NC High Country Live Music
The Summer Music Series Continues at Beech Mountain Resort
NC High Country live music events are happening, but the best spot to hear local musicians has to be at 5506′ at Beech Mountain Resort. Live music and spirited festivities continue to highlight activities at Beech Mountain Resort all summer long!
Each Saturday, from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m., local artists will play live music at 5506’, the highest bar and restaurant in the high country. With a great selection of food, drinks, and views 5506′ is the perfect setting to spend the afternoon.
Don’t miss the spectrum of sounds from blue grass, folk, country and Americana, also covering traditional jazz, blues, and rock & roll.
With something for everyone, the Summer Music Series is the flawless ending to a complete experience at Beech Mountain Resort. Enjoy a special weekend with us!
Check back or give us a call (800-438-2093 x. 204) as more artists will continue to be added.
- Upcoming Shows:August 8– Mark Schimick“Mark Schimick, the nationally renown mandolin player for Larry Keel and Natural bridge, was born in Chicago, IL and grew up there and in Western North Carolina. Mark has been playing the mandolin for 15 years, and has rapidly become one of the most versatile and fiery pickers on the acoustic music scene. Moreover, he is an outstanding multi-instrumentalist and has a clear and powerful singing voice that can range from high-lonesome, to Beatles-esque, to Motown-tinged soul.”August 15– Ryan Ward“Ryan Ward is a talented, eclectic singer/songwriter, with an endless passion for music. Today, Ryan has incorporated many styles from artists that range from Lindsey Buckingham, Stephen Stills, to Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page. Ward started writing songs at the age of 17, but focused more on stylistically solving puzzles with the guitar. Currently, Ward is focused on relaying his message through the vibrations of strings and lyric content.”August 22– The Shane Pruitt Band
“Living and breathing the blues and gospel, The Shane Pruitt Band embodies a regional tradition while bringing its original tone and flare to every performance. Finding itself ever-searching in musical traditions between Delta Blues, Gospel, and Southern Rock, The Shane Pruitt Band embraces in the Jam Band traditions of improvisation and an ever-evolving musical experience. Picking up momentum with every performance.”August 28–Wise Old River“Wise Old River blends a variety of influences and instruments that combine tradition with originality. The group features vocalist/guitarist Jamen Denton (formerly of Virginia Ground and was recognized as best male vocalist by the GoTriCities.com Music Awards in 2005). Jeanne Denton provides well-crafted harmony vocals and occasional percussion. Jim Denton adds acoustic lap steel, 12 string slide guitar, and bouzouki. Bassist Stephen Marshall joined the band in fall 2010 and plays with an Americana focus bridging musical styles with his honest sound and harmonic vibe. Their sound has been described as ‘Eclectic-Americana’.”
*The rain location will be in the Beech Mountain Brewery.