Dance Asheville

Thu, Jul 20 · blues · dance · funk · local · r&b · soul · vocal

Jesse Barry and The Jam
Bluesy Dance Party
9:00pm at Tressa's Downtown Jazz & Blues

We will play you blues, funk, and soul that will make you dance the night away! Jesse Barry on vocals, Kelly Jones on guitar and vocals, Robert Geisler on bass, and Micah Thomas on drums!

Fri, Jul 21 · dance · disco · funk · hip hop · indie · jazz · local · progressive · psychedelic · r&b · rock · soul

The Digs
Disco Funk Soul Dance Party
9:00pm at Asheville Music Hall
(21+, by donation)

Funk, soul, r & b, hip hop, and jazz. The band features current and past members of Ween, Eagles of Death Metal, Jonathan Scales Fourchestra, The Hermit Kings, The Broadcast, The Soulfeathers, and The Blood Gypsies.

Fri, Jul 21 · alternative · dance · electronic · rock

Corey Feldman and The Angels
w/ Joshua Carpenter & The Prey Tells
9:00pm at The Grey Eagle

Returning to the stage as a solo artist with the worlds most beautiful and angelic all-female backing band ever created, featuring one of EDMs up & coming premier DJs DJAC aka Angel Courtney Anne. Corey will also be performing rare songs from all of his solo albums and classic originals from his film soundtrack catalogue, and covers of some of the hits from his own films, including songs off iconic motion picture film soundtracks such as Dream a Little Dream, Lost Boys, The Goonies, & more.


Fri, Jul 21 · blues · dance · jazz · local · swing

Virginia and the Slims
10:00pm at Tressa's Downtown Jazz & Blues

Virginia and The Slims are a jump blues, jazz and swing band out of Asheville. They bring a unique, uptempo vibe, flashy clothes and guitars, and a whole lot of fun wherever they go!

Sat, Jul 22 · appalachian · country · dance · fiddle · guitar · local · roots · stringband · western swing

The Mountain Swing Tones
8:30pm at Cork & Keg

Grab your cowboy hat and your dancing shoes to whirl, twirl and swing the night away with the Mountain Swing Tones. Including Wayne Erbsen on fiddle, mandolin & vocals, Annie Erbsen on guitar & Bob Willoughby on bass, this is a rhythmically driving Appalachian take on western swing classics.

Sat, Jul 22 · country · dance · honky tonk · local · vocal

Hearts Gone South
9:00pm at Crow & Quill
($5-$10 suggested donation)

Hearts Gone South plays true, solid original country and honky tonk. Born out of an unfortunate tale of love gone wrong and ending in a stack of classic country-style hits. Hailing out of Asheville, the band is led by Tricia Tripp, with a cast and crew of all star country players cranking out tear soaked ballads, heartfelt dance tunes and straight up solid country gold.

Tue, Jul 25 · dance · instrumental · jazz · local · new orleans · swing

The House Hoppers
Swing Asheville Dance
7:00pm at THE BLOCK off biltmore

Mick Glasgow leads a stellar swarm of musical friends in the Old New-Orleans-style jazz band tradition. Dance ($5) runs from 9-11pm, followed by late night blues dancing til the venue closes ($2) Intermediate class at 7pm and beginner class at 8pm. Class: $10/$8 Swing Asheville members.

Wed, Jul 26 · dance · local · retro · rock

3 Cool Cats
7:30pm at Cork & Keg

Looking for vintage rock & roll? Featuring Hank Bones on electric guitar and vocals, Mike Filippone on Bass and vocals and Russ Wilson on drums and vocals, this funky little trio plays all the hits (and quite a few obscure oddities) from the '50s & '60s. Dance on the Cork & Keg's vintage (1925) dance floor!

Wed, Jul 26 · dance · funk · indie · pop · r&b · soul

The Nightowls
w/ Cam Stack Trio
8:00pm at The Grey Eagle
($10 adv / $12 DOS)

The Nightowls released their debut album, 'Good As Gold,' in 2014. The Austin Chronicle hailed it as "suave, energetic, blue-eyed soul" and named it one of the Top 10 of the year at the annual Austin Chronicle Music Awards, Austin Monthly named them a Band To Watch, and Texas Music Magazine called the album "a smooth addictive blend of pop, R&B and funk that will delight the band's dance-happy fans."


Thu, Jul 27 · dance · dj · electronic · synth

w/ Grandtheft & Ricky Remedy
9:00pm at The Orange Peel
($15 early bird / $20 adv / $25 DOS)

UK producer and DJ Zomboy, one of the biggest names in bass, has gone from strength to strength over the past few years. 2014 saw the release of his eagerly anticipated LP ‘The Outbreak’ on Never Say Die Records, which allowed him to expand his musical horizons and explore new styles. The album was incredibly well received, charting at No.1 on iTunes in the US, Canada, Mexico, Austria, Germany, Italy, Guatemala, Czech Republic and New Zealand.

Fri, Jul 28 · cajun · dance · local · roots · traditional · zydeco

Zydeco Ya Ya
8:30pm at Cork & Keg

Dance your boots off to the hot rhythms of Asheville's own Zydeco Ya Ya.

Fri, Jul 28 · alternative · art rock · avant garde · dance · humor · indie · local · psychedelic · punk · rock

Plankeye Peggy
9:30pm at Crow & Quill
($5-10 Suggested Donation)

Plankeye Peggy designs their shows to get their crowds involved, whether through themed costumes, on-stage antics, or dancing. High strung and spasmatic, their performance reveals musical adventures that are desperate and preening, flirtatious and dangerous, yet always aimed at getting the crowd moving.

Fri, Jul 28 · alternative · dance · indie · pop · punk · rock

Nihilist Cheerleader
w/ The Power & Jackson Harem
9:30pm at The Mothlight

Nihilist Cheerleader is "Dance punk outta Athens Georgia reflecting on all the bad things but still tryna party."

Fri, Jul 28 · alternative · dance · funk · indie

Lemon City Trio
10:00pm at The One Stop
(21+, by donation)

Lemon City Trio is a band based out of Miami bringing a fresh taste to funk music. Every show brings energy for people to dance to, and sophistication to appreciate. The band honed its sound monthly at one of Miami's best live music venues, Lagniappe House, and used it as a platform for creating a sound that is unique and infectious.

Sat, Jul 29 · dance · gypsy · instrumental · jazz · local · roots · swing

Jason DeCristofaro Quartet
8:30pm at Crow & Quill
($5-10 Suggested Donation)

Led by xylophonist Jason DeCristofaro, the group also features trombonist Jamie Warren, guitarist Annie Erbsen and bassist Kevin Kehrberg. The quartet performs standards, Hot Jazz, and Swing from the 1910s through the 1940s.


Sat, Jul 29 · blues · dance · funk · local · r&b · soul · vocal

Jesse Barry and The Jam
9:00pm at 5 Walnut

We will play you blues, funk, and soul that will make you dance the night away! Jesse Barry on vocals, Kelly Jones on guitar and vocals, Robert Geisler on bass, and Micah Thomas on drums!

Sat, Jul 29 · brass · dance · funk · indie · local · r&b · retro · rock

Calvin Get Down
10:00pm at Foggy Mountain Brewpub

Calvin Get Down is a good time booty shakin’ funk band based in Asheville. They consist of a screaming horn section and one of the tightest rhythm sections in the game. Their combination of retro funk and laid back groove music is sure to get you out of your seat and moving.

Mon, Jul 31 · dance · dj · dub · electronic · funk · hip hop · indie · jazz · psychedelic · rap

DJ Shadow
The Mountain Will Fall Tour w/ Teeko & Marley Carroll
9:00pm at The Orange Peel
(18+, $25 adv / $28 DOS)

Shadow’s first full-length, Endtroducing..., was released in late 1996 to immense critical acclaim in Britain and America. The album has frequently been lauded as one of the most important works of the last 50 years, landing on countless “Best Of The ‘90s” lists and polls, including Rolling Stone and NME.

Fri, Aug 4 - Sat, Aug 5 · african · alternative · americana · dance · festival · folk · funk · hip hop · indie · jazz · local · progressive · rock · roots · singer-songwriter · soul · vocal · world

LEAF Downtown AVL
12:00pm at Pack Square Park

LEAF Downtown AVL showcases dynamic musical talent, immersive cultural arts performances and local handcraft & culinary artists. Lineup includes The Family Stone (50th Year Anniversary), Easy Star All-Stars (pictured), Rare Essence, Escort [Live Band], LEAF Funk Mix-Tape Band, Free Planet Radio, Fly By Night Rounders, Billy Jonas, Black Masala, The Digs, The Paper Crowns, I-Star, The Hustle Souls, Back South Band, Nex Millen, DJ Malinalli, The Lefties, Lisa Zahiya, Otto Aquaboogy, Big Chief Shaka Zulu, Blue Ridge Pride Drag Show, Unifire Theater, Faerie Kin, Toybox Theater, Hood Huggers Community Talent Show, LEAF International NOLA & many more...

Sat, Aug 26 · americana · benefit · classic rock · country · dance · harmony · local · pop · roots

Deep River
10th Anniversary Show
8:00pm at The Grey Eagle

Deep River features soaring lead and harmony vocals from its three female singers coupled with top-notch musicianship from its instrumentalists to create a unique recipe for Southern country music ‘stew’ including covers and originals flavored with rock, blues, Cajun, folk and bluegrass so our audiences can swing, two-step, shag or clog the night away. Tonight's show benefits the Asheville Humane Society.

Fri, Sep 1 · dance · funk · jazz · r&b · soul · tribute

The James Brown Dance Party
w/ The Chase Brothers & Special Guests
9:00pm at New Mountain AVL
(21+, $15)

The James Brown Dance Party is a rotating All Star Tribute to James Brown featuring members of Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band, Tedeschi Trucks, Snarky Puppy & More!


Sun, Sep 3 · dance · disco · funk · pop · soul · tribute

Who’s Bad – The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band
Outdoor Show
8:00pm at New Mountain AVL
($18 adv / $23 DOS)

Who's Bad's powerpacked performance of Michael Jackson's expansive catalog has ignited crowds on every continent and can only be described as a jaw-dropping, musical must-see.

Fri, Oct 6 · alternative · blues · brass · dance · funk · indie · jazz · new orleans · progressive · rock · roots · soul

No BS! Brass Band
9:00pm at The Mothlight
($13 adv / $15 DOS)

Based in Richmond, Virginia, No BS! Brass Band has quickly earned a reputation as a premiere band to see for heart-pounding energy and uncontrollable dancing. They take their music into uncharted territory, embracing the spirit of New Orleans into its original East Coast modern funk and fearlessly combining elements of James Brown, John Coltrane, Michael Jackson, and Led Zeppelin into their fiercely original sound.

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Phantogram & Tycho
Presented by The Orange Peel at The Meadow (Highland Brewing) OUTDOOR SHOW
Fri, Jul 21

Ashley Heath
w/ Devils In Dust & The Great American
Sat, Jul 22

w/ Grandtheft & Ricky Remedy
Thu, Jul 27

A World Of Lies
Local Metal Showcase w/ Fractured Frames, Chaos Among Cattle & REdEFINED
Fri, Jul 28

Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band
w/ GFE
Sat, Jul 29

DJ Shadow
The Mountain Will Fall Tour w/ Teeko & Marley Carroll
Mon, Jul 31

w/ Kyng & Cane Hill
Wed, Aug 2

The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience
Thu, Aug 3

Temptation’s Wings
w/ Through The Fallen & Low Earth
Fri, Aug 4

Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Thu, Aug 10

Drive-By Truckers - Night 1
w/ Lydia Loveless
Fri, Sep 22
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Drive-By Truckers - Night 2
w/ Lydia Loveless
Sat, Sep 23
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The Lone Bellow
Fri, Sep 29
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Dinosaur Jr.
w/ Easy Action
Tue, Oct 10
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Run The Jewels
w/ Denzel Curry CUZ Lightyear
Wed, Oct 11

The Jerry Douglas Band
Fri, Oct 13
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Fri, Nov 17
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The Steel Woods
w/ The Dirty Soul Revival
Thu, Jul 20

Charles Latham
Free Show on the Patio
Thu, Jul 20

Corey Feldman and The Angels
w/ Joshua Carpenter & The Prey Tells
Fri, Jul 21

Jeff Thompson Giving Trio
w/ Ben Phan
Sat, Jul 22

Ian Ridenhour
w/ Goodfight & Zuzu Welsh Band
Sun, Jul 23

David Cook
w/ Kathryn Dean
Wed, Jul 26

The Nightowls
w/ Cam Stack Trio
Wed, Jul 26

The 50th Anniversary of Pink Floyd's Piper at the Gates of Dawn
w/ Alarm Clock Conspiracy, Sunshine and The Bad Things & Carpal Tullar
Sat, Jul 29

The Paper Crowns Band & Phuncle Sam
Jerry Garcia Birthday Bash
Tue, Aug 1

Spiritual Rez
Wed, Aug 2

w/ Eliza Rickman
Sun, Aug 6

w/ Palehound & Outer Spaces
Sun, Aug 13
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Roky Erickson
w/ Death Valley Girls
Sun, Sep 3
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The Church
w/ The Helio Sequence
Mon, Sep 25
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Clint Black
Thu, Sep 21

Father John Misty
w/ Weyes Blood
Mon, Sep 25

Buddy Guy
Tue, Sep 26

Sylvan Esso
w/ Helado Negro
Fri, Sep 29

The Head And The Heart
w/ The Shelters
Sat, Sep 30

Mon, Oct 9
Tickets go on sale at 10am Friday, July 21

The Avett Brothers - Night 1
Fri, Oct 27

The Avett Brothers - Night 2
Sat, Oct 28