LEAF

Tocadores de Marimba; Antigua, Guatemala. Source: Alfredobi, Wikimedia Commons
LEAF International and musician David LaMotte collaborate on a special evening of music, dance, culture and more this Sunday, October 15th, in Black Mountain.

Natural Born Leaders. Credit: Grace Barron-Martinez
The band that bathes together...and more from local hip-hop/rock/gumbo funk/prog hop group Natural Born Leaders, including their new video for "Time Flies By," an Asheville Grit premiere!

LEAF Moon
Camping at LEAF

GritVegas Weekend Update
Jason's been cloned! We've got your Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update for October 20-23, featuring LEAF, voting, photobooths, and more!

AVL Music & Dance Night
This Thursday, the Millroom hosts the first night in their new monthly live music and dance night. The Juan Benavides Band will hold it down as you dance the night away. Asheville Grit is also giving away three free entries to Underground Sound to artists (or their representatives) who attend!

LEAF Downtown Asheville
Breaking news: LEAF Downtown announces its theme and line-up! LEAF Downtown happens July 30 and 31st this year in the summer streets of downtown Asheville.

Big Chief Juan Pardo
"Believe it or not, Asheville parties the way New Orleans does." Asheville Grit interviewed headliner Big Chief Juan Pardo (of the Golden Comanche Mardi Gras Indians) about what we can expect at this year's Beer City Festival!

GritVegas Weekend Update!
The GritVegas Weekend Update is here! Check out what's going on this weekend and enter to win two weekend passes to LEAF by sharing this post from either Asheville Grit's or Ashvegas's Facebook page. The contest runs until 5 pm TONIGHT (Thursday, May 12th!).

Juan De Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars
This year's spring LEAF lineup highlights the bridge between WNC and Cuba with a variety of acts that exemplify the culture and music of both regions. We're giving away two tickets to LEAF on Sunday, May 15, on Facebook! To enter, leave a comment on our Facebook post when we share this story!

Blue Dragons
This Friday at the Grey Eagle, Blue Dragons are joined by other musical acts for a concert and dance party to benefit LEAF Community Arts.

Can't make it to LEAF next weekend? Or maybe just going for a day or two? Well, don't you worry. IamAVL will be brining you all the acts from the main stage LIVE October 17th-19th!!!

Here at Team WSAVL Call Me we came up with some extra categories we think should have made the cut.

Get to know more about Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars...

Find your free 4th of July fun in Downtown Asheville at the Ingles Independence Day Celebration with fireworks, live music and kid's activities.

Three Asheville women with extensive community connections and experience planning and executing festvials are teaming up to create what they hope will be a new signature event for Asheville.

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