In true pub fashion, White Horse hosts a traditional Irish style session every Tuesday night, followed by an open mic. Sessions are in many ways the heart and soul of Irish traditional music: a place for players to share tunes and to socialize.
Welcome to 2020! We have a clear vision for great music and events in the coming year, with great new acts alongside old favorites. We look forward to seeing you at one or more of our upcoming events.
$18 in advance, $20 at the door.
Wow! EJ Piper Jones Band, the Reel Sisters, The Grandfather Mountain Highlander Pipe Band, & Blue Ridge Brass. If you're not Scottish or Irish before this afternoon, you will be after! If you've got a kilt, now's the time!Find out more »
Our local and regional Irish players have been bringing wonderful Irish tunes to White Horse for a decade. They (usually 15-20 of them) sit in a circle and bring forth music to enjoy, relax to, have a beverage with and admire. Fiddles, guitars, citterns, squeeze boxes, flutes, pennywhistles and bagpipes are found in the mix. Children and well-behaved dogs are welcome. It's fun!!Find out more »
White Horse open mic is characterized by performers getting significant attention to their sound. A first-rate sound engineer is attentive, getting the most out of every participant. Several open mic players have gone on to perform their own shows at White Horse. A few are now making their way up the ladder of entertainers in this area. We're proud of them. Everyone who participates is accorded the courtesy of attention and positive feedback. All this has led to performances at…Find out more »
$10/$12/$6 for students
Internationally renowned composer & pianist, Michael Jefry Stevens has made countless LP's both solo and with a variety of ensembles both in the US and worldwide. Pioneer, explorer and original are words that have been liberally attached to Michael and his music. The quartet will ably support and amplify.Find out more »
$15 in advance, $18 at the door.
The AJO is back for their monthly show at the White Horse Black Mountain. 2 sets of live big band jazz start at 8 PM on Friday, January 17.
Troy has been a regular at the White Horse open mic. He's overcome physical disabilities. His warmth, heart and soul are captivating. A singer and keyboard player, Troy is well worth hearing. David Cody is a phenomenal songwriter, singer and player. He's long been a staple in the Swannanoa Valley and beyond. He's overcome a work-related accident to his hand and is back in great form. Don't let him off the stage without doing the "Cooder" song!Find out more »
The Blushin' Roulettes, Angie Heimann and Cas Sochacki, sing old time songs with a modern twist. Mixing the wistful, tragic and humorous at the drop of a pick, the're a most enjoyable duo from the San Francisco area where they played the festivals, clubs and won writing and performing awards.Find out more »
$25/$28 with meal
$15/$18 without meal
A traditional Burns supper. The great Scots bard's poetry (and more), music of his time and more current songs as well. Adrian Rice, world renown poet (and one of the Belfast Boys) will be a contributor as will phenomenal piper Connell Sanderson (of Bardic Alchemy). Toasts galore. And yes, as part of the supper, haggis will be served (but come anyway)! Kilts and other traditional Scottish dress welcome.Find out more »
Extremely talented with satire and music, Sandy and Richard Riccardi will take shots at just about anyone or anything that needs satirizing. Humor abounds along with props carefully chosen to bring laughter to everyone. If you need a lift...or even if you don't, come guffaw with us.Find out more »
$12 advance / $15 door
Mia Rose is a fantastic performer and songwriter. She draws you in and treats you very well indeed. She's also an actress with wonderful credits. She's been to White Horse from her home in Nashville many times and has developed a loyal following.Find out more »