WIN Punch Brothers tickets!

WIN Punch Brothers tickets!

The Punch Brothers are coming to Asheville, and we've got your ticket hookup! Register for your chance to win below before midnight on Sunday, December 7th!

Punch Brothers
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
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WIN Lana Del Rey tickets!

WIN Lana Del Rey tickets!

98.1 the RIVER has your chance Beat the Box Office and WIN tickets to see Lana Del Rey before they go on sale!

Deadline to register is Sunday, December 7th at 11:59 p.m.

Lana Del Rey
Saturday June 13, 2015
PNC Music Pavilion - Charlotte, NC
On-Sale Date: Saturday December 6 at 10am

WIN tickets to the Make-A-Wish Benefit Show!

WIN tickets to the Make-A-Wish Benefit Show!

TNA Exclusive! You can register for your chance to win tickets to the Make-A-Wish Benefit Show at the Orange Peel, featuring the Artimus Pyle Band and more!

Deadline to register is Wednesday, November 26th at 9a.

Make A Wish Benefit Show
Thursday, December 4th
The Orange Peel
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WIN Rising Appalachia tickets!

WIN Rising Appalachia tickets!

Rising Applachia is coming to the Orange Peel on Saturday, December 20th, and we're hooking you up with the chance to win tickets!

Register below for your chance to win! Make sure you get your entry in before midnight on Sunday, November 30th!

Rising Applachia
Saturday, December 20th
The Orange Peel
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WIN RJD2 tickets!

WIN RJD2 tickets!

Still looking for your perfect New Year's Eve plans? We've got you covered! 98.1 the RIVER has your chance to see RJD2 at the Orange Peel on Wednesday, December 31st!

Register for your chance to win below before midnight on Sunday, November 30th!

RJD2
Wednesday, December 31st
The Orange Peel
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WIN Sarah Lee Guthrie tickets!

WIN Sarah Lee Guthrie tickets!

98.1 the RIVER has your chance to see Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion when they play Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Thursday, December 4th!

Register for your chance to win below before midnight on Sunday, November 30th.

Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion
Thursday, December 4th
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall
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WIN Ticket to The Black Keys!

WIN Ticket to The Black Keys!

98.1 the RIVER has your chance to WIN tickets to see The Black Keys in Charlotte and Greenville! Register below for your chance to WIN tickets to one of the shows!

The Black Keys
Turn Blue Tour
with special guest St. Vincent
Fri 12/12 - Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte
Sat 12/13 - Bon Secours Wellness Arena Greenville
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WIN tickets to Big Head Todd & the Monsters!

WIN tickets to Big Head Todd & the Monsters!

We know you don't want to miss Big Head Todd and the Monsters when they play the Orange Peel on Thursday, February 12th, 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, November 23rd.

Big Head Todd & the Monsters
Thursday, February 12th
The Orange Peel
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WIN tickets to Acoustic Syndicate!

WIN tickets to Acoustic Syndicate!

98.1 the RIVER wants to send you to Acoustic Syndicate's annual homecoming show at the Grey Eagle on Saturday, November 29th!

Register below for your chance to win tickets before midnight on Sunday, November 23rd.

Acoustic Syndicate
Saturday, November 29th
The Grey Eagle
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WIN tickets to see Caleb Johnson!

WIN tickets to see Caleb Johnson!

Caleb Johnson's SOLD OUT Homecoming show is this Friday at The Orange Peel, and 105.9 the Mountain wants to send YOU!

Register for your chance to win below before midnight on Wednesday, November 12th.

Caleb Johnson
Friday, November 14th
The Orange Peel
SOLD OUT

WIN Caleb Johnson tickets!

WIN Caleb Johnson tickets!

Caleb Johnson's SOLD OUT Homecoming show is this Friday at The Orange Peel, and Mix 96.5 wants to send YOU!

Register for your chance to win below before midnight on Wednesday, November 12th.

Caleb Johnson
Friday, November 14th
The Orange Peel
SOLD OUT

WIN tickets to the Cold Mountain Sunday Brunch!

WIN tickets to the Cold Mountain Sunday Brunch!

105.9 the Mountain wants to send you to the Cold Mountain Sunday Brunch at Highland Brewing Company this Sunday, November 16th from 12 to 2p!

Get all the details, and register for your  chance to win before 9 a.m. on Friday, November 14th.

WIN tickets to Umphrey's McGee!

WIN tickets to Umphrey's McGee!

98.1 the RIVER has your chance to win tickets to see Umphrey's McGee when they play the U.S. Cellular Center on Saturday, February 7th.

Deadline to register is sunday, November 16th at 11:59 p.m.

Umphrey's McGee
Saturday, February 7
U.S. Cellular Center
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Pick Your Purse

Pick Your Purse

Mix 96.5’s Pick Your Purse Contest is on the air now! It’s your chance to WIN one of 12 designer hand bags from Belk in the Asheville Mall–$1,000 in holiday CASH & other great prizes!

Enter below for your chance to become a finalist for the Grand Prize Giveaway Event on Sunday, November 16th from 6-8pm at the Asheville Mall Belk Store.

Each of the 12 purses contains an incredible prize including…

  • A fragrance & cosmetics basket from Belk & Estee Lauder valued at $250
  • a pair of brand new diamond earrings from Alan’s Jewelry valued at $250
  • $250 to Speedee Oil Change on Hendersonville Road
  • $250 to Biltmore for Your Home
  • $250 to Carolina Furniture Concepts
  • $100 to Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
  • a 1 hour massage from Massage Envy
  • $100 to Vincenzo’s Ristorante
  • holiday greenery from Boyd Mountain Tree Farm
  • and one contains $1000 in HOLIDAY CASH!
Mix 96.5’s Pick Your Purse Contest is sponsored by Belk, Alan’s Jewelry & Pawn, Massage Envy Spa, Carolina Furniture Concepts, and IntentionallyThinner.com.

Discover the Dinosaurs

Discover the Dinosaurs

Mix 96.5 has your chance to win a family four-pack of tickets to Discover the Dinosaurs – coming to the US Cellular Center in Asheville on Saturday, November 8th & Sunday, November 9th.

Register for your chance to win online before 9 a.m. on Thursday, November 6th.

WIN VIP tickets to Taste of Asheville!

WIN VIP tickets to Taste of Asheville!

Asheville Independent Restaurants (AIR) are hosting Taste of Asheville on Thursday, November 20th at The Venue in Downtown Asheville from 7 to 9 p.m., and Mix 96.5 has your chance to win tickets to this incredible event!

40 local restaurants will showcase their cuisine, plus there will be beer and wine tastings in addition to food sampling.

All week long, Tammy and Dex have your chance to win a pair of General Admission tickets to the tasting event.

PLUS - you can register below for your chance to win VIP tickets! Get your entries in before 9 a.m. on Friday, November 14th!

Taste of Asheville
Thursday, November 20th
The Venue - Downtown Asheville
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WIN Chrissie Hynde tickets!

WIN Chrissie Hynde tickets!

98.1 the RIVER has your last chance to win tickets to see Chrissie Hynde at the Ovens Auditorium.

All you have to do is register for your chance to win below before 9 a.m. on Friday, November 7th. Winners will be called at 10 a.m. on Friday.

Chrissie Hynde
Saturday, November 8th
Ovens Auditorium - Charlotte, NC
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WIN tickets to see Jeff Coffin & the Mu'tet!

WIN tickets to see Jeff Coffin & the Mu'tet!

98.1 the RIVER has your chance to win tickets to see Jeff Coffin (of DMB) and the Mu'tet!

All you have to do is register for your chance to win below before 9 a.m. on Friday, November 7th. Winners will be called at 10 a.m. on Friday.

Jeff Coffin and the Mu'tet
Saturday, November 8th
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall
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WIN Christmas Jam tickets!

WIN Christmas Jam tickets!

98.1 the RIVER has your chance to win tickets to the 26th annual Warren Haynes' Christmas Jam!

All you have to do is register for your chance to win below before midnight on Sunday, November 9th.

Christmas Jam
Saturday, December 13th
U.S. Cellular Center
Featuring Gov't Mule, Billy & the Kids, Hard Working Americans, Jason Isbell, The Revivalists, Vince Gill + More!
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WIN tickets to the New Pornographers!

WIN tickets to the New Pornographers!

98.1 the RIVER wants to send you to see The New Pornographers at the Orange Peel on Wednesday, November 5th!

Just register for your chance to win below before midnight on Sunday, November 2nd.

The New Pornographers
Wednesday, November 5th
The Orange Peel
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WIN tickets to see Carbon Leaf!

WIN tickets to see Carbon Leaf!

98.1 the RIVER wants to send YOU to see Carbon Leaf at the Grey Eagle on Friday, November 7th.

All you have to do is register for your chance to win below before midnight on Sunday, November 2nd.

Carbon Leaf
Friday, November 7th
The Grey Eagle
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WIN Acoustic Syndicate tickets!

WIN Acoustic Syndicate tickets!

98.1 the RIVER wants to send you to Acoustic Syndicate's annual homecoming show at the Grey Eagle on Saturday, November 29th!

Register below for your chance to win tickets before midnight on Sunday, November 2nd.

Acoustic Syndicate
Saturday, November 29th
The Grey Eagle
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Grove House RTW

Grove House RTW

Still searching for the perfect Halloween plans? We have you covered. We have your chance to win tickets to the Haunted Grove House Inferno!

You'll be terrified by monsters lurking around every corner. Beware of the three levels - each area is themed to favor Dante's Nine Circles of Hell. PLUS - 3 dance floors, 4 bars, 8 DJs and your chance to win your share of $1400 in costume contest cash. Gain entry to three separate venues for $25 on Friday, October 31st and Saturday, November 1st, OR you can register for your chance to win below before Wednesday, October 29th at 9 a.m.

WCU vs. the Citadel

WCU vs. the Citadel

ESPN Asheville has your chance to WIN a 4 pack of tickets to the WCU vs the Citadel game on October 25th at 2PM. Register below for your chance to WIN before 9AM on Friday, October 24th!

WTMT-FM's Promotion 5

WIN an Osktoberfest prize pack!

WIN an Osktoberfest prize pack!

Heart of Brevard teams up with Oskar Blues Brewery each year to produce the annual Osktoberfest in downtown Brevard. This year, the festival is Saturday, October 25th, and you could win a prize pack complete with tickets to some of the events, including the Chili Cook Off and Haunted House, plus swag from Oskar Blues and Heart of Brevard.

Register for your chance to win before 9 a.m. on Friday October 24th!

Find out more!

WIN First Aid Kit tickets!

WIN First Aid Kit tickets!

Don't miss the Swedish duo First Aid Kit when they play the Orange Peel on Tuesday, October 28th.

Register below for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show! Deadline to register is midnight on Sunday, October 26th!

First Aid Kit
Tuesday, October 28th
The Orange Peel
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WIN Avett Brothers tickets!

WIN Avett Brothers tickets!

98.1 the RIVER has your chance to see the Avett Brothers! The Saturday, November 1st show is SOLD OUT – and we have your chance to win tickets.

All you have to do is register below to be entered for your chance to win a pair of tickets before midnight on Sunday, October 26th.

The Avett Brothers
Saturday, November 1st
ExploreAsheville.com Arena
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WIN tickets to St. Paul & the Broken Bones!

WIN tickets to St. Paul & the Broken Bones!

We know you don't want to miss St. Paul and the Broken Bones when they play the Orange Peel on Friday, October 24th, so that's why we're giving you the chance to win tickets!

Register below for your chance to win before midnight on Sunday, October 19th!

St. Paul and the Broken Bones
Friday, October 24th
The Orange Peel
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WIN tickets to Jimmy Eat World!

WIN tickets to Jimmy Eat World!

Jimmy Eat World returns to the Orange Peel on Saturday, October 25th, and 98.1 the RIVER wants to send YOU!

All you have to do is register below before midnight on Sunday, October 19th to be entered for your chance to win!

Jimmy Eat World
Saturday, October 25th
The Orange Peel
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Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney

We have your chance to win tickets to see Paul McCartney at the Greensboro Coliseum on Thursday, October 30th.

You can register for your chance to win below before Friday, October 24th at 9 a.m.

One winner will be chosen out of all of the entrants from Mix 96.5, 98.1 the RIVER, 105.9 the Mountain and ESPN Asheville.

Paul McCartney
Thursday, October 30th
Greensboro Coliseum
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WIN tickets to the Jayhawks!

WIN tickets to the Jayhawks!

98.1 the RIVER is hooking you up with the chance to win tickets to see the Jayhawks when they play The Orange Peel on Sunday, October 19th!

Register below for your chance to win before midnight on Sunday, October 12th!

The Jayhawks
Sunday, October 19th
The Orange Peel
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WIN tickets to Sound Tribe Sector 9!

WIN tickets to Sound Tribe Sector 9!

98.1 the RIVER has your chance to win tickets to see Sound Tribe Sector 9 when they play Thomas Wolfe Auditorium on Saturday, October 25th! Register for your chance to win below!

Deadline to register is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 12th.

Sound Tribe Sector 9
Saturday, October 25th
Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
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WIN tickets to see Blues Traveler!

WIN tickets to see Blues Traveler!

Blues Traveler is coming to the Orange Peel on Tuesday, October 14th, and we have your chance to win tickets!

All you have to do is register below for your chance to win before midnight on Sunday, October 5th!

Blues Traveler
Tuesday, October 14th
The Orange Peel
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WIN tickets to LEAF!

WIN tickets to LEAF!

Don't miss the 39th Lake Eden Arts Festival from October 16th-19th, featuring acts like Abigail Washburn, the Secret B-Sides, Rising Appalachia and more.

Mix 96.5 has your chance to win a pair of weekend passes to the festival. All you have to do is register for your chance to win below before Monday, October 6th at 9 a.m.

PLUS - Tammy and Dex have your chance to win a pair of Sunday passes! Just listen to the Mix Morning show each weekday morning for your chance to win!

LEAF
October 16th-19th
Lake Eden & Camp Rockmount
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WIN weekend passes to LEAF!

WIN weekend passes to LEAF!

Don't miss the 39th Lake Eden Arts Festival from October 16th-19th, featuring acts like Abigail Washburn, the Secret B-Sides, Rising Appalachia and more.

98.1 the RIVER has your chance to win a pair of weekend passes to the festival. All you have to do is register for your chance to win below before midnight on Sunday, October 12th.

LEAF
October 16th-19th
Lake Eden & Camp Rockmount
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WIN tickets to Widespread Panic!

WIN tickets to Widespread Panic!

98.1 the RIVER has your chance to ring in the New Year with Widespread Panic at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC on December 31st.

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

WIDESPREAD PANIC
New Year’s Eve Show
Wednesday, December 31st
Time Warner Cable Arena
Charlotte, NC
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WCU vs Wofford

WCU vs Wofford

ESPN Asheville has your chance to WIN a 4 pack of tickets to the WCU vs Wofford game October 11th at 3:30PM. Register below for your chance to WIN!

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