• Shindig on the Green Flashback
    Free!
    • Jul. 6, 2024
    • Jul. 13, 2024
    • Jul. 20, 2024
    • Jul. 27, 2024
    • Aug. 10, 2024
    • Aug. 17, 2024
    • Aug. 24, 2024
    "Along about sundown"
    • Aug. 1, 2024
    • Aug. 2, 2024
    • Aug. 3, 2024
    7:00‑9:00 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.
  • Childrens Folk celebration

    4th Annual Youth Talent Celebration

    Free!
    Aug. 3, 2024 2:00pm–4:00pm
    Please join us on Saturday August 6 at 2-4pm for the Second Youth Talent Celebration. The event takes place in Lipinsky Hall on the campus of UNC Asheville, the same location for evening performances of the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival. The youth showcase is free of charge.

News

The 97th Annual Mountain Dance and Folk Festival is happening August 1, 2, and 3, 2024

Raffle for 2023

detail of Raffle quilt for 2023Raffle quilt for 2023
Mountain Jam Circle logo
The 2023 Shindig on the Green raffle quilt is twin-bed sized with multi-colored and white triangle-shaped pieces arranged in a “Fancy Stripe” pattern. The quilt was professionally machine-quilted and has a value of $500.
This is the eleventh quilt that local quilting collaborative Mountain Jam Circle has made and donated to Shindig on the Green.

Local glass artist and guitar player Bob Blackwell has generously donated a stained glass artwork depicting two cardinals in a dogwood tree for this year’s raffle. It has a value of $550.

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!