A big crowd will turn out Saturday night to hear the Asheville Symphony Orchestra. But there are other notable music events happening around the mountains this weekend, including a couple of folk concerts, a Beatles tribute show and a Broadway stage blockbuster.
The symphony, conducted by Daniel Meyer, performs at 8 p.m. Saturday at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. The program includes Tchaikovskys Swan Lake and guest violinist Elena Urioste in Samuel Barbers Violin Concerto. Call 254-7046. www.ashevillesymphony.org.
Grammy-winning folk trio Sutton, Holt and Coleman perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at Diana Wortham Theatre at Pack Place on Pack Square. Bryan Sutton, David Holt and T. Michael Coleman all worked with the late, great Doc Watson. Call 257-4530. www.dwtheatre.com
Folk duo Dana and Susan Robinson play at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Mountain Spirit Coffeehouse series at the Unitarian Universalist congregation, 1 Edwin Place. This is their first show there since the release of their latest recording, American Hornpipe. Call 545-2260. www.uuasheville.org.
Rock out with the Fab Four when the band 1964: The Tribute performs at 5 p.m. Sunday at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. The concert comes 50 years to the day after the Beatles first U.S. appearance on TVs The Ed Sullivan Show. Call 227-2479 or visit bardoartscenter.wcu.edu.
Singer Sherri Lynn will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Dobra Tea House, 78 N. Lexington Ave.
The big musical Cabaret is on stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Asheville Community Theatre, 35 E. Walnut St. Call 254-1320. www.ashevilletheatre.org
Fresh Preserves, a musical show with lots of bluegrass and stories, plays at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Folk Art Center, off the Blue Ridge Parkway in east Asheville. Call 298-7928.
The romantic drama Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, is performed at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at 35below, in the lower back level of Asheville Community Theatre, 35 E. Walnut St. Call 254-1320. www.ashevilletheatre.org.
The Clean House is performed at 7:30 p.m. Saturday by Different Strokes Performing Arts Collective at the BeBe Theatre, 20 Commerce St. Call 275-2093. www.differentstrokesavl.com
Rounding Third continues at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at North Carolina Stage Company, 15 Stage Lane, off Walnut Street across from Zambra. Call 239-0263. www.ncstage.org
New at the movies
The Lego Movie shows at Beaucatcher, Biltmore Grande and Carolina Asheville.
Oscar nominated short films and animated films are playing at Carolina Asheville.
The Monuments Men is playing at Biltmore Grande, Carolina Asheville and Carmike.
Vampire Academy is showing at Biltmore Grande and Carolina Asheville.