Happy weekend, everyone! We are in the thick of summer, and there is so much happening out there to check out. Our featured event is a presentation and performance from Make Noise, Asheville’s modular synth company, happening Friday at the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center.
Conscious hip-hop artist SIYAH performs in this free series, which showcases local musicians in the park. Check out our podcast with SIYAH on Asheville Grit here.
9 pm – 11 pm
SPOILER ALERT! brings together local comedians with really bad B-movies. The first installment features host Moira Goree, Hillary Begley, and Miguel Angel Osornio, and the film is the gloriously bad Manos: The Hands of Fate. $5 includes popcorn.
5 – 9:30 pm
One of Downtown After 5’s favorite acts, the AVL All-Stars, returns to the stage for this Friday’s event. The Future AVL All-Stars from the Rock Academy open.
Happy hour is at the nature center this Friday, when you can enjoy a glimpse of the Nature Center and its wonderful residents after-hours. $10 for non-members, $5 for members.
Tickets are still available for what’s sure to be an amazing night of music in the great outdoors at Highland Brewing’s meadow. Rain or shine.
This free event brings the local folks of Make Noise, the modular synth company, to the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, where they’ll be discussing their newest synth, the Morphagene, and performing.
8:30 pm – midnight
Local producer Tin Foil Hat headlines in this all-star lineup featuring electronic music, hip hop, and instrumentation.
9 pm – midnight
See your favorite 80s star perform in his new role as a blossoming pop icon with a troupe of ladies dressed in angel costumes. Oh yeah.
7 pm – 11 pm
The Lost Chord formed in 2016 with the intention of reproducing the classic, cosmic sound of music legends the Moody Blues. $10/$12/$15 VIP seating.
9:30 pm – 2 am
BEAT LIFE is back with headliners Ill Doots, the Philadelphia-bred high-energy hip-hop artists. The night, as always, will feature the best sound in town. Free show (donations welcomed).
9:30 pm – midnight
A horror movie straight from Knoxville to Asheville at the Grail. An homage to 80s slasher classics with some unique twists. $5. Check out the film’s Facebook page here.
8 am – 5 pm
Come out to the 4th annual Grand Fondo Asheville, a bike ride that will take you through Asheville and give you a glimpse of the city from behind your handlebars.
10 am – 5 pm
This famous craft fair happens all weekend, with regional artisans sharing their works and their process.