The bands include BoogiTherapi with Ryan RNB Barber, Jane Kramer and Matt Smith, Peggy Ratusz & Daddy LongLegs, Lyric, Joe Lasher, Funk Jam House Band, Fireside Collective and Empire Strikes Brass.
Festival organizers say its all about staying engaged with audiences. This weekend, Downtown After 5 kicks off a new streaming series, and LEAF goes virtual this weekend as V-LEAF.
Also, greeting card and gift shop Whist has a bunch of fun puzzle for sale this weekend, as does local toy store Dancing Bear.
Also, construction should be starting soon on the new outdoor performance venue on Coxe Avenue; and much more.
She worked for two decades as marketing manager for Asheville's only milk processing plant, Milkco, before devoting her efforts to her art.
Also, the Continental Lounge restaurant opens on Friday, and more.
Also, there's an amazing pop-up show at Horse + Hero with an artist reception on Friday, and more.
Also, Ingles is planning to build a large new grocery store on Smokey Park Highway, and more.
The hotel will have a small dog park and green roof, with rooms renting for about $80 a night.
Also, the Merrimon Avenue Ingles in North Asheville is set for a major renovation, and much more.
In other new, TEDxAsheville returns in September and advance tickets are on sale now for the Mountain State Fair.
The event will include food trucks, fireworks, the Ultimate Air Dogs and much more.
Also, there's a new grocery delivery service coming to town, and much more.
Also, Patton Public House restaurant gets a new name, and more.
Asheville, Clingman Cafe has been renamed Ultra Coffee, and much more.
Also, Ingles was swindled, and much more.
Let's just call this the pumpkin spice edition.
Updates on a deadly shooting in Asheville, the end of a bill to install district elections for Asheville City Council and much, much more.
Also, Ingles is moving ahead with replacing its Smoky Park Highway store, and more.
Also, the Avett Brothers will be shooting a new music video in Asheville, and more.
Lots of action on the grocery store beat, as usual.
Sandhill Road is one of the hottest development corridors west of Asheville.
Also, there's a new Asheville "find parking" app, and local comic shops expect a busy Wednesday for the release of a new Batman comic.
Two grocery stores are up for replacement and others may be relocating.
The new Ingles is under construction on Sand Hill Road in Candler.
Granny, an Ingles employee since 1966, touched many with her kindness and sense of humor.
Robert Ingle opened his first grocery store in Asheville in 1963. Today, the Black Mountain-based company operates about 200 stores in six Southeastern states.
The Tourists return to McCormick Field on Monday for an eight-game homestand.
Also, celebrate the Chinese New Year at Ben's Tune-Up and check out Angel Olsen's Tiny Desk concert.
Ingles has expanded its rewards card to include increased discounts on gasoline as competition heats up on the local grocery scene.
The winner bought the ticket at Ingles on Leicester Highway. So who's the lucky winner?