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EDITOR'S NOTE: Many events have been canceled or postponed as a result of the COVID-19 emergency. It is best to call ahead — or check with organizer's website — to verify the status of any local event.

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Saturday, Aug. 1

FREE OUTDOOR YOGA CLASSES, 9 a.m., The Park at Flat Rock, 55 Highland Golf Drive, Flat Rock. Yoga classes will be hosted by Hendersonville’s Yoga & Massage. The classes also are offered at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays. Admission is free.

OPEN STREETS WEEKEND EVENT, 9 a.m.- 10 p.m., Main Street, downtown Hemdersonville. The city will hold its fourth — and final —  summer Open Streets Weekend series from July 31-Aug. 2. After a trial Open Streets Weekend in May, City Council recently voted to continue the event through the summer in an effort to help downtown restaurants and retailers that sustained major financial losses during the required lockdown for the coronavirus pandemic. Under the plan, Main Street is closed to vehicular traffic, while side streets remain open, as restaurants and retailers are allowed to expand their operations outside into the street, allowing more space with social distancing. Admission is free.

LIVE OUTDOOR CONCERT, 6:30 p.m., on the lawn, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. The live outdoor concert series will offer “The Music of Linda Ronstadt,” a tribute featuring singers Paula Hanke and Peggy Ratusz. Reservations for the seated show, which are highly recommended, may be made by calling 575-2737.

CONCERTS ON THE CREEK, 7-9 p.m., Bridge Park Pavilion, Sylva. The 2020 Concerts on the Creek series will feature Terri Lynn Queen, Tim Queen & Scott Baker playing what are billed as “classic hits.” Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

 MUSIC AT THE TRACKS SERIES, 7-10 p.m, outside the Landrum Depot, 211 N. Trade Ave., Landrum, S.C. The Music at the Tracks Summer Music Series will feature the Carolina Divide, a bluegrass band. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free. 

SUMMER BEACH MUSIC CONCERT, 7:30 p.m, outside, Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Rd., Franklin. The Athens, Ga.-based Grains of Sand Band will perform in a summer beach music concert. Regarding the show, the SMCPA stated, “Get ready for a musical journey from doo wop to Motown, from beach music to Memphis soul. The Grains of Sand Band are a diversified seven-piece show band that plays favorite songs from the ‘60s-‘70s, with just a splash of the ‘50s. The lineup includes a group of stellar musicians from the Northeast Georgia area. Over the years the band’s members have performed on stage with the likes of Marvin Gaye, The Platters, Jerry Butler, The Marvelettes, Jackie Wilson, Patti Labelle, Charlie Daniels and Wet Willie, to name a few. So grab your favorite shades and dance shoes and get ready for a whole lot of ‘happy.’” Due to the pandemic, concert-goers are urged to check first before attending, as events sometimes are postponed or canceled. For tickets, visit GreatMountainMusic.com, or call the box office toll-free at (866) 273-4615.



Sunday, Aug. 2

LIVE OUTDOOR CONCERT, 6:30 p.m., on the lawn, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. The live outdoor concert series will offer the band 40-Pound Sledge, which is billed as “classic soul, with a hard-hitting backbeat and power to spare.” The band of four musicians specializes in Motown and Staxx Records songs, as well as some classic rock. Reservations for the seated show, which are highly recommended, may be made by calling 575-2737.




Wednesday, Aug. 5

LUNCH/AUTHOR’S TALK, 11 a.m., Lake Lure Inn, 2771 Memorial Highway, Lake Lure. Lunch will be followed by a talk with author Susan Zurenda, author of “Bells for Eli.” Attendees must sign-up and prepay $25 in person, or mail a $25 check to Mountains Branch Library, 150 Bills Creek Road, Lake Lure, N.C. 28746, or call 287-6392.



Thursday, Aug. 6

FREE OUTDOOR YOGA CLASSES, 5:30 p.m., The Park at Flat Rock, 55 Highland Golf Drive, Flat Rock. Yoga classes will be hosted by Hendersonville’s Yoga & Massage. The classes also are offered at 9 a.m. Saturdays. Admission is free.




Friday, Aug. 7

LIVE OUTDOOR CONCERT, 6:30 p.m., on the lawn, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. The live outdoor concert series will feature musicians Chuck Brodsky with Chris Rosser. Reservations for the seated show, which are highly recommended, may be made by calling 575-2737.

CONCERTS ON THE CREEK, 7-9 p.m., Bridge Park Pavilion, Sylva. The 2020 Concerts on the Creek series will feature the Dashboard Blue band playing “classic hits.” Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

SOUNDS OF SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, 7-9:30 p.m., amphitheater, Commerce Park, 110 Depot St., Fountain Inn, S.C. The series will feature the Greenville-based Vinyl Junkies band. On its website, the band states, “We are an eight-piece ‘cover’ band with a fabulous three-piece brass section, full five vocal harmonies and keyboard, bass, rhythm and lead guitar... Our play list (available upon request) spans the ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and your favorite requests.” Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from food trucks and vendors. Admission is free.




Saturday, Aug. 8

LIVE OUTDOOR CONCERT, 6:30 p.m., on the lawn, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. The live outdoor concert series will feature Asheville-based Hannah Kaminer and her band for “an evening of wistful, Americana-style songwriting, including a set of all-new original music.” Reservations for the seated show, which are highly recommended, may be made by calling 575-2737.

CONCERTS ON THE CREEK, 7-9 p.m., Bridge Park Pavilion, Sylva. The 2020 Concerts on the Creek series will feature Eleanor Underhill & Friends performing what is billed as “Americana” music. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.




Sunday, Aug. 9

LIVE OUTDOOR CONCERT, 6:30 p.m., on the lawn, Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. The live outdoor concert series will showcase the Hot Club of Asheville for “an evening of gypsy jazz.” Specifically, the show will feature “the music of Django Reinhardt, along with a focus on more modern compositions in the gypsy jazz genre.” Reservations for the seated show, which are highly recommended, may be made by calling 575-2737.




Friday, Aug. 14

CONCERTS ON THE CREEK, 7-9 p.m., Bridge Park Pavilion, Sylva. The 2020 Concerts on the Creek series will feature Jonah Riddle & Carolina Express, performing bluegrass and gospel music. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

SOUNDS OF SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, 7-9:30 p.m., amphitheater, Commerce Park, 110 Depot St., Fountain Inn, S.C. The Sounds of Summer live music series will feature the Clemson, S.C.-based rock band Cravin Melon. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from food trucks and vendors. Admission is free.




Saturday, Aug. 15

CONCERTS ON THE CREEK, 7-9 p.m., Bridge Park Pavilion, Sylva. The 2020 Concerts on the Creek series will feature the Rewind House Band, 



Sunday, Aug. 16

MUSIC BY THE LAKE SERIES, 5-7 p.m., next to the lake, Blue Ridge Community College, 180 W. Campus Dr., Flat Rock. The annual Music by the Lake series will feature Pretty Little Goats, performing grassroots old-time music. In case of inclement weather, the performance will be moved indoors to the Technology Education Development Center. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.



Friday, Aug. 21

CONCERTS ON THE CREEK, 7-9 p.m., Bridge Park Pavilion, Sylva. The 2020 Concerts on the Creek series will feature the Get Right Band, playing funk and rock music. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

SOUNDS OF SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, 7-9:30 p.m., amphitheater, Commerce Park, 110 Depot St., Fountain Inn, S.C. The Sounds of Summer live music series will feature Greenville, S.C.-based singer-songwriter Nathan Angelo, who is billed as a “soul (music) troubador.” Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from food trucks and vendors. Admission is free.



Saturday, Aug. 22

CONCERTS ON THE CREEK, 7-9 p.m., Bridge Park Pavilion, Sylva. The 2020 Concerts on the Creek series will feature Shane Meade & The Sound, playing soul and rock music. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.




Friday, Aug. 28

CONCERTS ON THE CREEK, 7-9 p.m., Bridge Park Pavilion, Sylva. The 2020 Concerts on the Creek series will feature the Arnold Hill Band, playing rock and Americana music. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

SOUNDS OF SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, 7-9:30 p.m., amphitheater, Commerce Park, 110 Depot St., Fountain Inn, S.C. The Sounds of Summer live music series will feature the Easley, S.C.-based band the Flashbacks, playing rock ‘n’ roll, beach and soul music. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from food trucks and vendors. Admission is free.




Saturday, Aug. 29

CONCERTS ON THE CREEK, 7-9 p.m., Bridge Park Pavilion, Sylva. The 2020 Concerts on the Creek series will feature the Keil Nathan Smith Band, playing classic rock and country music. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.




Sunday, Aug. 30

MUSIC BY THE LAKE SERIES, 5-7 p.m., next to lake, Blue Ridge Community College, 180 W. Campus Dr., Flat Rock. The annual Music by the Lake series will feature Nick Chandler and Delivered, playing traditional bluegrass music. In case of inclement weather, the performance will be moved indoors to the Technology Education Development Center. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.




Friday, Sept. 4

CONCERTS ON THE CREEK, 7-9 p.m., Bridge Park Pavilion, Sylva. The 2020 Concerts on the Creek series will feature the Daddy Rabbit band, playing blues and rock music. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

SOUNDS OF SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, 7-9:30 p.m., amphitheater, Commerce Park, 110 Depot St., Fountain Inn, S.C. The Sounds of Summer live music series will feature the Greenville, S.C.-based Love & Rescue Band, billed as “a contemporary country quartet.” Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from food trucks and vendors. Admission is free.




Saturday, Sept. 5

CONCERTS ON THE CREEK, 7-9 p.m., Bridge Park Pavilion, Sylva. The 2020 Concerts on the Creek series will feature the band SKA City, playing ska music. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

MUSIC AT THE TRACKS SERIES, 7-10 p.m, outside the Landrum Depot, 211 N. Trade Ave., Landrum, S.C. The Music at the Tracks Summer Music Series will feature the Southern Born Band, which reportedly plays “everything ... starting with old country, (to) Southern rock to today’s country.” Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free. 




Friday, Sept. 11

SOUNDS OF SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, 6-10 p.m., amphitheater, Commerce Park, 110 Depot St., Fountain Inn, S.C. The Sounds of Summer live music series will feature the Concealed Damage Band. The band bills itself as playing “the best of classic rock... Performing the top hits of classic rock artists like Foreigner, The Rolling Stones, Styx, Led Zeppelin, Tom Petty and more!” The event also is being billed as Bike Night and Wings Night. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from food trucks and vendors. Admission is free.

 

 

 

Saturday, Sept. 12

MUSIC AT THE TRACKS SERIES, 7-10 p.m, outside the Landrum Depot, 211 N. Trade Ave., Landrum, S.C. The Music at the Tracks Summer Music Series will feature the band Special Edition, playing classic rock during this event, which is part of Hog Back Mountain Day. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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