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The Ballad of R & J

June 2, 2018 @ 6:30 am - June 30, 2018 @ 8:30 pm


The Ballad of R & J is a bluegrass-infused intervention of Shakespeare’s classic tale. The event itself is a busking corner, turned block party, with a theatrical story in the middle occurring on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings in June in the empty lot at 68 Haywood in downtown Asheville. Music starts at 6 with the show commencing at 6:30. Performances are free to all and BYOS (bring your own seat) is recommended.


June 2, 2018 @ 6:30 am
June 30, 2018 @ 8:30 pm


The Lot at 68 Haywood
68 Haywood
Asheville, NC 28805 United States


American Myth Center