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Wednesday, Sept. 15

GUIDED HIKE, 8 a.m., Beech Gap, Canton entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Canton. A 2.9-mile hike, billed as “easy/moderate,” will be offered from Beech Gap to Devil’s Courthouse, which is the iconic rocky outcrop on the Parkway. The hike will be led by Kathy Odvody and Steve Szczepanski and hosted by Haywood County Recreation. Cost is $10 and RSVP is required by calling 452-6789.

LINE DANCE LESSONS, 2:30 p.m., Waynesville Recreation Center, 550 Vance St., Waynesville. Attendees will learn how to line dance for six consecutive weeks at the WRC by Herb Roach and Sheila Mort. The class also will be offered at 6:15 p.m. Thursdays. Admission to the series of classes is $60 per person. To register, call 550-3170.

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.

ROCK-N-ROLL DANCE TO DJ, 6-9 p.m., The DFR Room, 36 E. Main St., Brevard. A rock ‘n’ roll dance to a DJ will be held.

3 COOL CATS DANCE, 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Pillar Bar, Hilton Garden Inn, sixth floor at 309 College St., downtown Asheville. The trio 3 Cool Cats will perform the hits from the 1950s and ‘60s for listening and/or dancing.

CAROLINA 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 beach music.



Thursday, Sept. 16

RHYTHM & BREWS GALA, 5:30-9:30 p.m., south end of Main Street (between Allen and Caswell streets), downtown Hendersonville. The R&B Concert Series will feature headliner Mike and the Moonpies, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The opener — at 5:30 p.m. — will be the Kenny George Band. Admission is free.

LATIN DANCE NIGHT, 6 p.m.-midnight, Gregory’s Boutique (upstairs), 114 Poinsett 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.

DANCE WITH DAVID, 7-10 p.m., Abanico Tapas Bar, 21 E. Washington St., Greenville, S.C. The weekly Dance With David, featuring West Coast Swing lessons and a dance, will be held. At 7 p.m., a levels 1 and 2 class will be held, followed at 8 p.m. by a level “0” class, billed as a “beginner crash course.” From 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., a WCS dance party will be held. “Music will be purely WCS until about 10:30 p.m., after which time the club DJ will take over and keep playing until the wee hours of the morning!” an event promotion noted. Cover is $15 for general admission and $10 for members of DavidKDance. 

JEFF ALLEN COMEDY PERFORMANCE, 7:30 p.m., Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin. Christian comedian Jeff Allen will perform his comedy show. For tickets, visit smokymountainarts.com, or call 524-1598.

“JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT MUSICAL COMEDY, 7:30 p.m., HART Theatre, 250 Pigeon St., Waynesville. HART Theatre will present its production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Regarding the plot, a promotion stated, “The blblical saga of Josep and his coat of many colors jumps off the page into vibrant life in this musical comedy.” The show also will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 and 18. A Sunday matinee will be offered at 2 p.m. Sept. 19. For tickets, visit online at harttheatre.org, or call the HART box office at 456-6322.

SWING STEP, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Asheville Guitar Bar, 122 Riverside Drive, Suite D, Asheville. A swing step dance will be held. 

OPEN JAM/DANCE, 8 p.m.-midnight, The Dugout, 430 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. An open jam, hosted by Paul Liford, reportedly will feature “music you can dance to.”




Friday, Sept. 17

ELLIOTT AND THE UNTOUCHABLES CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Elliott and the Untouchables will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

ASHEVILLE ALL STARS and LEAF SCHOOLS & STREETS YOUNG ARTIST SUPERSTARS CONCERT, 5-9 p.m., stage on North Lexington Avenue near the I-240 overpass, downtown Asheville. The city’s abbreviated 2021 Downtown After Five outdoor concert series will conclude with two acts — Asheville All Stars and LEAF Schools & Streets Young Arts Superstars. Food trucks, beer vendors and others will be serving the event’s attendees. Admission is free.

JUKEBOX 45 CONCERT, 5:30-9:30 p.m., NOMA Square 220 N. Main St., downtown Greenville, S.C. The band Jukebox 45 will perform in the Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays series that continues every Friday through Sept. 24. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

CRAIG ST. JOHN CONCERT, 6-9 p.m., The Loft, 111 Joel Wright Drive, Hendersonville. Craig St. Long, lead singer of the Super ‘60s band, will perform solo, playing guitar and singing.

VIRGINIA & THE SLIMS CONCERT, 7 p.m., Seven Sisters Taproom, 400 E. State St., Black Mountain. The jump swing band Virginia & the Slims will perform.

SALUDA TRAIN TALES, 7 p.m., Historic Depot, 32 W. Main St., downtown Saluda. Tales of the railroad and Saluda Grade will be told. Admission is free.

AUTHOR’S BOOK DISCUSSION, 7 p.m., auditorium, Hamrick Hall, Gardner-Webb University Boiling Springs. Retired journalist and author Bob Christensen will discuss his book, “The Rise and Fall of the Branchead Boys.” After his presentation, Christensen will field questions from the attendees, followed by a book-signing, with copies of his book available for purchase. Christensen said his latest book “tells the story of North Carolina’s leading political family — the Scotts — who influenced a whole generation of Tar Heel political leaders, including Terry Sanford, Jim Hunt and Jesse Helms. Three generations of Scotts — W. Kerr Scott, Robert Scott and Meg Scott Phipps — held statewide office. The book is also the story of the struggle of rural North Carolina to get the amenities that city folks had, including electricity, telephones and paved roads.” The program is free and open to the public.

RICHARD & SUE COUNTRY DANCE, 7-10:30 p.m., The Salvation Army Center, 239 3rd Avenue East, Hendersonville. A country dance will begin with a dance lesson from 7 to 8 p.m., followed an open dance featuring by music by DJ Rick C. Admission is $13 for the dance lesson, dance and raffle ticket for prizes. To preregister, visit www.Danceforlife.dance

“MACBETH” STAGE PERFORMANCE, 7:30 p.m., Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre, 92 Gay St. (Montford community), Asheville. The Montford Park Players will perform Shakespeare’s great tragedy “Macbeth” Sept. 17-19, Sept. 24, Sept. 26, Oct. 1, Oct. 3 and Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays-Sundays only. “Macbeth” will be performed in repertory with “Pericles.” For safety, only those with tickets will be allowed at each performance. Tickets are available at monffordparkplayers.org and are, as always, free.

BAD COMPANY TRIBUTE SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. The show “Bad Co. Experience — The Ultimate Tribute to Bad Company” will be performed. For tickets, call (864) 638-5277.

CRAIG MORTON CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin. Country music singer-songwriter Craig Morton will perform in concert. Morton “is easily described by the title of his latest album, ‘God, Family, Country,’” a press release stated. “He is a man of faith, a father and husband, and an Army veteran.  He’s been signing country music for 20 years and is known for hits, such as ‘That’s What I Love About Sunday’ and ‘Redneck Yacht Club.” For tickets, which start at $30, visit smokymountainarts.com, or call 524-1598.

MR. JIMMY’S FRIDAY NIGHT BLUES GALA, 7:30 p.m., Asheville Guitar Bar, 122 Riverside Drive, Suite D, Asheville. Mr. Jimmy’s Friday Night Blues gala will be held.

THE MOTOWN LEGACY REVUE CONCERT, 7:30-10 p.m., Point Lookout Vineyards, 408 Appleola Road, Edneyville. The Motown Legacy Revue, which performs a tribute to Motown music, will be featured in the finalé of PLV’s Summer Concert series. Tickets are $25.

BLAKE ELLEGE BAND CONCERT, 8 p.m., Oklawaha Brewery, 147 1st Avenue East, downtown Hendersonville. The Blake Ellege Band will perform.




Saturday, Sept. 18

OCTOBERFEST CELEBRATION, noon-10 p.m., Guidon Brewery, 415 8th Avenue E., Hendersonville. An Octoberfest will be held, featuring German food, German music, dancing, games and, of course, German beer. 

THE DIAMONDS CONCERT, 3 p.m., Newberry Opera House Performing Arts Center, 1201 McKibben St, Newberry, S.C. The band The Diamonds will perform in concert. The Diamonds are a Canadian vocal quartet that rose to prominence in the 1950s and early ‘60s with 16 Billboard hit records. The famed doo-wop group was best-known for its 1957 hit “Little Darlin’.” For tickets, visit online at www.newberryoperahouse.com.

SPEAK EZ CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Speak EZ will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

SUPER ‘60S BAND CONCERT, 6-9 p.m., Bold Rock Cidery, 62 School House Road, Mills River. The Super ‘60s band will play the hits of the 1960s. Admission is free.

FINE LINE (ACOUSTIC SHOW), 6-9 p.m., The Loft, 111 Joel Wright Drive, Hendersonville. The band Fine Line will perform an acoustic show.

R&B SHAG CLUB’S MONTHLY PARTY, 6:30-11 p.m., Shrine Club, 1450 Fernwood Glendale Road, Spartanburg, S.C. The party will feature a shag lesson from 6:30 t0 7:30 p.m., followed by open dancing. Admission is $5 for R&BSC members, $7 for members of other shag clubs, and $10 for guests. 

3 COOL CATS CONCERT/DANCE, 7-9:30 p.m., The 2nd Act, 101 E. Allen St., downtown Hendersonville. The trio 3 Cool Cats will perform the hits of the 1950s and ‘60s.

SALSA SATURDAY, 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m., Dance Club Tonight, 61-1/2 Main St., Canton. A Saturday Salsa dance will be held, featuring DJ Edi Mapache. A salsa class will be held from 7:30 to 8 p.m., followed by open dancing till 1 a.m.

TWISTED TRAIL CONCERT, 8 p.m.-midnight, South Rock Sports Grille, 830 Greenville Hwy., Hendersonville. The band Twisted Trail will perform for listening and/or dancing.

JON LANGSTON CONCERT, 9 p.m., Paul Porter Arena, Lutz Yelton Convocation Center, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs. Country music performer Jon Langston will return to his alma mater to perform in a fundraising concert. Tickets will be available at the door.




Sunday, Sept. 19

MUSIC ON THE PORCH CONCERT, 2-4 p.m., Breedllove’s Deli, 316 Chadwick Avenue, Hendersonville. The deli’s Music on the Porch series will wrap up with concerts on Sept. 19 and Oct. 3. Musical entertainment is provided by Craig St. John of the Super ‘60s band. The event also includes a themed dinner buffet — and St. Paul’s/Flat Rock will offer a cash bar. Reservations are required because seating is limited. For tickets, which are $20, call 290-5152 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

FIRECRACKER JAZZ CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Firecracker Jazz will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

SYMPHONY IN THE PARK, 7 p.m., Pack Square Park, downtown Asheville. The Asheville Symphony Orchestra will perform in a Symphony in the Park concert. Admission is free.





Monday, Sept. 20

BLUE MONDAY WITH MR. JIMMY CONCERT, 7-9 p.m., The Joint Next Door, 1185 Charlotte Hwy., Fairview. The club will feature Blue Monday with bluesman Mr. Jimmy performing.

CAROLINA SHAG DANCE, 7-10 p.m., VFW Post 2108, 2518 Jim Funkhouser Rd., Johnson City, Tenn. The Mountain Empire Shag Society will hold its weekly shag dance featuring beach music.





Tuesday, Sept. 21

SHAG DANCE, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Hi-Wire Brewery Event Center, 2-A Huntsman Place (Biltmore Village), Asheville. The Mountain Shag Club will hold its weekly shag dance featuring beach music. Admission is $7.

KIZOMBA LESSONS/DANCE, 9 p.m.-midnight,  Dance Club Tonight, 61 and 61-1/2 Main St., Canton. At 9 p.m., a kizomba group will be taught by Victoria Elbers, and from 10 p.m. to midnight a Latin social dance will  be held. Admission is $10.




Wednesday, Sept. 22

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.

ROCK-N-ROLL DANCE TO DJ, 6-9 p.m., The DFR Room, 36 E. Main St., Brevard. A rock ‘n’ roll dance to a DJ will be held.

3 COOL CATS CONCERT/DANCE, 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Pillar Bar, Hilton Garden Inn, sixth floor at 309 College St., downtown Asheville. The trio 3 Cool Cats will perform the hits from the 1950s and ‘60s for listening and/or dancing.

CAROLINA 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 beach music.




Thursday, Sept. 23

LATIN DANCE NIGHT, 6 p.m.-midnight, Gregory’s Boutique (upstairs), 114 Poinsett 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.

JEFF SIPE BAND & MARVIN KING REVUE, 6:30 p.m., Greenhouse Moto Café, 4021 Haywood Road, Mills River. The Jeff Sipe Band and the Marvin King Revue will perform.

THE LADS AVL CONCERT, 7 p.m., Silverado’s, 2898 U.S. 70, Black Mountain. The Lads AVL will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

DANCE WITH DAVID, 7-10 p.m., Abanico Tapas Bar, 21 E. Washington St., Greenville, S.C. The weekly Dance With David, featuring West Coast Swing lessons and a dance, will be held. At 7 p.m., a levels 1 and 2 class will be held, followed at 8 p.m. by a level “0” class, billed as a “beginner crash course.” From 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., a WCS dance party will be held. “Music will be purely WCS until about 10:30 p.m., after which time the club DJ will take over and keep playing until the wee hours of the morning!” an event promotion noted. Cover is $15 for general admission and $10 for members of DavidKDance. 

OPEN JAM/DANCE, 8 p.m.-midnight, The Dugout, 430 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. An open jam, hosted by Paul Lifor, will be held. 





Friday, Sept. 24

GYPSY SWINGERS CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Gypsy Swingers will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

JAVA BAND CONCERT, 5:30-9:30 p.m., NOMA Square 220 N. Main St., downtown Greenville, S.C. The Java Band will perform in the season finalé of the Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays series. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawnchairs. Admission is free.

RUSS WILSON ORCHESTRA CONCERT, 6-10 p.m., Dance Tonight Club, 61-1/2 Main St., Canton. The Russ Wilson Orchestra will perform at this BYOB dance. A free Peabody dance class will be held from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by open dancing till 10 p.m. Cost is $15.

HENDERSONVILLE BALLROOM DANCE CLUB DANCE, 6:30-9:15 p.m., The Salvation Army Gym, 239 3rd Avenue East, Hendersonville. The Hendersonville Ballroom Dance Club will hold a dance. A lesson will be offered from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., followed by an open dance till 9:15 p.m. Cost is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers.

SOUND INVESTMENT CONCERT/DANCE, 6:30-9:30 p.m., St. Paul Mountain Vineyards, 588 Chestnut Gap Road, Hendersonville. The band Sound Investment will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

TONY ORLANDO CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. Tony Orlando, who recorded a number of major pop music hits, including “Knock Three Times” and ““Candida” in 1970, will perform in concert. For tickets, call (864) 638-5277.

MR. JIMMY’S FRIDAY NIGHT BLUES GALA, 7:30 p.m., Asheville Guitar Bar, 122 Riverside Drive, Suite D, Asheville. Mr. Jimmy’s Friday Night Blues gala will be held.

RICKY GUNTER CONCERT, 8 p.m., The Dugout, 430 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. Ricky Gunter will perform.

HOT BACHATA NIGHTS WEEKEND EDITION, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., Level 3, 38 N. French Broad Ave., Asheville. The Hot Batchata Nights Weekend Edition will be offered. Admission ranges $25-$60 per person. 





Saturday, Sept. 25

OCTOBERFEST CELEBRATION, 1-6 p.m., Southern Appalachian Brewery, 622 Locust St., Hendersonville. An Octoberfest celebration will be held.

CRAIG ST. JOHN CONCERT, 4-5:30 p.m., Breedllove’s Deli, 316 Chadwick Avenue, Hendersonville. The deli’s Music on the Porch series will hold a tea party. Musical entertainment will be provided by Craig St. John of the Super ‘60s band. Reservations are required because seating is limited. For tickets, which are $25, call 290-5152 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

FWUIT CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Fwuit will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

DANIEL SAGE CONCERT, 5-8 p.m., Sawyer Springs VIneyard, 124 Sandy Hill Lane, Hendersonville. Daniel Sage will perform.

TUXEDO JUNCTION CONCERT, 5:30-8:30 p.m., parking lot, Firehouse Subs,  825 Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville. The band Tuxedo Junction will perform golden-oldies songs. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. A free line dance lesson will be led by Betty Busch earlier — from 5:30 to 6:30 a.m. Also, nearby, classic cars will be on display by the Carolina Mountain Car Club. Admission is free. 

CRAIG ST. JOHN CONCERT, 6-9 p.m., The Loft, 111 Joel Wright Drive, Hendersonville. Craig St. John of the Super ‘60s band will perform.

3 COOL CATS CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 p.m., Dry Falls Brewery, 425 Kanuga Road, Hendersonville. The rock trio 3 Cool Cats will perform the hits of the 1950s and ‘60s for listening and/or dancing.

CHICAGO TRIBUTE CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 212 Tusculum Blvd., Greeneville, Tenn. The band Brass Transit will perform what is billed as “the musical legacy (of the band) Chicago.” For tickets, visit NPACgreeneville.com.

FINE LINE BAND CONCERT, 8 p.m.-midnight, South Rock Sports Grille 830 Greenville Hwy., Hendersonville. The band Fine Line will perform.

WESTSOUND BAND CONCERT, 8 p.m., Silverado’s, 2898 U.S. 70, Black Mountain. The long-running, Asheville-based soul band Westsound will perform for listening and/or dancing.

THE LADS AVL, 8 p.m., The Dugout, 430 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The Lads AVL will perform.

SALSA SATURDAY, 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m., Dance Club Tonight, 61-1/2 Main St., Canton. A Saturday Salsa dance will be held, featuring DJ Edi Mapache. A salsa class will be held from 7:30 to 8 p.m., followed by open dancing till 1 a.m.

NOCHE DE GOZADERA SALSA DANCE, 9 p.m.-till., Alley Cat Social Club, 797 Haywood Road, West Asheville. The gala will begin with salsa dance lessons from 9 to 10 p.m., followed by opening dancing. Admission is $5 per person, cash-only and must be age 21 or older.





Sunday, Sept. 26

GERIATRIC JUKEBOX CONCERT, 2:30-4:30 p.m., St. Paul’s Testing Room, Greenville Highway., Flat Rock. The acoustic duo Geriatric Jukebox will play “lots of ‘60s and ‘70s music.”

DAISY CHAIN CONCERT, 3-6 p.m., The Dugout, 430 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The group Daisy Chain will perform.

CROONER PAUL SCHIRO, 4-6 p.m., Southern Appalachian Brewery, 622 Locust St., Hendersonville. Paul Schiro, who sings with a crooner style, will perform.

XPRESSO PARTY BAND CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The Xpresso Party Band will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 212 Tusculum Blvd., Greeneville, Tenn. The band The Kentucky Headhunters, billed as “Southern rock royalty,” will perform in concert. For tickets, visit NPACgreeneville.com.





Monday, Sept. 27

BLUE MONDAY WITH MR. JIMMY CONCERT, 7-9 p.m., The Joint Next Door, 1185 Charlotte Hwy., Fairview. The club will feature Blue Monday with bluesman Mr. Jimmy performing.

CAROLINA SHAG DANCE, 7-10 p.m., VFW Post 2108, 2518 Jim Funkhouser Rd., Johnson City, Tenn. The Mountain Empire Shag Society will hold its weekly shag dance featuring beach music.





Tuesday, Sept. 28

SWING & SHAG DANCE, 6:30-9 p.m., The 2nc Act, 101 E. Allen St., downtown Hendersonville. A free swing and shag dance will be held, featuring music by DJ Phil Noland. The event will begin with free dance lessons from 6:30 to 7 p.m., taught by Paulette Cole, followed by open dancing from 7 to 9 p.m. 

SHAG DANCE, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Hi-Wire Brewery Event Center, 2-A Huntsman Place (Biltmore Village), Asheville. The Mountain Shag Club will hold its weekly shag dance featuring beach music. Admission is $7.

THE LADS AVL, 7-10 p.m., The Joint Next Door, 1185 Charlotte Hwy., Fairview. The Lads AVL will perform.

KIZOMBA LESSONS/DANCE, 9 p.m.-midnight,  Dance Club Tonight, 61 and 61-1/2 Main St., Canton. At 9 p.m., a kizomba group will be taught by Victoria Elbers, and from 10 p.m. to midnight a Latin social dance will  be held. Admission is $10.

 

 



Wednesday, Sept. 29

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.

ROCK-N-ROLL DANCE TO DJ, 6-9 p.m., The DFR Room, 36 E. Main St., Brevard. A rock ‘n’ roll dance to a DJ will be held.

3 COOL CATS CONCERT/DANCE, 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Pillar Bar, Hilton Garden Inn, sixth floor at 309 College St., downtown Asheville. The trio 3 Cool Cats will perform the hits from the 1950s and ‘60s for listening and/or dancing.

SWING STEP, 6-8:30 p.m., Weaver House, 56 N. Main St., Weaverville. A Swing Step dance will be held.

CAROLINA 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 beach music.




Thursday, Sept. 30

DANCE WITH DAVID, 7-10 p.m., Abanico Tapas Bar, 21 E. Washington St., Greenville, S.C. The weekly Dance With David, featuring West Coast Swing lessons and a dance, will be held. At 7 p.m., a levels 1 and 2 class will be held, followed at 8 p.m. by a level “0” class, billed as a “beginner crash course.” From 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., a WCS dance party will be held. “Music will be purely WCS until about 10:30 p.m., after which time the club DJ will take over and keep playing until the wee hours of the morning!” an event promotion noted. Cover is $15 for general admission and $10 for members of DavidKDance. 

CROWDER CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin.  Christian pop-rock performer David Crowder will perform in concert. For tickets, visit smokymountainarts.com or call 524-1598.

OPEN JAM/DANCE, 8 p.m.-midnight, The Dugout, 430 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. An open jam, hosted by Paul Lifor, will be held and featuring what is billed as “danceable” music.





Friday, Oct. 1

DRAYTON & THE DREAMBOATS CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Drayton & the Dreamboats will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

GERIATRIC JUKEBOX CONCERT, 5-7 p.m., 305 Lounge & Eatery, 305 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville. The acoustic duo Geriatric Jukebox will play “lots of ‘60s and ‘70s music.”

GREER ARTS & EATS FESTIVAL, 5-10 p.m., Greer City Park, 301 E. Poinsett St., Greer, S.C. The inaugural Greer Arts & Eats Festival — free to the public — will be held Oct. 1-2 in downtown Greer. Oct. 1 musical performers will include The Arcadian Wild at 6 p.m., and The Steel Wheels at 8 p. The Oct. 2 musicial performers will include The Scatterlings at noon, Vilai Harrington & the Hamptones at 2 p.m., Amongst the Trees at 4 p.m., Crawford & Power at 6 p.m. and the Jon Stickley Trio at 8 p.m. The gala also will feature arts and crafts from local artisans, children interactive activities, live demonstrations and health screenings.

DRIVIN N CRYIN CONCERT, 6:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. The group Drivin N Cryin, a Southern rock band from Atlanta, will perform in a concert that also will feature special guest Cravin’ Melon, a rock band comprised of students-musicians at Clemson University. For tickets, call (864) 638-5277.

“DRACULA” SHOW, 7:30-9 p.m., Mountainside Theatre, 688 Drama Road, Cherokee. Mountainside Theatre will host the world premiere of “Dracula: The Failings of Men,” written by debut playwright Benedetto Robinson. “The story begins as a ghost ship washes ashore near London in 1897 and an ancient evil goes searching for blood,” an event promotion stated. The roughly 90-minute production will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1-31 on Thursdays through Saturday only. Doors open at 7 p.m. For general-admission tickets, which are $20, visit online at https://www.cherokeehistorical.org/dracula/




Saturday, Oct. 2

HSO “PHENOMENAL WOMEN” CONCERT, 4 p.m., Outdoor Pavilion at Historic Hopewood, Flat Rock. The Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert recognizing “Phenomenal Women.”

CLAY LUNSFORD BAND CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The Clay Lunsford Band will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.




Sunday, Oct. 3

MUSIC ON THE PORCH CONCERT, 2-4 p.m., Breedllove’s Deli, 316 Chadwick Avenue, Hendersonville. The deli’s Music on the Porch series will wrap up with concerts on Sept. 19 and Oct. 3. Musical entertainment is provided by Craig St. John of the Super ‘60s band. The event also includes a themed dinner buffet — and St. Paul’s/Flat Rock will offer a cash bar. Reservations are required because seating is limited. For tickets, which are $20, call 290-5152 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

ONE LEG UP CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band One Leg Up will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.




Thursday, Oct. 7

EMBROIDERY PRESENTATION, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Cummings United Methodist Church, 3 Banner Farm Road, Etowah/Horse Shoe. The Laurel Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America will feature a presentation on Rozashi gauze embroidery. “This type of embroidery originated in Japan in the 8th century and is sewn on silk gauze using silk threads,” a press release stated. Registration will be from 9:30 to 10 a.m., followed by a short business meeting and capped by the presentation.



 

Friday, Oct. 8

ELLIOTT & THE UNTOUCHABLES CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Elliott & the Untouchables will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

CARPENTERS TRIBUTE SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. A tribute show, “Superstar — The Songs, The Stories, The Carpenters” will be performed. Among the Carpenters many hits were “We’ve Only Just Begun” and “Close to You,” both released in 1970. For tickets, call (864) 638-5277.

 


Saturday, Oct. 9

MICHAEL STEVENS QUARTET CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The Michael Stevens Quartet will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

DEANO & THE DREAMERS CONCERT, 6:30-8:30 p.m., parking lot, Firehouse Subs,  825 Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville. The band Deano & the Dreamers will perform golden-oldies songs. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. A free line dance lesson will be led by Betty Busch earlier — from 5:30 to 6:30 a.m. Also, nearby, classic cars will be on display by the Carolina Mountain Car Club. Admission is free. 




Sunday, Oct. 10

FLYING SAUCERS CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Flying Saucers will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

THE PLATTERS CONCERT, 7 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. The Platters recorded a number of classics over the decades, including  “The Great Pretender,” “Only You (and You Alone)” and “Twilight Time,” will perform in concert. For tickets, call (864) 638-5277.

 

 

Monday, Oct. 11

PAT BENATAR AND NEIL GIRALDO CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 212 Tusculum Blvd., Greeneville, Tenn. Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, billed as “rock and roll legends,” will perform in concert. For tickets, visit NPACgreeneville.com.


 

Friday, Oct. 15

RED HOT SUGAR BABIES CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Red Hot Sugar Babies will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.



 

Saturday, Oct. 16

ONE LEG UP CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band One Leg Up will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

COUNTRY MUSIC LEGENDS TRIBUTE CONCERT, 6 p.m., Smoky Mountain Event Center, Waynesville. The Country Music Legends Tribute Concert will feature what are billed as “world-class tributes” to Garth Brooks, Shania Twain and Keith Urban (backed by a full live band) with special guest Ronnie Call & The Waterz Edge Band. The will offer “3.5 hours of great country music for only $20,” a promotion stated. Seat is general admission, with attendees either sitting in the bleachers or in lawnchairs that they bring with them. The concession stand will be open during the concert. Tickets are avaialble at eventbrite.com, at the event center or at the gate on the day of the show.

SUPER ‘60S CONCERT, 6:30-8:30 p.m., parking lot, Firehouse Subs,  825 Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville. The band Super ‘60s will play the hits of the 1960s. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs. A free line dance lesson will be led by Betty Busch earlier — from 5:30 to 6:30 a.m. Also, nearby, classic cars will be on display by the Carolina Mountain Car Club. Also, a promotion noted that this also will be a “Halloween event.” Admission is free.

THE COMMODORES CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 212 Tusculum Blvd., Greeneville, Tenn. The Commodores, billed as “one of the greatest Motown and R&B/funk groups of all time,” will perform in concert. For tickets, visit NPACgreeneville.com.




Sunday, Oct. 17

EMPORIUM CONCERT, 4-9 p.m., bandstand on the Village Green, Antler Hill Village, Biltmore Estate, One Lodge Street, Asheville. The band Emporium will perform in Biltmore’s summer Bandstand series. Attendees are urged to bring lawnchairs and/or blankets. Admission is free to Biltmore passholders and others buying tickets for admission to Biltmore.

 

 


Thursday, Oct. 21

RHYTHM & BREWS GALA, 5:30-9:30 p.m., south end of Main Street (between Allen and Caswell streets), downtown Hendersonville. The R&B Concert Series’ 2021 finalé will feature headliner The Broadcast. Admission is free.

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