Blue Ridge Bal


Balboa Workshops * Amazing Music * Tubing



7:30-10 pm: PRE-PARTY* w/ Michael Gamble & The Rhythm Serenaders (The White Horse)*. $12 in advance (buy tickets HERE), $15 at the door. 


6:30 pm: Registration Opens (YMI)

7:00 pm Beginner Balboa Lesson w/ Brennan DeVoe & Alex Haley (YMI)

8:00-11:30 pm Main Dance w/ Michael Gamble & The Blue Ridge Serenaders (YMI)

11:30 pm - 2 am: Late night dance  w/DJ Brennan DeVoe (The Block off Biltmore)


7:00 pm Beginner Balboa Lesson w/ Brennan DeVoe & Alex Haley (YMI)

8:00-11:30 pm Main Dance w/ Russ Wilson & His Famous Orchestra (YMI)

11:45 pm - 2 am: Late night dance w/DJ Brennan DeVoe (Habitat Brewing)


 10:30 am -12:30 pm: Workshops: all-levels; you'll be learning the 'Shuffle Mob' choreography (YMI)

12:30-2:30 Balboa Brunch downstairs- menu to be posted at the event! Limited space available (The Block off Biltmore)

2:30 pm sharp, gather inside The YMI for the Shuffle Mob & Bal Parade w/ The House Hoppers- and we'll shuffle around town from there!

 3-5 pm: afternoon dance with The Posey Quintet (YMI)

7- 11 pm: AFTER PARTY* with the Low-Down Sires (The Mothlight)

Tickets $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Buy your tickets HERE.


Tubing excursion with floating jam band* - 10:30 am at Zen Tubing (1648 Brevard Rd, Asheville, NC 28806)

Play an instrument? Sing? Bring an instrument that you don't mind getting wet (plastic trumpet, that old guitar that got turned into an ugly art project, trash can lids, kazoos, your voice, washboards, etc), and we will have an off-book jam while we float! Fellow floaters might even tip us with beer and snacks if we are lucky. Submit songs you'd like the go on the list for people to memorize to IMPORTANT: See our 'Tubing Info' page for more details! Bring $15 (cash, exact change) with you, includes tube and shuttle.

*Add-ons not included in weekend pass price. You can purchase these at the venues.