Tryon Fine Arts Center will celebrate springtime in the Carolina Foothills with five weekly and outdoor concerts that will feature an eclectic mix of live music, including folk, bluegrass, rock ‘n’ roll, and the quirky.
Each Thursday, starting April 27 and ending June 1, the Peterson Amphitheater will echo the sound of music throughout Tryon’s downtown, starting at 6:30 p.m. Each concert will be 90 minutes long. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. In case of bad weather, concerts will be moved to the Main Stage. Support for the series is bring provided by the Plume Family Foundation, event sponsors and Media Sponsor, WNCW.
2023 Schedule & Performers:
- April 27 – Smilo and the Ghost, 6:30 pm – Formed in 2016, Smilo and the Ghost have been delivering hard-driving, old-time influenced folk-rock to crowds around the Northeast. Their debut album, Ghost Writers, was voted one of the “Top Three Albums of 2018” by the Erie Reader. Since then, Smilo and the Ghost have opened for national acts like Grammy Award Winning country duo Dan + Shay and alt-rock legends 10,000 Maniacs.
- May 11 – Fancy and the Gentleman, 6:30 pm – Based out of Asheville, NC, Fancy and the Gentlemen brings an eclectic mix of honky tonk, blues, southern gothic, rock, and classical roots to this americana band. Sensitive and rich harmonies weave through the tapestry of original compositions and carefully curated covers that celebrate the roots of American southern music.
- May 18 – Darren Nicholson Band, 6:30 pm – Darren Nicholson is an award-winning mandolinist, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter from the mountains of westen North Carolina that was nominated for a Grammy as well as he’s a 13-time International Bluegrass Music Association award winner.
Please see website for more information and ticket purchase.