Sep
5
Thu
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Sound Traveler @ The Orchard at Altapass
Sep 5 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Sound Traveler @ The Orchard at Altapass

Bob & Patty Tatum, play acoustic vocal and instrumental renditions of popular classics from genres as diverse as classic rock & pop, folk, classy standards, country, blues, light jazz, and gospel on guitar, trumpet, bass, mandolin, harmonica, banjo, concertina, and percussion.  What a time.  FREE

Sep
6
Fri
2019
The Orchart at Altapass – Debbie Young @ The Orchard at Altapass
Sep 6 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchart at Altapass - Debbie Young @ The Orchard at Altapass

She sings solo and as lead and tenor, playing rhythm guitar, mandolin and harmonica in Tru Blu.  Always a favorite.  FREE

Sep
7
Sat
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Dollar Brothers / Bearwallow @ The Orchard at Altapass
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Dollar Brothers / Bearwallow @ The Orchard at Altapass

1pm: Dollar Brothers:  Growing up in the Meat Camp community of Watauga County in a musical family, brothers Darrell, Barry, and Wade, have been playing bluegrass music together and performing at local venues for more than 20 years, continuing their traditional bluegrass style.

3pm: Bearwallow: Morganton, NC, based Bearwallow performs a unique blend of progressive bluegrass, old-timey folk, and classic country.  They constantly look to reach new heights and audiences as they continue on their musical adventure.

FREE

Sep
8
Sun
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Slight Departure / Tru Blu @ The Orchard at Altapass
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Slight Departure / Tru Blu @ The Orchard at Altapass

1pm: Slight Departure:  A WNC based Folk/Americana/Old Time quintet, and it’s 5-part harmonies and instruments indigenous to North Carolina, make this group a must-see act.

3pm: Tru Blu:  They have been a work in progress for years, playing bluegrass, classic country, gospel, original songs, and golden oldies – all to enthusiastic audiences.

FREE

Sep
11
Wed
2019
“Around the World, A Retrospective” Through the Lens of H. Allen Benowitz @ Yancey County Public Library
Sep 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
"Around the World, A Retrospective" Through the Lens of H. Allen Benowitz @ Yancey County Public Library

A lecture and slide show presentation of the photography and travels of H. Allen Benowitz.

Sep
12
Thu
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Jack Vaughn @ The Orchard at Altapass
Sep 12 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Jack Vaughn @ The Orchard at Altapass | Spruce Pine | North Carolina | United States

Come enjoy the great songs of this talented artist.  FREE

Sep
13
Fri
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Terry McKinney @ The Orchard at Altapass
Sep 13 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Terry McKinney @ The Orchard at Altapass

He grew up in Mitchell and McDowell counties surrounded by traditional mountain music, and he has been singing and playing gospel, mountain, bluegrass, or classic country music most of his life.  To Terry music is his first love and the audiences love him.  FREE

Sep
14
Sat
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – True Grass / Crossfire @ The Orchard at Altapass
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - True Grass / Crossfire @ The Orchard at Altapass | Spruce Pine | North Carolina | United States

1pm: True Grass:  They hail from Burnsville, NC, and have been playing truegrass, newgrass, and gospel since 1994.  Band members include Anthony Allen, Jeff Allen, Daniel Cook, Daniel Norton, and Jacob Carroll.

3pm: Crossfire Bluegrass Band:  From Sparta, NC, play great bluegrass renditions from band members Joe Willey, Jerel Willey, Justin Willey, and Bill Paul.

FREE

Sep
15
Sun
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Harlan County Grass / Jerry, Mike & Bill @ The Orchard at Altapass
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Harlan County Grass / Jerry, Mike & Bill @ The Orchard at Altapass

1pm:  Harlan County Grass:  From East Tennessee, they take pride in being a traditional bluegrass band.  The band stays steeped deep in the roots of the music that actually wears the label of bluegrass.

3pm: Jerry, Mike & Bill:  Bill Wygand never expected that he and a couple of high school band buddies would be playing music in the NC mountains after putting his old Charlotte Catholic High School band back together for his 50th anniversary class reunion.  Jerry Herbert and Mike Evans had so much fun with the reunion band that they decided to keep playing together.  The thing the guys most have in common is their love of music and the fun they have playing it.

FREE

Sep
19
Thu
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Tom Sparks @ The Orchard at Altapass
Sep 19 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Tom Sparks @ The Orchard at Altapass

An all-time Orchard favorite.  FREE