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Music in the Valle at Valle Crucis Community Park Music in the Valle is celebrating its 10th annual season this summer at the Valle Crucis Community Park, which is a nonprofit. Admission is free, though a $5 donation is recommended. All the concerts take place at 7:00 p.m. Also, a 10th anniversary kickoff celebration and fundraiser takes place on May 19. For more information about the celebration and the rest of the concert series, click to or call Caroline Gandy at 828-963-9239. May 25 Ital Seeds June 1 Brother Gravity June 8 The Mountain Laurels June 15 Sound Traveler June 22 The Major Sevens June 29 The Worthless Son in Laws July 6 Creekside Grass July 13 The Wild Rumpus July 20 Kent Doobrow & Midnight Sun

Banner Elk’s Summer Concerts in the Park

July 27 High Standards

(Pop, Rock and Dance)

August 3 Dashboard Hula Boys

August 2 Mountain Soul

August 10 The Neighbors

(Bluegrass-Inspired Americana)

August 17 8 Miles Apart

August 9 Wolf Creek (Bluegrass,

August 24 Folk and Dagger

Classic Country, Blues and Rock)

August 31 Zephyr Lightning Bolts

August 16 Dallas Reese (Pop, Rock and Country)

Banner Elk Chamber Presents Summer Concerts in the Park

The Best Cellar’s Concerts on the Green

Bayou Smokehouse’s Concerts in the Courtyard Located on Main Street in Banner Elk, the Bayou Smokehouse hosts Concerts in the Courtyard on Wednesday evenings. Food is available. Concerts are free and start at 6:00 p.m. May 9 The Get Downs May 16 Whip Daddys May 23 The Get Downs May 30 Whip Daddys

Presented by the Banner Elk Chamber of

Located on Sunset Drive in Blowing Rock,

June 6 The Get Downs

Commerce, the Summer Concerts in the Park

The Best Cellar hosts the Concerts on the Green

June 13 Whip Daddys

series takes place every Thursday from June 21

in its big yard at the Inn at Ragged Gardens on

June 20 The Get Downs

to August 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Tate-Evans Park.

Friday nights. All shows our free and begin at

June 27 Whip Daddys

Food vendors will be on site, or bring your own

5:30 p.m. Food is available. For more info, call

July 4 The Get Downs

picnic. Raffle tickets are sold. For more info,

The Best Cellar at 828-295-9703 or click to www.

July 11 Whip Daddys

call 828-898-8395 or click to www.bannerelk- June 21 ToneBlazers (Americana, Bluegrass and Country) June 28 Billy Scott and the Party Prophets (Soul, Rhythm and Blues, Beach and Retro) July 5 Buck Haggard (Classic Country) July 12 Dashboard Blue (R&B, Rock and Timeless Dance Grooves) July 19 Jeff Luckadoo & Southern Wave (Country) July 26 Mad Dog Johnson with Don Vallarta

May 4 The Harris Brothers May 11 ramajohns May 18 Soul Benefactor May 24 The Harris Brothers June 1 The Harris Brothers June 8 Soul Benefactor June 15 The Harris Brothers June 22 The Klee and Mike Show June 29 The Harris Brothers Check Website for performances for

July 18 The Get Downs July 25 Whip Daddys August 1 The Get Downs August 8 Whip Daddys August 15 The Get Downs August 22 Whip Daddys August 29 The Get Downs September 5 Whip Daddys September 12 The Get Downs September 19 Whip Daddys September 26 The Get Downs

By Jesse Wood

July and August May 2012

High Country Magazine


May Magazine 2012  

May Magazine 2012