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Wednesday, Jan. 19

JASON DECRISTOFARO’S JAZZ NIGHT, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Southern Appalachian Brewery, 822 Locust St., Hendersonville. Jason DeCristofaro’s Jazz Night show is held every Wednesday night.

LITTLE POSEY TRIO CONCERT, 6-9 p.m., District 42 @ Kimpton Hotel Arras, downtown Asheville. The Little Posey Trio will perform.

SHAG DANCE, 7-10 p.m., The Brass Monkey, 723 Congaree Road, Greenville, S.C. The Carolina Shag Club will hold its weekly shag dance featuring Carolina beach music.

 


Thursday, Jan. 20

LATIN DANCE NIGHT, 6 p.m.-midnight, The Davenport, 230 Trade St., Greer, S.C. A Latin dance night will being wih lessons, incuding shag at 6 p.m., bachata at 6:45 p.m., beginner salsa at 7:30 p.m., and intermediate salsa at 8:15 p.m. The dance, featuring music by DJ Rumbero 75 “playing your favorite salsa, bachata and merengue tunes,” will follow from 9 p.m. to midnight. Each lesson is $10, or three for $25 or four for $30. Admission to the dance is $5, or free for those taking any lesson.

THE JOHN HENRYS CONCERT/DANCE, 7-9 p.m., The 2nd Act, 101 E. Allen St., downtown Hendersonville. The John Henrys will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

FINE LINE CONCERT/DANCE, 8 p.m.-midnight, The Dugout, 430 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The band Fine Line will play classic rock music for listening and/or dancing.

 



Friday, Jan. 21

GERIATRIC JUKEBOXCONCERT. 5-7 p.m., 305 Lounge & Eatery, 305 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The acoustic duo Geriatric Jukebox will perform soft rock and folk music from the 1960s and ‘70s — and invites attendees to “come sing along.”

CRAIG ST. JOHN CONCERT/DANCE, 6-9 p.m., The Loft, 111 Joel Wright Drive., Hendersonville. Craig St. John, lead singer of the Super ‘60s band, will perform solo as a singer-guitarist in a show that provides music to which one can dance — from the hits of the ‘60s, such as the American Breed’s “Bend Me, Shape Me,” to line dance songs, such as the “Electric Slide.” Admission is free.

BALSAM RANGE CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. The bluegrass and acoustic group Balsam Range will perform. The group is from Haywood County, N.C. Balsam Range won the 2014 and 2018 IBMA Entertainer of the Year awards. The group’s other accolades include IBMA Vocal Group of the Year, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year.

MR. JIMMY’S FRIDAY NIGHT BLUES, 7:30 p.m., Asheville Guitar Bar, 122 Riverside Drive, Suite 3, (River Arts District) Asheville. Mr. Jimmy’s Friday Night Blues show will be performed.

ROBERT EARL KEEN CONCERT, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. Newberry, S.C. Singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen will perform in concert. Keen is billed as “one of the most respected figures in the country music landscape. His work in the ‘80s and ‘90s and his unique sound that mixes country with bluegrass, blues  and folk laid the groundwork for the Americana genre. Keen found his niche in Austin, Texas, in the early ‘80s. Now, decades and albums later, Keen is a must-see performer for fans of country, bluegrass and Americana music.” For tickets, visit newberryoperahouse.secure.force.com/ticket.

RICKY GUNTER CONCERT/DANCE, 8-11 p.m., The Dugout, 430 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. RIcky Gunter will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

 



Saturday, Jan. 22

ROUNDTABLE SESSION FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS, 10 a.m.-noon, Focal Point, 125 S. Lexington Avenue, downtown Asheville. A roundtable session for women entrepreneurs will be held at which each attendee will have a chance in the “hot-seat,” where all of the brain power at the table will be focused on solving their problem, issue or question. For tickets, which are $26, visit www.plrconnectevents.com. 

SHAG CLUB “RE-UP” PARTY, 2-5 p.m., Asheville Firefighters Campground building, 227 Clayton Road, South Asheville. The Mountain Shag Club members will dance to recorded beach music played by DJ Bobby Vaughn at its annual “re-up” party. Admission is free for those who already are 2022 members or renewing their memberships at the party.

GOSPEL MUSIC NIGHT, 6 p.m., Springfield Baptist Church, 600 E. McBee Ave., Greenville, S.C. The concert in the Gospel Music Nights series will feature The Hoppers and Booth Brothers’ music, along with comedian Mickey Bell and Kim Hopper showcasing her new project — “Softly and Tenderly.” Doors open at 5 p.m. For tickets, visit tickets.com, or call (800) 965-9325.

FINE LINE (ACOUSTIC SHOW), 6-9 p.m., 111 Joel Wright Drive, Hendersonville. The band Fine Line will perform an acoustic show for listening and/or dancing.

FOREVERLAND’S COUNTRY DANCE, 6:30-11 p.m., Landmark Hall, 156 Landmark Drive, Taylors, S.C. A dance lesson will be offered from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., followed by — from 7:30 to 11 p.m. — dancing to country music favorites (new and old) by DJ Natalie Foreverland. “Although this is a country dance, we will be playing some shag songs and signature classics that are always requested — such as (the song) “Tennessee Whiskey” (a 1981 hit that has become a classic and originally recorded by David Allan Coe), hits by the late soul singer Marvin Gaye and Ed Sheeren’s 2017 much-loved, waltz-time love song “Perfect.” Cost is $5 for students, $10 online and $15 at the door. For online tickets, visit https://foreverlanddance.ticketleap.com/foreverlands-gingham-swing-em-country-dance/

R&B SHAG CLUB’S MONTHLY DANCE, 6:30-11 p.m., Shrine Club, 1450 Fernwood Glendale Road, Spartanburg, S.C. A shag lesson will be offered from 6:30 to 7 p.m., followed by shag dancing from 7 to 11 p.m.

MOJOMATIC CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 p.m., Dry Falls Brewery, 425 Kanuga Road, Hendersonville. The band Mojomatic will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

HAWLEY’S MAGIC SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. Hawley’a Magic, featuring husband and wife duo Jonathan and Trisha Hawley, will perform their illusionist show. “Together they have traveled the world with a fresh, slick new approach to magic ....” an event promotion noted.

LITTLE RIVER BAND CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 212 Tusculum Blvd., Greeneville, Tenn. The Little River Band will perform its hits from the 1970s and ‘80s. For tickets, visit npacgreeneville.com.

“A MISUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM” CONCERT, 8 p.m., Peace Concert Hall, The Peace Center, 100 W. Broad St., Greenville, S.C. The score of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be performed by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. Jan. 22 and at 3 p.m. Jan. 23. Regarding the music, website laphil.com noted, “Felix Mendelssohn’s score for William Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is probably the most famous incidental music ever written (with Beethoven’s music for Goethe’s ‘Egmont’ a close second). Mendelssohn composed the miraculous overture as a 17-year-old, and the incidental music dates from 1843, near the end of his life, which was cut short by a pair of strokes four years later.” For tickets, which range from $19 to $78, call (864) 467-3000, or visit greenvillesymphony.org.

TWISTED TRAIL CONCERT/DANCE, 8 p.m.-midnight, South Rock Sport Grill, 830 Greenville Highway, Hendersonville. The band Twisted Trail will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

SALSA SATURDAY WITH DJ ARMANDO, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., Dance Club Tonight 61-1/2 Main St., downtown Canton. A salsa dance class will be offered from 8 to 9 p.m., followed by a salsa dance from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Music will be provided by DJ Armando. Admission is $10 at the door (cash only), or online at https://dancetonightclub.com/club-house

 

 


Sunday, Jan. 23

RECITAL, 3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Palce, North Asheville. The Verona String Quartet will perform in a recital. For tickets, which are $40, visit www.ashevillechambermusic.org.

CONCERT, 3-8 p.m., Asheville Guitar Bar, 122 Riverside Dr., Suite D, (River Arts Disrict) Asheville. Mark’s House Jam and Beggars Banquet will be featured.

CONCERT, 4-7 p.m., Rye Knot Kitchen Brewery Distillery, 868 Merrimon Ave., Asheville. Sunday Funday will feature a performance by Commodore Fox, billed as “your favorite party band cranking out rock and dance hits” from the 1970s, ‘80s up through today.

JAZZ CONCERT, 7-10 p.m., Crow & Quill, 106 N. Lexington Ave., downtown Asheville The Roaring Lions Jazz Parlor will be held.

 




Monday, Jan. 24

SHAG DANCE, 7 p.m., VFW Post 2108, 2518 Funkhouser Road, Johnson City, Tenn. The Mountain Empire Shag Society will hold its weekly dance.

BLUE MONDAY WITH MR. JIMMY, 7-9 p.m., The Joint Next Door, 1185 Charlotte Hwy., Fairview. Blue Monday with Mr. Jimmy will be held.

JLLOYD DJ MASHUP MONDAYS, 7-10 p.m., One World Brewing West, 520 Haywood Road, West Asheville. JLloyd DJ Mashup Mondays will be held.

 



Tuesday, Jan. 25

LITTLE POSEY TRIO CONCERT, 7-9 p.m., The Antidote, 151 Coxe Ave., downtown Asheville. The Little Posey Trio, billed as “a piano-driven homage to swing-era music and dance culture,” will perform.

SHAG DANCE, 6:30-9 p.m., Daddy Mac’s (former Wild Wings venue), 161 Biltmore Avenue, downtown Asheville. The Mountain Shag Club will hold its weekly dance to music by DJ Dave Hadden. Cost is $7 per person.

JOHN HENRYS CONCERT, 7-9 p.m., The 2nd Act, 101 E. Allen St., downtown Hendersonville. The John Henrys band will perform gypsy jazz music.

VIRGINIA & THE SLIMS CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 p.m., The Joint Next Door, 1185 Charlotte Highway, Fairview. Virginia & the Slims, a jump blues and swing band from Asheville, will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

AMERICAN SPIRITUAL ENSEMBLE SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Wortham Center for the Preforming Arts, 18 Biltmore Avenue, downtown Asheville. American Spiritual Ensemble, billed as “a critically acclaimed group made up of more than a dozen of the finest singers in the classical worlds” will perform what is touted a a “soul-stirring repertoire that highlights the black experience.” Tickets are $42.

 




Wednesday, Jan. 26

JASON DECRISTOFARO’S JAZZ NIGHT, 5:30-7 p.m., Southern Appalachian Brewery, 822 Locust St., Hendersonville. Jason DeCristofaro’s Jazz Night show is held every Wednesday night.

LITTLE POSEY TRIO CONCERT, 6-9 p.m., District 42 @ Kimpton Hotel Arras, downtown Asheville. The Little Posey Trio, billed as “a piano-driven homage to swing-era music and dance culture,” will perform.

3 COOL CATS’ CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 p.m., The Dugout, 430 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The band 3 Cool Cats will play the hits from the 1950s and ‘60s for listening and/or dancing. 

SHAG DANCE, 7-10 p.m., The Brass Monkey, 723 Congaree Road, Greenville, S.C. The Carolina Shag Club will hold its weekly shag dance featuring Carolina beach music.

 



Thursday, Jan. 27

CRAIG ST. JOHN CONCERT/DANCE, 6-8 p.m., Valley Tavern, 2550 Soco Road, Maggie Valley. Craig St. John, lead singer of the Super ‘60s band, will perform solo as a singer-guitarist in a performance that provides music to which one can dance — from the hits of the ‘60s, such as the American Breed’s “Bend Me, Shape Me,” to line dance songs, such as the “Electric Slide.” Admission is free. 

LATIN DANCE NIGHT, 6 p.m.-midnight, The Davenport, 230 Trade St., Greer, S.C.  A Latin dance night will being wih lessons, incuding shag at 6 p.m., bachata at 6:45 p.m., beginner salsa at 7:30 p.m., and intermediate salsa at 8:15 p.m. The dance, featuring music by DJ Rumbero 75 “playing your favorite salsa, bachata and merengue tunes,” will follow from 9 p.m. to midnight. Each lesson is $10, or three for $25 or four for $30. Admission to the dance is $5, or free for those taking any lesson.

RUSS WILSON & HIS 2ND ACT ORCHESTRA, 7-9 p.m., The 2nd Act, 101 E. Allen St., downtown Hendersonville. Russ Wilson and His 2nd Act Orchestra will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

FINE LINE ACOUSTIC SHOW, 7-10 p.m., The Dugout, 430 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The band Fine Line will perform an acoustic show for listening and/or dancing.

“GREAT GATSBY” STAGE SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The award-winning Aquila Theatre will present F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby.” The show — based on the iconic American novel about millionaire Jay Gatsby and his obsession with his former lover Daisy Buchanan — is retold on stage. An event promotion added, “This performance is a new stage adaption from a BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color) perspective and has the perfect mix of love, tragedy, and passion.”

 



Friday, Jan. 28

PEGGY RATUSZ CONCERT, 6:30 p.m., The 2nd Act, 101 E. Allen St., downtown Hendersonville. Vocalist Peggy Ratusz will perform.

FOREVERLAND’S COUNTRY DANCE, 6:30-11 p.m., Landmark Hall, 156 Landmark Drive, Taylors, S.C. Foreverland’s Country Dance will be held, with a barn dance lesson from 6:30 to 7 p.m., a step dance lesson from 7 to 7:30 p.m. and the country dance from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Featured will be “your country msuic (new and old)” by DJ. Natalie Foreverland. A meal of chicken soup and bread will be provided. Attendees are urged (but not required) “to sport your gingham, plaid, jean and bling-bling country garb and let’s dance some country!” an event promotion stated. Partners are not required, as Foreverland noted that “lots of singles” will be available to meet and dance and “you can always dance with all the line dancers led by Doris Wilke.” Also, she stated, “Although this is a country dance, we will be playing some shag songs and signature classic that are always requested. Tickets at the door are $5 for students and $15 for all others. To buy tickets online, which are $10 each, visit https://foreverlanddance.ticketleap.com/foreverlands-gingham-swing-em-country-dance/

MR. JIMMY’S FRIDAY NIGHT BLUES, 7:30 p.m., Asheville Guitar Bar, 122 Riverside Drive, Suite 3, (River Arts District) Asheville. Mr. Jimmy’s Friday Night Blues show will be performed.

THE REEP & RENO COMEDY SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. The Reep & Reno Comedy Show will be performed. “Jon Reep is an American stand-up comedian and actor, known as the ‘That thing got a Hemi?’ guy in Dodge commercials starting in 2004,” an event promotion noted. “From 2004 to 2006, he played the recurring character Police Officer Gerald Bob in the ABC sitcom Rodney. In 2007, Reep won the fifth season of Last Comic Standing on NBC... Reno Collier is a stand up comedian who gained celebrity as the opening act for ‘Larry the Cable Guy’ and with his own ‘Comedy Central Presents’ special. He was also featured as a roaster for the “Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy.” Collier was featured on the “Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Next Generation.”

THE EAGLES TRIBUTE SHOW, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House Performing Arts Center, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The show “Hotel California: The Original Eagles Tribute” will be performed. Regarding the show, a promotion stated, “For over three decades now, Hotel California has been recreating the legendary sound of The Eagles and thrilling audiences all over the world. You will know all the hits from ‘Lyin’ Eyes’ to ‘Tequila Sunrise’ from ‘Take It Easy’ to ‘Hotel California.’ Legions of Eagles fans come back to see Hotel California time after time.” For tickets, which start at $225, visit newberryoperahouse.com, or call (803) 276-6264.

TWISTED TRAIL CONCERT/DANCE, 8 p.m.-midnight, The Dugout, 430 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The band Twisted Trail will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

TAB BENOIT CONCERT, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. Tab Benoit will perform in concert. “One of the most impressive guitarists to emerge from the rich bayous of Southern Louisiana in recent years, Tab Benoit’s guitar tone can be recognized before his Otis-Redding-ish voice resonates from the speakers,” an event promotion stated. “He doesn’t rely on any effects and his setup is simple. It consists of a guitar, cord, and Category 5 Amplifier. The effects that you hear come from his fingers.” For tickets, visit newberryoperahouse.secure.force.com/ticket.




Saturday, Jan. 29

WNC DANCE ACADEMY FUNDRAISER SHOW, 5 p.m., Wortham Center for the Preforming Arts, 18 Biltmore Avenue, downtown Asheville. Academy students will share their talents to benefit MANNA Foodbank in an annual fundraiser showcasing the academy’s performing company, along with several talented local professional artists. Tickets are $17.

ALLMAN BROTHERS TRIBUTE SHOW, 7 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. The show “End of the Line — A Tribute to the Allman Brothers Band” will be performed. The show bills itself as “a tribute to the music and improvisatory spirit of the Allman Brothers Band. This comprehensive, studied, Allman Brothers Band experience is guaranteed to be unlike anything you’ve ever heard or seen before. Comprised of six members of national touring veterans from varying musical backgrounds, they provide a comprehensive and musical experience, faithful to the original spirit of the Allman Brothers Band.” For tickets, call (864) 638-5277.

VIRGINIA & THE SLIM CONCERT/DANCE, 7-9 p.m., DFR Room, 36 E. Main St., Brevard. Virginia & the Slims, a jump blues and swing band from Asheville, will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

“VALENTINES IN VENICE” GRAND BALL, 7-10 p.m., Landmark Hall, 156 Landmark Dr., Taylors, S.C. A “Valentines in Venice” Grand Ball will include music provided by DJ Natalie Foreverland. A tango lesson — taught by Foreverland — will be held from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by the dance from 8 to 10 p.m. “Venetian masks (are) envcouraged but optional. Hor d’oeuvres wll included in the general admission price, while bringing side dishes is listed as “optional.” With a VIP ticket, one will be allowed unlimited wine and desserts, strawberries and chocolates. General admission tickes are $25 at the door, while VIP tickets are $45 at the door. Also admission will be free for anyone who would like to stay for “To Venice My Love Bachata Dance in Taylors from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. ISee separate listing, which appears on this same date in the Calendar of Events in chronological order.) 

PRINCE TRIBUTE CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Niswonger Performing Arts Center, Greeneville, Tenn. Marshall Charloff & Purple Xperience will perform what is billed as “the most authentic and awe-inspiring celebration of Prince in the world.”

SALSA SATURDAY WITH DJ ARMANDO, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., Dance Club Tonight 61-1/2 Main St., downtown Canton. A salsa dance class will be offered from 8 to 9 p.m., followed by a salsa dance from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Music will be provided by DJ Armando. Admission is $10 at the door (cash only), or online at https://dancetonightclub.com/club-house

NOCHE DE GOZADERA SALSA DANCE FEATURING OSCAR JIMINEZ WITH NOBERTO PIZARRO, 9 p.m.-until, Alley Cat Social Club, 797 Haywood Road, West Asheville. A salsa dance lesson will be offered from 9 to 10 p.m., followed by a salsa dance. Cost is $5 per person — cash only. All attendees must be ages 21 or older.

ORCHESTRA CONCERT, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra will perform in concert. For tickets, visit newberryoperahouse.com, or call (803) 276-6264.

“TO VENICE MY LOVE” BACHATA DANCE IN TAYLORS, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Landmark Hall, 156 Landmark Dr., Taylors, S.C. A “To Venice My Love” Bachata Dance in Taylors will be held. “No lesson, just dance!” the event’s DJ, Natalie Foreverland, noted. Dance styles will include salsa, bachata, cha cha, merengue and cumbia. Tickets are $10 at the door and free for anyone who attended the “Valentines in Venice Grand Ball” earlier in the evening. (See separate listing on this date, listed in chronilocal order, from 7 to 10 p.m.)




Sunday, Jan. 30

VIRGINIA & THE SLIM CONCERT/DANCE, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., DFR Room, 36 E. Main St., Brevard. Virginia & the Slims, a jump blues and swing band from Asheville, will perform music for listening and/or dancing. 

AMERICAN SPIRITUAL ENSEMBLE SHOW, 3 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C.  American Spiritual Ensemble, billed as “a critically acclaimed group made up of more than a dozen of the finest singers in the classical worlds” will perform what is touted a a “soul-stirring repertoire that highlights the black experience.” For tickets, visit newberryoperahouse.com, or call (803) 276-6264.

CROONER PAUL SCHIRO PERFORMANCE, 3-5 p.m., Southern Appalachian Brewery, 1822 Locust St., Hendersonville. Paui Schiro, who sings in a “crooner” style, will perform music for listening and/or dancing. (“A crooner is a singer, especially a man who sings jazz standards. Frank Sinatra was a well-known crooner,” according to vocabulary.com. “The noun ‘crooner’ describes a silky-voiced singer of sentimental jazz favorites, particularly a male singer. ... Crooner comes from the verb croon, ‘to sing softly and sadly.’”) Admission is free.

JAZZ FIDDLER CONCERT, 4 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 766 N. Main St., Hendersonville. Fiddle-player and jazz musician Andrew Finn Magill will be the featured artist for the 2022 Candlemas Concert, which is a benefit to raise funds for three local organizations working to alleviate hunger in Henderson County. The three agencies are Henderson County Interfaith Assistance Ministry, Hendersonville Rescue Mission and The Storehouse. The event celebrates the ancient Christian holiday of “Candlemas,” commemorating Mary’s return to the temple at Jerusalem to present her son to God, a press release stated. “For the safety of all, masks will be require at the concert regardless of vaccination status.” Tickets, which are $25, may be purchased from the Hendersonville Visitors Center, Diamond Rush Jewelry in Laurel Park or the St. James reception desk. Also tickets may be bought online at stjamesepiscopal.com.

CONCERT, 4-7 p.m., Rye Knot Kitchen Brewery Distillery, 868 Merrimon Ave., Asheville. Sunday Funday will feature a performance by Commodore Fox, billed as “your favorite party band cranking out rock and dance hits” from the 1970s, ‘80s up through today.

 JAZZ CONCERT, 7-10 p.m., Crow & Quill, 106 N. Lexington Ave., downtown Asheville The Roaring Lions Jazz Parlor will be held.




Monday, Jan. 31

SHAG DANCE, 7 p.m., VFW Post 2108, 2518 Funkhouser Road, Johnson City, Tenn. The Mountain Empire Shag Society will hold its weekly dance.

BLUE MONDAY WITH MR. JIMMY, 7-9 p.m., The Joint Next Door, 1185 Charlotte Hwy., Fairview. Blue Monday with Mr. Jimmy will be held.

JLLOYD DJ MASHUP MONDAYS, 7-10 p.m., One World Brewing West, 520 Haywood Road, West Asheville. JLloyd DJ Mashup Mondays will be held.




Tuesday, Feb. 1

SHAG DANCE, 6:30-9 p.m., Daddy Mac’s (former Wild Wings venue), 161 Biltmore Avenue, downtown Asheville. The Mountain Shag Club will hold its weekly dance to music by DJ Dave Hadden. Cost is $7 per person. 

VERDI’S “RIGOLETTO” OPERA, 7 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C.  Verdi’s “Rigoletto” opera will be performed by Teatro Lirico D’Europa. “Better than a reality show or telenovela, Rigoletto spins the tale of a licentious aristocrat, a court jester, his naive daughter and a curse,” an event promotion stated. “There is love, violence and revenge. This opera features some of Verdi’s most memorable arias including ‘La Donna é Mobile.’” For tickets, visit newberryoperahouse.com, or call (803) 276-6264.

JOHN HENRYS CONCERT, 7-9 p.m., The 2nd Act, 101 E. Allen St., downtown Hendersonville. The John Henrys band will perform gypsy jazz music.

LITTLE POSEY TRIO CONCERT, 7-9 p.m., The Antidote, 151 Coxe Ave., downtown Asheville. The Little Posey Trio, billed as “a piano-driven homage to swing-era music and dance culture,” will perform.

THE LADS AVL CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 p.m., The Joint Next Door, 1185 Charlotte Highway, Fairview. The Lads AVL will perform music for listening and/or dancing.




Wednesday, Feb. 2

JASON DECRISTOFARO’S JAZZ NIGHT, 5:30-7 p.m., Southern Appalachian Brewery, 822 Locust St., Hendersonville. Jason DeCristofaro’s Jazz Night show is held every Wednesday night.

LITTLE POSEY TRIO CONCERT, 6-9 p.m., District 42 @ Kimpton Hotel Arras, downtown Asheville. The Little Posey Trio, billed as “a piano-driven homage to swing-era music and dance culture,” will perform.

3 COOL CATS’ CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 p.m., The Dugout, 430 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The band 3 Cool Cats will play the hits from the 1950s and ‘60s for listening and/or dancing. 

SHAG DANCE, 7-10 p.m., The Brass Monkey, 723 Congaree Road, Greenville, S.C. The Carolina Shag Club will hold its weekly shag dance featuring Carolina beach music.




Thursday, Feb. 3

THE LETTERMEN CONCERT, 3 and 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House Performing Arts Center, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Lettermen, an iconic vocal group formed in 1959, will perform in two concerts. 

LATIN DANCE NIGHT, 6 p.m.-midnight, The Davenport., 230 Trade St., Greer, S.C. A Latin dance night will being wih lessons, incuding shag at 6 p.m., bachata at 6:45 p.m., beginner salsa at 7:30 p.m., and intermediate salsa at 8:15 p.m. The dance, featuring music by DJ Rumbero 75 “playing your favorite salsa, bachata and merengue tunes,” will follow from 9 p.m. to midnight. Each lesson is $10, or three for $25 or four for $30. Admission to the dance is $5, or free for those taking any lesson.

RUSS WILSON & HIS 2ND ACT ORCHESTRA, 7-9 p.m., The 2nd Act, 101 E. Allen St., downtown Hendersonville. Russ Wilson and His 2nd Act Orchestra will perform music for listening and/or dancing.




Friday, Feb. 4

GERIATRIC JUKEBOX CONCERT. 5-7 p.m., 305 Lounge & Eatery, 305 N. Main Str., downtown Hendersonville. The acoustic duo Geriatric Jukebox will perform soft rock and folk music from the 1960s and ‘70s — and invites attendees to “come sing along.”

SISTER HAZEL SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. Sister Hazel, an alternative rock band from Gainesville, Fla., will perform its repertoire of songs that feature elements of jangle-pop, folk-rock, classic rock and Southern rock. Among Sister Hazel’s top hits are “All for You” (1997), “Champagne High,” (2000) “Change Your Mind” (2000) and “Happy” (1997).

ALICE COOPER CONCERT, 9 p.m., Event Center, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort, 777 Casino Drive, Cherokee. Iconic rocker Alice Cooper will perform in concert. Regarding the show, a Harrah’s press release stated, “Pioneering a certain type of music made to shock decades ago, the Alice Cooper Band ‘created a stage show that featured electric chairs, guillotines, fake blood and boa constrictors. “ However, Cooper’s latest album released in February, “Detriot Streets,” includes several classic covers of Detroit hits from the late ‘60s.” For tickets, visit Ticketmaster.com.




Saturday, Feb. 5

GLENN MILLER ORCHSTRA CONCERT, 3 p.m.,  Newberry Opera House Performing Arts Center, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform in concert. Miller’s 1941 classic, “In the Mood,” is touted in some circles as “the national anthem of swing music.”

GAELIC STORM CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. Gaelic Storm, a Celtic band founded in Santa Monica, Calif., in 1996, will perform pieces from traditional Irish music, Scottish music and other genres.




Thursday, Feb. 10

LATIN DANCE NIGHT, 6 p.m.-midnight, The Davenport., 230 Trade St., Greer, S.C. A Latin dance night will being wih lessons, incuding shag at 6 p.m., bachata at 6:45 p.m., beginner salsa at 7:30 p.m., and intermediate salsa at 8:15 p.m. The dance, featuring music by DJ Rumbero 75 “playing your favorite salsa, bachata and merengue tunes,” will follow from 9 p.m. to midnight. Each lesson is $10, or three for $25 or four for $30. Admission to the dance is $5, or free for those taking any lesson.




Friday, Feb. 11

BEE GEES TRIBUTE CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. The tribute show “Stayin’ Alive — One Night of the Bee Gees” will be performed. An event promotion stated, “Stayin’ Alive is the quintessential tribute band to the Bee Gees, offering the songs and sights of a full Bee Gees play list, singing blockbusters such as ‘Night Fever,’ ‘Jive Talkin’,’ ‘How Deep Is Your Love,’ ‘You Should Be Dancing,’ ‘Nights on Broadway’ and ‘Stayin’ Alive.’ In addition, the band performs softer poetic ballads, such as “Too Much Heaven,” ‘I Started a Joke,’ ‘Massachusetts,’ ‘Words’ and ‘To Love Somebody,’ among other great hits. Stayin’ Alive is the largest and most definitive production of its kind, offering big-screen video clips, photos and dazzling imagery.” For tickets, call (864) 638-5277.




Saturday, Feb. 12

AMERICAN CHRSTIAN FICTION WRITERS FORUM, 10 a.m., Cross Road Baptist Church, 705 Anderson Ridge Road, Greer, S.C. The local chapter of the American Christian Fiction Writers group meets every second Saturday at the church. 

 BEE GEES TRIBUTE CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 212 Tusculum Blvd., Greeneville, Tenn. The tribute show “Staying Alive — One Night of the Bee Gees” will be performed. For tickets, visit npacgreeneville.com.

MALPASS BROTHERS CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. The Malpass Brothers will perform in concert. “As sweet as sweet tea and as homey as a pan of cornbread, The Malpass Brothers bring a bygone era of classic country music,” an event promotion stated. “With a sound only found today on 45s, the Brother’s smooth sound and infectious energy will bring back memories of their influencers like Johnny Cash and Hank Williams Sr. Gifted musicians and songwriters, The Malpass Brothers will dish up a collection of classic hits and their new originals.”




Sunday, Feb. 13

CAROLE KING TRIBUTE CONCERT, 7 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. The show Tapestry — A Tribute to Carole King” will be performed. An event promotion stated that this show is ‘Some Kind of Wonderful!’ Tapestry: Tribute to Carole King faithfully recreates the glorious sound of a Carole King concert, which will leave you with memories of the great music she wrote and recorded, including ‘You’ve Got a Friend,’ ‘Natural Woman,’ ‘It’s Too Late,’ ‘So Far Away,’ ‘I Feel the Earth Move’ and ‘Beautiful’ — the title song of the mega-hit Broadway musical about the life and times of one of America’s most prolific, honored, and revered singer-songwriters.You won’t want to miss this beautiful re-creation of her timeless hits! Carole King is without question the most successful and revered female singer-songwriter in pop music history. More than 400 of her compositions have been recorded by over 1000 artists, resulting in 100 hit singles including: ‘Will You Love Me Tomorrow,’ ‘Take Good Care of My Baby,’ ‘Run To Him,’ ‘The Loco-Motion,’ ‘Up on the Roof,’ ‘One Fine Day,’ ‘I’m into Something Good,’ ‘Just Once In My Life’ and ‘Don’t Bring Me Down.’ It was her 1971 album ‘Tapestry’ that took King to the pinnacle, winning all three of the key Grammy Awards — record, song and album of the year as well as best female vocalist honors for King. With more than 25 million units sold, Tapestry remained the best-selling album by a female artist for a quarter century, and King went on to amass three other platinum and seven gold albums.”




Tuesday, Feb. 15

PAUL MCCARTNEY TRIBUTE CONCERT, 8 p.m.,  Newberry Opera House Performing Arts Center, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. A Paul McCartney tribute concert, “McCartney Years,” will be featured.




Friday, Feb. 18

GERIATRIC JUKEBOX CONCERT. 5-7 p.m., 305 Lounge & Eatery, 305 N. Main Str., downtown Hendersonville. The acoustic duo Geriatric Jukebox will perform soft rock and folk music from the 1960s and ‘70s — and invites attendees to “come sing along.”

THEATRE SEASON REVEAL SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Mauldin Cultural Center, 101 E. Butler Rd., Mauldin, S.C. The 2022-2023 Season Reveal Show will feature live performances from each of the upcoming productions for Mauldin Youth Theeatre and Mauldin Theatre Company.




Thursday, Feb. 24

THE GOLDEN GALA 2022, 6 p.m., Mauldin Cultural Center, 101 E. Butler Rd., Mauldin, S.C. The Golden Gala 2022 will feature what is billed as “an elegant evening of cocktails, a gourmet culinary experience, theatrical productions and a silent auction — all in the name of art.”




Saturday, Feb. 26

“GOSPEL SIDE OF ELVIS” TRIBUTE SHOW, 7 p.m., Newton Performing Arts Center, 60 West East 6th St., Newton. Award-winning Elvis Presley tribute artist Stephen Freeman will perform in “The Gospel Side of Elvis.” The show highlights Elvis’ gospel music, a patriotic tribute and his rock



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