Gov’t Mule
Fri May 19

Gov’t Mule

with Neal Francis
with special guest Cydeways

DATE: Friday, May 19, 2023
DOORS: 5:30 PM
Genre: Jam/Rock
Age Limit: Must be 12 or Older
No Refunds; Rain Or Shine; Large Event Parking
Price: $40 (General Admission); $75 for two-night passes
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Gov’t Mule will be performing LIVE on the Outdoor Stage at Salvage Station on Friday, May 19th with Neal Francis and Saturday, May 20th with Maggie Rose! Doors open at 5:30PM and the music starts at 6:30PM. This is a General Admission, 12+ show (no exceptions). This is a LARGE EVENT, so please read our FAQs to learn more about parking options and our shuttle service.

Root Down will be serving their delicious twist on Southern Soul food and we’ll have a few rotating food trucks on-site as well! There will also be MULTIPLE full bars open for you to enjoy! 

CDC guidelines + band requirements + our venue policies are subject to change daily, so please keep your eyes on for updates. We do not issue refunds based on our Covid-19 policies and reserve the right to change them at any time.

Check out our FAQ page here to learn about large event parking options, what you can and cannot bring inside the venue, and MORE!



Gov’t Mule – Warren Haynes [vocals, guitar], Matt Abts [drums], Danny Louis [keyboards, guitar, and backing vocals], and Jorgen Carlsson [bass] – has galvanized a global fan base with their honest, organic, and daring music and improvisational virtuosity, leading them to be recognized as one of the most timeless, revered and active bands in the world whose spot amongst rock titans remains unshakable. Led by visionary GRAMMY Award-winning artist and guitar legend Warren Haynes – a cornerstone of the American music landscape – the enduring, globally revered group has showcased its intelligence and breadth over the course of 20+ studio and live albums, thousands of memorable performances, and millions of album and track sales. Gov’t Mule has become a human encyclopedia of great American music while adding to that canon with their signature sound. The band’s flexible interplay in the studio and on stage makes them a true living, breathing ensemble, and Haynes is lauded as one of the most formidable guitarists and vocalists of the modern era and a prolific songwriter and producer. Throughout his prolific career as part of three of the greatest live groups in rock history – Allman Brothers Band, Gov’t Mule, and the Dead – and an acclaimed solo artist, Haynes has become one of music’s most treasured storytellers.

FAQ’s and Day-of-Show information:

Hello, Gov’t Mule fans!

We are very excited to host you for two nights of amazing live music by Gov’t Mule! Doors open at 5:30PM and the show starts at 6:30PM. We have a city-mandated curfew of 11PM. Below are some important things to know before you come, so please keep reading!

***If you purchased tickets through TicketsToday (Gov’t Mule’s fan club) please bring your photo ID to the box office to check in at WILL CALL. You will not receive tickets via email.


DO NOT park along the railroad tracks or at other businesses along Riverside Drive!

PAID parking will be available on a first-come, first-served basis in our on-site Salvage Station gravel lot for $10 cash or $12 credit card per car starting at 4:30PM.  Carpooling is strongly encourage and those who have 3 or more people in their vehicle get to park for HALF OFF. That means carpooling parties park for $5 cash or $6 credit card.

FREE Parking will be available with complimentary shuttle service from 5:30PM to 11:30PM every 30 minutes (or faster, if traffic is good to us) just down the street in the Zen Tubing lot at 608 Riverside Drive and at the Asheville Visitor Center at 36 Montford Ave. These lots open at 5:30PM. Those who take the free shuttle get to enter the venue through the expedited shuttle only line.

As always, PLEASE carpool, Uber, Lyft, Taxi or bike when you can to help make parking available for all who need it. Salvage Station is not responsible for stolen items, so please lock your car and put valuables in your trunk out of sight. There is NO RE-ENTRY once your ticket has been scanned and there are no exceptions to this rule.

You DO NOT need to bring your vaccination card or negative covid test to the event and masks are optional.

You CANNOT bring a camping chair or blanket to this show, as there will be limited space for standing room only. 

FOOD: We will have multiple food trucks and Root Down Kitchen will be open. So, come hungry and enjoy the great food selection!


No firearms, knives, weapons, pepper spray, fireworks, or projectiles of any kind

No drugs, drug paraphernalia or illegal substances of any kind

No outside food, drinks (empty water bottles are allowed)

No personal video cameras, Go-Pros, drones or lasers

No professional audio, video, or audio recording equipment – (including detachable lenses, tripods, zooms or commercial use rigs) without proper credentials

No large bags over (12″x12″x6″) *All bags are subject to being searched

No tents or easy-ups

No pets 

No camping chairs or blankets

Shirts + shoes required at all times while on property

No frisbees or balls

***There is NO RE-ENTRY! All bags are subject to search upon entry. Guests have the right to refuse a bag search and the venue has the right to refuse entry. If you have any items that are not allowed into the venue, you will be asked to return them to your vehicle or forgo admission.


Please dress appropriately for the weather the day of the concert.  SMALL hand held umbrellas are permitted. It gets cold by the river in the evening this time of year, so be prepared and remember that you cannot go back out to your car once your ticket has been scanned.

MOST OF ALL: Thank you for supporting live music and ENJOY THE SHOW!

Questions? Email: or check our FAQ page at

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