One Leg Up
One Leg Up, the top-notch Asheville Gypsy jazz
and swing band, will perform at UNC Asheville's Concerts on the Quad
summer music series at 7 p.m. Monday, June 30, on the campus Quad.
The concert is free and open to the public.
One Leg Up features John Stineman on guitar and vocals; Jim Tanner
on guitar; Daniel Coolik on mandolin; Steve Trismen on violin; Mike
Guzalak on clarinet, saxophone, percussion and vocals; and Cary
Fridley on bass and vocals. The band features Gypsy jazz in the
style of Django Reinhardt with a variety of jazz styles, Latin and
original music. One Leg Up performs throughout the Southeast and has
released two CDs.
Concerts on the Quad is fun for the entire family. The public is
invited to bring picnics, blankets and lawn chairs. Sorry, no pets,
skateboards, bicycles or roller skates are allowed on the Quad
during the concerts. With nearly 2,000 people attending each
concert, lawn-chair seating will be separate from blanket seating in
order to preserve sight lines; please look for signage when arriving
on the Quad. Check the Café a la Quad tent for snacks and beverages
from 6 to 8 p.m.
In case of rain, the concerts will be held in Lipinsky Auditorium. A
limited menu will be served on rainy evenings. Concert location
decisions are made at 5 p.m. the day of the show. Patrons may call
828/232-5000 line 3 after 5:15 p.m. each Monday to hear a recorded
announcement about the location of that evening's performance.
Other concerts in the 2008 season include:
July 7 Bandana Klezmer and Jibblin' the Froeline A night of
high-energy dance music in the Eastern European and gypsy-blues
style from two great bands
July 14 The Buckerettes A three-piece cowgirl band featuring
country, bluegrass, old time and rock n' roll
For more information about the series, call UNC Asheville's Cultural
and Special Events Office at 828/251-6991 or visit