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Blowing Rock Music Festival To Be Rockin’ — At “The” Rock

By David Rogers. September 14, 2016. BLOWING ROCK, NC — Although Kidd-Brewer Stadium will be rockin’ with the Appalachian State football game vs. Miami (FL) on Saturday, another kind of rockin’ will be going on in Blowing Rock.

All photographic images from the 2015 Blowing Rock Music Festival, courtesy of The Blowing Rock

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Blowing Rock Music Festival

Featuring Americana, Folk, Blues, Rock, Jazz, and a lot of Soul, the second annual Blowing Rock Music Festival kicks off at 12:00 noon Saturday morning at The Blowing Rock attraction, 432 Rock Rd., Blowing Rock and runs past sunset. Gates open at 10:00 am. The evening will be capped off by a fireworks display at the event’s conclusion.

Two stages will feature a number of acts.

The Rock Stage

  • 12:15 – 1:00 — Charlie Carpenter
  • 1:15 – 2:00 — Carolina Ray & Cecil Palmer
  • 2:15 – 3:00 — The Harris Brothers
  • 3:15 – 4:00 — Mitch Clark & Masten Cloer
  • 4:15 – 5:00 — Nautical Wheelers

The Main Stage

  • 12:30 – 1:15 — The Neighbors
  • 1:30 – 2:15 — Buck Haggard Band
  • 2:30 – 3:15 — None of the Above
  • 3:30 – 4:15 — Wayne Henderson & Friends
  • 4:30 – 5:15 — Carolina Gator Gumbo
  • 5:30 – 6:15 — Shelby Rae Moore Band
  • 6:30 – 7:15 — Soul Benefactor
  • 7:30 – Until — Jam Out with the Harris Brothers
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BR Music Festival

Tickets are $30 in advance (at The Blowing Rock attraction or from the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce), or $40 on the day of the event. Advance reserved seating is $40 per ticket. Children under 12 years old, $10.00.  Lawn chairs and ice chests are welcome. Overnight parking packages are available. Pets not allowed.

“We welcome every0ne looking for an alternative to football on Saturday,” The Blowing Rock attraction owner-operator Charlie Sellers told Blowing Rock News, “but we also encourage folks to join us after the game, too, as a nice way to cap off a great day.”

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