This year in Asheville the folk who put on Christmas Jam are launching a series of other events on Friday December 14th & Saturday December 15th. There will be live music at Jack of the Wood and at Stella Blue from 1pm – 6pm, there will be an art show at Golden Gate Galleries, and there will be film screening at the Fine Arts Center. Read below for more details on access and line-ups. VIP Ticket holders have access to all the events below.
Christmas Jam by Day film screenings
Tickets for all film screenings will be available through X-Mas Jam Ticketing starting Wednesday December 5th at Noon Eastern. The schedule is as follows:
Friday December 14th
1:00 PM ‘Wetlands Preserve’ -A documentary chronicling the very popular/influential NYC Club Wetlands, which closed in 2001. The film features interviews and performances by from Warren Haynes, Ben Harper, Dave Matthews and more.
4:00 PM ‘I Know I’m Not Alone‘ -A documentary chronicling Michael Franti’s Trip to Iraq. Winner of Best Documentary at the San Francisco International Film Festival.
9:30 PM ‘Electric Apricot: The Quest for Festeroo‘ -A mockumentary made by Les Claypool chronicling the band Electric Apricot’s journey to Festeroo. Featuring appearances by Warren Haynes, Bob Weir and Mike Gordon.
MIDNIGHT SHOWING (AFTER THE ORANGE PEEL) ‘Warren Haynes Presents: The Benefit Concert Vol 8’ -A screening of the DVD of the 2006 X-Mas Jam which will be released in March of 2008
Saturday December 15th
1:00 PM ‘Stranger: Bernie Worrell on Earth‘ -A documentary about Bernie Worrell, the legendary keyboard player in Parliament Funkadelic and The Talking Heads. BERNIE WORRELL WILL BE IN ATTENDENCE FOR A MEET AND GREET AFTER THE SCREENING.
3:30 PM ‘Dave Matthews Band: Live From Piedmont Park’ -Filmed last September in Atlanta. The brand new movie capturing DMB’s historic free show in Atlanta this past September. It features guests Warren Haynes and Gregg Allman.
CHRISTMAS JAM BY DAY MUSIC
JACK OF THE WOODS
At Jack of The Woods from 1pm to 6pm on Friday 12.14 & Saturday 12.15, Kevn Kinney will be hosting a Very Special All-Star Acoustic Jam. Kevn will be bringing down some friends and performing for you all day long. Advance Tickets will not be sold, but it is $7 at the door, so come on down.
For the more electric fans there will also be musical performances at Stella Blue. Admission will also be $7, but advance tickets will be available starting Wednesday December 5th at Noon via X-Mas Jam Ticketing. Stella Blue Bands to be announced shortly. Please check xmasjam.com for updates.
CHRISTMAS JAM BY DAY ART
There will be an art show at Golden Gate Galleries in Asheville featuring photos by Danny Clinch, Dino Perrucci, Jay Blakesberg, Kirk West, Michael Weintraub, Don Van Cleave, and More, as well as art by Gary Houston, Steve Johannsen, The Haynes Family and More. There will be a special opening reception from 4-6 PM on Friday December 14th. So swing by during X-Mas Jam weekend, as well as through the end of the year, and check it all out.