Moonshine and Music in the Smokies

Free summer concert series at Sugarlands Distilling Co

This summer, you’ll find more than locally made moonshine at the Sugarlands Distilling Co. All summer long, new and exciting artists will be bringing their unique sounds to the Sugarlands stage in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The Back Porch Concert Series will feature talented artists and bands from across the country, showcasing their toe-tapping Southern sounds. Stop by for a taste of the Appalachian culture, through both music and moonshine. As you listen, sip on a jar of Sugarlands Distilling Company’s moonshine – offered in a variety of delicious flavors.

Moonshine Flavors

  • Silver Cloud | 100 proof
  • Jim Tom Hedrick’s Unaged Rye | 100 proof
  • Mark Rogers’ American Peach | 70 proof
  • Tickle’s Dynamite Cinnamon | 70 proof
  • Appalachian Apple Pie | 50 proof
  • Butterscotch Gold | 40 proof
  • Blockader’s Blackberry | 40 proof
  • Old Fashioned Lemonade | 40 proof
  • Southern Sweet Tea | 40 proof

The Back Porch Concert Series

Southern Belles | July 14 at 7 p.m.
This foursome plays a unique mix – funky Southern psychedelic Rock & Roll – at venues across the country, including the Mad Tea Party Jam, Floyd Fest, Hop Jam, and Mantrabash.

Brian Whelan | July 15 at 7 p.m.
A multitalented artist, Brian Whelan has played with the likes of Dwight Yoakam’s band, the Brokedown and the Broken West, Wheelhouse, and more.

Skunk Ruckus | July 16 at 7 p.m.
This “hillbilly gutrock band” serves up punk rock music with high energy.

Mike & The Moonpies | July 19 at 3 p.m.
A honky tank band from Austin Texas, Mike & The Moonpies has a cult following throughout the Midwest and the South.

Miss Shevaughn and Yuma Wray | July 21 at 7 p.m.
With political, personal, and emotional lyrics, Miss Shevaughn and Yuma Wray blends psych, folk, roots, country, and garage rock.

Union Specific | July 23 at 7 p.m.
Rock and roll country straight out of Austin Texas pleases audiences across the country – from parties to shows in big cities and small towns.

Quiles & Cloud | July 24 at 1 p.m.
This award-winning duo from San Francisco plays modern acoustic roots all across the United States.

Kodiak Brotherhood | July 24 at 7 p.m.
A quintet from Concord, North Carolina, Kodiak Brotherhood is an Americana band with a blend of folk and “outlaw country.”

Banditos | August 4 at 7 p.m.
Originally hailing from Birmingham, Alabama, Banditos features a blend of 60s blues-fused acid rock, boogie, garage punk, and influences from CCR, Slim Harpo, Drive-by Truckers, and more.

Under the Willow | August 5 at 7 p.m.
A mix of bluegrass, folk, and “socially conscious lyrics” makes Under the Willow a unique act you won’t want to miss.

Dead Soldiers | August 7 at 7 p.m.
This American Roots band takes influences from rock, soul, outlaw country, experimental music, bluegrass, and more.

Applebutter Express | August 10 at 7 p.m.
Their 2014 song “Hey My Brotha” was featured in the Ron Howard Film “The Good Lie,” and they’ve performed at popular festivals such as Bonnaroo, Hulaween, and Suwanee Springfest.

Buffalo Wabs and the Price Hill Shuffle | August 13 at 7 p.m.
This four-piece Americana/folk band is a little bit traditional, a little bit contemporary.

David Newbould and the Stowaways | August 14 at 7 p.m.
This singer/songwriter’s music has graced the TV screen on shows such as Criminal Minds, 7th Heaven, Joan of Arcadia, Party of Five, and more.

The Harmed Brothers | August 20 at 7 p.m.
Listen to the sounds of “indiegrass” with this Portland, Oregon, group.

Justin Fedor | August 24 & 25 at 7 p.m.
This multitalented singer/songwriter plays guitar, mandolin, and banjo and has performed solo and on the bill with artists such as Gregg Allman, Taj Mahal, Del McCoury, and more.

Josh Daniel and Mark Schimick Project | August 27 at 7 p.m.
A singer/songwriter from North Carolina, Josh Daniel brings rock and roll to Gatlinburg this summer.

The Rough and Tumble | August 29 at 7 p.m.
This duo will leave you feeling nostalgic for the days of your youth with their retro rhythm and blues sounds.

After a day of enjoying moonshine and music in the Smoky Mountains, you’ll want comfortable place to cool off and unwind. Check out our Gatlinburg cabins that are great for romantic couples’ getaways, family vacations, large groups, and more!

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