by Madison V. Fisler
June 2, 2014. Nothing says summertime like live music, and the High Country has enough live music events to keep you tapping your toes all summer long. Each week, the Monday Music Mash-up is your go-to spot to find the latest news on concerts, shows and gigs all throughout the High Country. Check out the website every Monday for the latest lineup, and make a plan to enjoy some tunes this summer.
On Friday, June 6, the Jones House presents Soul Benefactor and the Spice Creek Ramblers beginning at 5 p.m. The Jones House Community and Cultural Center presents a free outdoor concert every Friday night from June 6-Sept. 12. The Jones House is located at 604 West King St. in downtown Boone. For more information, call 828-268-6280.
On Friday, June 6, the Best Cellar in Blowing Rock will present Smokey Breeze as part of this week’s installment of the Music on the Lawn at the Inn at Ragged Gardens. The Best Cellar hosts a free outdoor concert each Friday night through the summer, and is located at 203 Sunset Dr. in Blowing Rock. For more information, call 828-295-9703.
On Friday, June 6, Appalachian Mountain Brewery in Boone will host Sound Traveler. Join in for a fun Friday night with friends, great live music and craft beer. Appalachian Mountain Brewery is located at 163 Boone Creek Dr. in Boone. For more information about this event, call 828-236-1111.
Valle Crucis Community Park will host Music in the Valle on Friday, June 6 featuring The Neighbors. The concert will take place at Valle Crucis Community Park located at 2892 Broadstone Rd. in Valle Crucis starting at 7 p.m. For more information about this event, call 828-963-9239.
On Saturday, June 7, Carolina BBQ in Newland will host Sound Traveler. The venue is located at 500 Pineola St. in Newland. For more information about this event, call 828-737-0700.
The Art of Living Retreat Center will host An Intimate Evening of Music with Beth Neilsen Chapman on Saturday, June 7, at 7 p.m. This event will take place at the retreat center located at 639 Whispering Hills Rd. in Boone. For more information about this event, call 822-392-6870.
On Sunday, June 8, the Green Park Inn’s Music on the Veranda will present The Harris Brothers starting at 5 p.m. For more information about this event, call 828-414-9230.
On Sunday, June 8, Canyons in Blowing Rock will host the weekly Sunday Jazz Brunch with Todd Wright. Starting at 11 a.m., the event will feature live jazz music at Canyons located at 8960 Valley Blvd. in Blowing Rock. For more information about this event, call 828-295-7661.
On Sunday, June 8 starting at 5 p.m., Beech Alpen Inn will host the weekly Alpen Inn Summer Concert. The event will be held at the Beech Alpen Inn Pavilion located at 700 Beech Mountain Parkway in Beech Mountain. For more information about this event, call 828-387-2252.
On Sunday, June 8 beginning at 5 p.m., the Blowing Rock Jazz Society presents The Lovell Bradford Trio. The Blowing Rock Jazz Society presents concerts every secpmd Sunday from April through October at the Meadowbrook Inn. To make reservations or for more information about this event, call 828-295-4300.
The Bayou Smokehouse in Banner Elk hosts the weekly Concerts in the Courtyard every Tuesday at 6 p.m. through September. For more information on this week’s concert, call 828-898-3392.
On Saturday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m., Mountain Home Music will present Old Time Music East and West in the Blowing Rock School Auditorium. For more information about this event, call 828-964-3392.
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