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. Get more information below on the performers or view the 2013 Festival music schedule.
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.
The Blue Dogs, after 25 years of shows, 9 CDs and 2 DVDs, continue to perform up to 100 shows a year, from clubs, festivals and colleges to private parties and fundraisers.
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.
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.
From sharkskin suits and Otis Redding tunes, Eugene and his Legendary Friends have ridden a wave of sweaty grooves and press accolades to a point where they are ready for lift-off.
Velvet Truckstop is a seasoned powerhouse rock band who delivers a high-energy mix of Southern Rock, Blues and Americana music every time they take the stage!
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.
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.
Seasoned musical veterans combine to make soulful, creatively compelling interpretations of eclectic blues, funk, and soul---suffused with a rock 'n' roll sensibility.
Long time blues aficionado and music historian, Chuck Beattie fronts a Chicago-Style Blues band, commanding the stage with his booming voice and old school charm.
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.
For more than 20 years Jack has served our area as a reporter, weatherman and children’s performer. We are excited to welcome Jack back to start our Saturday off right for the kiddos with his one of a kind magic show!
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.
It takes a professional to seamlessly blend booty shakin’ rhythm with lasting, meaningful lyrics, but that is exactly what Scoot Pittman is. Scoot’s music will satisfy that sweet spot in your brain and keep a smile on your face.
Noah Stockdale is a singer/songwriter who aims to lift spirits and inspire joy in each moment. Although his style and influences are far reaching, his work most comfortably fits under the category of Conscious Music.
Each The Moon and You concert showcases thoughtful and unusual string arrangements, thought-provoking songwriting, and gorgeous vocal harmonies. It also makes folks laugh, cry and miss their boyfriend in Japan.
Aaron’s music blends folk-rock, bluegrass, and blues with pop sensibilities. His honest songwriting pours in between hammer-on chord changes and rolling rhythms.
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.
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 many other top artists.
Classic Rock and Country Rock cover band, with some original blues. Led by Ralph Davis, one of the three original members with 38 years of guitar playing under the belt.
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