This Blue Ridge Music Trails of NC “Traditions” concert celebrates the banjo styles of Western North Carolina and the release of the seasonal Highland brew, Clawhammer Oktoberfest. Featuring award-winning banjo virtuoso Jens Kruger with Uwe Kruger, playing bluegrass, clawhammer, classical and jazz styles on the banjo and guitar, brothers Travis and Trevor Stuart playing banjo and fiddle styles from Haywood County, and banjo player, vocalist, and “all day talker” Laura Boosinger as emcee.
Highland Brewing Company, Asheville, NC
August 16th, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Highland Brewing Company rolled out its first beer kegs in December 1994, leading the way for craft beer in Asheville. The tasting room is open to the public seven days a week, offering local food and live music on Fridays and Saturdays. Enjoy a free tour and rare pilot brews in a family-friendly atmosphere with spacious indoor and outdoor areas.