The Asheville Downtown Association announces the lineup for the 26th season of Downtown After 5, presented by Harmony Motors. Taking place the third Friday of the month from May through September from 5-9pm on North Lexington Avenue, Downtown After 5 is always free and open to the public.
The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker (thedynamites.net)
The Dynamites take very seriously their sacred mandate of carrying the torch of "real" soul music forward. Charles Walker continues his age-defying prowess, at the top of his powers; strong and getting stronger. The Dynamites continue their relentless commitment to the greatest, most positive and celebratory musical art form in America.
Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics (rubyvelleandthesoulphonics.com)
Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics roots are embedded in the rich sound and history of Georgia soul, beginning with the early 50’s and 60’s R&B. Having performed countless gigs since 2005, the band has already contributed heavily to the steadily increasing awareness of genuine rhythm and blues music that exists today.
Nonprofit Wristband Partner: Asheville City Schools Foundation
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Asheville City Schools Foundation supports the students of the nine Asheville City Schools through volunteer academic coaching, after school programs, scholarships, emergency assistance to families in crisis, and grants for teachers.
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