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Reasonably Priced Babies

Improv Show

 

March 2nd • 7pm

Tickets $15

RPB is a formidable improv comedy group consisting of Tom Chalmers, Mondy Carter, Karen Stobbe, Kim Richardson and Josh Batenhorst.

This is how it works: RPBs will ask the audience for suggestions and then they make that come to technicolor life. Get ready to be a part of the experience because this show will push the envelope of ridiculous fun.

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Kellin Watson

in Concert

 

March 9th, 7pm

Tickets $20

 

Kellin Watson is an internationally-touring singer-songwriter, whose award-winning sound blends elements of blues, pop, folk, and soul. Hailing from Black Mountain, NC, Kellin draws on her Appalachian roots to bring both power and rawness to her music.  She has worked with/opened for a wide range of notable artists such as: Amos Lee, Little Feat, Susan Tedeschi, The Duhks, Crash Test Dummies, The Wood Brothers, Seth Walker, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Walter Wolfman Washington, Gordie Sampson, members of Band of Horses, and several others. Kellin's songs have been featured on film, tv and commercials such as, CBS’s The Good Wife, Degrassi: The Next Generation, GMC’s Trinity Goodheart, several independent films, in addition to sync commercial work, globally. In 2017, Kellin began to take a step back from touring and making records to focus on having children. She is slowly making her way back into live performances again, and is excited to have one of her first full live shows back out, at BMCA!

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Mountain Harp Quartet

 

April 21st, 2pm

Tickets $15

The Mountain Harp Quartet will give a concert on Sunday, April 21 at 2pm in the intimate listening room at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts. The quartet is made up of harpists Jeanne Mason, Patti Spyer, Kathy Wallace, and Sue Richards. Sue is the harp instructor at BMCA. The ensemble is an outgrowth of the Mountain Folk Harp Society of Asheville, a local group dedicated to fostering traditional music on small harps. Although harps come in literally all sizes, the most common ones have around 34 strings, or 4 1/2 octaves. The group will play a variety of Celtic, Appalachian, and original music.

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Walker Family Band COncert

 

May 4th, 7pm

Tickets $15 / Kids $10

For over two decades The Walker Family Band has delighted audiences throughout the Southeast with a distinctive take on traditional styles, performing Irish dance music and American old time music with a forward reaching attitude. We especially enjoy sharing original tunes, which grow naturally from these basic roots and from our thorough training and experience in classical music and jazz. Now living in the Asheville area, we are looking forward to performing for our new, and old friends here in these beautiful mountains! The Walker Family Band creates a confluence of sound with an end game plan; a fresh connection with each audience. True to Irish and American tradition, we share our experience and knowledge by conducting multi-instrumental workshops and by hosting an annual summer camp. The Walker Family Band Music Camp is attended by families and students from coast to coast.

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Popcorn Falls

by James Hindman

 

May 10-19

Fri & Sat 7pm, Sun 2pm

The sleepy town of Popcorn Falls is forced into bankruptcy when a neighboring town threatens to turn them into a sewage treatment plant. Their only hope – open a theater! Two actors play over twenty roles in a world of farce, love, and desperation, proving once and for all that art can save the world.

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Briar Branch Concert

 

May 24th • 7pm

Tickets $20

BRIAR BRANCH is a homegrown, hometown string band. Long time Black Mountain residents, Julia Weatherford and Pearl Shirley, mother and daughter, have been singing and playing together since the 1980s. Expect to hear mountain music with sweet vocal harmonies, toe-tapping banjo songs, and hard driving Old Time fiddle tunes. Be delighted with magical hand crafted “Crankies”, moving

panoramas illustrating song verses. Feel the pull of sweet sad ballads with rich cello accompaniment.

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Reasonably Priced Babies

Improv Show

 

May 25th • 7pm

Tickets $15

RPB is a formidable improv comedy group consisting of Tom Chalmers, Mondy Carter, Karen Stobbe, Kim Richardson and Josh Batenhorst.

This is how it works: RPBs will ask the audience for suggestions and then they make that come to technicolor life. Get ready to be a part of the experience because this show will push the envelope of ridiculous fun.

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