADY ANTEBELLUM CONCERT, 9 p.m., Event Center, Harrah’s Cherokee Resort. Country music group Lady Antebellum will perform in concert. For tickets, visit Ticketmaster.com.




Saturday, July 6

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 4-8:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Parrish Ellis will perform for a second consecutive day/night. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. 

DINO & THE DREAMERS CONCERT/DANCE, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Firehouse Subs,  825 Spartanburg Hwy, Hendersonville. The Firehouse Subs Summer Concert Series will feature a performance by Dino and the Dreamers, playing pop-rock-soul-beach song classics. Many of the attendees dance, while others watch. Before the concert, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., free line dance lessons will be offered. All are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.




Sunday, July 7

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 2-6:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. The French Broad Players will perform. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. 




Monday, July 8

CONCERT ON THE QUAD SERIES 7-9 p.m., Quad, UNC Asheville. The band Brody Hunt & the Handfuls, specializing in songs from what Hunt calls country music’s “golden era,” as well as originals — will perform in the summer series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blanets. Picnics also are welcome — or food and beverages may be purchased at the event site. Pets and alcoholic beverages are prohibited.  Admission is free.

STREET DANCE, 7-9 p.m., parking lot, Visitor Center, 201 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The weekly summer Street Dances series will feature Appalachian Fire in a concert of bluegrass music, square dancing and clogging. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.




Thursday, July 11

“SEPARATE BEDS” STAGE PRODUCTION, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Leiman Mainstage, Flat Rock Playhouse, 2661 Greenville Hwy., Flat Rock. The FRP will perform “Separate Beds” July 11-20. Showtimes are 2 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. The show is billed by the FRP as a “hilarious comedy debut about empty nesters at home.” For tickets, which are $20-$54, visit flatrockplayhouse.org.

LAKE TOMAHAWK CONCERT SERIES, 7-9 p.m., Lake Tomahawk, Black Mountain. The Jacktown Ramblers, a folk group, will perform in the outdoor concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.




Friday, July 12

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 4-8:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Sandi Grecco will perform. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. 

MUSIC ON MAIN STREET CONCERT/DANCE, 7-9 p.m., parking lot next to Visitor Center, 201 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The long-time Asheville-based soul band Westsound will perform for at the weekly Music on Main Street summer concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

THE SOCK HOPS CONCERT, 7:30 p.m.,  Smoky Mountain Center for Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin. The Sock Hops, a doo-wop vocal group, will perform in concert. For tickets, visit greatmountainmusic.com.




Saturday, July 13

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 4-8:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Sandi Grecco will perform for a second day/night. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. 

WEAVERVILLE OUTDOOR CONCERT, 6-8 p.m.,  Nature Park Meadows, Main Street, Weaverville. The town’s Second Saturday Summer Series will feature local musicians playing traditional music. Attendees are encourage to bring a picnic and lawnchairs. Admission is free.

SOUND INVESTMENT CONCERT/DANCE, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Firehouse Subs,  825 Spartanburg Hwy, Hendersonville. The Firehouse Subs Summer Concert Series will feature a performance by Sound Investment, playing pop-rock-soul-beach song classics. Many of the attendees dance, while others watch. Before the concert, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., free line dance lessons will be offered. All are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

BILTMORE PARK OUTDOOR CONCERT, 7-9 p.m., Cecil Park (the green space in front of Hickory Tavern and Brixx Wood Fired Pizza, Town Square, Biltmore Park, Asheville. A band, to be announced, will perform in an outdoor concert. Admission is free.




Sunday, July 14

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 4-8:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Elliott & the Untouchables will perform. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. 




Monday, July 15

CONCERT ON THE QUAD SERIES 7-9 p.m., Quad, UNC Asheville. The “Latingrass” band Che Apache will perform in the summer series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blanets. Picnics also are welcome — or food and beverages may be purchased at the event site. Pets and alcoholic beverages are prohibited.  Admission is free.

STREET DANCE, 7-9 p.m., parking lot, Visitor Center, 201 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The weekly summer Street Dances series will feature Bobby & Blue Ridge Tradition in a concert of bluegrass music, square dancing and clogging. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.




Thursday, July 18

JOHN DENVER TRIBUTE CONCERT, 2-4:30 p.m., The Center for Arts & Inspiration, 125 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. Ted Vigil will perform in a John Denver tribute show. For tickets, which are $46, www.thecenterai.com.

RHYTHM & BREWS CONCERT SEREIS, 5:30-9:30 p.m., South Main Street (in front of Wells Fargo Bank), downtown Hendersonville. The concert series will be headlined at 7:30 p.m. by the Colby Dietz Band, with the Kenny George Band serving as the opener at 5:30 p.m. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

LAKE TOMAHAWK CONCERT SERIES, 7-9 p.m., Lake Tomahawk, Black Mountain. The Caroline Keller Band will perform country music in the free outdoor concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. 



Friday, July 19

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 4-8:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Sandi Grecco will perform. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. 

DOWNTOWN AFTER 5 CONCERT, 5-9 p.m., North Lexington Avenue (near the I-240 overpass), downtown Asheville. The DA5 series will feature Shamarr Allen (of Galactic and The Underdawgs) as the headliner at 7 p.m. The opener at 5 p.m. will be April B. & the Coo. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Admission is free.

MUSIC ON MAIN STREET CONCERT/DANCE, 7-9 p.m., parking lot next to Visitor Center, 201 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The band Flashback — the Party Band will perform for at the weekly Music on Main Street summer concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.



Saturday, July 20

SING-ALONG, 3-5 p.m., amphitheater, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, Flat Rock. The monthly Sandburg Summer Sing-Along  Series will feature Cindy Carpenter and Emily Reasoner. “This duo has delighted many audiences with folk music at the Cradle of Forestry and local festivals,” an event promo noted. “They will share traditional old-time music.” Admission is free.

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 4-8:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Sandi Grecco will perform for a second day/night. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. 

GEORGE RAAB CONCERT/DANCE, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Firehouse Subs,  825 Spartanburg Hwy, Hendersonville. The Firehouse Subs Summer Concert Series will feature a performance by George Raab, playing pop-rock-soul-beach song classics. Many of the attendees dance, while others watch. Before the concert, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., free line dance lessons will be offered. All are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.



 

Sunday, July 21

 ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 4-8:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. The band One Leg Up will perform. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. 

 



Monday, July 22

STREET DANCE, 7-9 p.m., parking lot, Visitor Center, 201 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The weekly summer Street Dances series will feature Appalachian Fire in a concert of bluegrass music, square dancing and clogging. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

 


Thursday, July 25

 BUZZ BREAKFAST PROGRAM, 8:30 a.m., Expo Center, Crowne Plaza Resort, West Asheville. A program on “What Are We Doing Now to Connect Community?” will begin at 8:30 a.m., preceded by breakfast at 8 a.m., will be hosted by Leadership Asheville, a program of UNC Asheville. For tickets, which are $25 per monthly program, visit leadershipasheville.unca.edu/2019-summer-buzz-breakfast-dates.

LAKE TOMAHAWK CONCERT SERIES, 7-9 p.m., Lake Tomahawk, Black Mountain. The Rewind Band will perform classic rock and soul music in the outdoor concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

BEACH BOYS CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., South Terrace, Biltmore House, Asheville. The Beach Boys will perform in concert.

 


Friday, July 26

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 4-8:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. James Werning will perform. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets.

“ALL SHOOK UP” STAGE PRODUCTION, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Leiman Mainstage, Flat Rock Playhouse, 2661 Greenville Hwy., Flat Rock. The FRP will perform “Separate Beds” July 26-Aug. 18. Showtimes are 2 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. The show is billed by the FRP as a “hilarious comedy debut about empty nesters at home.” For tickets, which are $20-$54, visit flatrockplayhouse.org.

MUSIC ON MAIN STREET CONCERT/DANCE, 7-9 p.m., parking lot next to Visitor Center, 201 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The band Rock and Roll Reunion will perform for at the weekly Music on Main Street summer concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

THE B-52s’ CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., South Terrace, Biltmore House, Asheville. The B-52s will perform in concert.

 



Saturday, July 27

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 4-8:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. James Werning will perform for a second consecutive day/night. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets.

 



Sunday, July 28

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 2-6:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. The Stormy Quartet will perform. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets.

 



Monday, July 29

STREET DANCE, 7-9 p.m., parking lot, Visitor Center, 201 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The weekly summer Street Dances series will feature Bobby & Blue Ridge Tradition in a concert of bluegrass music, square dancing and clogging. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

 



Thursday, Aug. 1

LAKE TOMAHAWK CONCERT SERIES, 7-9 p.m., Lake Tomahawk, Black Mountain. The Shay Lovette Trio will performf olk music in the outdoor concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

 



Friday, Aug. 2

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 4-8:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. The French Broad Trio will perform. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. 

MUSIC ON MAIN STREET CONCERT/DANCE, 7-9 p.m., parking lot next to Visitor Center, 201 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The Night Move band will perform for at the weekly Music on Main Street summer concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

“WILLY WONKA” MUSICAL, 7:30 p.m., Smoky Mountain Center for Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin. The show “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factor, the Musical” will be performed. For tickets, visit greatmountainmusic.com.

 



Saturday, Aug. 3

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 4-8:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Clay Lunsford will perform. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. 

DINO & THE DREAMERS CONCERT/DANCE, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Firehouse Subs,  825 Spartanburg Hwy, Hendersonville. The Firehouse Subs Summer Concert Series will feature a perforance by Dino and the Dreamers, playing pop-rock-soul-beach song classics. Many of the attendees dance, while others watch. Before the concert, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., free line dance lessons will be offered. All are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

CHARLIE DANIELS BAND?MARSHALL TUCKER BAND CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., South Terrace, Biltmore House, Asheville The Charlie Daniels Band and the Marshall Tucker Band will perform in concert.

PINK FLOYD TRIBUTE SHOW, 8 p.m., The Peace Center, downtown Greenville, S.C. Brit Floyd, billed as “the world’s greatest Pink Floyd tribute show,” will perform in a special 40th anniversary celebration of Pink Floyd’s iconic rock opera, “The Wall.” For tickets, visit www.peacecenter.org.

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, Aug. 4

ASHEVILLE BANDSTAND CONCERT SERIES, 2-6:45 p.m., Antler Hill Village square, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. James Werning will perform. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. 

 



Monday, Aug. 5

STREET DANCE, 7-9 p.m., parking lot, Visitor Center, 201 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The weekly summer Street Dances series will feature Appalachian Fire in a concert of bluegrass music, square dancing and clogging. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

 




Tuesday, Aug. 6

CHICAGO CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., South Terrace, Biltmore House, Asheville. The band Chicago will perform in concert.

 



Thursday, Aug. 8

LAKE TOMAHAWK CONCERT SERIES, 7-9 p.m., Lake Tomahawk, Black Mountain. Rhiannon and the Relics will performf bluegrass music in the outdoor concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

 



Friday, Aug. 9

MUSIC ON MAIN STREET CONCERT/DANCE, 7-9 p.m., parking lot next to Visitor Center, 201 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The band Dashboard Blue will perform for at the weekly Music on Main Street summer concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

O’JAYS / KOOL& THE GANG CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., South Terrace, Biltmore House, Asheville. The groups The O’Jays and Kool & the Gang will perform in concert.

 




Saturday, Aug. 10

AMY GRANT / STEVEN CURTIS CHAPMAN CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., South Terrace, Biltmore House, Asheville. Singers Amy Grant and Steven Curtis Chapman will perform in concert.

 



Monday, Aug. 12

STREET DANCE, 7-9 p.m., parking lot, Visitor Center, 201 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The weekly summer Street Dances series will feature Bobby & Blue Ridge Tradition in a concert of bluegrass music, square dancing and clogging. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

 



Friday, Aug. 16

 MUSIC ON MAIN STREET CONCERT/DANCE, 7-9 p.m., parking lot next to Visitor Center, 201 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The band Deano & the Dreamers will perform for at the weekly Music on Main Street summer concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.


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Tuesday, Aug. 20

 GLADYS KNIGHT CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., The Peace Center, downtown Greenville, S.C. Fairview, N.C., resident Gladys Knight will perform in concert. Known as the “Empress of Soul” Knight starred at Motown Records as the lead singer for Gladys Knight & the Pips. For tickets, visit www.peacecenter.org.



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