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Wednesday, 18 October 2017 00:00

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Gary Allan returns to Harrah’s

Country superstar Gary Allan will hit the stage at 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.

The California native released his first album, “Used Heart for Sale,” in 1996 and since then has released eight additional studio albums selling over seven million albums, been certified platinum on three back-to-back albums, and been certified gold five times. Allan has five No. 1 hits at country radio, 14 Top 10 hits to his credit and amassed over 270 million total streams.

For more information or tickets, visit or call 800.745.3000.



• Andrews Brewing Company (Andrews) will host Andrew Chastain (singer-songwriter) Oct. 20, Blue Revue (singer-songwriter) Oct. 21, Heidi Holton (blues/folk) Oct. 27 and Tom Edwards (singer-songwriter) Oct. 28. All shows are free and begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

• Bosu’s Wine Shop (Waynesville) will host a jazz evening with the Kittle/Collings Duo from 6 to 9 p.m. every Friday. Free and open to the public.

• The Classic Wineseller (Waynesville) will host Sheila Gordon (piano/vocals) Oct. 20 and Joe Cruz (piano/pop) Oct. 21. All shows are free (unless otherwise noted) and begin at 7 p.m. 828.452.6000 or

• Derailed Bar & Lounge (Bryson City) will have music at 7 p.m. on Saturdays. 828.488.8898.

• Frog Level Brewing (Waynesville) will host Ed Kelly (singer-songwriter) Oct. 21 and Marc Keller (singer-songwriter) 2 p.m. Oct. 28. All shows are free and begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. There will also be a Community Rhythm Circle every Tuesday at 7 p.m. with free drum circle lessons at 6:30 p.m.

• Innovation Brewing (Sylva) will have an Open Mic night Oct. 18 and 25, and a jazz night with the Kittle/Collings Duo Oct. 19 and 26. All events are free and begin at 8 p.m.

• Lazy Hiker Brewing (Franklin) will host Troy Underwood (singer-songwriter) Oct. 20, The Company Stores (Americana) Oct. 21, Karaoke Oct. 27 and Frogtown (bluegrass) Oct. 28. All shows are free and begin at 8 p.m.

• Mad Batter Food & Film (Sylva) will host a “Jazz Night” from 6 to 8 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday of the month.

• Mountain Layers Brewing (Bryson City) will host Somebody’s Child (Americana) Oct. 21 and Frank & Allie (bluegrass/Americana) Oct. 28. All shows are free and are from 6 to 9 p.m.

• Nantahala Brewing Company (Bryson City) will host Happy Abandon (Americana) Oct. 20. All shows are free and at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

• No Name Sports Pub (Sylva) will host Karaoke w/Chris Monteith Oct. 20, Papa Smurf (surfbilly) Oct. 21, The Hooten Hallers (rock/blues) Oct. 24, Humps & The Blackouts (psychobilly) Oct. 27 and Darren & The Buttered Toast (soul/funk) Oct. 28. All shows are free and begin at 9:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

• The Oconaluftee Visitor Center (Cherokee) will host a back porch old-time music jam from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 21. All are welcome to come play or simply sit and listen to sounds of Southern Appalachia.

• Pub 319 (Waynesville) will host an open mic night from 8 to 11 p.m. on Wednesday with Mike Farrington of Post Hole Diggers. Free and open to the public.

• Salty Dog’s (Maggie Valley) will have Karaoke with Jason Wyatt at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays, Mile High (classic rock) 8 p.m. Wednesdays, and an Open Jam with Rick 8 p.m. Thursdays.

• Satulah Mountain Brewing (Highlands) will host “Hoppy Hour” and an open mic with Susan at 6 p.m. on Thursdays and live music on Friday evenings. 828.482.9794 or

• Sneak E Squirrel Brewing (Sylva) will host line dancing every Friday at 7 p.m. and contra dancing every other Friday at 8 p.m. 828.586.6440.

• The Strand at 38 Main (Waynesville) will host an “Open Mic” night from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturdays. 828.283.0079 or

• Tunes on the Tuck (Bryson City) will host William Ritter & Sarah Ogletree (bluegrass/Americana) Oct. 21 and The Grove Band (Americana) Oct. 28 at Riverfront Park. All shows are free and begin at 7 p.m.

• Ugly Dog Pub (Cashiers) will host live music (to be announced) Oct. 20 and Fortress Oct. 27.

• Ugly Dog Pub (Highlands) will host Roshambeaux Oct. 20 and Grandpa’s Cough Medicine (bluegrass/Americana) Oct. 27.

• The Water’n Hole Bar & Grill (Waynesville) will host PMA (reggae/rock) Oct. 20, Benjamin Hatch (singer-songwriter) Oct. 21, DJ Dance Party Oct. 27 and Humps & The Blackouts (psychobilly) Oct. 28. All shows begin at 10 p.m.

• Waynesville Pizza Company will have an open mic night at 7 p.m. Oct. 30. Free and open to the public. 828.246.0927 or

• The Waynesville Public Library will host Possum on a Whale (bluegrass/Americana) at 3 p.m. Oct. 28. Free and open to the public.

• Western Carolina University (Cullowhee) will host a piano recital Oct. 24, Courtney Stiwalt recital Oct. 25 and Choir Concert Oct. 26. All events are free and begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Coulter Building.

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