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Music Fest Fall 2019

October 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, happening 2 times


The Garden welcomes a lineup of talented musicians with roots in bluegrass and beyond to the Hillside Theatre at Lost Hollow this fall. Enjoy music, food trucks, the Garden scenery and more! Admission is free for Garden members or free with general Garden admission.

In celebration of the Garden’s 20th anniversary on October 9th, we’re offering “retro” admission pricing October 5th through 13th at $8/adult, $7/senior and $4/child 2 through 12. Members continue to receive free admission. Tickets are available in advance online or at the door. The Garden is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

The Garden is also hosting a Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, Oct. 12 >>> Learn More

Saturday, October 12

12 p.m. – Province of Thieves
The 2018 winner of the Carolina Music Award for Bluegrass and Folk hails from Indian Trail. Province of Thieves is an all-acoustic quartet featuring guitar, mandolin, ukulele, upright bass and percussion. But what really sets these guys apart are their powerful vocal harmonies, reminiscent of Crosby Still and Nash or the Eagles with influences spanning folk rock, bluegrass, beach music and 80’s pop.

2 p.m. – Stepside Deluxe
Stepside Deluxe has forged a creative path in music stemming from their influences of Roots, Rockabilly and the Honky-Tonk twang of Bakersfield, California, also known as Nashville West. Comprised of frontman Bil Jones, bassist Jim Potter and guitarist Tony Rogers these musicians are at the core of the talented band of brothers who are dedicated to the traditions of honest country music.

4 p.m. – David Holt & Josh Goforth
Recognized as the host of the State of Music and other PBS shows, David Holt and acoustic music star Josh Goforth join together to bring the joy and spirit of old time mountain music and stories to life. They combine the virtuosic sounds of guitar, banjo, fiddle, slide guitar and mandolin with a world of exciting rhythm instruments. Josh is descended from many of the old-timers David learned from in the late 1960s in Lonesome Mountain, NC.

Sunday, October 13

12 p.m. – Tom Eure & Amelia Osborne
Tom Eure is a singer/songwriter offering up a robust, heartfelt fusion of Folk, Celtic, and Appalachian influences. He has performed at top venues including The Blue Bird Cafe in Nashville and CBGB’s Gallery in New York City, as well as theaters, festivals and Highland Games throughout the United States. Now he brings his act to the Lost Hollow Theatre with his new partner, Amelia Osborne.

2 p.m. – Chatham Rabbits
Husband and wife team Sarah and Austin McCombie are taking the NC music scene by storm since leaving their corporate careers to perform full time, Sarah on banjo and Austin playing guitar. Together they create an inspirational performance you won’t want to miss.

4 p.m. – Darin & Brooke Aldridge
Husband and wife duo Darin & Brooke Aldridge draw on the traditions of their native North Carolina, the savvy of a young, gifted band and their own dedication to ingenuity to create an incredible live performance. The duo has placed several tracks at the top of the charts on Americana/Roots, SiriusXM, Bluegrass and Gospel charts. They have received multiple nominations from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) where Brooke is the reigning Female Vocalist of the Year, the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America (SPGBMA) and Inspirational Country Music (ICM).

Music Fest Media Sponsors Include:

WNCW 88.7

Our State Magazine

The Garden’s friends at Our State Magazine will join us on Saturday for Music Fest! Speak with their team and pick up the latest copy of this great resource.


October 12, 2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free for Members or with Retro Garden Admission
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