The Lady Folk showcase will feature Whitney Moore of Queen Bee and the Honeylovers; Jane Kramer; and Christy Barrett of the Christy Lynn Band.
Tina & Her Pony are set to play their indy Appalachian folks music at Ambrose West at 7 p.m. on Friday, with Laura Blackley opening.
Jam in the Trees pacs some great music into Friday and Saturday at Pisgah Brewing.
Also, The Bywater is the perfect place to while away a Sunday afternoon, especially with mandolin wizard Drew Matulich leading a bluegrass jam there.
Also check out Keegan Avery on Thursday night at One World West.
The Pilot Cove amphitheater in Brevard is one of the most picturesque settings for live music in Western North Carolina.
The new River Rats album has the feel of young local rockers all grown up.
The Jon Stickley Trio's show this weekend is their first local gig featuring a band's new drummer, Hunter Deacon.
The Haywood Road venue will be focused on weddings and events, as well as being a neighborhood listening room.
Also, there's a free hug flash mob on Sunday at Pritchard Park, and more.