WIN tickets to Barnaroo!

WIN tickets to Barnaroo!

98.1 the RIVER has your chance to win tickets to Barnaroo -- an outdoor music festival at Franny's Farm in Leicester, NC on Saturday, October 4th and Sunday, October 5th -- featuring acts like Lyric, Red Honey, Leigh Glass and more!

Barnaroo's purpose is to showcase, promote and celebrate local and regional singer songwriters and bands in the rock & roll, hard rock, folk, americana, bluegrass and funk genres.

We have your chance to win weekend tickets - PLUS one lucky winner will take home the Grand Prize: weekend passes complete with overnight camping on the farm!

Register for your chance to win before midnight on Sunday, September 28th!

Barnaroo
Franny's Farm - Leicester, NC
Saturday, Oct. 4 & Sunday, Oct. 5th
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WIN tickets to Oktoberfest!

WIN tickets to Oktoberfest!

The Asheville Downtown Association’s Oktoberfest returns on Saturday, October 11 from 1pm to 6pm on Coxe Avenue on downtown Asheville’s south slope. Advance tickets are $35 through September 30 and are available for purchase now. Tickets increase to $40 on October 1.

Following a parade down Coxe Avenue, the ceremonial tapping of the keg will officially open the festivities. All 10 local breweries from last year’s event are returning including Asheville Brewing Company, Catawba Brewing Company, French Broad Brewery, Green Man Brewery, Highland Brewing Company, Hi-Wire Brewing, Lexington Avenue Brewery (LAB), Oskar Blues Brewery, Pisgah Brewing, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, plus new additions like Noble Cider, Twin Leaf Brewery, Appalachian Mountain Brewery and Boojum Brewing Company.

The popular Oktoberfest Games are back as well pitting brewery against brewery with favorites like the stein race, pretzel toss, stein hoist and keg-rolling contest.  

We know you don't want to miss Oktoberfest, so that's why we're hooking you up with the chance to win tickets! Register for your chance to win below before midnight on Sunday, October 4th!

Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Appreciation

School is back in session and Mix 96.5 wants to recognize our areas outstanding teachers. If you know an outstanding teacher who deserves recognition simply fill out the form below with your information as well as the teacher’s together with a 90-word description of why the teacher deserves to be the Mix 96.5 Teacher of the Month. Submissions will be accepted September 15th through May 31st and we will draw a monthly winner to be recognized the following month. Our first Mix 96.5 Teacher of the Month will be announced in October.

The Mix 96.5 Teacher’s Appreciation is presented by Massage Envy and McDonald’s with support from Parker’s Karat Patch, IntentionallyThinner.com, Carolina Furniture Concepts and Katuah Market.

WIN tickets to see Kings of Leon!

WIN tickets to see Kings of Leon!

98.1 the RIVER has your chance to win tickets to see the Kings of Leon at the PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, NC on Tuesday, September 16th!

You can register for your chance to win below. Deadline to register is Monday, September 15th at 9a.

Kings of Leon
with Young the Giant and Kongos
PNC Music Pavilion
Charlotte, NC
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WIN tickets to the French Broad Brew Fest!

WIN tickets to the French Broad Brew Fest!

98.1 the RIVER is hooking you up with the chance to win tickets to the 4th Annual French Broad Brew Fest on Saturday, September 27th in Hot Springs, NC!

The festival will feature craft beer from 20 local and regional breweries, plus music from acts like Yarn, the Jonathan Scales Fourchestra, Empire Strikes Brass and more!

Register below for your chance to win! Deadline to register is Wednesday, September 24th at 11:59 p.m.

French Broad Brew Fest
Saturday, September 27th
Hot Springs, NC
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WIN tickets to see Chrissie Hynde!

WIN tickets to see Chrissie Hynde!

98.1 the RIVER has your chance to Beat the Box Office and win tickets to see Chrissie Hynde at the Ovens Auditorium BEFORE they go on sale. All you have to do is register for your chance to win below before 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 14th.

Chrissie Hynde
Saturday, November 8th
Ovens Auditorium
Charlotte, NC

WIN tickets to the Wood Brothers!

WIN tickets to the Wood Brothers!

98.1 the RIVER wants to send you to see the Wood Brothers when they play the Orange Peel on Saturday, September 20th.

All you have to do is register for your chance to win below before midnight on Sunday, September 14th.

THE WOOD BROTHERS
Saturday, September 20th
The Orange Peel
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Dog Day Afternoon Contest Registration

Dog Day Afternoon Contest Registration

Don’t miss Asheville’s only outdoor festival celebrating all things canine and supporting local dog rescue organizations Asheville Humane Society and Brother Wolf Animal Rescue. 

This family and dog-friendly FREE event features a dog-friendly 1.2 mile fun run around Carrier Park, dog contests in the Pet Supermarket Performance Arena including a wiener dog race, “Best Mutt”, and “Best Lap Dog Over 50lbs."

Advance registration for doggie contests and the fun run is encouraged but not required. Walk-up entries will be welcome. Participation in the fun run is $10 per person and entry to the doggie contests is $5 per contest per dog. The registration fees will be collected at the event. Proceeds from all activities benefit the Asheville Humane Society and Brother Wolf. Register in advance before 9/26/14 at 2pm.

Please check in at least 30 minutes prior to the contest start time:

- 1:30p - Wiener Dog Race
- 2p - Fun Run
- 2:30p - Best Lap Dog Over 50lbs
- 3:30p - Best Mutt

John Butler Trio

John Butler Trio

98.1 the RIVER has your chance to WIN tickets to see John Butler Trio November 9th at the Orange Peel. Register below for your chance to WIN!

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Deadline to enter is 9/2 @ 9:00am.

Woody's Pizza

CFC $5,000 Furniture Giveaway