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Wednesday, 09 August 2017 00:00

On the beat

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Marianna rocks out

As part of a Summer Music Series, the Marianna Black Library presents an evening of acoustic classic rock with Twelfth Fret at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, in Bryson City.

From Jackson County, Twelfth Fret are an acoustic duo that performs vintage rock, retro classic rock and pop with Americana flair. The duo’s music includes covers versions of The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, John Prine, Eagles, REM, and Tom Petty.

This program is free and open to area residents and visitors. Plus, snacks and refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Marianna Black Library.

The library is located in downtown Bryson City at the corner of Academy and Rector. For more information or driving directions, call the library at 828.488.3030 or visit www.fontanalib.org/brysoncity.

 

Concerts on the Creek

Popular Western North Carolina rock/funk act Porch 40 will perform during Concerts on the Creek at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, in downtown Sylva. The event is free and open to the public. Lyric (rock/soul) will play Aug. 25.

www.mountainlovers.com.

 

World music program in Franklin

The Ubuntu Choir will perform a concert of music from around the world on at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at the First Presbyterian Chapel in Franklin.

Founded in 2009 and directed by Tom Tyre, the Ubuntu Choir joyfully sings a cappella music from diverse traditions and cultures. Sunday’s program includes songs from Cameroon, Hawaii, Korea, Russia, South Africa, United Kingdom, and other countries. There’s even a song about darkness in anticipation of Monday’s eclipse.

Admission is by donation; $5 is suggested. The chapel is on Church Street at Harrison Avenue; wheelchair access is from the First Presbyterian Church parking lot.

This event is produced by the Arts Council of Macon County with funding from the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

For more information, call 828.524.ARTS or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Join Bryson City community jam

A community music jam will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Marianna Black Library in Bryson City.

Anyone with a guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dulcimer, anything unplugged, are invited to join. Singers are also welcomed to join in or you can just stop by and listen. The jam is facilitated by Larry Barnett of Grampa’s Music in Bryson City.

The music jams are offered to the public each first and third Thursday of the month — year-round. This program received support from the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of North Carolina and the National Endowment of the Arts.

828.488.3030.

 

Also:

• Andrews Brewing Company (Andrews) will The Blacktop Laurels (bluegrass/folk) Aug. 17, The Harmed Brothers (7 p.m.) Aug. 18, Granny’s Mason Jar (Americana) Aug. 20, Liz Nance (singer-songwriter) Aug. 25 and Frank & Allie (bluegrass) Aug. 26. All shows are free and begin at 6 p.m. There will also be a “Bluegrass Jam with Heidi” at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays. www.andrewsbrewing.com.

• Bogart’s Restaurant & Tavern (Waynesville) will host Carolina Catskins (bluegrass) Aug. 17 and Eddie Rose & Highway 40 (bluegrass) Aug. 24. All shows are free and begin at 6:30 p.m.

• The Classic Wineseller (Waynesville) will host Joe Cruz (piano/pop) Aug. 18 and 26, The Flea Bitten Dawgs (Americana, $10 per person music free that can be applied toward food purchases) Aug. 19, and Dulci Ellenberger & Kevin Williams (piano/guitar) Aug. 25. All shows are free (unless otherwise noted) and begin at 7 p.m. 828.452.6000 or www.classicwineseller.com.

• Concerts on the Creek (Sylva) will host Porch 40 (rock/funk) Aug. 18 and Lyric (rock/soul) Aug. 25 in Bridge Park. All shows are free and begin at 7 p.m. 828.586.2155 or www.mountainlovers.com.

• Concerts on the Square (Hayesville) will host The Caribbean Cowboys (beach/classic hits) Aug. 18. All shows are free and begin at 7 p.m. www.cccra-nc.org.

• Currahee Brewing (Franklin) will host Bradley Carter (singer-songwriter) Aug. 19 and Ryan Sheley (singer-songwriter) Aug. 26. Shows are free and begin at 7:30 p.m. www.curraheebrew.com.

• The Cut Cocktail Lounge (Sylva) will host an open mic night at 8 p.m. on Mondays. All welcome. 828.631.4795.

• Derailed Bar & Lounge (Bryson City) will have music at 7 p.m. on Saturdays. 828.488.8898.

• Friday Night Live (Highlands) will host Johnny Webb Band (country/classic) Aug. 18 and Mountain Dulcimer Group (traditional/bluegrass) Aug. 25. All shows are free and begin at 6 p.m. www.highlandschamber.org.

• Frog Level Brewing (Waynesville) will host Bohemian Jean (pop/rock) Aug. 19. All shows are free and begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. www.froglevelbrewing.com.

• Groovin’ on the Green (Cashiers) will host Julie Gribble (Americana) Aug. 18 and Sundown (classic hits) Aug. 25 at The Village Green. All shows are free and begin at 6:30 p.m. www.visitcashiersvalley.com.

• Guadalupe Café (Sylva) will host Folks’ Songs (world/fusion) from 7 to 9 p.m. on Fridays. Free.

• Innovation Brewing (Sylva) will have an Open Mic night Aug. 16 and 23, and a jazz night with the Kittle/Collings Duo Aug. 17 and 24. All events are free and begin at 8 p.m. www.innovation-brewing.com.

• Lazy Hiker Brewing (Franklin) will host a “Solar Eclipse Party” Aug. 18-21. All shows are free and begin at 8 p.m. 828.349.2337 or www.lazyhikerbrewing.com.

• Music on the River (Cherokee) will host Robert Wolfe & The Renegades (country) Aug. 18, Trippin Hardie Band (acoustic) Aug. 19, AM Superstars (alternative) Aug. 25 and Aaron Jones (honky-tonk) Aug. 26 on the Oconaluftee River Stage. Shows are free and begin at 7 p.m. www.visitcherokeenc.com.

• Nantahala Brewing Company (Bryson City) will host Hardworker Band (Americana) Aug. 18, Jangling Sparrows (zydeco/folk) Aug. 19, Rick Rushing & The Blues Strangers (rock/blues) Aug. 20, King Corduroy (Americana) Aug. 21 and Nick Dittmeier & The Sawdusters (honky-tonk) Aug. 26. All shows are free and at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. www.nantahalabrewing.com.

• The Nantahala Outdoor Center (Nantahala Gorge) will Supertight (funk) Aug. 26. Shows are free and begin at 6 p.m. www.noc.com.

• No Name Sports Pub (Sylva) will host The Company Stores (folk/blues) Aug. 18, Grandpa’s Cough Medicine (outlaw/bluegrass) Aug. 19, Karaoke with Chris Monteith Aug. 25 and Pullin’ Strings (Americana) Aug. 26. Shows are free and begin at 9:30 p.m. www.nonamesportspub.com.

• The Oconaluftee Visitor Center (Cherokee) will host a back porch old-time music jam from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 19. All are welcome to come play or simply sit and listen to the sounds of southern Appalachia.

• Pickin’ in the Park (Canton) will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 18 and 25 at the Recreation Park. Free and open to the public. www.cantonnc.com.

• Pickin’ on the Square (Franklin) will host The Blue Ridge Quartet (gospel) Aug. 19 and Paradise 56 (blues/variety) Aug. 26. All shows are free and begin at 7:30 p.m. www.townoffranklinnc.com.

• Pub 319 (Waynesville) will host an open mic night from 8 to 11 p.m. on Wednesday with Mike Farrington of Post Hole Diggers. Free and open to the public.

• Salty Dog’s (Maggie Valley) will have Karaoke with Jason Wyatt at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays, Mile High (classic rock) 8 p.m. Wednesdays, and an Open Jam with Rick 8 p.m. Thursdays.

• Satulah Mountain Brewing (Highlands) will host “Hoppy Hour” and an open mic with Susan at 6 p.m. on Thursdays and live music on Friday evenings. 828.482.9794 or www.satulahmountainbrewing.com.

• Saturdays on Pine (Highlands) will host Tea 4 Three Aug. 19 and Log Noggins Aug. 26. All shows are free and begin at 6 p.m. www.highlandschamber.org.

• Sneak E Squirrel Brewing (Sylva) will host line dancing every Friday at 7 p.m. and contra dancing every other Friday at 8 p.m. 828.586.6440.

• Soul Infusion Tea House & Bistro (Sylva) will host Papa Smurf 8 p.m. Aug. 19 and The Maggie Valley Band (Americana) 8 p.m. Aug. 26. 828.586.1717.

• Southern Porch (Canton) will host Robbie Call (singer-songwriter) Aug. 17, Mile High Band (classic rock) Aug. 18 and Bryce Denton (singer-songwriter) Aug. 19. Shows are free and begin at 7 p.m. www.southern-porch.com.

• The Strand at 38 Main (Waynesville) will host an “Open Mic” night from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturdays. 828.283.0079 or www.38main.com.

• Tunes on the Tuck (Bryson City) will host The Elderly Brothers (classic hits) Aug. 19 and Twelfth Fret (acoustic/rock) Aug. 26 at Riverfront Park. All shows are free and begin at 7 p.m. www.greatsmokies.com.

• The Water’n Hole Bar & Grill (Waynesville) will host The Blacktop Laurels (Americana/bluegrass) Aug. 18, Tony Poole (singer-songwriter) Aug. 19 and The Fumblebuckers (rock/bluegrass) Aug. 25. All shows begin at 10 p.m.

• Waynesville Pizza Company will have an open mic night at 7 p.m. Aug. 21. Free and open to the public. 828.246.0927 or www.waynesvillepizza.com.

• The Waynesville Public Library will host Pyramid Brass at 3 p.m. Aug. 26. The show is free and open to the public. www.haywoodarts.org.

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