Consistently one of the finest music events of the summer, the Blue Ridge Barbecue & Music Festival delivers phenomenal lineups on two stages in a gorgeous venue for a low $8 admission fee. The 2013 collection of entertainers will provide two full days of outstanding music.
Big Daddy Love’s ‘Appalachian Rock’– a unique and natural blend of rock, roots and grass– has put this North Carolina quintet on the radars of music lovers throughout North America and beyond.
Jim brings his own Revue-style set to the Blue Ridge BBQ Festival’s 20th anniversary event, and plans to have plenty of surprises and guests up his sleeve throughout the set.
They are being referred to as The Travelin' Wilburys or The Highwaymen of the Piedmont. Four performers with a kinship spanning decades recorded a "down and dirty" blues and folk record.
Velvet Truckstop is a seasoned powerhouse rock band who delivers a high-energy mix of Southern Rock, Blues and Americana influenced music every time they take the stage!
Town Mountain’s years of touring have created a mature well-traveled sound, a telepathic pickin’ style filled with mesmerizing interplay, and intoxicating rhythms that energize every tune.
If you enjoy The Allman Brothers, Marshal Tucker, Bob Seger, ZZ Top and Lynyrd Skynyrd, you will enjoy Loaded Toad, an Upstate cover band formed in 2011 and rocking the area since.
It takes a professional to seamlessly blend booty shakin’ rhythm with lasting, meaningful lyrics, but that is exactly what Scoot Pittman is and it is exactly what he has done.
One of the Upstate’s true gems, Daryle Ryce has been recording and performing her laid back, listener friendly blues music for decades, shaping images of love, light and loss in a laid back finger-picking style that wows listeners.
The Springs have been blessed to perform their high energy country/southern rock shows with acts Alan Jackson, Eric Church, Kid Rock, Toby Keith, and over 80 other top artists.
Seasoned musical veterans combine to make soulful, creatively compelling interpretations of eclectic blues, funk, and soul---suffused with a rock 'n' roll sensibility.
Donna the Buffalo's feel-good, groove-oriented, danceable and often socially conscious music began with roots in old time fiddle music that evolved into a soulful electric Americana mix.
Long time blues aficionado and music historian, Chuck Beattie (aka Dr. Blues) fronts a Chicago-Style Blues band, commanding the stage with his booming voice and old school charm.
The KingPup Radio Show blends tongue in cheek humor and live acoustic country music performances into fast-paced shows that recall vintage Grand Ole Opry broadcasts.
Chompin' At the Bit Stringband, although not quite sure themselves, have been told they are the next generation of old-time, with musical roots that date back seven generations.
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