Jul
28
Sun
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Johnny Ellis / Amantha Mill @ The Orchard at Altapass
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Johnny Ellis / Amantha Mill @ The Orchard at Altapass

1pm: Johnny Ellis:  Enjoy the great songs of this artist.

3pm: Amantha Mill: A community-oriented folk/bluegrass act with one foot rooted firmly in our heritage and the other planted in exploring new acoustic sounds.

FREE

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

Come enjoy the great songs of this talented artist.  FREE

Aug
2
Fri
2019
Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair @ Burnsville Town Square
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair @ Burnsville Town Square

The 63rd Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair

August 2-3, 2019.  200 juried crafters with handmade pottery, jewelry, rustic furniture, blacksmiths, candles, and artwork of all mediums.  Have lunch and listen to live music on the shaded Square.  This free event runs from 9am to 5p both days.

The Orchard at Altapass – Debbie Young @ The Orchard at Altapass
Aug 2 @ 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

Aug
3
Sat
2019
Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair @ Burnsville Town Square
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair @ Burnsville Town Square

The 63rd Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair

August 2-3, 2019.  200 juried crafters with handmade pottery, jewelry, rustic furniture, blacksmiths, candles, and artwork of all mediums.  Have lunch and listen to live music on the shaded Square.  This free event runs from 9am to 5p both days.

The Orchard at Altapass – Dollar Brothers / Rewind @ The Orchard at Altapass
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Dollar Brothers / Rewind @ 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: Rewind:  A well-known cover band.  Band members seamlessly weave 70’s classic rock, British (The Beatles, Cream, The Stones, The Who), Southern rock (Allman Bros, Marshall Tucker Band, Skynyrd), Outlaw country (Cash, Coe, Jennings), and much more.

FREE

Aug
4
Sun
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Jerry, Mike & Bill / Tru Blu @ The Orchard at Altapass
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Jerry, Mike & Bill / Tru Blu @ The Orchard at Altapass

1pm: 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.

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

Aug
8
Thu
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Sam McKinney @ The Orchard at Altapass
Aug 8 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Sam McKinney @ The Orchard at Altapass

A talented young local singer and guitarist from Spruce Pine, whose repertoire includes a dynamic mix of traditional and contemporary music.  His captivating voice and guitar styles immediately engage the audience and leave them wanting more.  FREE

Aug
9
Fri
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Sound Traveler @ The Orchard at Altapass
Aug 9 @ 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

Aug
10
Sat
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – The Butterbeans / Crossfire @ The Orchard at Altapass
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - The Butterbeans / Crossfire @ The Orchard at Altapass

1pm: The Butterbeans: They play a combination of music – Country, Bluegrass, and Gospel Music.  The Name comes from an upbeat song “Just a Bowl of Butterbeans.”  Come sit down and “taste” the fare.

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

FREE