Drive-thru food giveaway and music concert Saturday in Asheville, Swannanoa


A free drive-thru music concert and food giveaway for Asheville and Swannanoa service industry workers is set for Saturday afternoon.

The Asheville event is set for noon until 2 p.m. (May 9) at the Asheville YMCA parking lot. The Swannanoa event is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. in the parking lot of Symmetry Financial.

The nonprofit Food Connection is teaming up with Wicked Weed Brewing and its Cultura restaurant, and restaurant Chef Eric Morris, as well as the YMCA of Western North Carolina for the food part of the event.

On the music end, Food Connections is partnering with Red Wing Enterprises, a local music festival management, digital marketing, environmental science and elixir company owned by Julia Louise Sickler.

The music for the Asheville event on Saturday: I, Star, and Noah Proudfoot. The music for the Swannanoa event: Laurie Fisher.