Asheville and Music

To experience yet another form of passionate expression where the area reigns supreme, take note of the sounds around you.

In 2008, The Orange Peel Social Aid & Pleasure Club was named one of the top five rock venues in the nation – yes, the nation – by none other than Rollinq Stone magazine.

The reunited Smashing Pumpkins played a remarkable nine-show run at the landmark club, choosing and San Francisco as stops on their two-city U.S. tour.

Catch a live performance at the many intimate clubs, bars and brewpubs, representing genres from jazz to Appalachian mountain .