Live Music. Beer. Wine. Fun. In Downtown Asheville

Summer kicks off in Asheville with Downtown After 5. Every year locals look forward to live music, craft beer, and food vendors during this monthly seasonal celebration. Downtown After 5 is celebrating its 30th year in helping to bring people downtown. Funds raised will be donated to support Downtown After 5 2018 partners.


Some of Asheville’s favorites will be taking the stage this year.

May 18 –

Asheville All Stars

Expected to reminisce 1988 a bit, as well as play some originals, this collection of Asheville’s best musicians is sure to be a hit.

Benefiting: Asheville Youth Villages


June 15 –

Town Mountain

A little bluegrass, a little country, mix in some old school rock and you’ll be listening to this local favorite.

Opener: Sanctum Scully

Benefiting: Girls on the Run


July 20 –

Fantastic Negrito

For anyone who ever felt like it was over yet hoped it wasn’t, this is your music; blues harnessed, forged in realness.

Opener: The Get Right Band

Benefiting: Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC


August 17 –

South Avenue

5 young, seasoned musicians entangle musical genres to bring soul, blues, and gospel dynamics that will have you moving.

Opener: The Fritz

Benefiting: Guardian Ad Litem of Buncombe County


September 21 –

The Pharcyde

Bringing timeless 1990’s west coast hip hop to the stage with their boyish style and rhymed lyrics.

Opener: Free the Optimus (An Asheville Original)

Benefiting: Asheville Museum of Science


We can’t believe Downtown After 5 started in 1988, and look forward to a fun-filled summer on the streets of Asheville!


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