Summer Guide 2023

The Focus 2023 Summer Guide Features Local Events & Live Music! The events are sorted by community and date, and we have only included information that we could confirm. We hope that you enjoy your summer!


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Blowing Rock Art in the Park

Shindig on the Green, Asheville Downtown, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 8/12, 8/19, 8/26. This free mountain bluegrass music and dance festival is a summer favorite, held in its longtime home in the center of downtown Asheville on the Roger McGuire Green at Pack Square Park in front of City Hall. Locals and visitors gather “along about sundown,” or at seven o’clock for those who wear a watch. Musicians and dancers from across Western North Carolina gather to share the region’s stirring Southern Appalachian mountain culture and traditions. Join them to celebrate their 57th year in 2023! Don’t miss one of our favorite authentic music events of the year. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and stake out a spot on the “green.” But don’t sit in your chair the entire time. Parking is available in marked and metered spaces throughout downtown Asheville (free after 6 PM). Across College Street from Pack Square Park is Buncombe County’s Charlotte Street Parking Deck. Street address: 121 College St, Asheville.

Annual Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands, Summer Edition, 7/20-7/23, Downtown Asheville’s Harrah’s Cherokee Center, 87 Haywood Street Asheville, NC; Thursday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm, Admission is $10. Children under 12 can enter for free. Over 200 juried artisans of the Southern Highland Craft Guild will fill both the concourse and arena levels of the venue. Visitors are invited to explore a variety of fine American craft ranging from contemporary to traditional works of clay, wood, metal, glass, fiber, natural materials, paper, leather, mixed media, and jewelry. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to engage with the region’s finest makers. Asheville Street Parking, 700 metered spaces, $1.50 per hour, and FREE on Sunday. Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce also has available parking for visitors.

Mountain Folk Festival, 8/3-8/5, Watch and listen to some of the finest Appalachian ballad singers, string bands and square dance teams at the nation’s longest running folk festival. Beginning back to 1928, the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival presents three nights of authentic bluegrass music and dance with a different line-up each night. The indoor performances are held at Lipinsky Hall on the University of NC-Asheville campus (GPS address: 300 Library Lane) at 7PM each evening. Tickets on sale in advance on their website or at the door starting at 5:30 PM if seats remain. Advance: Adult $20 Advance/$25 At Door; Students: $5; Children 6-12 $5; 3-night package $50.

Banner Elk

Art On The Greene, May 27-28, July 1-2, Aug. 5-6, Sept. 2-3, Free, Four times this summer, Art on the Greene brings original artwork in a variety of media to the green at the Historic Banner Elk School, 185 Azalea Circle, Banner Elk, NC 28604. More than 50 artists are scheduled to participate in every show. Each installment of Art on the Greene has a unique lineup, including local artists from the surrounding High Country, as well as artists from throughout the Southeast and beyond. While some exhibitors make repeat appearances, visitors are sure to meet different artists if they attend multiple shows. Hours for Art on the Greene are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information visit or call (828) 898-5398.

46th Annual Woolly Worm Festival, 10/21-10/22, on the grounds of the Banner Elk Elementary School, 185 Azalea Circle, Banner Elk, 28604. Since 1978, this quirky, world-famous festival has been used to predict the upcoming winter weather for the North Carolina High Country. According to legend, the 13 bands on the woolly worm (woolly bear caterpillar) represent the 13 weeks of winter. Brown bands indicate a mild week, black bands indicate a cold, snowy week. Since every woolly worm has different colors, the Woolly Worm festival holds races to determine which worm is used to make the forecast. The Woolly Worm Festival also includes about 175 craft vendors, food, live entertainment, and rides. This two-day family event annually draws more than 20,000 attendees and takes place during the traditional peak weekend for autumn leaf viewing in Banner Elk and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Saturday’s winning worm receives $1,000 and the honor of predicting the upcoming winter. Races continue on Sunday, with that day’s winner receiving $500

Blowing Rock

Art in the Park, 6/10, 7/15, 8/12, 9/9, 10/7, 132 Park Avenue, Downtown Blowing Rock. Outdoor, downtown art shows, 10am-5pm, rain or shine, Free admission, Free parking shuttle, 90+ jury-selected artists at each show. Enjoy arts and crafts from award-winning and acclaimed artisans. Artists are jury-selected and each show features a different set of artists, curated to present a wide variety of mediums. More information at

Music In Broyhill Park, 6/15, 7/6, 8/17, 173 Lakeside Dr, Blowing Rock,NC. Head over to Broyhill Park for free Live music and a great time. The music plays from 5-7 pm. Bring your own blankets, lawn chairs, and coolers. Free entry and parking at Broyhill Park. Sponsored by the Blowing Rock Civic Association. Music lineup: 6/15 Harris Brothers; 7/6 The King Bees; 8/17 Smokin’ Joe Randolph


Appalachian Summer Festival, 6/24 – 7/29 – Boone, NC. This annual celebration of the performing and visual arts is held every July in venues across the university campus, and features an eclectic, diverse mix of music, dance, theatre, visual arts and film programming. An Appalachian Summer Festival began in 1984 as a chamber music series, and retains strong roots in classical music, combined with a variety of other programming geared to almost every artistic taste and preference See full schedule at Tickets for festival events range in price & may be purchased by calling (800) 841-2787.


Mount Mitchell Craft Fair 8/4 & 8/5, Burnsville, NC. Come enjoy more than 200 vendors and performers including bluegrass and acoustic music, food vendors, and a one-of-a-kind selection of handmade arts and crafts from artisans across the country – all in beautiful downtown Burnsville. The Mount Mitchell Crafts Fair brings together mountain heritage, traditional crafting and contemporary art creating a unique event not to be missed. For schedule of events, please check the website closer to the event.


Circle K Speed Street, 5/26-5/28 – The Speed Street 600 Festival tradition started in 1995 as a pre-entertainment for motorsports fans attending Coca-Cola 600 races within NASCAR Cup Series. It draws tens of thousands of festive-goers and guarantees a fun-packed weekend with your family and friends. Circle K Speed Street Coca-Cola 600 Festival is a great family-friendly event hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, over Memorial Day Weekend. In addition to the world-class drivers’ appearances, the festival features multiple musical acts, beer tents, and food trucks. Generally, the gates open at noon, but live entertainment starts in the evening, 9:30–11 pm on Friday and 8:30–10 pm on Saturday. For more details on the schedule of events and music lineups, please visit

Taste Of Charlotte, NC 6/9 – 6/11, Truist Field, 324 South Mint St. Charlotte, 28202, Friday & Saturday 11am-11pm, Sunday 11am-6pm; Taste of Charlotte is a three-day food festival in Charlotte, NC. It features samples from area restaurants and various performances and activities that will surely delight the festival-goers. Aside from that, a large variety of local, regional, and national partners will provide information, coupons, and free stuff! Admission to Taste of Charlotte is FREE. Purchase festival coins to use for restaurant samples, beverages and kid’s activities. You can purchase your coins on site at booths located throughout the festival or or go contactless with the new Taste of Charlotte App!


Summer Concert Series, 5/26, 6/16, 8/11, City Hall Paviln, Claremont, NC. Free, Food & Beverages open at 6:30pm, Bands play at 8pm. Pavilion located at City Hall at 3288 E Main St Claremont, NC 28610. Music Lineup: May 26- Freebird – Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute; June 16 – The Catalinas; Aug. 11 – Ole ’97 – Johnny Cash Tribute.


Reevestock Music Festival, 8/4 & 8/5, Downtown Elkin,NC; Reevestock is a popular music festival held annually at Elkin’s Hidden Amphitheater (357 Ivy Circle Elkin, NC 28621) and the Reeves Theater (129 W. Main Street, Elkin, NC), a renovated art deco theater on Main Street in Elkin. The festival started in 2011 and features multiple genres, including Americana, roots, bluegrass, jazz, country and rock ‘n’ roll. It has a family-friendly atmosphere with food vendors and kids activities, too. Friday evening’s concert takes place at the Reeves Theater, with an after-hours show down the block at Angry Troll Brewery. On Saturday, the venue shifts to Elkin’s Hidden Amphitheater for a slate of bands from 1 p.m. through 10 p.m. Gates open at 12 p.m. Saturday. Saturday attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. Cost: Friday: Main Floor $25 advanced/ $30 Day of Show, Balcony: $20 in advance/$25 Day of Show; Saturday: $20-$40 Kids under 12 get in free. The festival takes place rain or shine. For more info and a list of bands, visit

Forest City

Cherry Bounce Festival 6/9 & 6/10, Friday 6:30 – 9 pm; Saturday 10 am – 8:30 pm. Named after moonshiner Amos Owens’ corn whiskey-based “Cherry Bounce” moonshine, the Cherry Bounce Festival features art from local and regional artists, live Bluegrass/Americana music, moonshiners and cherry-inspired items by local restaurants and businesses. The festival kicks off on Friday night with a concert at 7 pm; it continues on Saturday with art vendors, live music, food trucks and special discounts/promotions from our Main Street merchants. The Cherry Bounce Festival is held at the Forest City Pavilion on Park Square (POPS) and along historic Main Street in Forest City. (828) 248-5200,


Garden Jubilee, 5/27-5/28, Main Street, Hendersonville, NC, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. One of the largest gardening shows in the region, the two-day celebration of all things green fills Main Street with plants, yard tools and outdoor accessories. For additional information about the event, including a full schedule of guest speakers and weekend lodging options, go to or call (828) 693-9708.


Sails Original Music Series, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 9/1, 9/8, 9/15*, 9/22, 9/29, Downtown Hickory under The Sails on the Square. The City of Hickory’s Sails Original Music Series returns to downtown Hickory this spring and fall, bringing free concerts of live original music. Performances will begin at 7 p.m. Friday evenings in May, June, and September. *Music fans will also enjoy a change of venue for a special Sails Original Music Series concert at the Samuel Davis Multipurpose Field in Taft Broome Park on Friday, September 15, at 7 p.m. Remaining series lineup: May 26 – Eddie 9V; June 2 – Taylor Ashton; June 9 – Victoria Victoria with Charlie Hunter; June 16 – Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’ Blues; Sept 1 – Mellow Swells; Sept 8 – Zoe & Cloyd; Sept 15 – Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters; Sept 22 – Rissi Palmer; Sept 29 – Brother Boys. The Hickory Downtown Social District allows patrons of downtown ABC permitted establishments to drink an alcoholic beverage on sidewalks, Union Square, and other public areas within the designated boundaries of the social district. For more information about the Hickory Downtown Social District, special restrictions, and a detailed map of the coverage area, visit For more information about the Sails Original Music Series and upcoming bands, please visit and follow the Sails Original Music Series Facebook page,

Hickory Music Factory’s annual “Swingin’ Under the Stars,” 5/28, Downtown Hickory at the “Sails on the Square,” from 6:30-9:30pm. The FREE outdoor event features the Hickory Jazz Orchestra and will perform big band arrangements from the great American songbook. Hickory Music Factory’s “Swingin’ Under the Stars” was the 2009 winner of the “Best Outdoor Event for NC”. In addition, the Hickory Music Factory will pay tribute to members of the community for their years of dedication and musical contributions. So put on your dancing shoes or bring a chair and relax and enjoy the show! This is a rain or shine event. For more information about the “Swingin’ Under the Stars” or how you can support the Hickory Music Factory, please contact 828-308-5659 or visit their website:

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Crawdads Independence Day Extravaganza, 7/2, LP Frans Stadium, 2500 Ctlement Blvd NW, Hickory, NC 28601; 6:30 PM game, Hickory Crawdads VS Greensboro Grasshoppers. Independence Day Extravaganza Fireworks after the game!

Crawdads Game and Post-Game Christian Concert featuring Ryan Stevenson, 7/29, 5pm; Hickory Crawdads VS Hudson Valley Renegades with post game Christian concert featuring NewSong.

City Walk Stroll, 6/17, 4pm – 8pm, Celebrate the City Walk Trail and Downtown Hickory! The event will feature arts and crafts, music, pop up sales, food trucks, games, Lenoir-Rhyne football players, face painting and much more! Bring the whole family for this family friendly event!See website for more information

Hickory American Legion Fair, 8/30- 9/4, Join us for the 109th Annual Hickory Fair for lots of fun, family entertainment. Attractions are midway rides, local agricultural products and livestock exhibits, craft barn, exhibit hall with all kinds of vendors, live music, and entertainment. Visit for admission and updates on entertainment.

Hickory’s Oktoberfest, 10/13-10/15, Downtown Hickory, NC Hours: Friday: 5 pm to 11 pm, Food service begins at 12 Noon with the full festival opening at 5pm; Saturday: 10 am – 11 pm; Sunday: 12 Noon – 5 pm. Outdoor festival on the second weekend of October, in Hickory, North Carolina, featuring three stages of non-stop live entertainment ranging from traditional polka to rock & roll, beer gardens, Kidsfest, a juried arts and crafts show, and hundreds of food and commercial vendors. The Hickory Oktoberfest festival started in 1985, and has grown to become one of the premiere festivals in Western North Carolina. Free (828)322-1121

Downtown Hickory Fall Art Crawl, 9/21; The Art Crawl is held twice a year & features local artists showcasing their talents in downtown businesses. Over 20 businesses hosted artists last year. A map is provided & participants are welcome to browse the artwork, enjoy refreshments & meet with the artists. Artwork is available for sale. (828)322-1121


Lenoir Downtown Cruisers – June Cruise-In, 6/3, 7/1, 8/5 9/2, 3 PM, Downtown Lenoir, NC; Our third cruise-in of the 2022 season! All cars, trucks, bikes, and rat rods welcome. Free, family-friendly environment. Drivers tickets, ladies tickets, veterans tickets, and 50/50 tickets. Tell your friends and family and plan to join us!summer guide

NC Blackberry Festival, 7/14 & 7/15, Downtown Lenoir NC; The Blackberry Festival in Downtown Lenoir is an a 2 day festival that brings in upwards of 25,000 people from all over the state and is one of North Carolina’s premiere street festivals. Vendors, Live Music, Kids Zone, The World’s Largest Patchwork of Blackberry Cobbler, Blackberry eating contest, Food…and oh so much more! Friday, July 14 from noon-10pm and Saturday, July 15 from 9am-10pm. It’s a berry good time during this two day event! Check website for updates and schedules at


Lincolnton Alive After Five Concert Series, 5/25, 6/22, 7/27, 8/24, 9/14; East Side of Court House-100 & 200 blocks of East Main Street, Lincolnton, NC. DJ Johnny B will be performing from 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM each evening before the band takes the stage from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM. Just a few rules that we always want you to remember. 1) You MUST be 21 to drink and we ask that you drink responsibly. 2) No pets or animals are allowed at the events. 3) You CANNOT take alcohol outside of our permitted event area and there are signs to remind you of that and you CANNOT bring in any outside alcohol. 5/25 – Too Much Sylvia; 6/22 – Cat5; 7/27 – Jim Quick & Coastline; 8/24 – The Entertainers; 9/14 – Dirty Grass Soul.

Maggie Valley

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Mayberry Days

Maggie Valley Arts and Crafts Shows, 7/8 & 7/9; 9/2 & 9/3; 10/21 & 10/22, Maggie Valley’s largest gathering of artisans and crafters come together to sell their handmade treasures. Artisans from all over the Southeast will be in attendance. Chainsaw art demonstrations and lots of festival food. Seasonal items, yard art, paintings, photography, pottery, wooden bowls, furniture, jewelry, goat milk soaps and more will be featured at the event. The Maggie Valley Arts & Crafts Festivals is one of the longest running and most popular events held in Maggie Valley. Visit

Hillbilly Jam 7/21 & 7/22, Maggie Valley’s largest festival! This annual music and moonshine festival celebrates western North Carolina and Appalachia’s rich musical history and the heritage of moonshine making. Join many of the Discovery Channels Moonshiners for a good old time. Crafters, food galore, car and motorcycle show, something fun for everyone. For more information, please visit


Memorial Day Car Show, 5/27, Gates open at 9AM, 10AM – 2PM., at the parking lot of McDowell High School located at 600 W Mc Dowell Jr High School Rd, Marion, NC 28752. Join us for our annual Memorial Day Weekend Car Show. This year we’re proud to partner with our local NJROTC to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Featuring the Color Guard, a ceremonial 21 gun salute, aerial and dance performances by Carolina Dance Company, Trophies, goody bags, great food and more. All proceeds go back to the McDowell High NJROTC. There will be music, trivia, goody bags, door prizes, awards and a few surprises. Registration is $15. Hot Dog Dave’s food truck will be there with favorite car show foods and drinks. Matt’s Munchies will be cooking up funnel cakes, fried Oreos and more.

Marion Livermush Festival 6/3, 5:00 pm-9:30 pm, Main Street, Downtown Marion. Celebrate all things pig at the Marion Livermush Festival on Main Street in Downtown Marion. Livermush is a regional delicacy and part of the heritage of Marion and McDowell County! Join in the Pig Calling Contest or the Pig Squealing Contest! Inflatables and other activities for the kids! Visit with the craft vendors and sponsors. And what would a Livermush Festival be without the sounds of great local bluegrass favorites by “Wiregrass”? Enjoy the Livermush Food Truck Rodeo, featuring their spin on livermush. (But no free livermush biscuits.) For more information, call 828-652-2215 or check our Facebook page.

Marion July 4th Celebration 7/4, Downtown Marion, 6:00 pm-10:00 pm. Celebrate Independence Day in downtown Marion. The parade begins at 6:00 pm. A special spot is reserved at the beginning of the parade for “Anything That Rolls”. Grand Marshals are McDowell County veterans. The street dance with “Fox & Company Band” begins at 7:00 pm. Fireworks at 9:45 pm.


TGIF Summer Concerts, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, Free, Courthouse Square, Morganton, NC, 6:00-10:00pm. Come join us under the summer stars on the newly designed courthouse square for the FREE 2023 concerts held every Friday evening in May, June and July (except Friday, July 7th) from 6:00-10:00pm. Food and Beverage vendors will open at 6:00pm and music begins at 7:00pm. Bring your chairs and or picnic blankets and make yourselves comfortable while you let this high energy band entertain you! Our events are rain or shine. Music lineup: 5/26 – Baby Black’; 6/2 – Moose & Friends; 6/9 – Mac Arnold; 6/16 – Brandon Bethel; 6/23 – Radio Ready; 6/30 – Thomas Anthony & the Livehouse Band; 7/14 – Scott Moss and the 100 Dollar Handshakes; 7/21 – Throwback Collaboration Band; 7/28 – IMY2. For more information, visit

Historic Morganton Festival, 9/8 & 9/19, Morganton, NC. The festival features 3 stages with free music each evening on the Courthouse Square Stage, dancers, acrobats and theater talents on the Pepsi Stage and wonderous amazements on the Kid Zone stage. In addition to the entertainment there is fun with rides and games, food for all ages, plus over a mile of arts and crafts vendors! The festival is an animal-free event and will go on rain or shine. Courthouse Square Stage Music lineup: 9/8, 7:30-9:00pm – Lucas Jagneaux & the Roadshow, 9:30-11:00pm – Red Clay Strays; 9/9 7:00-8:00pm – Rev On, 8:30-10:00pm – Bohemian Queen. (828)438-5252

Mount Airy

Mayberry Days, 9/18 – 9/24, Celebrating The Andy Griffith Show in Mount Airy, NC, Mayberry Days® is a festival for the whole family with activities and events for the fans who long for the days when life was simple and the sheriff didn’t carry a gun. Enjoy a bottle of pop while playing checkers, relax to music from many local bands playing the same songs that Andy grew up with and performed on The Andy Griffith Show. From the first concert to “The Emmett” golf tournament on Thursday to eating a porkchop sandwich to singing along on the last song at the Blackmon Amphitheatre on Sunday evening, there is something for everyone in the family. The Surry Arts Council and City of Mount Airy welcome fans of all ages and from all around the world to Mayberry Days. Make plans now to attend this family-friendly festival and enjoy days filled with the Mayberry spirit. Only service animals are permitted at Surry Arts Council venues, including the Blackmon Amphitheatre. Pets are not permitted.

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Music On Main, 6/15, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, Downtown Newton will host Music on Main at the Frank & Sue Jones Amphitheatre. Bring a chair for the Thursday Night Concert Series. Roads will close at 5:00 pm. Food Trucks open for business at 5:00 pm, and the band starts at 6:00 pm and continues until 8:30 pm. No outside alcohol or coolers will be permitted during the event, but beer will be available for purchase on N Main starting at 5 p.m. Please note that wristbands will be utilized for age identification and required for alcohol purchases available at the beer tent starting at 5 p.m. The Newton Social District will be in observance of purchases of beer and wine at several Downtown Newton beverage providers.Bring a lawn chair or blanket,Bug spray, and sunglasses, the sun gets bright as it sets behind the Amphitheatre. Music Lineup: 6/15-The Chairmen of the Board; 7/13-Island Time Band; 8/10-Gary Lowder & Smokin’Hot; 9/14-Trial By Fire. Check music lineup on facebook at


Shelby Alive Summer Concert Series, Third Thursdays, 6pm – 9pm, June • July • August • September. The Uptown Shelby Association is excited to kick off summer once again with our homegrown concert series! Join us at the Bobby Bell Pavilion (located at 126 W Marion St, Shelby, NC 28150) on the Third Thursdays of May, June, July, August, and September from 6pm to 9pm, for a night of live music, cold beers, and tons of fun! Music Lineup: 6/15 – Soulified; 7/20 – Silver Travis Band; 8/17 – Chairmen of the Board + The Executives; 9/21 – 80Z Nation. Stay tuned for more information, and check out our website:


Coolin’ Out Concerts On Main, Stanley, NC, 6/10, 9/9, 9/23, 10/21. The 3rd Annual “Coolin’ Out Concerts On Main” stage is located on S. Main Street at W. Plum Street intersection. Come out and enjoy the live music along with entertainment, food trucks, beer garden and more! DJ starts at 6pm and bands play from 7pm – 10pm. Music Lineup: 6/10 – Too Much Sylvia ft. Bo Schronce, 9/9 – The Magnificents, 9/23 – Cat 5, 10/21 – The Tonez. For more information on Stanley, NC, please visit the towns website at or facebook page


Piedmont HealthCare’s Friday After 5 Summer Concert Series, 6/2, 7/7, 8/4, 9/1. The popular Friday After 5 Summer Concert Series offers FREE entertainment to residents, neighbors, and visitors in Downtown Statesville May through September and features music genres of all styles. The concerts are held in Downtown Statesville on West Broad Street in front of Mitchell Community College from 6 –8:30 pm. *Note, Sept. 1st concert starts at 5:30pm. Beer, wine, soft drinks and food will be available for purchase beginning at 5pm. Bring your chairs and enjoy a night of music. No dogs, pets, coolers, outside beverages or containers are allowed. Lineup: 6/2 – Chairmen of the Board (Soul); 7/7 – Pizazz Band (Soul, Funk, Beach, Country & Rock); 8/4 – Dani Kerr & the Skeleton Krew (Southern Rock); 9/1 – Chicago Rewired – The Premier Chicago Tribute Band with REO Survivor & Co., starts at 5:30pm.


Valdese Family Friday Nights Concert Series, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/12, 8/18, 8/25, 9/1. Concerts are held at Temple Field at 400 Main Street West Valdese, NC 28690. Get ready for an unforgettable Summer in Valdese! The Annual Independence Day Celebration and the 47th Annual Waldensian Festival will be held in conjunction with the series, with those performances taking place at Main Stage Downtown, at the intersection of Rodoret St and Main. Festival Headliners include Southside Station and Ryan Perry. For more information about the Family Friday Night Summer Concert series or a full event calendar for Valdese, go to or call 828-879-2129. Season Lineup: 5/26: Kickoff Celebration- ACE PARTY BAND (Variety); 6/2: SKATERINK JUKEBOX (Variety); 6/9: THE NIGHT MOVE BAND (Variety/Dance); 6/16: SHAKEDOWN BAND (Variety/Dance); 6/23: LITTLE JOHNNY TRAILER TRASH (Classic Rock); 6/30: Independence Day Celebration *Downtown- THE TONEZ (Variety/Dance); 7/7: FRACXURED (Variety/Classic Rock); 7/14: SOUTHSIDE SAINTS (Classic Rock); 7/21: CHASING PHOENIX (Variety); 7/28: SMITTY & THE JUMPSTARTERS (Blues); 8/4: SHELBY RAE MOORE BAND (Americana/Blues/Soul); 8/11: Festival Kickoff Fri*Downtown SOUTHSIDE STATION (Variety); 8/12: Festival Finale Sat *Downtown RYAN PERRY (Country); 8/18: STELLA RISING (Variety); 8/25: THE SUPER 60S (60s era); 9/1: Season Finale –NEW LOCAL (Pop/Rock).