Asheville – Braidsteam will perform at the Masonic Temple at 80 Broadway, 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 20, the Spring Equinox.  Their program will include an eclectic mix of genres including Celtic, jazz, contemporary world music, folk and classical.   

The musicians include: flutist Rita Hayes who will also play hammered dulcimer, guitarist Jeff Johnson, Paul Ghosthorse on cello,  harpist Judy Wolter-Bailey, River Guerguerian, multipercussionist and Daniel Barber on keyboards. 

Admission is $10 and general seating is very limited.  Tickets may be purchased on-line at www.braidstream.com or at the door.

Hayes and Johnson are the two founding members of Braidstream performing since 1983 at various events, festivals and venues such as the Biltmore Estate and The Grove Park Inn.  Hayes has been a member of the Asheville Symphony for more than 25 years and host of classical music on the NPR station, WCQS.  Ghosthorse is also a member of the Asheville Symphony. Wolter-Bailey is principal harpist of the Hendersonville, North Carolina Symphony and a member of the Blue Ridge Harp Ensemble. Guerguerian, has been performing internationally for 25 years with such groups as the BBC Concert Orchestra, Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Tibetan Singing Bowl Ensemble, Lionel Hampton, and Ziggy Marley/Gipsy Kings.  Barber is also recognized for helping facilitate the infamous Asheville drumming circle on Friday nights at Pritchard Park that draws hundreds of spectators.

The historic Masonic Building occupied in 1915 was designed by Richard Sharp Smith who supervised the construction of the Biltmore House.  Recently the building was opened up to the public for community events with the rental of space and donations going to the Restoration Fund of the facility.

Buy your Spring Equinox Celebration Ticket here. 
This is General Seating Admissions.  Limited Seating.
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