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Blue Ridge Music Trails – music is everywhere…

from In Tune, the official e-new of the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina    Click here to find music

Jam in the Trees in Black Mountain
Beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, August 24 at the Pisgah Brewing Company in Black Mountain, it’s Jam in the Trees in its third year. Regional favorites include Jane Kramer and Fireside Collective. Friday night closes out with an all-star jam led by Jim Lauderdale. Saturday features the Slocan Ramblers, Jerry Douglas, Shooter Jennings and The Travelin’ McCourys. SO much fun on two stages-one in the tap room and one outdoors. Check it all out here.  Come visit us at the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina booth and get a free music trails coozie!! 
and….Tunes on the Tuck in Bryson City
We love the name of this event on the banks of the Tuckaseegee river at the Riverfront Park in Bryson City.  Enjoy a picnic, bring a blanket or rent a chair from the Chamber of Commerce. Sure to be a great time on Saturday, August 25, beginning at 7 p.m. 
Find your way!
 
 
then….Pickin’ on the Porch and Jammin’ in the Shade
Sunday, August 26 in the  afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m.,pickers gather on and around the porch of the old Proffitt Cousins Cabin on the grounds of the McElroy House and Rush Wray Museum in Burnsville. Musicians and singers gather together and play music for the afternoon.
Keep on the Sunnyside!

 
the last note…
Have you seen the new Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolinaguidebook? Organized by region and county, Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina welcomes readers into the rich worlds of bluegrass, old-time, gospel, and string band music, as well as clogging, flatfooting and other forms of traditional dance. The book includes a CD with more than 20 songs by musicians profiled in the book, historic recordings of the region’s most influential musicians spanning nine decades. Get your copy here. 

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