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Monday Music Mash-Up; Live Music from Around the High Country March 2-8

Nothing warms you up in the winter like live music, and the High Country has enough live music events to keep you tapping your toes all season 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 winter.


The Watauga Community Band will hold its practice on evenings all week long. The band performs several concerts of various styles of music throughout the year, and is open to community members who play a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument. ASU and CCC students may receive class credit if desired.

Boone Healing Arts Center will host modern dance lessons on Wednesdays. In this Modern Dance class, participants will explore full-body movements, technical specificity and strength building as they experience the sensation of moving through space and time. To correspond with the New Year, the theme for music in January”s Modern Dance Class is “A New Start”.

On Thursday, March 5, The Pedalin” Pig in Banner Elk will host live acoustic music in the bar area of the restaurant. For more information, call the Pedalin” Pig at 828-898-7500.

On Thursday, March 5, Jimmie Griffith from Banana de Terra will play a solo set starting at 8 p.m. at the Lost Province Brewing Company in downtown Boone.

Twig’s Restaurant in Blowing Rock hosts live music every Friday and Saturday night, from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. featuring great local and regional artists with no cover charge.

Timberlake’s Restaurant at Chetola Resort will host Friday Night Jazz starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 6. The Maureen Renihan Jazz Trio will perform for restaurant patrons.

On Friday, March 6, Lost Province Brewing Company will host Freakin’ Firkin Friday at Five with the release of a special 12-gallon cask of beer at 5 p.m. along with live music.

On Friday, March 6, Beech Mountain Resort will begin the first ever Apres Ski Music Series. On Friday evening from 5-7 p.m., Andy Ferrell will perform in the Beech Mountain Brewing Company. At 7 p.m., Big Daddy Love will take over the stage.

On Saturday, March 7, North Carolina’s own Acoustic Syndicate will take the stage at the Beech Tree Bar and Grille at Beech Mountain Resort at 7 p.m.

On Saturday, March 7, Linville Falls Winery will host Jim Fleri, jazz keyboard and vocals, as the next installment of the winter live music. Linville Falls Winery is located at 9557 Linville Falls Highway in Newland.

On Sunday, March 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.

Know of a concert that we missed? Shoot us an email at Madison@highcountrypress.com and tell us all about it!