Photo by Paul Howey
Sister events Shindig on the Green, now in its 48th year, and the 87th Annual Mountain Dance and Folk Festival showcase performances by hundreds of the Southern Appalachians’ best traditional mountain musicians and dancers.
Held outdoors at Pack Square Park in the heart of downtown Asheville, Shindig on the Green is FREE. Bring your instruments, your lawn chair or blanket, family and friends and join the fun for these eight summer Saturdays. 2014 Shindig dates: June 28; July 5, 12, 19; and August 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2014.
The nation’s longest running folk festival, the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival showcases the top talent in traditional mountain music and dance during a three-evening festival July 31, August 1 & 2 at the wonderfully intimate Diana Wortham Theatre at Pack Place. Tickets at dwtheatre.com. Visit folkheritage.org for more information.
Photo by David Plunkett