The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! July 7-10

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The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! July 7-10

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GritVegas Weekend Update June 7-10

The Asheville summer is heating up--and we're not just talking about the weather. There are some amazing events to check out this weekend, from music to food, high-fashion to fundraising, we've got a little something for everyone. How many events are you going to check out? Anything we missed? Leave us a comment!

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Thursday 7/7

10 pm show, 9 pm doors
$15
We're rolling out to celebrate the weekend a day early at this AMH show, featuring headliner TOKiMONSTA, the soulful vocalist Ambré  Perkins, and local producer Panther God.
 
Friday 7/8
Music starts @ 5:30
A free evening of music on the banks of the French Broad with Tim Easton, Aaron Lee Tasjan and headliner Patrick Sweany. 
 
Cocktails + Auction @ 6, fashion show @ 7
$35 or $50 VIP tix
An "eclectic evening of inventive fashion" that is also a fundraiser and fashion show featuring wearable art from local designers. Watch the styles roll by as you enjoy champagne, canapes, and a cash bar and vote for your favorites. The auction includes some of the items from the show. 
 
Saturday 7/9
7-10 pm
Free bluegrass and old-timey music with cloggers, string bands, and more! 
 
feat. Tatsuya Nakatani, Shane Parish, Sarah Louise, and Meg Mulhearn 
7 - 10 pm
The artists will play experimental and improvisational sets separately and then improvise together! Presented by Open Letter Music Series and DBN. 
 
Sunday 7/10 
2-5 pm
A Lyme Disease awareness event and fundraiser to benefit former Urban employee + writer Melina Coogan ,who is struggling with chronic Lyme. The event aims to raise awareness about this condition and the challenges its sufferers face, both physically and in their fight for medical recognition and care
 
6-10 pm
To benefit Ryan and his family, an evening of music and comedy that includes a potluck and fundraiser. Featuring musical guests Rond, Minorcan, + more. $10 suggested donation.