LEAF Festival: Mickey Hart Band, Tinariwen, Tony Rice Unit


Mickey Hart
LEAF | Lake Eden Arts Festival is excited to announce the Performing Arts lineup for Fall LEAF 2012, taking place October 18-21, 2012 in Black Mountain, NC. Headliners for the 35th festival include The Mickey Hart Band, a global folk rock supergroup led by the percussionist of the Grateful Dead; Saharan Desert blues ensemble Tinariwen; The Tony Rice Unit, led by the bluegrass guitar legend; Canadian folk songstresses The Be Good Tanyas, and New Orleans funk forefather George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners. See the rest of the lineup below.

Tickets and volunteering opportunities are available through LEAF’s website or by calling the LEAF office at 828-686-8742. Tickets are sold in advance only, so get yours today!

Click here to see this listing in our festival guide


  • The Mickey Hart Band
  • Tinariwen
  • The Tony Rice Unit
  • The Be Good Tanyas
  • George Porter Jr. and the Runnin’ Pardners
  • Darrell Scott
  • Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band
  • John McCutcheon
  • Khris Royal & Dark Matter
  • Sol Driven Train
  • The Fighting Jamesons
  • Chirgilchin
  • Kinobe & The African Sensation
  • Uncommon Time: Taiko, Tabla, Timba
  • David LaMotte w/ LEAF International Guatemala
  • Contra dance w/ The Great Bear Trio & Footloose
  • Late-night techno contra w/ DJ Jor-D
  • Callers Adina Gordon & Maggie Jo Saylor
  • Swing dance w/ One Leg Up
  • Jonathan Scales Fourchestra
  • Shringara Nepal
  • Aradhna
  • The Andrew & Noah Band
  • The Brand New Life
  • The Joy Boyz
  • Chuck Beattie
  • Darrell Rose
  • Unifire Theatre
  • Lemira Percussion Ensemble
  • Beatles Sing-a-Long w/ Bruce Lang
  • Brothers Harrell Donkey Tour
  • PaperHand Puppets
  • Art Farm Puppets
  • LEAF Poetry Slam w/ James Navé
  • L.S.S. Youth Poetry Slam w/ Beth McDonough & Simon Wolf
  • Puppet Slam and Puppet Showcase hosted by Madison J. Cripps and Keith Shubert of Toy Box Theatre
  • 40 Fingers & A Missing Tooth
  • Professor Whizzpop!
  • Whee Ahh Faerie Kin Troupe
  • LANGO Asheville
  • German Wheel w/ Monique Cote and the Warren Wilson Wheelies
  • Balloons w/ Juan Holiday
  • Sugarfoot Serenaders
  • Bhangra w/ Diana McCall and Christine Gavin

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