• Free!
    Roger McGuire Green (downtown Asheville)
    “Along About Sundown”~7–10pm
    • Jun. 30, 2018
    • Jul. 7, 2018
    • Jul. 14, 2018
    • Jul. 21, 2018
    • Aug. 11, 2018
    • Aug. 18, 2018
    • Aug. 25, 2018
    • Sep. 1, 2018
  • A-B Tech/Mission Health Conference Center
    Aug. 2–4, 2018 6:30pm–9:30pm

Traditional Mountain Music and Dance in Asheville, NC

Shindig Asheville downtown summer evenings free concert
Mountain Dance and Folk Festival Asheville
The Folk Heritage Committee is a group of dedicated individuals who work throughout the year to produce the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival and Shindig on the Green. The mission of the Folk Heritage Committee is to preserve and present the musical heritage of the Southern Appalachians to audiences who attend from throughout the region and world, for entertainment and education.
  • Shindig on the Green, free outdoor concert in downtown Asheville
    Free!
    “Along About Sundown”~7–10pm
    • Jun. 30, 2018
    • Jul. 7, 2018
    • Jul. 14, 2018
    • Jul. 21, 2018
    • Aug. 11, 2018
    • Aug. 18, 2018
    • Aug. 25, 2018
    • Sep. 1, 2018
    Shindig on the Green is a series of summer gatherings in downtown Asheville of old-time string bands, ballad singers, cloggers, and storytellers. Bring a blanket or chair, find a spot on the grass, and sit back and enjoy. Or if you’re a musician, join with the many jam sessions which are open to all.
  • Mountain Dance and Folk Festival dancing live music fun
    Aug. 2–4, 2018 6:30pm–9:30pm
    This year will be the 91st Annual Mountain Dance and Folk Festival, which was started in 1928 and is one of the oldest in the country. Every year it showcases the Southern Appalachians' best traditional mountain musicians and dancers. This is a ticketed event, and will be held at the Mission Health/A-B Tech Conference Center.

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Handmade Quilt Raffle for 2017

Quilt raffleQuilt raffleMountain Jam Circle logoMade and donated to Shindig on the Green 2017 by local quilting collaborative Mountain Jam Circle, this 64″ by 82” twin-size medallion quilt is based on the traditional Carolina Lily block. The reds, greens, and purples of the bright poppies border print are repeated in the central Lily, surrounding Chain Blocks and borders. The quilt is finished with heirloom machine quilting with feathers and baskets of flowers in the pale green setting blocks and triangles. This quilt is valued at over $800.00.

The winner for 2017 is Sandra Quill!

Thank you everyone for participating and supporting the Shindig on the Green!

2018 Quilt Raffle TBA