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Wednesday, Sept. 1

JASON DECRISTOFARO’S JAZZ NIGHT, 5:30-7 p.m., Southern Appalachian Brewery, 822 Locust St., Hendersonville. Jason DeCristofaro’s Jazz Night show is held every Wednesday night.

3 COOL CATS DANCE, 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Pillar Bar, Hilton Garden Inn, sixth floor at 309 College St., downtown Asheville. The trio 3 Cool Cats will perform the hits from the 1950s and ‘60s for listening and/or dancing.

HONKY TONK PERFORMANCE, doors open at 7 p.m., Double Crown, 375 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. The band Honky Tonk will perform.

CAROLINA SHAG DANCE, 7-10 p.m., The Brass Monkey, 723 Congaree Road, Greenville, S.C. The Carolina Shag Club will hold its weekly shag dance featuring beach music.




Thursday, Sept. 2

“JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT MUSICAL COMEDY, 7:30 p.m., HART Theatre, 250 Pigeon St., Waynesville. HART Theatre will present its production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Regarding the plot, a promotion stated, “The blblical saga of Josep and his coat of many colors jumps off the page into vibrant life in this musical comedy.” The show also will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18. Sunday matinees will be offered at 2 p.m. Sept. 5, 12 and 19. For tickets, visit online at harttheatre.org or call the HART box office at 456-6322.

“TWO JEWS, TALKING” STAGED READING, 7:30-11:30 p.m., main stage, Flat Rock Playhouse, 2661 Greenville Hwy., Flat Rock. The FRP will present a staged reading of “Two Jews, Talking” by Ed. Weinberger. The show will feature Ed Asner from the iconic television series, “Mary Tyler Moore Show;” and Jamie Farr from the TV classic “M*A*S*H.” The reading also will be offered from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Sept. 3, and from 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 14. For tickets, which are $35 to $60, visit FlatRockPlayhouse.org, or call the box office at 693-0731.

STEVE EARLE & THE DUKES CONCERT, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House Performing Arts Center, 1201 McKibben St, Newberry, S.C. The band Steve Earle & The Dukes will perform in concert. For tickets, visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.




Friday, Sept. 3

N.C. APPLE FESTIVAL STREET FAIR/OPENING CEREMONY, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., main stage, in front of Historical Henderson County Courthouse, 1 Historic Courthouse Square #4, downtown Hendersonville. The 75th Annual N.C. Apple Festival Sept. 3-6) will open with its Street Fair and other activites. From 4 to 6 p.m., the opening ceremony will be capped from 6 to 8 p.m. with a concert by the Buddy K Big Band. (Henderson County, the top apple-producer in North Carolina, also is ranked as one of the top apple-growing locales in the nation.) The opening ceremony will feature historical information, special guests and the announcement of the United Community Bank’s Apple Grower of the Year. The festival official — even offering excursions to local apple orchards for the opportunity to pick apples and view an apple farm — runs 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. The Street Fair — including the sale of locally grown fresh apples, handcrafts and other items — will be held daily through Sept. 6. The gala also offers a kids’ carnival, foot races, aircraft rides, a car show and a gem and mineral show. On the festival’s last day, Sept. 6, the Street Fair’s hours will be shortened to 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — and the event, for the last day only, is renamed a “mini-street fair,” confined to three blocks of Main Street.

FRENCH BROAD PLAYBOYS CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The French Broad Playboys band will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore. 

GERIATRIC JUKEBOX CONCERT, 5-7 p.m., 305 Lounge & Eatery, 305 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The acoustic duo Geriatric Jukebox will play “lots of ‘60s and ‘70s music.”

SHADES OF BROWN CONCERT, 5:30-9:30 p.m., NOMA Square 220 N. Main St., downtown Greenville, S.C. The band Shades of Brown will perform in the Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays series that continues every Friday through Sept. 24. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

BUDDY K BIG BAND CONCERT, 6-8 p.m., main stage, in front of Historical Henderson County Courthouse, 1 Historic Courthouse Square #4, downtown Hendersonville. Live music will be presented with The Buddy K Big Band is billed as the musical headliner for the first afternoon-evening of the 75th North Carolina Apple Festival to be held Sept. 3-6. The band’s website states that it plays “the classical (big band) standards, as well as the music of Les Brown, Count Basie, Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey.” Admission is free.

GOOMBAY FESTIVAL, 6-10 p.m., The Block on South Market Street, downtown Asheville. The annual Goombay Festival, celebrating the sights, sounds and tastes of the African-Caribbean, will be held Sept. 3-5. “Goombay brings a variety of entertainment, including dancing and the beating of West African drums ringing with harmonic live music that features gospel, reggae, funk and soul.  The gala will run 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 4 and noon-5 p.m. Sept. 5. Admission is free.

STEVEN JORDAN BAND CONCERT, WITH SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN CLOGGERS, 7 p.m., Canton Recreation Park, 58 Park St., Canton. The Steven Jordan Band, with the Southern Appalachian Cloggers, will perform in the Pickin’ in the Park summer concert series, along the banks of the Pigeon River. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

RUSS WILSON ORCHESTRA CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 p.m., Dance Tonight Club, 61-1/2 Main St., Canton. The Russ Wilson Orchestra will perform for listening and/or dancing.

“PERICLES” STAGE PERFORMANCE, 7:30 p.m., Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre, 92 Gay St. (Montford community), Asheville. The Montford Park Players will present Shakespeare’s rarely performed “Pericles” Sept. 3-12, Sept. 25, Oct. 2 and Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays-Sundays only. “Pericles” will be performed in repertory with “Macbeth.” For safety, only those with tickets will be allowed at each performance. Tickets are available at monffordparkplayers.org and are, as always, free.

DAILEY & VINCENT CONCERT, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House Performing Arts Center, 1201 McKibben St, Newberry, S.C. The band Dailey & Vincent will perform in concert. For tickets, visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.

COMMODORE FOX CONCERT/DANCE, 8:30-11:30 p.m., Wild Wings Café South, 65 Long Shoals Road, Asheville. The band Commodore Fox will perform for listening and/or dancing.

 

 

 

Saturday, Sept. 4 

BANDIT FLIGHT TEAM AERIAL SHOW, noon, Main Street, downtown Hendersonville. The Band Flight Team will perform a patriotic aerial salute, with a six-plane flyover above Main Street, as part of the 75th Annual N.C. Apple Festival.

FREE FLOW BAND CONCERT, 3:30-5 p.m., main stage, in front of Historical Henderson County Courthouse, 1 Historic Courthouse Square #4, downtown Hendersonville. The Free Flow Band, playing funk and rhythm and blues music, will perform in the 75th Annual N.C. Apple Festival. Admission is free.

SPEAK EZ CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Speak EZ will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

LECRETIA AND THUNDER ROAD BAND CONCERT, 7-10 p.m., outside the Landrum Train Depot, 211 N. Trade St., downtown Landrum, S.C. Lecretia and the Thunder Road band will perform in Landrum’s Music at the Tracks Outdoor Music Series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

GRAINS OF SAND BAND CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin. The Grains of Sand Band will perform “summer beach music” in concert. For tickets, visit smokymountainarts.com or call 524-1598.

FLASH BACK BAND CONCERT, 6-8 p.m., main stage, in front of Historical Henderson County Courthouse, 1 Historic Courthouse Square #4, downtown Hendersonville. Live music will be featured. The band Flash Back, playing “Motown, beach, disco and today’s hits,” is billed as the musical headliner for the second afternoon-evening of the 75th North Carolina Apple Festival to be held Sept. 3-6. The live music will run from noon to 8 p.m. Admission is free.




Sunday, Sept. 5

CANTON LABOR DAY FESTIVAL (DAY 1), 2 p.m.-until., Sorrells Street Park, downtown Canton. Because of recent catastrophic flood damage from Tropical Storm Fred, all activities at the Canton Labor Day Festival have been canceled, except for the Labor Day Parade, which will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 6.

“NUNSENSE JAMBOREE” PERFORMANCE, 2 p.m., Hendersonville Community Theatre, 229 S. Washington St., Hendersonville. The HCT will perform “Sister Amnesia’s Country Western Nunsense Jamboree.” For tickets, which are $12 to $30, visit hendersonvilletheatre.org or call 692-1082.

SUPER ‘60S BAND CONCERT, 3-5 p.m., main stage, in front of Historical Henderson County Courthouse, 1 Historic Courthouse Square #4, downtown Hendersonville. Live music will be featured from noon to 8 p.m. The Super ‘60s band, along with The Mighty Kicks (5-8 p.m.), is billed as the musical headliners for the third — and final — afternoon-evening of the 75th North Carolina Apple Festival to be held Sept. 3-6. Admission is free.

BLUES BRUNCH CONCERT, 3-6 p.m., Oklawaha Brewery, 147 1st Avenue East, downtown Hendersonville. A Blue Brunch concert, hosted by singer Blake Ellege, is held on the first Sunday of every month.

GENE WATSON CONCERT, 4 p.m., Newberry Opera House Performing Arts Center, 1201 McKibben St, Newberry, S.C. Gene Watson will perform in concert. For tickets, visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.

MICHAEL STEVENS QUARTET CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The Michael Stevens Quartet will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

THE MIGHTY KICKS CONCERT, 5-8 p.m., main stage, in front of Historical Henderson County Courthouse, 1 Historic Courthouse Square #4, downtown Hendersonville. The Mighty Kicks will perform as the final headliner act on the third — and final — afternoon-evening of the 75th North Carolina Apple Festival to be held Sept. 3-6. Live music will be featured from noon to 8 p.m., with The Mighty Kicks (along with the Super ‘60s band at 3-5 p.m.) billed as the musical headliners for the last evening. “The Mighty Kicks explosive energy and choreographed dance moves get your guests out on the dance floor,” the group’s website noted. Admission is free.

CRYSTAL GAYLE CONCERT, 7 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. Crystal Gayle,a  country music singer-songwriter, will perform in concert. She is best known for her 1977 crossover hit, “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue.” Country music icon Loretta Lynn is her oldest sister. For tickets, visis walhallapac.com.




Monday, Sept. 6

CANTON LABOR DAY PARADE, 10 a.m., Sorrells Street Park, downtown Canton. The annual Canton Labor Day Parade will be held, but all other activities at the Canton Labor Day Festival have been canceled because of catastrophic flooding damaged recently suffered from Tropical Storm Fred.

KING APPLE PARADE, 2:30 p.m., along North Main Street, from Five Points to Caswell Street, Hendersonville. The King Apple Parade, which traditionally closes the annual N.C. Apple Festival with a bang, will be held. This year’s parade will place a special emphasis on community members who have played critical roles throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

BLUE MONDAY WITH MR. JIMMY CONCERT, 7-9 p.m., The Joint Next Door, 1185 Charlotte Hwy., Fairview. TJND will feature Blue Monday with bluesman Mr. Jimmy performing.

CAROLINA SHAG DANCE, 7-10 p.m., VFW Post 2108, 2518 Jim Funkhouser Rd., Johnson City, Tenn. The Mountain Empire Shag Society will hold its weekly shag dance featuring beach music.




Tuesday, Sept. 7

SHAG DANCE, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Hi-Wire Brewery Event Center, 2-A Huntsman Place (Biltmore Village), Asheville. The Mountain Shag Club will hold its weekly shag dance featuring beach music. Admission is $7.

SALSA SOCIAL DANCE, 7:30-9:30 p.m., in the private back room, Dry Falls Brewery, 425 Kanuga Rd., Hendersonville. A Salsa Social is held on the first Tuesday of every month.

KIZOMBA LESSONS/DANCE, 9 p.m.-midnight,  Dance Club Tonight, 61 and 61-1/2 Main St., Canton. At 9 p.m., a kizomba group will be taught by Victoria Elbers, and from 10 p.m. to midnight a Latin social dance will  be held. Admission is $10.





Friday, Sept. 10

N.C. MOUNTAIN STATE FAIR, 11 a.m., WNC Agrigricultural Center, Fletcher. The 2021 N.C. Mountain State Fair will be held Sept. 10-19. To view the schedule, visit www.mountainfair.org.Admission is $10 for adults and $6 for seniors ages 65 and up and children ages six to 12. Children ages five and under will be admitted for free.

CLAY LUNSFORD BAND CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The Clay Lunsford Band will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

ENCORE CONCERT, 5:30-9:30 p.m., NOMA Square 220 N. Main St., downtown Greenville, S.C. The band Encore will perform in the Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays series that continues every Friday through Sept. 24. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

“ON A DREAM AND A WISH!” GALA, 7 p.m., Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin. A show “On a Dream and a Wish!” will be performed at 7 p.m. Sept. 10-11. For tickets, visit smokymountainarts.com or call 524-1598.

SAWYER BROWN CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Newton Performing Arts Center, 60 W. E 6th St., Newton. The iconic country music band Sawyer Brown will perform in concert. Among the group’s 24 Top 10 country singles are “Some Girls Do,” “Thank God for You,” “The Race Is On” and “Six Days on the Road.” For tickets, visit www.ncauditorium.com

 




Saturday, Sept. 11

THE BLUE AND GREEN TRIO CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The Blue and Green Trio will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

SUPER ‘60S CONCERT, 6:30-8:30 p.m., parking lot, Firehouse Subs,  825 Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville. The band Super ‘60s will play the hits of the 1960s. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. A free line dance lesson will be led by Betty Busch earlier — from 5:30 to 6:30 a.m. Also, nearby, classic cars will be on display by the Carolina Mountain Car Club. Admission is free.

SPECIAL EDITION BAND CONCERT, 7-10 p.m., outside the Landrum Train Depot, 211 N. Trade St., downtown Landrum, S.C. The band Special Edition will perform in Landrum’s Music at the Tracks Outdoor Music Series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS CONCERT, 8 p.m., parking lot, The Foundation Performing Arts Center, campus, Isothermal Community College, Spindale. The band Southern Culture on the Skids will perform in an Outback Opry drive-in concert, hosted by radio station WNCW-FM and The Foundation PAC. The band, which has been recording and touring the world since 1983, is known for its wide range of American styles, including rockabilly, surf rock, country and rhythm and blues, “with a health dose of humor mixed in,” a promotion stated. The parking lot iwll open at 6:30 p.m. For tickets, visit online at www.foundationshows.org.




Sunday, Sept. 12

GERIATRIC JUKEBOX CONCERT, 2:30-4:30 p.m., St. Paul’s Testing Room, Greenville Hwy., Flat Rock. The acoustic duo Geriatric Jukebox will play “lots of ‘60s and ‘70s music.”

RED HOT SUGAR BABIES CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The Red Hot Sugar Babies band will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.




Thursday, Sept. 16

RHYTHM & BREWS GALA, 5:30-9:30 p.m., south end of Main Street (between Allen and Caswell streets), downtown Hendersonville. The R&B Concert Series will feature headliner Mike and the Moonpies, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The opener — at 5:30 p.m. — will be the Kenny George Band. Admission is free.




Friday, Sept. 17

ELLIOTT AND THE UNTOUCHABLES CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Elliott and the Untouchables will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

ASHEVILLE ALL STARS and LEAF SCHOOLS & STREETS YOUNG ARTIST SUPERSTARS CONCERT, 5-9 p.m., stage on North Lexington Avenue near the I-240 overpass, downtown Asheville. The city’s abbreviated 2021 Downtown After Five outdoor concert series will conclude with two acts — Asheville All Stars and LEAF Schools & Streets Young Arts Superstars. Food trucks, beer vendors and others will be serving the event’s attendees. Admission is free.

JUKEBOX 45 CONCERT, 5:30-9:30 p.m., NOMA Square 220 N. Main St., downtown Greenville, S.C. The band Jukebox 45 will perform in the Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays series that continues every Friday through Sept. 24. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

THE LEGACY (MOTOWN REVUE) CONCERT, 6-9 p.m., Point Lookout Vineyards, 408 Appleola Road, Edneyville. The Legacy, which performs a tribute to Motown music, will be featured in the finale of PLV’s Summer Concert series. Tickets are $30.

AUTHOR’S BOOK DISCUSSION, 7 p.m., auditorium, Hamrick Hall, Gardner-Webb University Boiling Springs. Journalist and author Bob Christensen will discuss his book, “The Rise and Fall of the Branchead Boys.” After his presentation, Christensen will field questions from the attendees, followed by a book-signing, with copies of his book available for purchase. Christensen said his latest book “tells the story of North Carolina’s leading political family — the Scotts — who influenced a whole generation of Tar Heel political leaders, including Terry Sanford, Jim Hunt and Jesse Helms. Three generations of Scotts — W. Kerr Scott, Robert Scott and Meg Scott Phipps — held statewide office. The book is also the story of the struggle of rural North Carolina to get the amenities that city folks had, including electricity, telephones and paved roads.” Christensen retired from The News & Observer newspaper in Raleigh, after writing about North Carolina politics as a reporter and a columnist for 45 years. He has appeared on more than 600 television or radio programs as a political analyst, including the CBS “Evening News,” CNN’s “Inside Politics,” MSNBC’s “Hardball With Chris Matthews,” ABC’s “Nightline” and various PBS programs, including D.G. Martin’s “Bookwatch” on UNC-TV. The program is free and open to the public. Earlier in the day, Christensoen will be speaking to political science classes at GWU. 

“MACBETH” STAGE PERFORMANCE, 7:30 p.m., Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre, 92 Gay St. (Montford community), Asheville. The Montford Park Players will perform Shakespeare’s great tragedy “Macbeth” Sept. 17-19, Sept. 24, Sept. 26, Oct. 1, Oct. 3 and Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays-Sundays only. “Macbeth” will be performed in repertory with “Pericles.” For safety, only those with tickets will be allowed at each performance. Tickets are available at monffordparkplayers.org and are, as always, free.




Saturday, Sept. 18

THE DIAMONDS CONCERT, 3 p.m., Newberry Opera House Performing Arts Center, 1201 McKibben St, Newberry, S.C. The band The Diamonds will perform in concert. The Diamonds are a Canadian vocal quartet that rose to prominence in the 1950s and early ‘60s with 16 Billboard hit records. The famed doo-wop group was best-known for its 1957 hit “Little Darlin’.” For tickets, visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.

SPEAK EZ CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Speak EZ will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.




Sunday, Sept. 19

MUSIC ON THE PORCH CONCERT, 2-4 p.m., Breedllove’s Deli, 316 Chadwick Avenue, Hendersonville. The deli’s Music on the Porch series will wrap up with concerts on Sept. 19 and Oct. 3. Musical entertainment is provided by Craig St. John of the Super ‘60s band. The event also includes a themed dinner buffet — and St. Paul’s/Flat Rock will offer a cash bar. Reservations are required because seating is limited. For tickets, which are $20, call 290-5152 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

FIRECRACKER JAZZ CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Firecracker Jazz will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.




Friday, Sept. 24

GYPSY SWINGERS CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Gypsy Swingers will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

JAVA BAND CONCERT, 5:30-9:30 p.m., NOMA Square 220 N. Main St., downtown Greenville, S.C. The Java Band will perform in the season finalé of the Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays series. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

 

 


Saturday, Sept. 25

FWUIT CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Fwuit will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

TUXEDO JUNCTION CONCERT, 6:30-8:30 p.m., parking lot, Firehouse Subs,  825 Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville. The band Tuxedo Junction will perform golden-oldies songs. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. A free line dance lesson will be led by Betty Busch earlier — from 5:30 to 6:30 a.m. Also, nearby, classic cars will be on display by the Carolina Mountain Car Club. Admission is free. 

CHICAGO TRIBUTE CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 212 Tusculum Blvd., Greeneville, Tenn. The band Brass Transit will perform what is billed as “the musical legacy (of the band) Chicago.” For tickets, visit NPACgreeneville.com.




Sunday, Sept. 26

GERIATRIC JUKEBOX CONCERT, 2:30-4:30 p.m., St. Paul’s Testing Room, Greenville Highway., Flat Rock. The acoustic duo Geriatric Jukebox will play “lots of ‘60s and ‘70s music.”

XPRESSO PARTY BAND CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The Xpresso Party Band will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 212 Tusculum Blvd., Greeneville, Tenn. The band The Kentucky Headhunters, billed as “Southern rock royalty,” will perform in concert. For tickets, visit NPACgreeneville.com.




Friday, Oct. 1

DRAYTON & THE DREAMBOATS CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Drayton & the Dreamboats will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

GERIATRIC JUKEBOX CONCERT, 5-7 p.m., 305 Lounge & Eatery, 305 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The acoustic duo Geriatric Jukebox will play “lots of ‘60s and ‘70s music.”

“DRACULA” SHOW, 7:30-9 p.m., Mountainside Theatre, 688 Drama Road, Cherokee. Mountainside Theatre will host the world premiere of “Dracula: The Failings of Men,” written by debut playwright Benedetto Robinson. “The story begins as a ghost ship washes ashore near London in 1897 and an ancient evil goes searching for blood,” an event promotion stated. The roughly 90-minute production will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1-31 on Thursdays through Saturday only. Doors open at 7 p.m. For general-admission tickets, which are $20, visit online at https://www.cherokeehistorical.org/dracula/



Saturday, Oct. 2

HSO “PHENOMENAL WOMEN” CONCERT, 4 p.m., Outdoor Pavilion at Historic Hopewood, Flat Rock. The Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert recognizing “Phenomenal Women.”

CLAY LUNSFORD BAND CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The Clay Lunsford Band will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.




Sunday, Oct. 3

ONE LEG UP CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band One Leg Up will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.




Friday, Oct. 8

ELLIOTT & THE UNTOUCHABLES CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Elliott & the Untouchables will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.




Saturday, Oct. 9

MICHAEL STEVENS QUARTET CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The Michael Stevens Quartet will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

DEANO & THE DREAMERS CONCERT, 6:30-8:30 p.m., parking lot, Firehouse Subs,  825 Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville. The band Deano & the Dreamers will perform golden-oldies songs. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. A free line dance lesson will be led by Betty Busch earlier — from 5:30 to 6:30 a.m. Also, nearby, classic cars will be on display by the Carolina Mountain Car Club. Admission is free. 




Sunday, Oct. 10

FLYING SAUCERS CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Flying Saucers will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.




Monday, Oct. 11

PAT BENATAR AND NEIL GIRALDO CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 212 Tusculum Blvd., Greeneville, Tenn. Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, billed as “rock and roll legends,” will perform in concert. For tickets, visit NPACgreeneville.com.




Saturday, Oct. 16

COUNTRY MUSIC LEGENDS TRIBUTE CONCERT, 6 p.m., Smoky Mountain Event Center, Waynesville. The Country Music Legends Tribute Concert will feature what are billed as “world-class tributes” to Garth Brooks, Shania Twain and Keith Urban (backed by a full live band) with special guest Ronnie Call & The Waterz Edge Band. The will offer “3.5 hours of great country music for only $20,” a promotion stated. Seat is general admission, with attendees either sitting in the bleachers or in lawnchairs that they bring with them. The concession stand will be open during the concert. Tickets are avaialble at eventbrite.com, at the event center or at the gate on the day of the show.

SUPER ‘60S CONCERT, 6:30-8:30 p.m., parking lot, Firehouse Subs,  825 Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville. The band Super ‘60s will play the hits of the 1960s. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. A free line dance lesson will be led by Betty Busch earlier — from 5:30 to 6:30 a.m. Also, nearby, classic cars will be on display by the Carolina Mountain Car Club. Also, a promotion noted that this also will be a “Halloween event.” Admission is free.

THE COMMODORES CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 212 Tusculum Blvd., Greeneville, Tenn. The Commodores, billed as “one of the greatest Motown and R&B/funk groups of all time,” will perform in concert. For tickets, visit NPACgreeneville.com.




Thursday, Oct. 21

RHYTHM & BREWS GALA, 5:30-9:30 p.m., south end of Main Street (between Allen and Caswell streets), downtown Hendersonville. The R&B Concert Series will feature headliner The Broadcast. Admission is free.

 

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