Event Date: 06/15/2019   Event Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Homebrew Festival and Tasting Proceeds of this event benefit Just Economics, an Asheville-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to build a more just and sustainable local economy that works for all in WNC. - Sample over 100 unique home brewed beers - Vote for your favorite People's Choice Award! - Learn about Just Economics' work and how to engage

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5 Foundry Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 06/16/2019   Event Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Do you love cars? If so, then join us at Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) for Cruise ‘In, a monthly car show featuring an exciting display of cars, trucks, motorcycles and special interest vehicles behind the Food Court on Sundays, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20 and November 17, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Cruise ‘In is free to car owners and spectators.

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800 Brevard Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 06/24/2019   Event Time: All Day

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The Asheville Percussion Festival encompasses a whole week of events -Monday, June 24th through Monday, July 1st- including: immersive workshops in frame drum, doumbek, handpan, djembe, samba, marimba, gamelan, and more, as well as concerts and demos for those who enjoy listening more than playing. Complete schedule, details, and ticket sales can all be found at the Info page of our website: www.ashevillepercussionfestival.com/info . This year's theme, Rhythms of Diversity, brings percussionists from around the globe to Asheville to share their musical expertise, including four-time Grammy Award winner, Glen Velez; ta-ka-di-mi vocalist, Loire Cotler; and Balinese Gamelan Ensemble from New York, Yowana Sari. We also welcome back Persian daf and tonbak player, Naghmeh Farahmand, and versatile musical prodigy, Adam Maalouf, as well as djembe player, Adama Dembele, from Ivory Coast and members of the Asheville-based Samba group, Zabumba. Check out the Residency Artists page on our website (http://www.ashevillepercussionfestival.com/artists) to learn more about the stellar lineup of talent for the 2019 festival. These inspiring musicians will create original compositions during the week to perform in a Masters Concert on Saturday evening, June 29th, at Diana Wortham Theatre. Some of the featured artists will also offer workshops during the week-long intensive program and facilitate a sound meditation together on Sunday, June 30th, while several local musicians will facilitate the free community workshops on Saturday, June 29th. This year's Festival events, including the intensive program, are offered à la carte; create your own experience! This flexibility allows you to select the festival events you would like to attend, customized to fit your work and travel schedule. Complete schedule, details, and ticket sales can all be found at the Info page of our website: www.ashevillepercussionfestival.com/info ALL TICKETS ARE DISCOUNTED 15% UNTIL MAY 1. Please note: separate tickets are required for EACH event, including concerts and free workshops.

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30 Buchanan Place , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 06/24/2019   Event Time: 10:00 AM

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SHARE THE DRUM Asheville Percussion Festival 2019 will be held Monday June 24-Monday July 1, in beautiful Asheville, NC. Engage in a world of rhythm. Come enjoy a creative environment where percussionists, dancers, and music lovers of all traditions, gather to explore, create and innovate. The festival will be hosted by Asheville's ambassador of rhythm, River Guerguerian. This year's theme, Rhythms of Diversity, brings to Asheville percussionists from around the globe. Our Residency Artists will collaborate and create original compositions during the week, which they will perform in a Masters Concert on Saturday evening. Some of the artists will also offer workshops throughout a week-long intensive program and facilitate a sound meditation together on Sunday. The Intensive Program, Workshops, and Sound Meditation will be held at the  Odyssey Community School: 90 Zillicoa St., Asheville, NC, 28801.  SCHEDULE  - Separate tickets are required for each event, including free events. This year's festival is an à la carte event. Create your own expereince. Concert ticket required for intensive participants. ALL TICKETS (including iintensive workshop tickets) ARE DISCOUNTED 15% UNTIL MAY 1. Monday June 24-Wednesday June 26  10am-4:30pm - Room A 3-day intermediate level intensive with Master Frame Drummer Glen Velez, periodically accompanied by vocalist Loire Cotler. (Includes the opportunity to audition for a chance to perform a composition with Glen Velez and Loire Cotler.) At Odyssey Community School: 90 Zillicoa St. Asheville, NC 28801.  Lunch break from 1-2:30pm. Monday June 24 10am-4:30pm - Room B Full day intro-level intensive on Middle Eastern Drumming featuring Doumbek/Tonbak/Frame Drum with Naghmeh Farahmand. At Odyssey Community School: 90 Zillicoa St. Asheville, NC 28801.  Lunch break from 1-2:30pm. Tuesday June 25 10am-4:30pm - Room B Full day all-level intensive on Handpan with Adam Maalouf. At Odyssey Community School: 90 Zillicoa St. Asheville, NC 28801.  Lunch break from 1-2:30pm. Wednesday June 2610am-4:30pm - Room BFull day intro-level intensive on West African Drumming with Adama Dembele.At Odyssey Community School: 90 Zillicoa St. Asheville, NC 28801. Lunch break from 1-2:30pm. Thursday June 27 10am-4:30pm - Room A Full day intermediate level intensive on Middle Eastern Drumming featuring Doumbek/Tonbak/Frame Drum with Naghmeh Farahmand. At Odyssey Community School: 90 Zillicoa St. Asheville, NC 28801.  Lunch break from 1-2:30pm. Thursday June 27 10am-1:00pm - Room B Half day intermediate level intensive on West African drumming with Adama Dembele. At Odyssey Community School: 90 Zillicoa St. Asheville, NC 28801.  2:30-5:30pm Half day intro-level intensive on Zimbabwean style Marimba with Sue Ford & Village Marimba.Throughout the workshop, participants will learn different parts to a composition and be able to play them together as an ensemble. Instruments and mallets will be provided.  *At Rainbow Community School: 574 Haywood Rd. Asheville, NC 28806. Friday June 28 10am-2:00pm - Room A Brazilian Percussion Ensemble Workshop with Zabumba Asheville Samba facilitated by Diana Loomer and Agustin Frederic. Different types of Samba percussion instruments will be demonstrated and taught. Throughout the workshop, participants will learn different parts to a composition and be able to play them together as an ensemble. Instruments will be provided. At Odyssey Community School: 90 Zillicoa St. Asheville, NC 28801. 10am-1:00pm Half day intermediate level intensive on Zimbabwean style Marimba with Sue Ford & Village Marimba. Throughout the workshop, participants will learn different parts to a composition and be able to play them together as an ensemble. Instruments and mallets will be provided.  *At Rainbow Community School: 574 Haywood Rd. Asheville, NC 28806. Open to intermediate percussionists with no prior marimba experience. 4-5:30pm Free Gamelan Workshop with Gamelan group Yowana Sari hosted by Michael Lipsey director of Aaron Copland School of Music at CUNY. Instruments provided. *At Black Mountain Museum & Arts Center: 120 College St, Asheville, NC 28801. Please register for this free ticket. 8:00pmA special evening of contemporary and traditional music featuring NYC Gamelan group, Yowana Sari. At Black Mountain Museum & Arts Center: 120 College St, Asheville, NC 28801. Saturday June 29 1-5:00 pm - Auditorium Free Community Workshops/demos open to the public. At Odyssey Community School: 90 Zillicoa St. Asheville, NC 28801. Please register for this free ticket. 8:00pm Masters Concert featuring original collaborative compositions created during the residency week by our world-renowned Residency Artists. *At Diana Wortham Theatre: 12 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801. Concert ticket required for intensive participants.  Sunday June 3012:00pm Sunday Sound Meditation will take place at 12:00pm on June 30 at Odyssey Community School: 90 Zillicoa St. Asheville, NC 28801.  Monday July 110am-4:30pm - River's StudioFull day intensive on creating a Hybrid Drum Kit with River Guerguerian. At Odyssey Community School: 90 Zillicoa St. Asheville, NC 28801.Lunch Break 1-2:30pm. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Throughout the week, there will be an open Collaboration Room for participants to get together, jam, and share ideas. This project is funded in part by the GRASSROOTS ARTS PROGRAM of the N.C. Arts Council, A division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources, through the Asheville Area Arts Council.   This event is funded in part by the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority’s Festivals and Cultural Events Funding Program.   www.ashevillepercussionfestival.com

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90 Zillicoa Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 06/29/2019   Event Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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The Masters of Percussion Concert is the culminating event within the Asheville Percussion Festival, wherein selected musicians are invited from around the world to teach workshops and collaborate with one another in the creation of original compositions to perform at the concert on the weekend. This year's theme, Rhythms of Diversity, brings percussionists from around the globe to Asheville to share their musical expertise, including four-time Grammy Award winner, Glen Velez; rhythm vocalist, Loire Cotler; and Balinese Gamelan Ensemble from New York, Yowana Sari. We also welcome back Persian daf and tonbak player, Naghmeh Farahmand, and versatile musical prodigy, Adam Maalouf, as well as djembe player, Adama Dembele, from Ivory Coast and members of the Asheville-based Samba group, Zabumba. Check out the Residency Artists page on our website (http://www.ashevillepercussionfestival.com/artists) to learn more about the stellar lineup of talent for the 2019 festival.

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18 Biltmore Ave , Asheville, NC 28801
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