Asheville is home to a variety of music festivals. These music festivals cater to a variety of types of music and bring diverse groups of people together. Regardless of your taste in music, Asheville has a festival for you!
The Lake Eden Art Festival, also known as LEAF, will take place on May 7-10, 2015 in Black Mountain. This year marks the 20th year for the organization. The theme of the festival is Global Gratitude. The organization's mission is to build community, connect cultures, and enrich lives through the arts.
Some of the artists set to perform include Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Ganga Girl, Xavier Rudd & The United Nations, and Sierra Hull. The full schedule of artists and how to purchase tickets can be found on their website: http://www.theleaf.org/the-festival/
The Asheville Electro-Music Festival brings together electronic and experimental musicians from around the world to join local artists during the two-day festival. This festival will take place May 15-16, 2015, at the Masonic Temple in Asheville, NC. Tickets are on sale at their website: http://emavl.com
The last month of summer has one of Asheville's most historic music festivals. The Mountain Dance and Folk Festival originated in 1928. Since then, fiddlers, dancers, banjo players, and even child violinists have come together to enjoy the first weekend in August. It is set to take place from August 6-8, 2015, for the 88th year at Diana Wortham Theatre at Pack Place. http://www.folkheritage.org/75thannua.htm
Come out this summer to Asheville to enjoy these amazing festivals!
Mountain Dance and Folk Festival http://www.folkheritage.org/75thannua.htm