A&E Briefs

On the Beat

•  Balsam Falls Brewing  (Sylva) will host an open mic from 8 to 10 p.m. every Thursday. Free and open to the public. 828.631.1987 or balsamfallsbrewing.com

•  Blue Ridge Beer Hub  (Waynesville) will host a semi-regular acoustic jam with the Main Street NoTones from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays. Free and open to the public. For more information, click on blueridgebeerhub.com. 

•  Boojum Brewing  (Waynesville) will host karaoke at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, trivia at 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Day & Dream with Pink Eye Aug. 20 and Woofstock 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26. All shows begin at 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 828.246.0350 or boojumbrewing.com

•  Concerts On The Creek  (Sylva) will host SKA City (ska/indie) Aug. 19 and Dashboard Blue (classic hits/beach) Aug. 26 at Bridge Park in Sylva. All shows begin at 7 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to bring a chair or blanket. These events are free, but donations are encouraged. 828.586.2155 or  mountainlovers.com

•  Currahee Brewing  (Franklin) will host Blue Jazz 7 p.m. Aug. 20. Free and open to the public. 828.634.0078 or curraheebrew.com

•  Farm At Old Edwards  (Highlands) will host Nicole Witt (singer-songwriter) as part of its “Orchard Sessions” 6 p.m. Aug. 17. Tickets start at $25 per person. To purchase tickets, click on oldedwardshospitality.com/ orchardsessions. 

•  Folkmoot Friendship Center  (Waynesville) will host Bryan White (singer-songwriter) with Andrea Pearson and Ronnie Call & The Waterz Edge Band at 7 p.m. Aug. 20. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. For tickets, click on folkmoot.org. 

•  Fontana Village Resort Wildwood Grill  will host Mountain Homecoming Singing 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18. Free and open to the public. 800.849.2258 or fontanavillage.com. 

•  Friday Night Liv e (Highlands) will host The Foreign Landers (Americana) Aug. 19 and Silly Ridge (Americana/acoustic) Aug. 26 at Town Square on Main Street. All shows begin at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. highlandschamber.org

•  Frog Level Brewing  (Waynesville) will host Kind Clean Gentlemen Aug. 19, Krave Amiko Aug. 20 and Kevin Dolan & Paul Koptak 3 p.m. Aug. 21. All shows begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public.  828.454.5664 or froglevelbrewing.co m. 

•  Frog Quarters  (Franklin) will host Chuck Dorling & Sonia Brooks Aug. 20 and Shelley Arvidson Aug. 22. All shows are free and are held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located at 573 East Main Street. littletennessee.org or 828.369.8488. 

•  Innovation Brewing  (Sylva) will host “Trivia Night with Kirk” from 7 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday, Open Mic Night every Wednesday, Mathew Kelly Aug. 18, Red Zephyr Aug. 20, Derrick Pace Aug. 25 and Calico Bear Aug. 27. All shows begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. innovation-brewing.com

•  Innovation Station  (Dillsboro) will host “Music Bingo” with Hibiscus Sunshine every Wednesday, The Water Kickers 2 p.m. Aug. 21 and Balsam Hot Club Aug. 28. All events begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. innovation-brewing.com. 

•  Lazy Hiker Brewing  (Franklin) will host The Andrew Thelston Band (Fleetwood Mac tribute) Aug. 20. All shows begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.349.2337 or lazyhikerbrewing.com .

•  Lazy Hiker Brewing  (Sylva) will host Trivia Night at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Old Time Jam 6:30 p.m. every Thursday, Aimlessly Dead (Grateful Dead tribute) Aug. 19 and McKinney Aug. 26. All shows begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.349.2337 or lazyhikerbrewing.com

•  Marianna Black Library (Bryson City) will host a Community Jam 6 p.m. Aug. 18 and Liz Nance (singer-songwriter) 7 p.m. Aug. 25. Free and open to the public. 828.488.3030 or fontanalib.org/brysoncity

•  Moss Valley  (Franklin) will host The End (Beatles tribute) Aug. 19. Gates at 6 p.m. Show from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Free and open to the public. Food trucks and beverages available onsite. Bring a lawn chair. Presented by Drake Software.  

•  Mountain Layers Brewing  (Bryson City) will host Open Mic Night with Ivor Sparks every Wednesday, Steve Heffker (singer-songwriter) Aug. 19 and 27, The Dirty French Broads (Americana) Aug. 20, Zip Robertson (singer-songwriter) 5 p.m. Aug. 21 and Mountain Gypsy 5 p.m. Aug. 28. All shows begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.538.0115 or mountainlayersbrewingcompany.com. 

•  Nantahala Outdoor Center  (Nantahala Gorge) will host Blue (Americana/bluegrass) Aug. 19, Beer & Loathing (rock/honky-tonk) Aug. 20, Somebody’s Child (Americana/folk) Aug. 26 and Eddie Clayton (singer-songwriter) Aug. 27. All shows behind at 5 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. noc.com

•  Pickin’ In The Park  (Canton) will host Rick Morris & Appalachian Mountaineers Aug. 19 and Steve Jordan & Mountain Tradition Aug. 26. Shows are 6 to 9 p.m. at the Canton Rec Park located at 77 Penland St. Free and open to the public. cantonnc.com. 

•  Pickin’ On The Square  (Franklin) will host Jack Mollette (country) Aug. 20. All shows begin at 6 p.m. at the Gazebo in downtown. Free and open to the public. franklinnc.com/pickin-on-the-square.html. 

•  Quirky Birds Treehouse & Bistro  (Dillsboro) will host Natti Love Joys (reggae/soul) 8 p.m. Aug. 27. Free and open to the public. 828.586.1717 or facebook.com/quirkybirdstreehouse. 

•  Saturdays On Pine  (Highlands) will host Peggy & Paula (oldies/soul) Aug. 20 and Blaze The City (pop/dance) Sept. 3 at Kelsey-Hutchinson Park on Pine Street. All shows begin at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. highlandschamber.org

•  The Scotsman  (Waynesville) will host The Carter Giegerich Trio (Celtic/bluegrass) from 2 to 5 p.m. every Sunday and semi-regular live music on the weekends. All shows begin at 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.246.6292 or scotsmanpublic.com. 

•  Smoky Mountain Center  for the Performing Arts (Franklin) will host The Gatlin Brothers (classic country) at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26. Tickets start at $25. smokymountainarts.com or 828.524.1598. 

•  Stecoah Valley Center  (Robbinsville) “An Appalachian Evening” live music series will include Pretty Little Goat Aug. 20 and The Kruger Brothers Aug. 27. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. 828.479.3364 or stecoahvalleycenter.com

•  Unplugged Pub  (Bryson City) will host Caribbean Cowboys Aug. 18, Explode The Myth Aug. 19 and Virginia & The Slims Aug. 20. All shows begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.538.2488. 

•  Valley Tavern  (Maggie Valley) will host Ricky Gunter (country/rock) 3 p.m. Aug. 21 and Funk-N-Around 3 p.m. Aug. 28. All shows begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.926.7440 or valley-tavern.com

•  Whiteside Brewing  (Cashiers) will host Doug Ramsay & Friends (singer-songwriter) 6 p.m. Aug. 19 and 26. 828.743.6000 or whitesidebrewing.co m. 

•  Yonder Community Market  (Franklin) will host “Songwriter Sundays” with Jackson Grimm (Americana/folk) 2 p.m. Aug. 28. Free and open to the public. Donations encouraged. 828.200.2169 or eatrealfoodinc.com. 

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