87 Haywood St.
The intersection of Haywood Street & Flint Street has a tradition of hosting events that dates back over 100 years. The Thomas Wolfe Auditorium opened in 1975. The auditorium has a seating capacity 2,431. The Thomas Wolfe Auditorium lobby offers a place for patrons to congregate and socialize while enjoying something to eat or drink from the concessions stand. The auditorium is the annual home of the Asheville Symphony Orchestra. The auditorium has hosted acts such as: BB King, Willie Nelson and Jerry Seinfeld.
· country · pop · singer-songwriter · vocal
Clint Black at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
Clint Black has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide and charted nearly two dozen No. 1 singles including “A Better Man,” “Killin’ time,” “Nothing But The Taillights,” “Like The Rain” and “When I Said I Do.” He is one of the most successful artists in Country music history having written, recorded, and released more than 100 songs, with nearly one third achieving “hit song” status on Country radio. Perhaps most impressively, Black wrote or co-wrote every one of his more than three dozen chart hits. Since his debut, Clint Black has won numerous awards from the American Music Awards, Academy of Country Music, the Grammys, and the Country Music Association. In addition, Black was inducted into the cast of the Grand Old Opry in 1991 and earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1996.
· alternative · indie · pop · psychedelic · rock · singer-songwriter
Father John Misty
w/ Weyes Blood at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
($25.50 - $45.50)
He sounds and acts a bit like solo-era John Lennon, Scott Walker, Randy Newman, Harry Nilsson, and Dory Previn, while taking a few cues from Woody Allen, Kurt Vonnegut, Alejandro Jodorowsky and Muhammad Ali.
· blues · guitar · rock · roots · singer-songwriter · vocal
Buddy Guy at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
($37.50 - $67.50)
Chicago-based guitarist Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, a pioneer of Chicago’s fabled West Side sound, and a living link to the city’s halcyon days of electric blues.
· alternative · americana · folk · indie · progressive · rock · roots · singer-songwriter · vocal
Wilco at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
Tickets go on sale at 10am Friday, July 21
Wilco, led by Jeff Tweedy, is based in Chicago, Illinois. The band was formed in 1994 by the remaining members of alternative country group Uncle Tupelo following singer Jay Farrar’s departure.