by Madison V. Fisler
June 9, 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 13, the Jones House presents The Mercury Dames and the Swing Guitars 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 13, the Best Cellar in Blowing Rock will present King Bees 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.
Valle Crucis Community Park will host Music in the Valle on Friday, June 13 featuring Sound Traveler. 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 14, Famous Fast Eddie’s in Beech Mountain will host Sound Traveler. The venue is located 1005 Beech Mountain Parkway in Beech Mountain. For more information about this event, call 828-387-3647.
On Sunday, June 15, the Green Park Inn’s Music on the Veranda will present Todd Wright starting at 5 p.m. For more information about this event, call 828-414-9230.
On Sunday, June 15, 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 15 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.