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.

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Raffle Prize Winner for 2020

lottery winner with new guitar

Loretta Freeman awarding Justin Horrell the new Martin guitar.

Justin Horrell won the Martin D-Jr. guitar, donated by the C. F. Martin & Company.

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

Shindig Named Best of “Uniquely Asheville” 2019

Shindig on the Green was voted by Mountain Xpress readers as the 2nd Place “Uniquely Asheville” 2019 award winner for Holiday Event – Summer/Fall. Thank you to all our supporters! Please come out for the 2020 season and see what locals have known about for years!