River Music

May 26, 2014 7:00 am Published by Comments Off on River Music

Photo courtesy of riverlink.org

Five Friday nights of live concerts by the French Broad River in the River Arts District of Asheville — returns for a third year in 2014.

RiverLink has teamed up with Heira Productions to assemble a top-notch mix of quality national acts and local favorites at the RiverLink Sculpture and Performance Plaza in the River Arts District.

Gates for all events open at 5:00 p.m. and the party goes until 10. There will be beer from local craft brewers, food trucks, live music from local and national acts, and the waters of the beautiful French Broad flowing right by the stage.

2014 lineup:

Friday, May 30 – Funk/Soul/Afrobeat night with headliner Orgone and all the way from Brooklyn Emefe.

Friday, June 13 – It’s Americana/Roots night with the UK’s Treetop Flyers and the River Whyless.

Friday, July 11 – Bluegrass night with headliners The Billy Sea and opening act Grammy Award winning artist River Guerguerian.

Saturday, August 9 – RiverFest features Soldier’s Heart, Ashley Heath and Plankeye Peggy.

Friday, August 29 – Classic Rock and Blues hit the stage with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and member of Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Artimus Pyle Band. Opening act is Andrew Scotchie and the River Rats

Friday, Sept. 12 – Bluegrass evening featuring Fruition and The Fireside Collective.

For more information visit riverlink.org

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