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• Altered Frequencies (Franklin) will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. 828.342.8014 or alteredfrequencies.net

American Legion Post 47 (Waynesville) will host an “Open Mic” 3 p.m. every Tuesday. Free and open to the public. 828.456.8691.

Angry Elk Brewing (Whittier) will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. All shows are free and open to the public. 828.497.1015 or facebook.com/angryelkbrewingco.

• Balsam Falls Brewing (Sylva) will host an open mic from 8-10 p.m. every Thursday. Free and open to the public. 828.631.1987 or balsamfallsbrewing.com

Balsam Mountain Inn (Balsam) will host an “Open Jam” 6 p.m. every Tuesday. thebalsammountaininn.com.

Bevel Bar (Waynesville) will host We Three Swing at 8 p.m. every first Saturday of the month and semi-regular live music on the weekends. For more information, call 828.246.0996, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or go to bevelbar.com

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• Blue Ridge Beer Hub (Waynesville) will host 8Trk Cadillac May 25. All shows begin at 5 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, go to blueridgebeerhub.com

Blue Stage (Andrews) will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. 828.361.2534 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

• Boojum Brewing (Waynesville) will host music bingo 7 p.m. Mondays, karaoke 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, trivia 7 p.m. Thursdays, open mic night 10 p.m., Women Of Waynesville “Queens of Country Music Party” May 24 and Smashing Mouth (alternative/rock) May 25. All shows begin at 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 828.246.0350 or boojumbrewing.com

• Breadheads Tiki Shak (Sylva) will host “Tiki Trivia” at 7 p.m. every first Thursday of the month and semi-regular live music on the weekends. breadheadstikishak.com.

• Classic Wineseller (Waynesville) will host Russ Wilson Duo (swing/jazz) 7 p.m. June 8. Tickets are $70 per person, which includes music, food, tax and gratuity. Beverages are extra. To reserve a table, call 828.452.6000 or classicwineseller.com.

Concerts On The Creek (Sylva) will host TLQ+2 (classic rock) May 24 and Southern Vantage (classic rock/country gold) May 31. All shows begin at 7 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to bring a chair or blanket. These events are free, but donations are encouraged. 828.586.2155 or mountainlovers.com/concerts-on-the-creek.

• Currahee Brewing (Franklin) will host “Music Bingo” 7 p.m. Thursdays and semi-regular live music on the weekends. All shows begin at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. 828.634.0078 or curraheebrew.com

• Farm At Old Edwards (Highlands) will host the “Orchard Sessions” w/Highbeams 6 p.m. May 30. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, call 866.526.8008 or go to oldedwardshospitality.com/orchardsessions

• Folkmoot Friendship Center (Waynesville) will host Smoky Mountain Ukulele Group (free) 7 p.m. May 8. For a full schedule of events and/or to purchase tickets, go to folkmoot.org.  

• Fontana Village Resort Wildwood Grill will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. Free and open to the public. 800.849.2258 or fontanavillage.com

Friday Night Live (Highlands) will host McClain Family May 24 and Byrds & Crows May 31 at Town Square on Main Street. All shows begin at 6 p.m. All shows begin at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. highlandschamber.org.

• Frog Level Brewing (Waynesville) will host its weekly “Tuesday Jazz Series” with We Three Swing at 5:30 p.m., Len Graham & Paul Koptak May 22, Color Machine May 24, Bridget Gossett Duo May 25, Krave Amiko 3 p.m. May 26, Malcolm Flavell (singer-songwriter) 3 p.m. May 27, Taylor Watkins (singer-songwriter) May 29 and Mitch McConnell & The Senators May 31. All shows begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.454.5664 or froglevelbrewing.com

• Frog Quarters (Franklin) will host live music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. Free and open to the public. Located at 573 East Main St. littletennessee.org or 828.369.8488

Groovin’ on the Green (Cashiers) will host Darren Nicholson Trio (Americana/bluegrass) May 24 and Kevin Daniel & The Bottom Line May 31. Shows begin at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Donations encouraged. villagegreencashiersnc.com/concerts.

• Happ’s Place (Glenville) will host Dillion & Company May 24, Young Mountain Magic May 25, Jake Matthews (singer-songwriter) May 30 and The Remnants (Americana) May 31. All shows begin at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. happsplace.com or 828.742.5700

• Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort (Cherokee) will host Grand Funk Railroad (classic rock) 9 p.m. May 31. For a full schedule of events and/or to buy tickets, caesars.com/harrahs-cherokee.

• High Dive (Highlands) will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. highlandsdive.com or 828.526.2200.

• Highlander Mountain House (Highlands) will host “Blues & Brews” on Thursdays, “Sunday Bluegrass Residency” from noon to 2:30 p.m. and semi-regular live music on the weekends. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, go to highlandermountainhouse.com

• Innovation Brewing (Sylva) will host “Monday Night Trivia” every week, “Open Mic w/Phil” Wednesdays, The Knotty G’s May 25 and Tina Collins (singer-songwriter) June 1. All shows and events begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. innovation-brewing.com

• Innovation Station (Dillsboro) will host “Music Bingo” on Wednesdays semi-regular live music on the weekends. All events begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. innovation-brewing.com

• Lazy Hiker Brewing (Franklin) will host Karaoke on the second/fourth Friday of the month, The Log Noggins (rock/blues) May 25 and Ray Ferrara (rock/country) June 1. All shows begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.349.2337 or lazyhikerbrewing.com

• Lazy Hiker Brewing (Sylva) will host “Music Bingo” 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Blue Jazz (soul/jazz) May 24 and Bryan & Al (Americana/rock) May 31. All shows begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.349.2337 or lazyhikerbrewing.com.  

• Legends (Maggie Valley) will host an “Open Mic Night” 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Free and open to the public. 828.944.0403 or facebook.com/legendssportsgrillmaggievalley.

Macon County Public Library (Franklin) will host Marshall Ballew (Americana/blues) 6 p.m. May 16 and Grizzly Mammoth (rock/jam) 7 p.m. May 18. Free and open to the public. 828.524.3600 or fontanalib.org.

Marianna Black Library (Bryson City) will host a “Community Music Jam” at 6 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month. Free and open to the public. All musicians and music lovers are welcome. 828.488.3030.

• Meadowlark Motel (Maggie Valley) will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. All shows begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, go to meadowlarkmotel.com or 828.926.1717

• Mountain Layers Brewing (Bryson City) will host an “Open Mic with Frank Lee” Wednesdays, Bird In Hand (Americana/indie) May 24, Zip Robertson (singer-songwriter) May 25, Mountain Gypsy (Americana) May 26 and Bridget Gossett (singer-songwriter) May 27. All shows begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.538.0115 or mountainlayersbrewingcompany.com

• Nantahala Brewing Outpost (Sylva) will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. All shows begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.641.9797 or nantahalabrewing.com

• Otto Community Center (Otto) will host a Celtic & Old-Time Music Jam 6 p.m. June 13. Bring a beverage and snack of your choice. Free and open to the public. go2ottonc.com or 770.335.0967.

• Peacock Performing Arts Center (Hayesville) will host Gnarly Fingers (Americana/rock) May 25. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, go to 828.389.ARTS or thepeacocknc.org.

• Pickin’ On The Square (Franklin) will host The Rusty String Band (bluegrass/gospel) May 25. All shows begin at 6 p.m. at the Gazebo in downtown. Free and open to the public. franklinnc.com/pickin-on-the-square.html.

• Quirky Birds Treehouse & Bistro (Dillsboro) will host Open Mic Night at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and semi-regular live music on the weekends. Free and open to the public. 828.586.1717 or facebook.com/quirkybirdstreehouse.  

• Rathskeller Coffee Haus & Pub (Franklin) will host Joe Munoz (singer-songwriter) 7 p.m. May 25. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Free and open to the public. 828.369.6796

• Salty Dog’s Seafood & Grill (Maggie Valley) will host “Karaoke with Russell” every Monday and semi-regular live music on the weekends. Free and open to the public. 828.926.9105

• Santé Wine Bar (Sylva) will host will host Ryan Taylor Price (singer-songwriter) May 26 and Shane Meade (indie/soul) June 2. All shows begin at 5p.m. Free and open to the public. 828.631.3075 or facebook.com/thewinebarandcellar

• Satulah Mountain Brewing (Highlands) will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. 828.482.9794 or satulahmountainbrewing.com

• Saturdays On Pine (Highlands) will host Southside Station May 25 and High-5 June 1 at Kelsey-Hutchinson Park on Pine Street. All shows begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. highlandschamber.org.

• Sauced (Waynesville) will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. Free and open to the public. 828.246.9585 or saucedwnc.com

• The Scotsman (Waynesville) will host Ryan Furstenburg (Americana/folk) May 23. The Borrowed Band (country) May 24, Rick Manz Trio (Americana/rock) May 30 and Nick Mac Duo (rock) May 31. All shows begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.246.6292 or scotsmanpublic.com

• Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts (Franklin) will host  Lee Greenwood (country/oldies) 7:30 p.m. May 24. Tickets start at $28 per person with upgrade options available. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, go to smokymountainarts.com or 866.273.4615.

• Southern Porch (Canton) will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. 828.492.8009 or southern-porch.com.

• Stecoah Valley Center (Robbinsville) will host a Community Jam 5:30-7:30 p.m. every third Thursday of the month and semi-regular live music on the weekends. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, call 828.479.3364 or go to stecoahvalleycenter.com.

• Ugly Dog Pub (Cashiers) will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. 828.743.3000 or theuglydogpub.com

• The Ugly Dog Pub (Highlands) will host “Bluegrass Wednesday” at 6:30 p.m. each week. 828.526.8364 or theuglydogpub.com

• Unplugged Pub (Bryson City) will host Mountain Gypsy (Americana) May 23, Macon County Line May 24, Jon Cox Band (country/rock) May 25 and Outlaw Whiskey (classic rock/country gold) June 1. All shows are $5 at the door and begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 828.538.2488.

• Valley Cigar & Wine Co. (Waynesville) will host Rick Manz Trio (Americana) 5:30 p.m. May 24. Free and open to the public. 828.944.0686 or valleycigarandwineco.com.

• Valley Tavern (Maggie Valley) will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. All shows begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.926.7440 or valley-tavern.com.

Water’n Hole Bar & Grill (Waynesville) will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. All shows begin at 9:30 p.m. 828.456.4750 or facebook.com/waternhole.bar.

 Whiteside Brewing (Cashiers) will host will host Seth & Sara (Americana) June 14. All shows begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 828.743.6000 or whitesidebrewing.com

 Yonder Community Market (Franklin) will host David Childers (singer-songwriter) 4 p.m. May 26 and Tommy Stinson (singer-songwriter) 7 p.m. May 31. Family friendly, dog friendly. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, go to eatrealfoodinc.com.

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