Boone, NC – An Appalachian Summer Festival will feature nearly 30 days of live, in-person, socially distanced and COVID-compliant performances starting July 2. Tickets on saleTickets For An Appalachian Summer Fest Monday, May 10 at 9am! Available online at or by calling the Box Office at 828.262.4046.

The season will be staged across two outdoor venues, including Kidd Brewer Stadium and the State Farm Road Concert Lot, a university-owned space adjacent to the Greenway Trail, which will be outfitted as an outdoor theatrical stage with pod seating to ensure a fun, festive and safe concert setting.

The Schaefer Center will host several limited-attendance events, including performances that offer two different show times and live streaming options. The 35th Anniversary Rosen Walk, Turchin Center exhibition openings and a variety of virtual offerings round out the festival’s diverse arts menu this summer.

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Please note that due to limited seating capacities for live festival events this summer, tickets may not be as readily available on a last-minute basis as they have in the past.