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 fourth year in 2015. Once again, RiverLink huddled with Heira Productions to assemble a top-notch mix of quality national acts and local favorites at the RiverLink Sculpture and Performance Plaza in the River Arts District (map).

We’re going on a pretty regular schedule for RiverMusic and RiverFest. RiverMusic will be the second Friday of each month except May — May 1, June 12, July 10, September 11 and October 9. RiverFest, featuring the fabulous Anything-That-Floats Parade, will be on the second Saturday of August — August 8.

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 2015.

May 1
The Movement
Satta Roots
Franklin’s Kite

June 12
Ben Miller Band
Red Dirt Revelators
The Toothe

July 10
Hackensaw Boys
Jon Stickley Trio
Grits & Soul

September 11
Nora Jane Struthers
Sweet Leda
Megan Jean & The KFB

October 9
Fred Wesley & The New JB’s
The Lee Boys

Our sponsors so far this year include Prestige Subaru, the Chaddick Foundation, Pisgah Investments, New Belgium BrewingCatawba BrewingHighland Brewing and Twin Leaf Brewery. We would love to feature you and your company as a sponsor too so call Dave Russell at 828-252-8474, ext 11 to request a sponsorship package or email him at dave@riverlink.org.


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Upcoming Events

10:00 am Volunteer Session Morning
Volunteer Session Morning
Oct 14 @ 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 [...]
1:00 pm Wednesday Workday
Wednesday Workday
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We’ll keep on working Wednesday afternoon with a variety of projects in mind! Contact Justin at justin@riverlink.org to find out more or watch your inbox [...]
5:30 pm Volunteer Session Evening
Volunteer Session Evening
Oct 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Volunteer Session Evening @ RiverLink Offices | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
Join RiverLink for an evening volunteer info session.  Starting at 5:00 p.m., there will be light snacks and beverages. The information session will begin at [...]
11:45 am RiverLink Bus Tour
RiverLink Bus Tour
Oct 15 @ 11:45 am – 2:00 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 [...]
6:00 pm Of Time and the River Art Benefit
Of Time and the River Art Benefit
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL BENEFIT ART EVENT — “OF TIME AND THE RIVER” Artists interpret the French  Broad through drawing and painting, much of [...]

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