By Madison Fisler Lewis
Sept. 29, 2014. Nothing says autumn 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.
On Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. Open the Door for Three will continue the Fall 2014 Indoor Concert Series at the Jones House Community and Cultural Center. The Jones House Community and Cultural Center is located at the center of downtown Boone at 604 W. King St. For more information, call the Jones House at 828-268-2680
On Tuesday, Sept. 30, head out to the Bayou Smokehouse and Grill for the free Concerts in the Courtyard. Enjoy the music stylings of the Whip Daddys and a free wine tasting every single week! Featured wines are always 10 percent off with wine amnesty offered. The Bayou is located at 130 E. Main St. in Banner Elk. For more information call 828-898-8952.
On Friday, Oct. 3, the Best Cellar presents Smokey Breeze as the last installment of Music on the Lawn for the year. The Best Cellar hosts a free outdoor concert each Friday night through the first week of October, and is located at 203 Sunset Dr. in Blowing Rock. For more information, call 828-295-9703.
Dr. Chung Park conducts the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra in concert Friday, Oct. 3, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free. The orchestra will perform the overture to Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” and Haydn’s “Symphony No. 96 in D Major” also known as “The Miracle” symphony.
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 artist with no cover charge. On Friday, Mama’s Remedy will perform, with Smokey Breeze performing on Saturday evening.
A day full of music and cool mountain breezes will fill the autumn air at the inaugural Carolina Ramble & Reunion, hosted by band Possum Jenkins, on Saturday, Oct. 4, in Bethel.
On Sunday, Oct. 5, the Green Park Inn’s Music on the Veranda will present The Todd Wright Jazz Quartet starting at 5 p.m. For more information about this event, call 828-414-9230.
On Sunday, Oct. 5, 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.
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