• Shindig on the Green Flashback
    • Jul. 1, 2023
    • Jul. 8, 2023
    • Jul. 15, 2023
    • Jul. 22, 2023
    • Aug. 12, 2023
    • Aug. 19, 2023
    • Aug. 26, 2023
    "Along about sundown"
    • Aug. 3, 2023
    • Aug. 4, 2023
    • Aug. 5, 2023
    7:00 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

    3rd Annual Youth Talent Celebration

    Aug. 5, 2023 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.


Raffle for 2022

2022 Mountain Jam Circle quilt2022 Mountain Jam Circle quilt
Mountain Jam Circle logo

The 2022 quilt by Mountain Jam Circle is double bed size (80×96) and custom machine quilted.  It is a traditional “scrap quilt” made of hundreds of squares of random colored fabric with contrasting white fabric forming “x” shapes.  The music inspired pattern is called “Good Night Irene.”   It has a value of $750.

stained glass art
Also being raffled is a stained glass artwork depicting two bears roasting marshmallows over a campfire.   The piece is framed in wormy chestnut, comes complete with display stand, and measures approximately 16″ x 21.”  It has been created by local glass artist and guitar player Bob Blackwell.  It has a value of $550.

Raffle tickets for the quilt 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!

The 95th Annual Mountain Dance and Folk Festival is happening August 4, 5 and 6, 2022