Music of the Mountains is an awesome Smoky Mountain event! Photo credit – banjo holler
Great Smoky Mountains Music Of The Mountains Event will be held Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This fun, free family event will feature traditional mountain music, sing alongs, storytelling and clogging.
HeySmokies’ friends Boogertown Gap will be performing in a must see performance. Boogertown will also be demonstrating how to play not so everyday instruments of Appalachia like wash tubs, spoons and wash boards. Plan on trying your had at making music with them at the “instrument petting zoo” between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Children will have a chance to show their creativity making their very own instruments.
“We are excited to host some of the best and most knowledgeable musicians, dancers, and storytellers for a day of fun and hands-on education,” said Stephanie Sutton, Supervisory Park Ranger.
Our friends Boogertown Gap will be performing. Don’t miss it!
When? Saturday, September 7, 2019
11:00 a.m. – Cherokee Dance and Storytelling: Discover the secrets of the Cherokee culture through dance and storytelling.
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Instrument Petting Zoo by Boogertown Gap, Clogging Lessons, and Kids Activities
12:00 p.m. – Sparky and Rhonda Rucker: Humor, history and tall tales will mingle with toe-tapping American folk music.
1:00 p.m. – Frank and Allie Lee: Americana style music will be your inspiration to connect with Appalachia’s past, present and future!
2:00 p.m. – Pappy Fisher Old-Time Band: This old-time string band will have you snapping your fingers and tapping your toes with good old sing alongs and more. Don’t miss the fun!
Everyone is welcome to bring a picnic and spread out on the beautiful lawn around Sugarlands Visitor Center. In case of foul weather the event will be held inside the visitors center.