Summer Concert Series Features Big Name Bands

Yonder Mountain String BandThree of the top Americana, roots and newgrass bands in the nation will perform outdoor concerts this summer at Beech Mountain Resort.
 
The monthly concert series kicks off June 16 with the Wood Brothers, followed by Trampled By Turtles on July 14 and Yonder Mountain String Band on Aug. 11. This impressive trifecta of concerts will Beech Mountain Resort's ski runs into a grassy playground featuring a special outdoor stage at the base of the slopes in Eastern America's highest elevation town.
 
The Wood Brothers are the premier power trio of the Americana and roots rock genres and will get things under way on June 16. The talented group consists of Oliver Wood on acoustic and electric guitar, brother Chris Wood on bass, and Jano Rix on percussion and other instruments. The band is known for building up a full head of steam onstage and their jams will pump up the mountain, along with opening act Sean McConnell.
 
Headlining the July 14 show is Trampled By Turtles, a spirited group of musicians from Duluth, Minn., who specialize in Americana, alt. folk and bluegrass. The band is inspired by a diverse group or artists ranging from Neil Young and Black Sabbath to Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs. Trampled By Turtles has cultivated a reputation as a lauded band to see live and have performed at such notable events as MerleFest and the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Opening act is the duo of Sarah Siskind and Travis Book.
 
The legendary newgrass group Yonder Mountain String Band wraps up the 2018 Beech Mountain Resort Summer Concert Series on Aug. 11, throwing down on the outdoor stage along with opening act, Forlorn Strangers.

Yonder Mountain has been one of the nation's most prolific newgrass groups for 20 years. The group has cultivated a loyal fan base that follows them around the country and appreciates the improvisational aspects of their live shows.

It will be a festive atmosphere for the concerts with Beech Mountain Resort's summer activities in full swing. Activities include the resort's popular downhill mountain bike trails, the mountainside disc golf course and the 5506’ Skybar at the top of the slopes.
 
Concert tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of show. Children four and under are free. Doors open at 6 p.m.
 
For more details or to purchase tickets, click here.
 
Visit www.beechmtn.com/lodging for a full list of Beech Mountain inns, condos and vacation homes rentals.

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