Music of the Mountains

The city of Gatlinburg TN and the Great Smoky Mountains Association welcomes the fourth annual “Music of the Mountains” festival to be held on March 28. This festival reflects on the southern Appalachian Mountain music and will be full of entertainment for you to enjoy! There will be many artists playing at the National Park’s Sugarlands Visitor Center and Jimbo Whaley will also be performing at the W.L. Mills Conference Center located in downtown Gatlinburg TN.

The “Music of the Mountains” festival will begin at 10am the morning of March 28. Many different performers will be entertaining you throughout the day such as Tony Thomas, Lost Mill String Band, Boogertown Gap, etc. They will be showcasing their talents until 4pm. The Sugarland Center can only hold up to 160 people so be sure you get there before all the good seats are gone. These concerts are all free to enjoy!

Be sure you make your way down to W.L. Mills Conference Center before 6:30pm or you’ll miss Jimbo Whaley and Friends performing for the audience. Jimbo Whaley is a bluegrass and gospel musician from Sevier County. He and his music are native to the Smoky Mountains and his ancestors lived in the Gatlinburg area before the National Park was established. His music is a taste of the Great Smoky Mountain musical styling that has evolved through the years. The tickets to attend this portion of the “Music of the Mountains” festival will be $20 per ticket if ordered In advance and $25 at the door (ticket sales will begin at 6:00pm that day). All people who purchase tickets will receive gifts from Jimbo Whaley. They will be taking home his new CD, a door prize, and many other giveaways that will be announced during the concert.

If you’ll be in Gatlinburg TN on March 28 then the “Music of the Mountains” festival will be a great event for you to attend. It is family friendly and a great way to enjoy a day that is budget-friendly.