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

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

• Blue Ridge Beer Hub (Waynesville) will host a semi-regular acoustic jam with the Main Street NoTones from 7-9 p.m. every first and third Thursday of the month. Free and open to the public. For more information, go to blueridgebeerhub.com

• Boojum Brewing (Waynesville) will host music bingo 7 p.m. Mondays, karaoke at 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, trivia at 7 p.m. and semi-regular live music on the weekends. All shows begin at 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 828.246.0350 or boojumbrewing.com

• Currahee Brewing (Franklin) will host “Music Bingo” 7 p.m. Thursdays, Woolybooger (blues/folk) Nov. 24 and Scott Clark (singer-songwriter) Nov. 25. All shows begin at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. 828.634.0078 or curraheebrew.com 

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• Farm At Old Edwards (Highlands) will host the Fireside at the Farm” sessions on select weekends. For more information, go to oldedwardshospitality.com.

• First United Methodist Church (Franklin) will host The Brasstown Ringers 5 p.m. Dec. 3 and Mountain Voices Community Chorus 7 p.m. Dec. 8. For details about upcoming handbell workshops or concerts, contact director Linda Sterrett at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

• Folkmoot Friendship Center (Waynesville) will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. 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. 

• Frog Level Brewing (Waynesville) will host its weekly “Tuesday Jazz Series” at 5:30 p.m., and “Jingle Jam” (12 bands/12 hours/$12) w/Sneezy, The Get Right Band, Andrew Scotchie, Pink Beds and more from noon to midnight Dec. 2 (at The Lineside). 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. Saturdays. Free and open to the public. Located at 573 East Main St. littletennessee.org or 828.369.8488. 

• Happ’s Place (Glenville) will host Whitewater Heathens Dec. 1, Doug Ramsey (singer-songwriter) Dec. 2 and Rock Holler Dec. 8. All shows begin at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. happsplace.com or 828.742.5700. 

• Highlander Mountain House (Highlands) will host a Sunday Bluegrass Residency 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

• Highlands Performing Arts Center will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. For tickets, go to highlandsperformingarts.com

• Innovation Brewing (Sylva) will host “Trivia Night with Kirk” from 7-9 p.m. every Monday, Open Mic Night every Wednesday, and Tina Collins (singer-songwriter) Nov. 25. All shows 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 and 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 “Music Bingo” 6 p.m. Tuesdays, trivia 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Open Mic 6:30 p.m. Thursdays and semi-regular live music on the weekends. 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 trivia 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and an Old Time Jam 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. All shows begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.349.2337 or lazyhikerbrewing.com.  

• Lineside at Frog Level Brewing (Waynesville) will host “Jingle Jam” (12 bands/12 hours/$12) w/Sneezy, The Get Right Band, Andrew Scotchie, Pink Beds and more from noon to midnight Dec. 2. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, go to froglevelbrewing.com

• Meadowlark Motel (Maggie Valley) will host Trivia Thursdays 6:30 p.m., Life Like Water (Americana) Dec. 1, Stomper Kitty Dec. 2, Heidi Holton (blues/folk) Dec. 8 and Len Graham (singer-songwriter) Dec. 9. 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, and semi-regular live music on the weekends. 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

• 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 semi-regular live music on the weekends. 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 Bird In Hand (Americana/indie) Dec. 3 and Ethan Johnson (singer-songwriter) Dec. 10. All shows begin at 3p.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

•  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 a “Celtic Jam” 2-5 p.m. Sundays, Andrew Wakefield (singer-songwriter) Nov. 30, Cloud Circuit (indie/pop) Dec. 1, Celtic Road Jam 2 p.m. Dec. 2 and Funk Apocalypse Dec. 8. All shows begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.246.6292 or scotsmanpublic.com

• SlopeSide Tavern (Sapphire) will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. All shows begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public. 828.743.8655 or slopesidetavern.com.

•  Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts (Franklin) will host Sarah Evans (country) 7 p.m. Dec. 2. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, go to smokymountainarts.com or 828.524.1598. 

• Stecoah Valley Center  (Robbinsville) will host Appalachian Smoke (Americana/bluegrass) Dec. 16. 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 .

• 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) Nov. 30, Nick Mac & The Noise Dec. 1, Carolina Freightshakers (rock/country) Dec. 2, Biscuits & Gravy Dec. 7, Zak Saltz Band Dec. 8 and Tricia Ann Band (country/rock) Dec 9. All shows are free and begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 828.538.2488. 

• Valley Cigar & Wine Co. (Waynesville) will host Amos Jackson (singer-songwriter) 6 p.m. Oct. 20 and Second Chance (Americana) 6 p.m. Oct. 27. 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 semi-regular live music on the weekends. All shows begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 828.743.6000 or whitesidebrewing.com

 Yonder Community Market (Franklin) will host semi-regular live music on the weekends. For more information and/or to purchase tickets, go to eatrealfoodinc.com.

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