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Monday Music Mash-Up; Our Listing of Live Music from Around the High Country for the Week of Dec. 29 – Jan. 4

By Madison Fisler Lewis

Dec. 29, 2014. 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 fall.

This week there will be plenty of live music on New Year’s Eve, so much so that we have written an entirely separate article about it. To view our listing of New Year’s Eve live music, click here.


The Watauga Community Band will not have practice this week and is on winter break until Jan. 3. 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.

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.

Squire Parsons will be in concert Friday, Jan. 2, at 7 p.m. at North Beaver Baptist church in West Jefferson. Squire is a Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame member and one of America’s top song writers and soloist. His song , Sweet Beulah Land is one of gospel music’s favorite and most recognizable songs. For more information please call Pastor Rick Miller cell 336-649-0417 or 336-982-8658 after 6 p.m.

On Sunday, Jan. 4, the Green Park Inn’s Music on the Veranda (Indoors!) will present The Harris Brothers starting at 5 p.m. For more information about this event, call 828-414-9230.

On Sunday, Jan. 4, 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!