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Earl Scruggs Music Festival

Earl Scruggs Music Festival

Celebrating the legacy of an American music legend, the Earl Scruggs Music Festival will bring together artists from bluegrass, Americana, blues, and other roots music genres to celebrate the pioneering vision of Earl Scruggs.

The festival will feature 20 artists over two days, plus music…

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Earl Scruggs Music Festival

Earl Scruggs Music Festival

Celebrating the legacy of an American music legend, the Earl Scruggs Music Festival will bring together artists from bluegrass, Americana, blues, and other roots music genres to celebrate the pioneering vision of Earl Scruggs.

The festival will feature 20 artists over two days, plus music…

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Dark of the Moon

Dark of the Moon

This perennial favorite is based on the haunting folk ballad of “Barbara Allen.” Set in the Smoky Mountains, it recounts the story of John, a strange “witch boy” who upon first beholding the beautiful Barbara Allen immediately falls in love. He is given human form to woo and marry her on…

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38th Annual Morganton Festival

38th Annual Morganton Festival

Come Play In Our Streets at the 38th annual Morganton Festival, Downtown Morganton September 6 & 7.

Beginning Friday at 12:00pm enjoy a sampling of fine arts & crafts, festival cuisine, kid & teen zones.

If you are up for some exercise, be sure to sign up for the annual Sunrise…

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Country Royalty: Hank Williams and Patsy Cline

Country Royalty: Hank Williams and Patsy Cline

“Hey, Good looking!” Flat Rock Playhouse has something good cooking with Jason Petty and Katie Deal showcasing the music of Hank Williams and Patsy Cline. Petty and Deal bring together two of the biggest legends of country music on the same stage at the same time. Swoon and croon

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Pickin’ and a Grinnin’: A Night at the Opry

Pickin’ and a Grinnin’: A Night at the Opry

The Grand Ole Opry is one of American Music’s greatest traditions, shaping the landscape of American music culture. It launched the careers of everyone from Bill Monroe and Roy Acuff, to Hank Williams and Chet Atkins. Comedians like Minnie Pearl and ‘String Bean’ Akeman found their stardom…

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The Music of Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson

The Music of Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson

Flat Rock Playhouse presents a Music on the Rock concert celebrating two giants of country music. These two American singer-songwriters, known for flawlessly blending traditional honky-tonk tunes and rock ‘n’ roll riffs, will have audiences singing along to classic

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