• Shindig on the Green Flashback
    • Jul. 27, 2024
    • Aug. 10, 2024
    • Aug. 17, 2024
    • Aug. 24, 2024
    "Along about sundown"
    • Aug. 1, 2024
    • Aug. 2, 2024
    • Aug. 3, 2024
    7:00‑10:00 pm

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.


Raffle for 2024

Courthouse Star quilt detailCourthouse Stars quilt for Raffle
Mountain Jam Circle logo“Courthouse Stars” Sampler star blocks are joined by Courthouse Step blocks to dance together on Saturday nights, reminding you of the Shindig on the Green. Made from scrappy 19th century reproduction fabrics in blue, red, and tan; professionally quilted and queen-sized. This is the twelfth quilt that local quilting collaborative Mountain Jam Circle has made and donated to Shindig on the Green. Valued at $1000.

stained glass raffle itemLocal stained glass artist, Bob Blackwell, has created another eye-popping piece for our 2024 raffle, and it is his third year in which he has made an outstanding work for us. This year’s raffle item features a cabin scene in the mountains, as well as a display stand and frame, all made from beautiful soft brown chestnut wood. This year’s work will create loads of interest, so buy lots of tickets, which go to support Shindig on the Green and Mountain Dance and Folk Festival. Valued at $1000.

Raffle tickets are $3 or two for $5, and are available at Shindig on the Green and at the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival.

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