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Wednesday, Nov. 23

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.

WINTER LIGHTS HOLIDAY LIGHT SHOWS, 6-10 p.m., N.C. Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, South Asheville. The Winter Lights holiday lights shows will be held nightly through Dec. 31. For tickets, visit online at ncwinterlights.com.

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, Nov. 24

PAUL LIFORD ACOUSTIC CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 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 CONCERT, 8-10 p.m., 5 Walnut Wine Bar, 5 Walnut St., downtown Asheville. The band Pleasure Chest will perform.

 



Friday, Nov. 25

IZZY HIGHES CONCERT, 2-5 p.m., Stone Ashe Vineyard, 736 Green Mountain Road, Hendersonville. Izzy Hughes will perform.

CRAIG ST. JOHN CONCERT/DANCE, 6-9 p.m., Point Lookout Vineyards, 408 Appleola Road, Hendersonville. Craig St. John will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

MAC ARNOLD & PLATE FULL O’ BLUES CONCERT/DANCE, 7 p.m., The Spinning Jenny, 107 Cannon St., Greer, S.C. Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’ Blues will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

ERIC CONGDON CONCERT, 7 p.m., D9 Brewing, 425 N. Main St., downtown Hendersonville, Eric Congdon will perform.

CAITLIN KRISKO CONCERT, 7-9 p.m., The 2nd Act, 101 E. Allen St., Hendersonville. Caitlin Krisko will perform.

BALLROOM DANCE, 7-10 p.m., American Ballroom Co., 85 Main St., downtown Canton. A ballroom dance, with the theme “Thanksgiving “Leftover” Party, will be held. From 7 to 8 p.m., a social fox trot group class will be taught, followed by a dinner and ballroom dance from 8 to 10 p.m. Attendees are asked to “bring your Thanksgiving leftovers and dance off all those Thanksgiving calories.” Cost is $15 for the class and dance  — or $10 for the class and dance, if one brings a covered dish to share.

“A FLAT ROCK PLAYHOUSE CRHISTMAS” SHOW 7:30 p.m., main stage, Flat Rock Playhouse, 2261 Greenville Highway, Flat Rock. Regarding the show, the FRP noted, “Same great show (as in years past), all new material. A Playhouse favorite that will leave you feeling merry and bright.” For tickets, visit online at flatrockplayhouse.org. 

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.

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

SALSA DANCE, 9 p.m., Alley Cat Social Club, 797 Haywood Road, West Asheville. A salsa dance — featuring DJ’s Oscar Jimenez with Roberto Pizarro — will be held. Attendees must be ages 21 or older. Admission is $5 — cash-only.

 



Saturday, Nov. 26

PIPES & DRUMS PERFORMANCE, 5 p.m., St. James Episcopal Chuch, 766 N. Main St., Hendersonville. The annual Advent Service of Lessons and Carols, a signature choral experience that draws attendees from across the area, will be held at 5 p.m. Nov. 26 and 27. Doors open at 4 p.m. Among the features will will the soul-stirring sounds of the Montreat Scottish Pipes and Drums, filling the nave at the church, joined by the voices of community leaders, each reading a lesson, as will parish leaders. Also, the St. James Choir, directed by Brad Gee, will sing carols and anthems of the Advent season, joined by instrumentalists on trumpet and flute, as well as the bagpipes and drums. The public is welcome. No tickets are required, so admission is free, but contributions in support of the music ministry of St. James will be “appreciated,” a press release stated. “A donation of $10 per person is suggested.” 

“THE SOUND OF MUSIC” MUSICAL, 6 p.m., Mountain Page Theater, 1303 Mountain Page Road, Saluda. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” will be performed at 6 p.m. Nov. 26  and Dec. 3 (with “Salzburg Festival cuisine” served at 5 p.m.) and at 1 p.m. Nov. 27 and Dec. 4 (with Salzburg Festival cuisine served after each of the Sunday performances). Regarding the show, “This is our version of ‘The Sound of Music,’ shaped for the Town of Saluda,” Director Kersten McGeary told the Tryon Daily Bulletin. “We’ve made it work for the constraints of our small theater, but we’ve been able to keep the best of everything, especially the music.” For tickets, visit https://mountainpage.theater/

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, and a guest, will perform in an acoustic show for listening and/or dancing.

LOCAL GOSSIP PARTY BAND CONCERT/DANCE, 6-9 p.m., Bold Rock Cidery, 72 School House Road, Mills River. Local Gossip Party Band will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

MONTHLY BLUES & FUSION DANCE, 6:15-11 p.m., The Continuum, 147 1st Avenue East, Ste. C, downtown Hendersonville. A monthly blues & fusion dance will be held. Dress is casual. Cost is $12, with a lesson included.

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

DANIEL SAGE CONCERT, 7-9 p.m, The 2nd At, 101 E. Allen St., downtown Hendersonville. Daniel Sage will perform.

CAROLINA MISTY CONCERT, 7-10 p.m., The Old Home Place, 4060 North Mills River Road, Mills River. The band Carolina Misty will perform.

CHRISTMAS DANCE PARTY, 7-11 p.m., Landmark Hall, 156 Landmark Drive, Taylors, S.C. Foreverland’s 5th Annual Winter Wonderland Christmas Dance Party will be held. A waltz lesson will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by dinner and a dance from 8 to 11 p.m., with music provided by DJ/dance teacher Natalie Foreverland. Tickets will be $20 at the door.

BALLROOM DANCE, 7:15-10:30 p.m., Marion Community Building, 191 N. Main St., Marion. A fox trot lesson will be taught from 7:15 to 8 p.m. A ballroom dance will followed from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Cost is $12.

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

 





Sunday, Nov. 27

FRANKLIN CHRISTMAS PARADE, 3 p.m., through downtown Franklin. The annual Franklin Christmas Parade will be held.

PEGGY RATUSZ TRIO CONCERT/DANCE, 3-5 p.m., Southern Appalachian Brewery, 622 Locust St., Hendersonville. Vocalist Peggy Ratusz will perform with Jonathan Pearlman and Ryan Kjanka.

 THE LADS AVL CONCERT/DANCE, 4-6 p.m., Oklawaha Brewery, 147 1st Avenue East, downtown Hendersonville. The Lads AVL will perform music for listening and/or dancing. 

THE PLATTERS’ CHRISTMAS CONCERT, 7 p.m.,  Newton Performing Arts Center, 60 W. 6th St., Newton. The Platters Very Merry Christmas Show  will be held. Regarding the show, an event promotion stated, “The legend continues with the one and the only — The Platters. The legendary Rock, Vocal and Grammy Halls of Fame group boasts 40 charted hits like ‘Only You,’ ‘Smoke Gets in Your Eyes’ and ‘Twilight Time.’ One of the most successful vocal rock ‘n’ roll groups of all time, today’s Platters also perform multiple decades of hits with an exciting audience-pleasing show. The Platters legendary harmonies bring joy to the holiday season with an incredible show of traditional Christmas music, plus the decades of classic hits we all love and remember... Don’t miss out on an amazing night of beautiful music from the past and Christmas season favorites! The Platters started with bass singer Herb Reed in 1953. Now more than six decades later The Platters continue to perform all across the world. The faces may have changed, but the legacy of the music lives on.” For tickets, which are $40 to $60, visit online at ncauditorium.com.

TODD SNIDER CONCERT, 7 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. Todd Snider will perform as part of his American Troubador Tour.  He is billed as “an American singer-songwriter whose music incorporates elements of folk, rock, blues, alt country, and funk.” For tickets, call the box office at (864) 638-5277, or visit online at walhallapac.com.





Monday, Nov. 28

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 feature Chicago-style blues music.





Tuesday, Nov. 29

THE LADS AVL CONCERT/DANCE, 6-8 p.m., The Joint Next Door, 1185 Charlotte St., Fairview. The Lads AVL will perform music for listening and/or dancing. 

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 provided by DJ Bobby Vaughan. Cost is $7 per person.

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





Wednesday, Nov. 30

CANTON CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, 5:30 p.m., Sorrells Street Park, downtown Canton. The town will hold its annual Christmas Tree Lighting. 

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. 

CRAIG ST. JOHN CONCERT/DANCE, 5:30-8:30 p.m., The Eagle Bar & Grill at Cummings Cove, 925 Lakelodge Court, Hendersonville, Craig St. John will perform music for listening and/or dancing.

SHAG DANCE, 6:15-10 p.m., Spare Time Entertainment Center, 822 Congaree Road, Greenville, S.C. The Carolina Shag Club will hold its weekly shag dance featuring Carolina beach music. A free beginner shag lesson will be offered from 6:15 to 7 p.m., followed by shag dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. to music provided by DJ Billy Waldrep.

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, Dec. 1

CANTON CHRISTMAS PARADE, 6 p.m., through downtown Canton. The annual Canton Christmas parade will be held. 

LANDRUM CHRISTMAS PARADE, 6 p.m., beginning North Trade Street, taking left on Rutherford Street, ending at Ladrum High School, 104 Redland Road, Landrum, S.C. The annual Landrum Christmas parade will be held. Last year’s parade featured 125 “lit-up vehicles ... the the City of Landrum is hoping for an even bigger turnout this year,” according to a report in the Tryon Daily Bulletin “Throwing candy and other items will not be allowed. “If you have items to distribute, you must walk alongside your float to hand it out.” The parade lineup will begin at 5 p.m. at the Landrum Depot.

“A DECEMBER TO REMEMBER” FESTIVAL, 6-9 p.m., Mauldin Outdoor Amphitheater, 101 East Butler Road, Mauldin, S.C. The City of Mauldin and Greater Mauldin Chamber of Commerce will host “A December to Remember” festival, which will feature live holiday music, a holiday market, pictures with Santa Claus, the annual tree-lighting and “some jolly extras that will help make your spirits bright,” a press release stated. 

PAUL LIFORD ACOUSTIC CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 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.

AARON TIPPIN CONCERT, 8 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. Aaron Tippin will perform in concert. For tickets, visit newberryoperahouse.com. 

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





Friday, Dec. 2

BILTMORE VILLAGE CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING , 6:30 p.m. The Village Green, Historic Biltmore Village, South Asheville. Led by a holiday bagpiper Santa and Mrs. Claus will parade from the Holiday Market to the Village Green to light a fully decorated 15-foot-plus Christmas tree as part of the village’s “A Dickens’ Christmas” festival. The gala will conclude on Dec. 3, with live music, activities for children and locally made goods at the Holiday Market, 4 Swan St. Also, more than two dozen Charles Dickens-themed acts will perform throughout the village, including the chestnut roaster, as well as dance groups, international acts and other roving entertainment.

“CHRISTMAS BACK HOME” CONCERT, 7 p.m., Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin. Scott Thompson’s “Christmas Back Home” show will be featured. Regarding the show, an event promotion stated, “Filling the stage with music, stories, laughs and more, ‘Christmas Back Home’ will kick start your holiday season and have your toes tapping to your favorite Christmas tunes. From blues to reggae and jazz to rock, they’ll turn classic holiday tunes new again with a delightful twist on some well-worn favorites as well as original songs that are sure to become classics.  A sure-fire celebration of the season!” For tickets, which are $18, $22 and $25, visit online at smokymoumtainarts.com.


 




Friday, Dec. 2

KENNY & DOLLY TRIBUTE CHRISTMAS CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Newton Performing Arts Center, 60 W. 6th St., Newton. “A Holly Dolly Christmas — Kenny & Dolly Tribute” and will feature a salute to singing icons Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton. As for the show, an event promotion stated, “‘Dolly’ (Becca Bongiorno) and ‘Kenny’ (Tim Sells) will have you singing along to all your holiday favorites and give you great memories well after the holidays are over.  This show will be full of surprises with beautiful stage decorations, and I even heard that Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be stopping by to take pictures with you, Kenny and Dolly after the show... The band, “having over a decade of experience between them,” will be playing note for note all your Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers hits and duets! Becca Bongiorno and Tim Sells from Legends are the two premiere Dolly and Kenny tribute artists and have performed all over the country… This is a show that is a must see for the whole family!” For tickets, which are $25 to $40, visit online at ncauditorium.com.

GATLIN BROTHERS’ COUNTRY & CHRISTMAS SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Niswonger Performing Arts Center, Greeneville, Tenn. “The Gatlin Brothers’ Country & Christmas” show will be performed  An event promotion stated that the show is “a perfect way to start the season. For tickets, visit online at npacgreeneville.com.

CHRISTMAS WITH THE ANNIE MOSES BAND, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. The Annie Moses Band will perform its Christmas show.  For tickets, call the box office at (864) 638-5277, or visit online at walhallapac.com.

“A CHRISTMAS CAROL: THE MUSICAL” STAGE PRODUCTION, 7:30 p.m., Mauldin Cultural Center, 1010 E. Butler Road, Mauldin, S.C. The MCC is bringing Charles Dickens’ tale of Ebenezer Scrooge to the stage with “A Christmas Carol: The Musical,” with shows Dec 2-4 and Dec 9-11. Showtimes vary. For tickets, which are $20 plus fees, visit online mauldinculturalenter.org.

 

 

 



Saturday, Dec. 3

“HANSEL & GRETEL” CONCERT, 3 p.m., Lipinsky Auditorium, UNC Asheville.The Blue Ridge Orchestra will perform Engelbert Humperdinck’s fairy tale opera “Hansel & Gretel” at 3 p.m. Dec. 3 and 4. For tickets, which are $20, call 782-3354. 

“MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR” CONCERT, 3 and 7:30 p.m., Blue Ridge Conference Center Hall, Blue Ridge Community College. Flat Rock. The Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra will perform “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” which is billed as “a concert for all ages, at 3 and 7:30 p.m. For single-seat, single-date tickets, which are $45 for adults and $12 for students, visit online at hendersonvillesymphony.org, or call 697-5884.

 THE STEEL WOODS CONCERT, 6:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. The Nashville-based country music band Steel Woods will perform  For tickets, call the box office at (864) 638-5277, or visit online at walhallapac.com.

CELTICS ANGELS CHRISTMAS CONCERT, 3 and 7 p.m., Newton Performing Arts Center, 60 W. 6th St., Newton. The Celtic Angels will perform its Christmas show. For tickets, call the box office at (864) 638-5277, or visit online at walhallapac.com. For tickets, visit online at ncauditorium.com.

 



Sunday, Dec. 4

“THE NUTCRACKER” BALLET, 4 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Dance Alive National Ballet will perform the “The Nutcracker” ballet. For tickets, visit online at newberryoperahouse.com.

“THE MESSIAH” ORATORIO, 4 p.m., First Baptist Church of Weaverville, 63 N. Main St., Weaverville. “The Messiah,” an oratorio by George Frederick Handel, will be performed by an area community choir, directed by Chuck Taft, with Linda Jones as organist. Soloists will includ Dr. Christine E. Boone, soprano; Rachel Hansbury, alto; Shane Bloemetjie, tenor; and Roberto Flores, bass. “Since 1942, the Weaverville Music Study Group has sponsored biannual performances of this classic piece, along with local businesses, organizations and local patrons,” a press release stated. The public is invited. Admission is free.

FRIENDS OF MUSIC CONCERT, 4 p.m., Parish Hall,across the street from The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness, 1895 Greenville Hwy., Flat Rock. The church will host a Friends of Music concert featuring flutist Kate Steinbeck. She will be joined by pianist Dewitt Tipton in the concert. Steinbeck is the artistic director of Pan Harmonia, an Asheville-based organization that is touted as being “committed to sharing sharing chamber music with people of all ages and socioeconomic strata through accessible, inclusive performances of works by diverse composers.” The public is invited to attend. Admission is free, but contributions will be “gratefully accepted,” a press release stated.

CELTICS ANGELS CHRISTMAS CONCERT, 7 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. The Celtic Angels will perform its Christmas show. For tickets, call the box office at (864) 638-5277, or visit online at walhallapac.com.

 





Monday, Dec. 5

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 feature Chicago-style blues music.

 




Tuesday, Dec. 6

THE LADS AVL CONCERT/DANCE, 6-8 p.m., The Joint Next Door, 1185 Charlotte St., Fairview. The Lads AVL will perform music for listening and/or dancing. 

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 provided by DJ Bobby Vaughan. Cost is $7 per person.

“RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE  MUSICAL, 7 p.m., Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 212 Tusculum Boulevard, Greeneville, Tenn. NPAC will host “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical.” For tickets, visit online at npacgreeneville.com.

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

 





Wednesday, Dec. 7

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. 

SHAG DANCE, 6:15-10:00 p.m., Spare Time Entertainment Center, 822 Congaree Road, Greenville, S.C. The Carolina Shag Club will hold its weekly shag dance featuring Carolina beach music. A free beginner shag lesson will be offered from 6:15 to 7 p.m., followed by shag dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. to music provided by DJ Billy Waldrep. 

STEELY DAN’S “CAN’T BUY A THRILL” ALBUM DISCUSION, 7-8:30 p.m., Asheville Guitar Bar, 122 Riverside Drive, Ste. D (River Arts District), Asheville. The monthly “Music to Your Ears” discussion series will focus on Steely Dan’s 1972 debut album, “Can’t Buy a Thrill.” The discussion will be led by series host Bill Kopp, with special guest Jake Wolf of the Asheville-based Steely Dan tribute band “Dirty Logic.” Besides a discussion, the pair will play rare and relevant tracks from the album. Seating is limited. Tickets are $10 at the door.

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, Dec. 8

“A CHRISTMAS CAROL” STAGE SHOW, 7 p.m., Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, S.C. The Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, “A Christmas Carol, will be performed. For tickets, visit online at newberryoperahouse.com. 

PAUL LIFORD ACOUSTIC CONCERT/DANCE, 7-10 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.

DEBBIE GIBSON HOLIDAY CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. Debbie Gibson wil perform in a concert titled “Winterlicius, an Evening of Holiday & Hits.” For tickets, call the box office at (864) 638-5277, or visit online at walhallapac.com.

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

 





Friday, Dec. 9

“TWITTY & LYNN CRISTMAS” TRIBUTE CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Walhalla Performing Arts Center, 101 E. North Broad St., Walhalla, S.C. “A Twitty & Lynn Christmas — Salute to Conway & Loretta” will be performed. Regarding the show, an event promotion stated, “‘A Twitty & Lynn Christmas’ is a holiday-themed salute to Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn starring Tre Twitty and Tayla Lynn. The pair will be honoring their grandparents in a heartfelt tribute that has brought tears to the eyes of many. They will cover many of their No. 1 hits along with some holiday favorites and beloved classics of their grandparents. Tre & Tayla have country music in their blood. The grandchildren of famed duo Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty, the two have taken to the road to honor their grandparents in an intimate evening of music & storytelling. Tayla & Tre have developed an authentic show that builds off of their family histories without attempting to simply duplicate older performances. Through their memories of ‘Memaw’ & ‘Poppy,’ as they call their grandparents, audiences are reminded in the best ways possible that behind every icon is a dynamic, funny, flawed human being. By the end of the evening, audiences have not only been able to hear some of their favorite songs and the duo’s best hits but they’ve been invited into the inner sanctum of these two musical dynasties to laugh, cry & understand what it was like to grow up under the tutelage of Loretta & Conway.” For tickets, call the box office at (864) 638-5277, or visit online at walhallapac.com.



 



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