Join FRIENDS this summer at Explore Park, Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 115, for a free concert series! Concerts are 5:00 to 6:00 pm on the lawn of Twin Creeks Brewpub, and open to the public.

  • June 19: The McKenzies feature a repertoire of lively tunes, unique original songs, familiar ballads, inspiring sing-alongs, and humorous novelty songs that all come together to create an energetic brand of entertainment that appeals to young and old alike.
  • July 18 | The Blue Ridge Girls invoke a picturesque simplicity with their take on traditional mountain music. The trio features Martha Spencer, Jamie Collins and Brett Morris. 
  • August 15 | Gate 10 is a highly energetic band that has written its own musical story using the tales of traditional bluegrass, gospel music, the high energy of classic rock, and the heartaches of old country music.
  • September 19 | Easy Pickins’ will entertain you with their musical blend of Bluegrass and Americana acoustic music.

This is the 2nd Summer Concert sponsored by FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge, which celebrates the cultural arts of communities along the Blue Ridge Parkway.