Oct
4
Fri
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Terry McKinney @ The Orchard at Altapass
Oct 4 @ 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

Oct
5
Sat
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Dollar Brothers / Tom Sparks @ The Orchard at Altapass
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Dollar Brothers / Tom Sparks @ 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: Tom Sparks:  An all-time Orchard favorite.

FREE

Oct
6
Sun
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Slight Departure / Tru Blu @ The Orchard at Altapass
Oct 6 @ 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

Oct
10
Thu
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Jack Vaughn @ The Orchard at Altass
Oct 10 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Jack Vaughn @ The Orchard at Altass

Come enjoy the great songs of this talented artist.  FREE

Oct
11
Fri
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Debbie Young @ The Orchard at Altapass
Oct 11 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard 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

Oct
12
Sat
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Jonah Riddle / Crossfire @ The Orchard at Altapass
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Jonah Riddle / Crossfire @ The Orchard at Altapass

1pm: Jonah Riddle: He takes care of banjo duties in the group, playing a style that is quickly fading away in today’s business.  You can easily hear the Stanley, Scruggs, and Osbourne influences in his sound, the sounds of the pioneers.  Grayson is on guitar and does all of the groups lead singing.

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

FREE

Oct
13
Sun
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Harlan County Grass / Typical Mountain Boys @ The Orchard at Altapass
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Harlan County Grass / Typical Mountain Boys @ 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: Typical Mountain Boys:  They have been playing their unique blend of bluegrass and acoustic music out of the Black Mountains of WNC for the past 9 years.

FREE

Oct
17
Thu
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Real Time Lucy @ The Orchard at Altapass
Oct 17 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Real Time Lucy @ The Orchard at Altapass

Always welcomed and applauded.

Oct
18
Fri
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Tom Sparks @ The Orchard at Altapass
Oct 18 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Tom Sparks @ The Orchard at Altapass

An all-time Orchard favorite.

Oct
19
Sat
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Town & Country / Bearwallow @ The Orchard at Altapass
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Town & Country / Bearwallow @ The Orchard at Altapass

1pm: Town & Country:  A band playing the music of their region.

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.