The ever-popular Downtown After 5 series begins tonight in the streets of Asheville. Headlining the event is Velvet Truckstop, featuring keyboardist Tom Constanten (Grateful Dead). The opening act is Analog Moon.
The event kicks off at the Lexington Ave. stage beginning at 5:00 and running until 9:00 PM. There will be plenty of food, drink and shopping vendors available.
Tips for a great experience:
1. Bring cash for everything
2. Bring an ID
3. Leave your pets and coolers at home
Here's more about the artists from the Downtown Association's website.