Wednesday, August 21, 2013

International Nominee "Town Mountain" Headlines Friday Night at RiverLink RiverMusic Concert

August 23   River Music Concert Series   Dance under the stars next to the beautiful French Broad River at Asheville's new summer concert series hosted by New Belgium Brewing and RiverLink.  There will be New Belgium beer, a variety of good eats provided by your favorite Asheville food trucks and the waters of the beautiful French Broad flowing right by the stage. Best of all, these events are FREE to the public. Bring your lawn chair  and enjoy the view of the French Broad River.23 String Band and Caro Mia Featuring Bluegrass, Soul, Old Time Roots & Blues will perform at Asheville's premier multi-modal even.  The live music performance beside the French Broad River begins at 5 PM  at the RiverLink Sculpture and Performance Plaza in the River Arts District

The rain-or-shine event features five local craft brewers
: Highland, Pisgah, Sierra Nevada, New Belgium and Asheville Brewing Co. To feed the hungry, there will be foodtrucks: Melt Your Heart, Pho Ya Belly, The Low Down, Gypsy Queen Cuisine, and non-alcoholic beverages and other goodies from Ursa Minor.

Attendees are encouraged to arrive at the event at 144 Riverside Drive by bike, on foot, or even by boat. Watercraft can easily be landed at the new river access RiverLink had constructed at the site. Asheville on Bikes will offer a bike corral for safe bike parking. 

A new transportation option this year is the Gray Line Trolley. Gray Line Trolley has signed on to provide a shuttle between  the downtown area the RiverMusic site. This is being accomplished in cooperation with the Asheville Downtown Association. The trolley will loop between the event site and the Aloft Hotel. The last trolley will leave the concert site at 10 PM.

Get links for more Asheville events and complete visitor information on the Asheville NC Guide.


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