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Something Old, Something New, Something Streaming, Something Live!

Shindig on the Green is a mainstay of summer in downtown Asheville. People gather to listen, jam, and perform traditional music on and around the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Stage. This year the gathering of people that makes Shinding so special is not an option, but Shinding and the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival are streaming your way! Each Saturday the Shindig YouTube Channel and Facebook will stream a curated list of the most viewed videos from Shindigs past. The Mountain Dance and Folk Festival, the oldest continuous folk festival in the country, will take place digitally August 6-8 and feature some of the top mountain music performers from western North Carolina.

Along About Digital Sundown…

Top Deck Concerts at the Pack Square Parking Deck
Traditional music is a summer staple at Wortham Center for Performing Arts, but instead of taking place in a theatre, this summer the music heads outside. July 24-26, outdoor concerts will be held on the rooftop level of the Pack Square Parking Deck. The concerts will be set up with wellness checks upon entry and social distancing measures in place for parking. Zoe & Cloyd and Josh Goforth are featured performers.
Learn to Jam Online with PineCone!

PineCone is hosting a virtual jam camp for intermediate bluegrass musicians from ages 10-17. This virtual camp will introduce campers to up to three new songs each day from a wide range of acoustic-based roots music styles and allow them to explore the advantages and the challenges of various keys on their instrument. There will be instrument-specific break out sessions to focus on that day’s songs  as well as mixed instrument sessions. Camp runs from 9:30AM-12:30PM July 27-31. Registration Deadline is Thursday, July 23! 

Marc Pruett Won’t Stop Dreaming or Smiling
Being photographed while playing banjo at the bottom of a swimming pool is not Marc Pruett’s only claim to fame! The Grammy and IBMA award winner plays with Balsam Range these days but has also played with the likes of Ricky Skaggs and Bill Monroe, and he’s recently published a memoir entitled Rascally Mountain Boy. Check out the feature on Marc from our Down the Road magazine.



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