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Jul 5

Summer Sounds - July 5th

Live Music
  • Date & Time

    July 5, 5:00 PM – July 5, 2024, 8:00 PM

  • Location

    Nantahala Outdoor Center

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Continue your Fourth of July weekend festivities at the Nantahala Outdoor Center with an engaging evening of music featuring the Brown Mountain Lightning Bugs. Join us on Friday, July 5th, from 5 PM to 8 PM on the Main Stage for a performance that is sure to add an extra spark to your holiday celebrations.

The Brown Mountain Lightning Bugs are known for their eclectic blend of folk, Americana, and indie rock, creating a sound that is both unique and captivating. Their performances are filled with energy, harmonies, and a variety of instruments that promise to deliver a fun and immersive musical experience. The duo’s chemistry and stage presence make their live shows a must-see, perfectly suited for an audience looking to extend the patriotic celebrations of the weekend.

Set against the stunning backdrop of the Nantahala forest and river, the Main Stage provides a picturesque setting that enhances the vibrant and lively atmosphere of the performance. As the evening unfolds, you can enjoy the melodies and the scenic beauty, making it a perfect summer night out.

Make sure to visit the nearby Big Wesser Riverside Pub for some casual dining and refreshing beverages before the show. Alternatively, River’s End Restaurant offers a more upscale dining experience with dishes crafted from locally sourced ingredients, providing a perfect complement to your evening of music.

The performance by the Brown Mountain Lightning Bugs is an ideal way to continue celebrating the Fourth of July weekend. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor, this event promises great music, delicious food, and the undeniable charm of outdoor entertainment. Gather your friends and family for an evening filled with good vibes, great tunes, and the natural beauty of the Nantahala Outdoor Center. Don’t miss out on this fantastic addition to your holiday weekend!

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