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Monday Music Mash-Up; Live Music from Around the High Country Feb. 23-March 1

Feb. 23, 2015. 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 Tuesday, Feb. 24. 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, Feb. 26, The Pedalin” Pig will host live acoustic music in the bar area. For more information, call the Pedalin” Pig at 828-898-7500.

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, Feb. 27. The Maureen Renihan Jazz Trio will perform for restaurant patrons.

On Friday, Feb. 27, 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, Feb. 27, Canyons of Blowing Rock will host The Dead of Winter, presented by the Watauga Humane Society. The show will begin at 8 p.m. with a $10 suggested donation benefiting the Watauga Humane Society.

On Saturday, Feb. 28, Linville Falls Winery will host Andy Kimmels as part of their live music lineup for the winter season. Linville Falls Winery is located at 9557 Linville Falls Highway in Newland.

On Sunday, March 1, 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!