If you enjoy live music, then be sure to check out the various live music series that are held each summer in Lake Lure and the neighboring small towns that surround us. From concerts to street dances to music and brews events too … there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Rhythm & Brews – Hendersonville
The third Thursday of the month – May – September
The Rhythm & Brews concerts series brings together live music, great food, and local beer, wine, and cider! These FREE concerts close part of South Main Street to make room for all of this fun, as well as a children’s area with games and activities.
Music Thursdays – Chimney Rock Village
Every 4th Thursday, June – September
Music Thursday takes place at the Gathering Place in Chimney Rock Village. What better way to spend a beautiful summer evening outdoors than by enjoying good, fun music with the beauty of Chimney Rock Mountain as the backdrop.
Bring your family and friends, chair or blanket, drinks if you like, and join in the fun. Dinner will be available for purchase.
Music Thursdays are sponsored by the Chimney Rock Village Community Development Association. All donations collected at the Music Thursday events support the promotion and beautification of Chimney Rock Village. The Gathering Place is located off of Hwy. 64/74A in the heart of Chimney Rock Village, NC, above the public parking lot.
Summer tracks – Rogers Park – Tryon
June 14th – September 6th – see event website below for specific dates.
The 20th Anniversary Season of Tryon’s most popular summer event – Summer Tracks – kicks off on Friday, June 14, with Ol’ 74 Jazz. This 18-piece big band plays it all from Glenn Miller to Earth, Wind, and Fire. Expect to hear: swing, bebop, rock, funk, Latin and more.
All shows begin at 7 pm. In case of rain, the concerts will move across the street inside the spacious Tryon Fire Dept.
This year’s expanded seven-concert series is presented by New View Reality of Tryon. The series’ co-producers are the Town of Tryon and Peter Eisenbrown. Parsec Financial is sponsoring this first concert.
Summer Tracks concerts are free, though a voluntary donation at the gate is encouraged. Audience donations along with the support of many local businesses and individuals make these shows possible. Katie D’s N.Y. Bagels & Deli will be offering for sale a variety of slider sandwiches, hot dogs, wraps, chips and desserts. Water and soft drinks will be for sale plus alcohol consumption is allowed in the park but is not for sale.
Website: Summer Tracks
Monday Night Concert Series – Hendersonville
Held Monday nights in June
Experience an array of talented music artists on a pleasant summer night at the Monday Night Live!
Bring a Chair, No Pets, Alcoholic Beverages or Coolers Allowed. Seating area opens after 5:30pm and early admission is prohibited. Concerts are from 7-9pm. Information is subject to change.
Hendersonville Music on Main Friday Night Concert Series
Friday evenings, June – August
The summer season gets into full swing with the return of the popular Music on Main Street Concert Series. Thousands of people flock to the Visitor Center, located at 201 South Main Street in Historic Downtown Hendersonville, to hear some the region’s finest bands. The concerts are held every Friday evening from June- August. Admission is free.
Music on Main Street features a diverse line-up ranging from pop, oldies, rock, to contemporary music – there’s something for every musical taste! The family-friendly event offers concessions such as: hot dogs, ice cream, pretzels and lemonade for sale.
Street Dances – Hendersonville
Held Monday nights in July and August
Historic Downtown Hendersonville, NC hosts a Monday night Summer Hendersonville Street Dance featuring mountain heritage bluegrass music, clogging and square dance.
The sounds of fiddles and banjos playing at the Street Dances have been a part of Henderson County’s heritage for more than 100 years, calling people of all ages put on their dancing shoes and journey to downtown Hendersonville to enjoy toe-tapping-good mountain music and dance right in front of the main stage. The dances are held every Monday evening at the Visitor Center, located at 201 South Main Street.
Bring a chair and get ready for a fun time at the Hendersonville Street Dance. Sorry, no Pets, Alcoholic Beverages or Coolers Allowed.