RiverLink’s RiverMusic — five Friday nights of free (!) live concerts by the French Broad River in the River Arts District of Asheville — will return for a fifth year in 2016. Once again, we’ll offer a top-notch mix of quality national acts and local favorites with the last two events — Sept. 9 and Oct. 7 — taking place at Carrier Park (220 Amboy Road).

We’re going on a pretty regular schedule for RiverMusic and RiverFest. RiverMusic will be the second Friday of each month except May — May 6, June 10, July 8, September 9 and October 7. RiverFest, featuring the fabulous Anything-That-Floats Parade, will be on the second Saturday of August — August 13.

RiverMusic gates open at 5. The music starts at 5:30, with our second band at 6:45 and our headliner at 8:15.

Mark your calendars now to come hang out (and volunteer!) at RiverMusic and RiverFest 2016.

Sponsorship of RiverMusic and RiverFest is available! Contact Dave Russell for more information — 828-252-8474, ext. 11.



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Previous Performers

2012 June 29: The Krektones& Mad Tea ; Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds July 13: Bobby Miller & the Virginia Daredevils; Ashevi[...]

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Over the past two years, RiverMusic and RiverFest saw RiverLink bring a lot of smiling faces to the banks of the French Broad River. Part of[...]

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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions The concerts take place at the RiverMusic Sculpture and Performance Plaza at 144 Riverside Drive in th[...]

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

1:00 pm Swannanoa Riverside Trail Restoration
Swannanoa Riverside Trail Restor… <br />
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Swannanoa Riverside Trail Restoration @ Azalea Park  | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
On Friday Sept. 30th from 1pm – 4pm we’ll be working on the trails and surrounding areas near the swimming holes at Azalea Park. Tasks include trash [...]
5:00 pm RiverMusic continues October 7 with a big night — Blitzen Trapper
RiverMusic continues October 7 w… <br />
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
October 7 brings an eclectic evening of music to the Prestige Subaru stage. As always, there will be live music from local and national acts, local [...]
10:00 am Volunteer Session Morning
Volunteer Session Morning <br />
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Volunteer Session Morning @ RiverLink Offices | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
The information session will detail all of RiverLink’s volunteer positions in a 30 minute Powerpoint presentation. Volunteers will have a chance to fill out a [...]
5:30 pm Volunteer Session Evening
Volunteer Session Evening <br />
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Volunteer Session Evening @ RiverLink Offices | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
Join RiverLink for an evening volunteer info session.  The information session will begin at 5:30 p.m.  The information session will detail all of RiverLink’s volunteer [...]
11:45 am RiverLink Bus Tour
RiverLink Bus Tour <br />
Oct 20 @ 11:45 am – 2:30 pm
If you ever wondered about the Wilma Dykeman RiverWay development project – this is your opportunity to see and hear about the plans for the [...]

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