Upcoming Events




ANDY BUCKNER
Outlaw Country and Southern Rock

SATURDAY APRIL 19th  8:00pm
$10


If an artist is described as playing Southern music it’s fair to ask what kind. Southern Rock? Outlaw County? Rock and Roll, Blues, Bluegrass? In the case of Andy Buckner, the answer is “all of the above” in one talented musical package.

Grammy winner and Mountain Heart member Jim VanCleve characterizes Andy Buckner as “truly the next generation of country music personified, in my opinion. He’s writing his own material, and he’s playing his own instruments… and excelling at both. He has what it takes to become a household name in country music.”





IRISH JAM 6:30pm
OPEN MIC 8:45pm
TUESDAY APRIL 22nd
 FREE EVENT


Join us for a relax evening of free music each and every Tuesday at White Horse.   We begin the evening with a traditional  Irish Jam session where musicians gather to share the tunes and songs of Ireland .    

Following our Irish Jam, we start our Open Mic about 8:45.    Our Open Mic feature a wide variety of musical styles.   Musicians sign up earlier in the evening and each one gets 15 minutes to share there talents with the audience.    

Click Here for more info about our Irish Jam session.




TOKYO ROSENTHAL

WEDNESDAY APRIL 23rd  7:30pm
 $10

In a career that started with the country rock boom, Rosenthal has honed his craft and "Rootsy/ Americana with a little blues thrown in" sound to perfection.
"Take Jackson Browne’s personal confessions and wrap them in Kris Kristofferson’s world weary tales of broken relationships and you have an idea of what to expect from Tokyo Rosenthal......This is Americana with real teeth in the lyrics"







HANDPAN CONCERT
featuring 
PETER LEVITOV

THURSDAY APRIL 24th  7:30pm
 $12
Peter Alexander Levitov is an experimental multi-instrumentalist and improvisational composer. His soundscapes, inspired by Tibetan, Sufi, and Indigenous healing sound traditions, explore a broad range of instrumentation, from ancient to contemporary, creating restorative environments that support personal growth and healing.







Another in our popular series of 
Cabaret Jazz Concerts


Black Coffee and Cool Cabaret -
Torch Songs from Broadway

Featuring
MELODY
GALLOWAY
with
Bill Bares,
James Simmons and
Jeff Rudolph



FRIDAY APRIL 25th  8:00pm
CONCERT TICKETS: $15 / $8 for students


 Black Mtn Bistro will have a wonderful meal available for purchase at White Horse from 6:30 til 7:30.

Melodie Galloway has extensive performance credits in musical theater, jazz, opera, and gospel music. Her appearances include Putting It Together - A Sondheim Musical Review, lead, Seattle Repertory Theater; John and Jen, Jen, first place actor's award, SCTC, Chattanooga; Kiss Me Kate, Kate, Haywood Arts Regional Theatre; La Perichole - Offenbach, Perichole, Florida State Opera, and many others.

Most recently she has been soloist with the Asheville Jazz Orchestra and UNCA Faculty showcase performances. Though performing and directing are her favorite pursuits, she was thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Dave and Iola Brubeck during her dissertation research on his major orchestral compositions, both at Jazz at Lincoln Center (world premiere, The Commandments) and the Asheville Jazz Festival at the Grove Park Inn in 2005. Galloway enjoys singing all styles of cabaret, jazz, and Broadway tunes.






“Prom-N-Aid”
Benefit Event For
SWANNANOA VALLEY TRANSITIONAL LIVING


SATURDAY APRIL 26th  6pm
Tickets $30
Billed as “a second shot to have the best night of your life”, the inaugural “Prom-N-Aid”  promises adults a chance to party for a good cause. The event, hosted by the White Horse Black Mountain, is built around a “Dancing Through the Decades” theme and benefits the work of the Swannanoa Valley Transitional Housing Committee. The organization serves women from the Swannanoa Correctional Center for Women, assisting in the transition from a custodial setting to independent living by providing safe and affordable housing during the adjustment period.


The festivities begin at 6 p.m. and will include door prizes and the induction of “Prom-N-Aid” King and Queen 2014. There will also be individual and couple costume contests, featuring Best Dressed, Best Theme-Inspired and Worst Dressed categories.
Ray Mata, a fashion photographer and film maker, will be providing photography at our PROM-N-AID, so don't miss out!
The $30 admission includes heavy appetizers and refreshments.




AmiciMusic Presents

The Birth of Romanticism


A SHORT

HISTORY 
OF THE PIANO
Part Two



SUNDAY APRIL 27th 2:00pm
 $15 in advance / $20 at the door

featuring 
Dr. Daniel Weiser 

This afternoon's concert is the second in a series of concerts exploring the history of the piano. The series will present an abridged history of great piano music over the past 300 years interspersed with fun and educational stories about the various composers and the incredible instrument they were writing for.

Today's concert takes us from the late 18th into the early 19th century and the early Romantic movement. This session will focus on the many great piano works of Wolfgang Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven. Great stories, quotes, and pictures make this an afternoon to remember.






TAL NACCARATO

Piedmont Fingerstyle' Roots/ 
Blues /Americana Guitar Player 


MONDAY APRIL 28th  7:30pm

$8



Tal was born in the Apennine Mountain Range in the South of Italy, raised in NYC and currently resides in the Hudson Valley of New York, and in NYC.  Tal's latest project: "Piedmont Black & Blue", will be available Winter, 2014. He is currently 'flying solo', doing "Unplugged", Solo Acoustic dates in the USA, and abroad.

Tal plays a variety of styles and was strongly influenced by the playing of , The Rev. Gary Davis, Blind Blake, Doc Watson, Lightnin' Hopkins, Mississippi John Hurt,Big Bill Broonzy, and  Robert Johnson.




IRISH JAM 6:30pm
OPEN MIC 8:45pm
TUESDAY APRIL 29th
 FREE EVENT

Join us for a relax evening of free music each and every Tuesday at White Horse.   We begin the evening with a traditional  Irish Jam session where musicians gather to share the tunes and songs of Ireland .    

Following our Irish Jam, we start our Open Mic about 8:45.    Our Open Mic feature a wide variety of musical styles.   Musicians sign up earlier in the evening and each one gets 15 minutes to share there talents with the audience.    

Click Here for more info about our Irish Jam session.




RUPERT WATES
Great Lyrics / Great Voice


WEDNESDAY APRIL 30th  7:30pm

$12


Rupert Wates was born in London, and he is "a ridiculously talented musician," said Kitchen Sink House Concerts in Arizona.

He has been a full-time songwriter since 1992 when he signed an exclusive deal with Eaton Music Publishing. Between 2007 and 2011, Rupert has won over 25 songwriting awards.

Moving to Paris in 2001, Rupert developed his skills as a singer and performer and formed his own group. Since September 2006, he has been based in the USA. His music has found a warm reception in America. 

The Forwardian Arts Society, in describing a recent performance, wrote, "It was as if Mr. Wates was standing at the well of humanity and drawing up the emotions and experiences of mankind to the surface where they could nourish those who partook of them from his vocal and musical instruments."









A TASTE OF BLACK MOUNTAIN
Enjoy the Flavors of the Swannanoa Valley

THURSDAY MAY 1st 5:30pm


The Black Mountain Swannanoa Chamber of Commerce presents it's annual TASTE OF BLACK MOUNTAIN event featuring booths from a wide variety of local restaurants.  





For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce at 

(828)669-2300

or visit their website at  
http://www.blackmountain.org/





BLUE RIDGE ORCHESTRA
Presents
TWO FOR 
THE SHOW

They've always drawn packed houses in the past so this time we're often shows on two consecutive nights !!!!!

FRIDAY May 2nd  7:30pm

$12 in advance / 
$15 at the door
(Students: $5)

SATURDAY May 3rd  7:30pm

$12 in advance / 
$15 at the door
(Students: $5)

The Blue Ridge Orchestra was founded by musicians whose passion for performing symphonic music of a high caliber brought them together. Amateur and professional, young and old; from walks of life as disparate as electrical engineering and librarianship, vet tech and physician, student and retiree, they share an enthusiasm for making music in one of its most exalted and invigorating forms – orchestral performance.

Tonight they present a wonderful evening of music including

  • Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony – Two movements
  • Respighi’s Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 2
  • Vivaldi’s Concerto for 2 Trumpets
  • Mendelssohn’s Concertpiece for Two Clarinets 
  • Shostikovitch’s Tea for Two






 

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