Music at Jack of the Wood

Asheville's Traditional Music Venue

Featuring Old Time, Bluegrass, Celtic, Roots/Americana, Cajun

Where Great Music Begins

Jack of the Wood has been fortunate to have had some really amazing musicians grace its stage over the years. From members of Flogging Molly & Dr. Dog, Shovels & Rope, Dick Dale, Southern Culture On The Skids, The Avett Brothers, The Blank Tapes, Steep Canyon Rangers, the Kruger Brothers of Switzerland and Mary Jane Lamond of Nova Scotia to Ralph Lewis and Mark Pruitt from our own back yard. We’ve hosted Old Crow Medicine Show, Warren Haynes Christmas Jam By Day, Brother, the Red Stick Ramblers, Colonel Bruce Hampton, Seven Nations, Old Blind Dogs and many more.

Check our event calendar and join us for weekly jam sessions!

Click here to email us about booking your band with Jack of the Wood.

 

Live at The Pub

  • Thu
    23
    Nov
    2017

    Happy Thanksgiving

    Jack of the Wood will be closed for the holiday.

  • Fri
    24
    Nov
    2017

    Don Merckle & The Blacksmiths

    9pm - $5

    Don Merckle & The Blacksmiths - Website Facebook

    Celtic Rock Foot Stompin' Party Band

  • Sat
    25
    Nov
    2017

    The Wobblers

    9pm - $5

    The Wobblers Web Facebook

    Unique Roots Band!  With a heavy emphasis on New Orleans style rhythms and unique instrumentation, the band pulls from a wide variety of influences.  Gospel blues,organ-heavy,hard-bop jazz and old-school twangy country make for a well-rounded and high energy show.

  • Sun
    26
    Nov
    2017

    Irish Traditional Celtic Jam Session

    3pm

    Free Entry

  • Mon
    27
    Nov
    2017

    Open Mic after Quiz Trivia Night

    7pm

    Free Entry

  • Tue
    28
    Nov
    2017

    Western Swing with Texas T and the Tumbleweeds

    7:00 PM

    If you have been eager to get out and do some Texas Swing, this is your night. The Tumbleweeds are rounding up a herd of early Texas swing favorites for your dancing pleasure. The band is Trent (Texas T) on fiddle, Andy (Too Slim) Hunter on guitar, Ruthie (The Wrangler) Hunter on percussion, Karen (The Cowgirl Queen) Koenig on piano, and Annie (Got Your Gun) Griffey on bass. Rustle up your friends and come out for a hot night of swing dancing.

    No cover charge, but generous tips for the band are always welcomed!

  • Wed
    29
    Nov
    2017

    Old Time Jam Session

    5:00 - Free Entry

    Old-Time Jam is a proud tradition at Jack's for the past 14 years!  Our players come from all over WNC to be part of this legendary session.  It's a great session for sitting back, enjoying a beverage, and time with friends.

    Learn more about the tradition of "Old-Time Music" -  Check out this great intro on the Blue Ridge Music Trails website.  Click here.

  • Thu
    30
    Nov
    2017

    Mountain Feist and Bluegrass Jam

    7:00 and 9:00 pm

    Mountain Feist - Website  Facebook  

    Our Bluegrass evening gets started at 7pm with local favorite band Mountain Feistwho've been jammin' at Jack of the Wood for years.  

    The jam follows the band around 9pm.  It's a scorching lineup of the area's best bluegrass musicians.

     

     

  • Fri
    01
    Dec
    2017

    The Snopes Family Band

    9pm - $5

      The Snopes Family Band - Website Facebook 

    South Cacklacky stew combining the gritty Mississippi hill-country blues & New Orleans Funky Jazz Horns

  • Sat
    02
    Dec
    2017

    Quiet Hollers with Little Bird

    9pm - $7

    Quiet Hollers - Website  Facebook 

    Little Bird - Facebook

    Americana Band of the Year - Louisville Music Awards 

  • Sun
    03
    Dec
    2017

    Irish Traditional Celtic Jam Session

    3pm

    Free Entry

  • Mon
    04
    Dec
    2017

    Open Mic after Quiz Trivia Night

    7pm

    Free Entry

  • Tue
    05
    Dec
    2017

    Chill Tones with That Afro Guy

    7:00 PM

    No cover

  • Wed
    06
    Dec
    2017

    Old Time Jam Session

    5:00 - Free Entry

    Old-Time Jam is a proud tradition at Jack's for the past 14 years!  Our players come from all over WNC to be part of this legendary session.  It's a great session for sitting back, enjoying a beverage, and time with friends.

    Learn more about the tradition of "Old-Time Music" -  Check out this great intro on the Blue Ridge Music Trails website.  Click here.

  • Thu
    07
    Dec
    2017

    The Clydes Pre-Show and Bluegrass Jam

    7:00 and 9:00 pm

    The Clydes - Website  Facebook  

    With their front-woman bass player, unique harmonies and impressive picking styles, The Clydes bring an unabashed energy and relatable emotion to the stage.

    The jam follows the band around 9pm.  It's a scorching lineup of the area's best bluegrass musicians.

     

  • Fri
    08
    Dec
    2017

    Christmas Jam Weekend at Jack of the Wood

    Noon, $10 Habitat for Humanity Donation

    29th Anniversary Warren Haynes Christmas Jam by Day Hosted by Kevn Kenny from Drivin' and Cryin'

    Friday Lineup hosted by Kevn Kinney

         David Earl

         Jamie Dose/Dorsey Parker

         Andrew Scotchie

         Woody Wood

         Chris O'Neill

         GranPappy

     

     

     

  • Fri
    08
    Dec
    2017

    Flying Buffaloes

    9pm - $7

    Christmas Jam by Day Special After Party

    Flying Buffaloes - Website Facebook

    Traditional country honky-tonk meets new wave gritty rock & roll.

  • Sat
    09
    Dec
    2017

    Christmas Jam Weekend at Jack of the Wood

    Noon, $10 Habitat for Humanity Donation

    29th Annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam by Day Hosted by Kevn Kenny from Drivin' and Cryin'

    Saturday Lineup hosted by Kevn Kinney

         Jon Latham • Ray Sisk & Friends • Leigh Glass

     

  • Sat
    09
    Dec
    2017

    Riverbend Reunion

    9pm - $5

    Christmas Jam by Day Special After Party

    Riverbend Reunion - Website Facebook

    Southern Rock Jam Band

    Riverbend Reunion's classic, gritty in your face sound derives from the hills of Tennessee and the mountains of North Carolina.

  • Sun
    10
    Dec
    2017

    Irish Traditional Celtic Jam Session

    3pm

    Free Entry

  • Mon
    11
    Dec
    2017

    Open Mic after Quiz Trivia Night

    7pm

    Free Entry

  • Tue
    12
    Dec
    2017

    Honky Tonk Jam

    7:00 PM
     

    This will be a primarily acoustic jam exploring the roots of Honky Tonk and early Country music. Folks are welcome to sing along and play. This jam will be led by Asheville's own Tom Pittman and others who will help structure some of the tunes to get everyone up and dancing on the dance floor. Texas two step and waltz !! Yee-haw !!

    No cover charge, but generous tips for the band are always welcomed!

  • Wed
    13
    Dec
    2017

    Old Time Jam Session

    5:00 - Free Entry

    Old-Time Jam is a proud tradition at Jack's for the past 14 years!  Our players come from all over WNC to be part of this legendary session.  It's a great session for sitting back, enjoying a beverage, and time with friends.

    Learn more about the tradition of "Old-Time Music" -  Check out this great intro on the Blue Ridge Music Trails website.  Click here.

  • Thu
    14
    Dec
    2017

    The Clydes Pre-Show and Bluegrass Jam

    7:00 and 9:00 pm

    The Clydes - Website  Facebook  

    With their front-woman bass player, unique harmonies and impressive picking styles, The Clydes bring an unabashed energy and relatable emotion to the stage.

    The jam follows the band around 9pm.  It's a scorching lineup of the area's best bluegrass musicians.

     

  • Fri
    15
    Dec
    2017

    Megan Jean and the KFB Band

    9pm - $5

    Megan Jean and the KFB Band - Website Facebook

    Megan Jean and the KFB, or Klay Family Band, arrange a demented blend of americana, punk, dance, and the avant-garde that they've taken to describing as, "a metal band, if it was 1927."

  • Sat
    16
    Dec
    2017

    Fort Defiance

    9pm - $5

    Fort Defiance - Facebook

    Fort Defiance is a husband & wife folk duo, known for their high-energy live performance and honest songwriting

  • Sun
    17
    Dec
    2017

    Irish Traditional Celtic Jam Session

    3pm

    Free Entry

  • Mon
    18
    Dec
    2017

    Open Mic after Quiz Trivia Night

    7pm

    Free Entry

  • Tue
    19
    Dec
    2017

    Cajun/Creole Jam Led by Trent Van Blaricom & Joy Moser

    7:00 PM, Free
     

    This will be a primarily acoustic jam exploring the roots of Honky Tonk and early Country music. Folks are welcome to sing along and play. This jam will be led by Asheville's own Tom Pittman and others who will help structure some of the tunes to get everyone up and dancing on the dance floor. Texas two step and waltz !! Yee-haw !!

    No cover charge, but generous tips for the band are always welcomed!

     Dancing Encouraged

  • Wed
    20
    Dec
    2017

    Old Time Jam Session

    5:00 - Free Entry

    Old-Time Jam is a proud tradition at Jack's for the past 14 years!  Our players come from all over WNC to be part of this legendary session.  It's a great session for sitting back, enjoying a beverage, and time with friends.

    Learn more about the tradition of "Old-Time Music" -  Check out this great intro on the Blue Ridge Music Trails website.  Click here.

  • Thu
    21
    Dec
    2017

    The Clydes Pre-Show and Bluegrass Jam

    7:00 and 9:00 pm

    The Clydes - Website  Facebook  

    With their front-woman bass player, unique harmonies and impressive picking styles, The Clydes bring an unabashed energy and relatable emotion to the stage.

    The jam follows the band around 9pm.  It's a scorching lineup of the area's best bluegrass musicians.

     

  • Fri
    22
    Dec
    2017

    Bull Moose Party - Bluegrass Holiday Show

    9pm - $5

    Bull Moose Party - Facebook

    wannanoa, North Carolina's premier Bluegrass band!

  • Sat
    23
    Dec
    2017

    Vaden "Papa Vay" Landers

    9pm - $5

    "Papa Vay" -  Website  Facebook

     

    "Yodelin' Country Bluesman"

    Hailing from East TN, "Papa Say" began traveling America's highways and railroads, studying American folk music styles such as Old-time, Country, Blues, Cajun & Jug. With a voice like a young Hank Williams, and an acute musical attention to detail, he plays with an authenticity that he hopes will spread the knowledge.

  • Sun
    24
    Dec
    2017

    Irish Traditional Celtic Jam Session

    3pm

    Free Entry

  • Mon
    25
    Dec
    2017

    Merry Christmas

    Jack of the Wood will be closed for Christmas.

  • Tue
    26
    Dec
    2017

    Western Swing with Texas T and the Tumbleweeds

    7:00 PM

    If you have been eager to get out and do some Texas Swing, this is your night. The Tumbleweeds are rounding up a herd of early Texas swing favorites for your dancing pleasure. The band is Trent (Texas T) on fiddle, Andy (Too Slim) Hunter on guitar, Ruthie (The Wrangler) Hunter on percussion, Karen (The Cowgirl Queen) Koenig on piano, and Annie (Got Your Gun) Griffey on bass. Rustle up your friends and come out for a hot night of swing dancing.

    No cover charge, but generous tips for the band are always welcomed!

  • Wed
    27
    Dec
    2017

    Old Time Jam Session

    5:00 - Free Entry

    Old-Time Jam is a proud tradition at Jack's for the past 14 years!  Our players come from all over WNC to be part of this legendary session.  It's a great session for sitting back, enjoying a beverage, and time with friends.

    Learn more about the tradition of "Old-Time Music" -  Check out this great intro on the Blue Ridge Music Trails website.  Click here.

  • Thu
    28
    Dec
    2017

    The Clydes Pre-Show and Bluegrass Jam

    7:00 and 9:00 pm

    The Clydes - Website  Facebook  

    With their front-woman bass player, unique harmonies and impressive picking styles, The Clydes bring an unabashed energy and relatable emotion to the stage.

    The jam follows the band around 9pm.  It's a scorching lineup of the area's best bluegrass musicians.

     

  • Fri
    29
    Dec
    2017

    Firecracker Jazz Band

    9:00 PM, $8

    Website  Facebook  

    HOLIDAY DIXIELAND JAZZ EXTRAVAGANZA with LEGENDARY FIRECRACKER JAZZ BAND 

    Asheville's premier New Orleans style Dixieland Jazz Band - So bring your dancing shoes and remember: Speak Easy, Dance Hard.


     

  • Sat
    30
    Dec
    2017

    Shane Pruitt Band

    9pm, $8

    Shane Pruitt Band -  Website  Facebook

     

    Rock out the end of 2017!

    High energy Gospel, Blues and Rock and Roll!

    Spartanburg’s instrumentalist of the year for 8 years and running, Shane Pruitt is a staple of the music scene in the upstate.  Touring relentlessly with The Shane Pruitt Band, and performing as a feature artist with such acts as The Marshall Tucker Band, The Lee Boys, Flannel Church featuring Duane Trucks, Jeff Sipe, Ike Stubblefield, Yonrico Scott and many more, Shane Pruitt has earned his mark as THE up-and-coming guitarist in the southeast through undeniable hard work.

  • Sun
    31
    Dec
    2017

    New Year's Eve Celebration with Sirius.B

    9pm, $10

    Sirius.B - Website  Facebook  Instagram

     

    Ring in the new year with Asheville's ultimate party band!

    Sirius.B brings to you the finest Absurdist Gypsy Folk Funk Punk that the world has to offer. Their "impressively irreverent, combustible, three-ring circus of sound [and] high-energy style is difficult to neatly categorize. They play foreign music as well as upbeat and serious originals, with a lyrical style ranging from the quirky to the absurd."

    -Mountain Xpress 

  • Sun
    31
    Dec
    2017

    NYE Irish Traditional Celtic Jam Session

    3pm-7pm

    Free Entry

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Pub Hours

Monday - Thursday:  4:00 pm - 12:00 am

Friday - Saturday:  12:00 pm - 2:00 am

Sunday:  12:00pm - 12:00am

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