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Wednesday, June 22

JASON DECRISTOFARO’S JAZZ NIGHT, 5:30-8 p.m., Southern Appalachian Brewery, 822 Locust St., Hendersonville. Jason DeCristofaro’s Jazz Night show is held every Wednesday night.

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.

ONE-EYED JACK CONCERT/DANCE, 7 p.m.-closing, The Blind Horse Saloon, 1035 Lowndes Hill Road, Greenville, S.C. Line dance lessons will be held from 7 to 8 p.m., with an open dance starting at 8 p.m. to the band One-Eyed Jack, playing country and top 40 favorites.  Attendees must be age 18 or older for admission and be at least age 21 to consume alcohol. Cover charge is $3 for men — and free for women.

“UNTO THESE HILLS” OUTDOOR DRAMA, 8 p.m., Mountainside Theater, Cherokee. The outdoor drama “Unto These Hills” will be performed nightly (except Sundays) through Aug. 20. For tickets, visit online at CherokeeHistorical.org.






Thursday, June 23

HOT AS A PEPPER CONCERT/DANCE, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Morgan Square (downtown), 100 W. Main St., Spartanburg, S.C. The party band Hot As a Pepper will perform in Spartanburg’s Music on Main summer concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

PAUL LIFORD ACOUSTIC CONCERT/DANCE, 6-9 p.m., The Loft, 111 Joel Wright Drive, Hendersonville. Paul Liford, lead singer of the band Fine Line, will perform in an acoustic show for listening and/or dancing.

SHAG LESSONS/DANCE, 6:30-9 p.m., Whistle Stop Café (Up on the Roof), 109 S. Main St., Travelers Rest, S.C. From 6:30 to 7 p.m., a free shag lesson will be led by Roger Hayes, followed — from 7 to 9 p.m. — by a shag dance featuring music by DJ Buck Crumpton.

RUSS WILSON & HIS SPEAKEASY TEN CONCERT/DANCE, 7-9 p.m., Renzo’s Speakeasy, 504 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. Russ Wilson & His Speakeasy Ten will play music for listening and/or dancing. Admission is $10.

RETRO VERTIGO CONCERT/DANCE, 7 p.m., CCNB amphitheatre at Heritage Park, Simpsonville, S.C. The band Retro Vertigo, billed as “South Carolina’s premiere ‘80s cover band since 2005,” will perform in Simpsonville’s annual 2022 Simply Entertaining outdoor concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

PAUL LIFORD ACOUSTIC CONCERT/DANCE, 8-11 p.m., The Dugout, 430 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. Paul Liford, lead singer of the band Fine Line, and a guest, will perform in an acoustic show for listening and/or dancing.

PLEASURE CHEST SHOW, 8-10 p.m., 5 Walnut Wine Bar, 5 Walnut St., downtown Asheville. The band Pleasure Chest will perform.






Friday, June 24

JOSEPH HASTY & CENTERPIECE JAZZ BAND CONCERT, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Joseph Hasty & Centerpiece Jazz band will perform music for listening. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. and/or blankets.

HORNTRAXX CONCERT, 5:50-9 p.m., NOMA Square, 220 N. Main St., downtown Greenville, S.C. The band Horntraxx will perform in Greenville’s Main Street Fridays summer concert series. Regarding the band, a promotion stated, “HornTraXX is a live band consisting of vocalists and horn musicians accompanied by professionally produced background tracks. The band plays variety cover music that appeals to all age groups and is a high-energy, exciting alternative to traditional full band and DJ services. HornTraXX offers the great sounds typical of horn bands, but (is) more affordable and with less space requirements.” Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

BLAKE ELLEGE BAND CONCERT/DANCE, 6-9 p.m., Bold Rock Hard Cider, 72 School House Road, Mills River. The Blake Ellege Band will perform music for listening and/or dancing. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

20 RIDE BAND CONCERT, 6-9 p.m., amphitheater, 101 N. Main St., Fountain Inn, S.C. The band 20 Ride will perform in the Sounds of Summer concert series. The band 20 Ride, which plays country and folk music, is billed as “America’s No. 1 Zac Brown Tribute Band.” Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

SALSA AT SUNSET DANCE, 6-10 p.m., Camperdown Greenville, 20 E. Broad St., Greenville, S.C. A Salsa at Sunset dance will be held.

MEMORIES DINNER & DANCE, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Hendersonville Country Club, 1860 Hebron Road, Hendersonville. The Memories Dinner & Dance will feature music by the band Deano & and The Dreamers. A social hour will be held from 6:30 to 7 p.m., followed by dinner from 7 to 8 p.m., concluding with the dance from 8 to 9:30 p.m. The couples-only event requires men to wear coat-and-tie, there is no theme and reservations are required. To RSVP, call Skip Smith at (607) 368-7304 or email him at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it / Cost for per couple is $70 for members and $85 for guests.

FOREVERLAND’S COUNTRY DANCE, 6:30-11 p.m., Landmark Hall, 156 Landmark Drive, Taylors, S.C. Foreverland’s Country Dance will be held. Cost is $10 online or $15 at the door. To register, contact Natalie Foreverland at (843) 254-1888.

R&B SHAG CLUB’S MONTHLY DANCE PARTY, 6:30-11 p.m., Shrine Club, 1450 Fernwood Glendale Road, Spartanburg, S.C.. The R&B Shag Club will hold its monthly dance party, with a shag lesson from 6:30 to 7 p.m., followed by dancing from 7 to 11 p.m. Admission is $5 for members, $7 for members of other shag clubs and $10 for guests.

SOUND INVESTMENT CONCERT/DANCE, 7 p.m., Point Lookout Vineyards, 408 Appleola Road, Edneyville. The band Sound Investment will perform music for listening and dancing. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

MARSHA MORGAN BAND CONCERT/DANCE, 7-9 p.m., outdoor stage, Hendersonville Visitor Center, 201 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The Marsha Morgan Band will perform music for listening and/or dancing. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

THE RHYTHM CITY BAND CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 p.m., Mauldin outdoor amphitheater, 101 E. Butler Road, Mauldin, S.C. The Rhythm City Band will perform in Mauldin’s Beachin’ Fridays summer concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

HOT AS A PEPPER CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 p.m., 3 Friends Bar & Grill, 2801 Wade Hampton Blvd., Taylors, S.C. The party band Hot As a Pepper will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

BROTHER WEST CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 p.m., The Joint Next Door, 1185 Charlotte Hwy., Fairview. The band Brother West will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

NIGHT OWLS CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 p.m., Plankowner Brewing Co., 109 Sloane Garden Road, Boiling Springs, S.C. The Night Owls band will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

“FOOTLOOSE: THE MUSICAL” SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin. The two-act musical production “Footloose: The Musical” will be performed by The Overlook Theatre Company. The show also will be presented at 7:30 p.m. June 25, July 1-2 and 8-9. For tickets, which are $17, visit SmokyMountainArts.com, or call 524-1598 or toll-free at (866) 273-4615.

MR. JIMMY’S FRIDAY NIGHT BLUES SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Asheville Guitar Bar, 122 Riverside Drive, Suite D, (River Arts District) Asheville. Mr. Jimmy’s Friday Night Blues show will feature Chicago-style blues.

RANDOMONIUM CONCERT/DANCE, 8:30 p.m., GOTTROCKS, 200 Eisenhower Drive, Greenville, S.C. The band Randominium will perform music for listening and/or dancing as a fundraiser for Rob Seel during “British Invasion Night.”

“HAVANA NIGHTS” SALSA DANCE, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Landmark Hall, 156 Landmark Drive., Taylors, S.C. A “Havana Nights” Salsa Dance, featuring a mix of salsa, bachata and merengue music, will be hosted by Maria Se Fue and Natalie Foreverland. Tickets are $10 at the door.






Saturday, June 25

EMPORIUM CONCERT, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. The band Emporium will perform music for listening. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. and/or blankets.

FINE LINE BAND CONCERT/DANCE, 6:30-8:30 p.m., parking lot, Firehouse Subs, 825 Spartanburg Hwy., Ste 18, Hendersonville. The band Fine Line will perform classic rock and soul music for listening and/or dancing. Earlier, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., a free line dancing lesson will be taught by Betty Busch. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

R&B SHAG CLUB’S MONTHLY DANCE PARTY, 6:30-11 p.m., Shrine Club, 1450 Fernwood Glendale Road, Spartanburg, S.C.. The R&B Shag Club will hold its monthly dance party, with a shag lesson from 6:30 to 7 p.m., followed by dancing from 7 to 11 p.m. Admission is $5 for members, $7 for members of other shag clubs and $10 for guests.

CRAIG ST. JOHN CONCERT/DANCE, 7-9 p.m., Breedlove’s Family Restaurant, 316 Chadwick Avenue, Hendersonville. Craig St. John, a former lead singer of the Super ‘60s band, will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

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

“SUMMERTIME IS CALLING ME” SHAG DANCE, 7-10 p.m., Firefighters Campground, 227 Clayton Road, Arden. The Mountain Shag Club will host its annual “Summertime Is Calling Me” Shag Party. Music will be provided by DJ Big Fish Calhoun. Admission is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. 

ILIANA ROSE CUBAN JAZZ BAND CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 p.m., outdoor amphitheater, Trailblazer Park, Travelers Rest, S.C. The Iliana Rose Cuban Jazz Band will perform. Rose “is a fantastic musician,” an event promotion stated. “Born in Miami and raised by Cuban parents and grandparents, she is steeped in Cuban rhythms and culture. Being a genuine prodigy, she started playing music at the age of four. After years of classical training, she graduated from the prestigious University of Miami as well as the National Piano Guild with performance degrees. She moved to Los Angeles and, with her band The Ilana Rose Cuban Jazz Band, she began performing at festivals, corporate shows, temples, weddings and fundraisers.” Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Food trucks will be on site to sell meals and snacks. Admission is free.

THE MASCI FAMILY TRIO CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 p.m., Renzo’s Speakeasy, 504 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The Mascio Family Trio will perform music for listening and/or dancing. Admission is $10. 

CAROLINA MISTY SHOW, 7-10 p.m., Old Home Place, 4060 N. Mills River Rd., Mills River.  The band Carolina Misty will perform.

KAYLA MCKINNEY & TWISTED TRAIL CONCERT/DANCE, 8 p.m.-midnight, The Dugout, Hendersonville. Kayla McKninney & Twisted Trail will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

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

ALL APOLOGIES BAND AT ANNIVERSARY PARTY/DANCE, 8:30 p.m., Tip It Back Sports Grille, 215 Pelham Road, Greenville, S.C. The band All Apologies, performing 1990s rock, will perform music for listening and/or dancing at Tip It Back’s anniversary party.

NOCHE DE GOZADERA SALSA DANCE, 9 p.m., Alley Cat Social Club, 797 Haywood Road, West Asheville. A Noché de Goozadera salsa dance will be held, featuring DJ Oscar Jimenez with Noberto Pizarro. At 9 p.m., a salsa lesson will be taught by instructors Marco Geronimo and Marla Molina. At 10 p.m., the salsa dance will begin. Cost is $5 — cash only (and all attendees must be ages 21 or older).







Sunday, June 26

PEGGY RATUSZ TRIO CONCERT, 3-5 p.m., Southern Appalachian Brewery, 822 Locust St., Hendersonville. Vocalist Peggy Ratusz, along with Jonathan Pearlman and Ryan Kjanka, will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

STORMY WEATHER BAND CONCERT/DANCE, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. The band Stormy Weather will perform music for listening and/or dancing. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. and/or blankets.

THE ENTERTAINERS CONCERT/DANCE, 6-9 p.m., Point Lookout Vineyards, 408 Appleola Road, Edneyville. The Entertainers, a Carolina beach music band, will perform in the PLV Summer Concert Series. For tickets, which are $30, visit https:pointlookoutvineyards.com/event/the-entertainers-2/






Monday, June 27

BLAKE ELLEGE & THE RESONATORS CONCERT/DANCE 7-9 p.m., Hendersonville Visitor Center stage/parking lot, 201 S. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. Blake Ellege & the Resonators will perform. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. and/or blankets. Admission is free.

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.






Tuesday, June 28

SWING DANCE TO A DJ, 6-10 p.m., The Cork & Keg, 86 Patton Ave., downtown Asheville. A beginner swing dance lesson will be given from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by an intermediate dance swing lesson from 7 to 8 p.m. and a swing dance from 8 to 10 p.m. Cost for the dance and a lesson is $12 and, for the dance-only, $7.

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.

THE LADS AVL, 7-9 p.m., The Joint Next Door, 1185 Charlotte Hwy., Fairview. The Lads AVL will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

THE JOHN HENRYS, 8 p.m., 5 Walnut Wine Bar, 5 West Walnut St., Asheville. The John Henrys will perform music for listening and/or dancing.






Wednesday, June 29

JASON DECRISTOFARO’S JAZZ NIGHT, 5:30-8 p.m., Southern Appalachian Brewery, 822 Locust St., Hendersonville. Jason DeCristofaro’s Jazz Night show is held every Wednesday night. Admission is free.

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

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.

ONE-EYED JACK CONCERT/DANCE, 7 p.m.-closing, The Blind Horse Saloon, 1035 Lowndes Hill Road, Greenville, S.C. Line dance lessons will be held from 7 to 8 p.m., with an open dance starting at 8 p.m. to the band One-Eyed Jack, playing country and top 40 favorites.  Attendees must be age 18 or older for admission and be at least age 21 to consume alcohol. Cover charge is $3 for men — and free for women.





Thursday, June 30

THE ENFORCERS CONCERT/DANCE, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Morgan Square, 100 W. Main St., downtown Spartanburg, S.C. The city Music on Main series will feature the Enforcers, which is billed as a party band. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

JAMES RADFORD BAND CONCERT, 7 p.m., CCNB amphitheatre at Heritage Park, Simpsonville, S.C. The James Radford Band will perform country music in Simpsonville’s annual 2022 Simply Entertaining outdoor concert series. “James and his band have made a point of having high-energy guitar driven shows while still staying close to their traditional country music roots,” a band promotion stated. To that, Radford added, “We play everything from (Merle) Haggard and (George) Jones to some of the newest Top 40 radio hits of today. We love traditional country music but also understand a lot of our fans love the newer stuff, so we try to play a little bit of everything for everyone!” Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

RUSS WILSON & HIS SPEAKEASY TEN CONCERT/DANCE, 7-9 p.m., Renzo’s Speakeasy, 504 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. Russ Wilson & His Speakeasy Ten will play music for listening and/or dancing. Admission is $10.

PAUL LIFORD ACOUSTIC CONCERT/DANCE, 8-11 p.m., The Dugout, 430 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. Paul Liford, lead singer of the band Fine Line, and a guest, will perform in an acoustic show for listening and/or dancing.

PLEASURE CHEST SHOW, 8-10 p.m., 5 Walnut Wine Bar, 5 Walnut St., downtown Asheville. The band Pleasure Chest will perform.





Friday, July 1

FRENCH BROAD PLAYBOYS CONCERT, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. The French Broad Playboys will perform Western swing music. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. and/or blankets.

GERIATRIC JUKEBOX PERFORMANCE, 5-7p.m., 305 Lounge & Eatery, 305 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The duo Geriatric Jukebox will perform music from the 1960s and ‘70s — and the audience is invited to sing-along.

SYNERGY TWINS CONCERT, 6-9 p.m., amphitheater, 101 N. Main St., Fountain Inn, S.C. The band Synergy Twins will perform in concert. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

“WEST SIDE STORY” MUSICAL PRODUCTION, 8 p.m., Flat Rock Playhouse, 2661 Greenville Hwy., Flat Rock. The musical “West Side Story” will be performed by the FRP through July 30. Showtimes vary. Regarding the musical, an event promotion stated “The number one requested musical from our 2019 show survey. You asked for it, you got it! From the first notes to the final breath, ‘West Side Story’ is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is transported to modern-day New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the ‘American’ Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of fear, violence and prejudice remains one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time. The score by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim are widely regarded as among the best ever written.” For tickets, visit  https://purchase.flatrockplayhouse.org/overview/3002/





Saturday, July 2

GYPSY SWINGERS CONCERT, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. The Gypsy Swingers will perform Western swing music for listening. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. and/or blankets.

OLD DAWGS BAND CONCERT, 7-10 p.m., outside Landrum Depot, 211 N. Trade Ave., downtown Landrum, S.C. The Old Dawgs band will perform in concert. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.





Sunday, July 3

CRAIG ST. JOHN & THE WILDERESS CONCCERT/DANCE, 4-7 p.m., Point Lookout Vineyards, 408 Appleolda Road,  Edneyville. Craig St. John & the Wilderness will make its concert debut. The band plays classic rock from the 1960s, ‘70s, ‘80s and more. Admission is free.

FREEPORT JAZZ CONCERT, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Freeport Jazz will perform Western swing music for listening. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets.





Monday, July 4

FOURTH OF JULY ACTIVITIES — See story elsewhere in this edition for roundup of activities on or around the Independence Day holiday in Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina.





Friday, July 8

3 GUYS & MY DAD CONCERT, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. 3 Guys & My Dad will perform “variety” music for listening. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. and/or blankets.

LUKE DEUCE CONCERT, 6-9 p.m., amphitheater, 101 N. Main St., Fountain Inn, S.C. Luke Deuce will perform in concert. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

SUMMER OUTDOOR MOVIE SERIES, dusk/9 p.m., Pack Square Park, 80 Court Plaza, downtown Asheville. The film “Jungle Cruise” (rated PG-13 for adventure violence) will be screened under the stars in the Asheville Parks & Recreaton’s Movies in the Park series. Pets, smoking and alcohol are prohibited. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets and snacks. 





Saturday, July 9

KELLY & THE COWBOYS CONCERT, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Kelley & the Cowboys will perform Western swing and roackabilly music for listening. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. and/or blankets.

DEANO & THE DREAMERS CONCERT/DANCE, 6:30-8:30 p.m., parking lot, Firehouse Subs, 825 Spartanburg Hwy., Ste 18, Hendersonville. The band Deano & the Dreamers will perform classic rock and soul music for listening and/or dancing. Earlier, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., a free line dancing lesson will be taught by Betty Busch. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.





Sunday, July 10

FWUIT CONCERT, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. The group Fwuit will perform pop music for listening. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. and/or blankets.





Friday, July 15

MADDY WINER CONCERT, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Maddy Winer will perform 1960s and ‘70s liight jazz music for listening. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. and/or blankets.

GERIATRIC JUKEBOX PERFORMANCE, 5-7p.m., 305 Lounge & Eatery, 305 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The duo Geriatric Jukebox will perform music from the 1960s and ‘70s — and the audience is invited to sing-along.

DOWNTOWN AFTER 5 CONCERT, 5-9 p.m., North Lexington Avenue near the I-240 overpass, downtown Asheville. The annual series will offer the Asheville All Stars, featuring what are billed as “some of AVL’s best artists making music together. Curated by local musician and producer Josh Blake, the All Stars offer a little something for everyone — from rock to hip hop, originals to covers.” 

“LETTERS FROM HOME” SHOW, 7 p.m., Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin. The show “Letters From Home” will be performed. An event promotion said of the show, “‘Letters From Home’ brings back the style of the USO with incredible high-energy performances featuring creator and founder Erinn Dearth, and self-proclaimed ‘tall guy’ Dan Beckmann! Singing, tap dancing, terrible jokes and audience interaction make up a performance geared towards uniting the nation through music.” The show is presented by the N.C. Scottish Rites Masonic Foundation. For tickets, which are $25, visit SmokyMountainArts.com, or call 524-1598 or toll-free at (866) 273-4615.






Saturday, July 16

3 GUYS & MY DAD CONCERT, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. 3 Guys & My Dad will perform “variety” music for listening. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. and/or blankets.

THE CAROLINA COAST BAND CONCERT, 7 p.m., outdoor amphitheater, Greer City Park, 301 E. Poinsett St., Greer, S.C. The Carolina Coast Band will perform Carolina beach music as well as the hits from Motown in particular and rhythm and blues in general, and “oldies,” in the monthly Tunes in the Park free summer concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

MAC ARNOLD & PLATE FULL O’ BLUES CONCERT, 7-10 p.m., outside Landrum Depot, 211 N. Trade Ave., downtown Landrum, S.C. Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’ Blues will perform in concert. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.





Sunday, July 17

DRAYTON & THE DREAMBOATS CONCERT, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Drayton & the Dreamboats will perform swing jazz and early rock music for listening. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets.





Thursday, July 21

RHYTHM & BREWS CONCERT, 5:30-7:30 p.m. (opener) and 7:30-9:30 p.m. (highlight band), south end of Main Street, downtown Hendersonville. The 2022 Rhythm & Brews concert series will feature Melt (soulful indie) with Pink Beds (danceable indie pop). Admission is free.





Friday, July 22

CLAY LUNSFORD BAND CONCERT, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. The Clay Lunsford Band will perform Americana music for listening. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets.




Saturday, July 23

KELLEY & THE COWBOYS CONCERT, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. Kelley & the Cowboys will perform Western swing and rockabilly music for listening. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets.

 RHYTHM CITY BAND CONCERT/DANCE, 6-9 p.m., NOMA Square, downtown Greenville, S.C. The Rhythm City Band will perform music for listening and/or dancing in Greenville’s Main Street Fridays summer concert series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets.

GERIATRIC JUKEBOX PERFORMANCE, 6-9 p.m., The Loft, 111 Joel Wright Drive, Hendersonville. The duo Geriatric Jukebox will perform music from the 1960s and ‘70s — and the audience is invited to sing-along.

FINE LINE BAND CONCERT/DANCE, 6:30-8:30 p.m., parking lot, Firehouse Subs, 825 Spartanburg Hwy., Ste 18, Hendersonville. The band Fine Line will perform classic rock and soul music for listening and/or dancing. Earlier, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., a free line dancing lesson will be taught by Betty Busch. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

SWINGIN’ MEDALLIONS CONCERT/DANCE, 7 p.m., Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin. The band the Swingin’ Medallions will perform  music for listening and/or dancing. The band’s biggest hit was the iconic “Double Shot (Of My Baby’s Love)” in 1966. The group is billed as “the party band of the South.” For tickets, which are $18, $22 and $25, visit SmokyMountainArts.com, or call 524-1598 or toll-free at (866) 273-4615.





Sunday, July 24

FWUIT CONCERT, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. The group Fwuit will perform pop music for listening. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets.





Saturday, July 30

PATRICK LOPEZ CONCERT, 4-8:45 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, Asheville. The group Patrick Lopez. will perform jazz and Top 40 music for listening. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets.

 THE SALLY RIDES CONCERT, 7-10 p.m.,outside Landrum Depot, 211 N. Trade Ave., downtown Landrum, S.C. The band The Sally Rides will perform in concert. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

“WHO WANTS TO BE A STAR?” TALENT COMPETITION, 7 p.m., Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin. A “Who wants to be a star?” talent competition will be held. Regarding the show, an event promotion stated, “Twenty-two acts will be selected for this exciting evening of talent, fun, entertainment and laughs where a grand prize of $1,000 will be given to the first-place winner.Scoring will be based upon 50 percent audience votes and 50 percent guest judges votes. Attendees are being urged to “bring your family and friends to cheer on your favorite act!” For tickets, which are $12, visit SmokyMountainArts.com, or call 524-1598 or toll-free at (866) 273-4615.




Friday, Aug. 5

“IN THE HEIGHTS” STAGE PRODUCTION, 7:30 p.m., outdoor amphitheater, Mauldin Cultural Center, 101 E. Butler Road, Mauldin. The Mauldin Theatre Company will present its producton of “In the Heights” Aug. 5-7 and Aug. 12-14. Showtimes vary. An event promotion said of the show, “‘In the Heights’ tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights’ neighborhood — a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It’s a community on the brink of change — full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind. For tickets, which are $20, visit onthestage.tickets.

JAMES GREGORY COMEDY PERFORMANCE, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. James Gregory, billed as “the funniest man in America,” will perform his comedy show. For tickets, call the box office at (864) 638-5277 or visit online at walhallapac.com.





Saturday, Aug. 6

SOUND INVESTMENT CONCERT/DANCE, 6:30-8:30 p.m., parking lot, Firehouse Subs, 825 Spartanburg Hwy., Ste 18, Hendersonville. The band Sound Investment will perform classic rock and soul music for listening and/or dancing. Earlier, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., a free line dance lesson will be taught by Betty Busch. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free.

ELTON JOHN TRIBUTE SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. The Elton John tribute show, “Elton Live — The Elton John Experience,” will be performed. For tickets, call the box office at (864) 638-5277 or visit online at walhallapac.com.




Friday, Aug. 12

THE STEELDRIVERS CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. The SteelDrivers will perform in concert. “Based out of Nashville, The SteelDrivers are known for their dynamic songwriting and eclectic shows,” an event promotion stated. For tickets, call the box office at (864) 638-5277 or visit online at walhallapac.com.

SUMMER OUTDOOR MOVIE SERIES, dusk/9 p.m., Pack Square Park, 80 Court Plaza, downtown Asheville. The film “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” (rated PG) will be screened under the stars in the Asheville Parks & Recreaton’s Movies in the Park series. Pets, smoking and alcohol are prohibited. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets and snacks. Admission is free.

 

 

 

 

 

 



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