With a strong commitment to community engagement and a dedication to showcasing global and Americana arts, LEAF Global and White Horse Black Mountain are proud to announce the launch of an annual Black Mountain Blues Festival. This event promises to immerse attendees in the incredible music of both regional and national talent within a vibrant festival atmosphere.

Join us as we stroll through the charming downtown of Black Mountain and discover the soulful sounds of the Blues at various featured venues scattered throughout the area.

Festival Dates

Friday, July 12, 2024
Saturday, July 13, 2024
Sunday, July 14, 2024
Vendor Opportunity
  • Space Reservation: Reserve up to 10×30 feet of vendor space. Electricity is NOT provided.
  • Application Fee: A nonrefundable fee of $25 is required upon submission.
  • Marketing Ambassador Discount: Enjoy a $50 discount if you become a Marketing Ambassador, promoting the event on your social media platforms or via email marketing.

Important Information

  • Submission of an application does not guarantee acceptance. All applications will be reviewed by the Black Mountain Blues Committee, with notifications sent via email. Please allow up to two weeks for review.
  • Upon approval, an invoice will be sent for payment.

Expectations for Vendors

  • Application deadline: May 31, 2024, or until spaces are filled, with priority given on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • All vendors must provide images of their food truck setup and menu items.
  • Approved vendors must also get a TFE permit with Buncombe County. You must apply for a TFE by June 26th — This is non-negotiable
  • TFE Application –>Click here to view application
  • TFE checklist –> Click here to view checklist
  • Approved vendors must submit a certificate of liability insurance prior to the event, naming Black Mountain Blues and the Town of Black Mountain as additional insured. General liability insurance minimum amount of $500,000; policy must include products and completed operations coverage.
  • If you need insurance –>Click here to purchase insurance