Official Asheville Street Music is your first source for Busking and Appalachian excitment in Asheville, NC and the surrounding area.

Asheville, NC host’s busking musicians and performing artist’s from local Appalachian mountains and traveling musicians. The excitement of troubadour’s performing on the sidewalk’s and street corner’s. Though Asheville is rich in Appalachian culture, the international flair is always possibile. The weekend in Asheville, NC is always full of electricity and anticipation because something is always happening, someone is busking!

Street Performing, commonly called Busking: the practice of performing arts in public places, for gratuities, which are generally in the form of money. People engaging in this practice are called buskers, street performers, street musicians, minstrels, or troubadours, some are gypsies and hobo’s.

Wait before you go buy a new instrument. Local musicians choose pre-owned instruments for sale at The Guitar Mama. Stringed instrument repairs done on site. Always get a good deal at Guitar Mama!
610A Haywood Rd in West Asheville. Open Tuesday-Thursday 11am-6pm, Friday 11am-7pm, Saturday Noon-5pm

Janice Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Woody Guthrie, Jefferson Airplane, Paul McCartney just to name a few have busked and some still do on occasion. See our new Famous Busker Page.

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FEED AND SEED is a great escape for Friday or Saturday night with the character of Old Time Appalachia.

Street Musicians performing Asheville have been discovered and performed at The Feed and Seed just 20 minutes south of Pack Square on Hwy 25. Friday starting at 7:30 pm and Saturday usually some excitement starting around 6. It’s free admission, the musicians are paid by tips.

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Asheville North Carolina, where the air is fresh and the mountains are blue. Good ole mountain style fun and entertainment, with Asheville Street Music being in Top Attractions. The best in Southern Appalachian culture!

Tipping is by no means required although gratuities are appreciated as most of the professional quality musicians and performers are working musicians. That means performing is their form of income.

Hendersonville, NC also allows Busking. Busking in Hendersonville is limited to Main St only on designated squares located at cross walks. Busking squares are marked presently by four white dots. Hendersonville is very friendly whether you are busking or just enjoy the historic culture of Old Time Appalachia.

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