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Thursday, November 14

Larry Stephenson Band
Kim Robins Band
Williamson Branch
Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road
Country Grass

ARTIST SHOWCASE
Donna Ulisse, Daryl Mosley
Jerry Salley, Larry Cordle
Rick Stanley

 

 

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Saturday, November 16

Paul Williams & Victory Trio Reunion
Dale Ann Bradley
Deeper Shade of Blue
Dean Osborne Band
Kentucky Just Us
Little Roy and Lizzy Show
Headin’ Home Bluegrass

Caroline and Company

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Caroline Owens is a multi-instrumentalist, award-winning singer, songwriter from Denton, North Carolina, and has quickly made quite a name for herself within the bluegrass community. Her amazing voice has won her invitations to perform alongside many of her heroes such as Alison Krauss, The Isaacs, Suzanne Cox, Larry Gatlin, Darin and Brooke Aldridge, and Lorraine Jordan.

  1534 Hits

Harbortown

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Harbourtown has been pleasing audiences since the early 1970s and wowing crowds throughout the Midwest and beyond.  With heartfelt ballads to foot-stomping banjo tunes, the band has taken their own blend of traditional, contemporary, and original bluegrass to some of the best festivals in the country. 

  1162 Hits

Mountain Highway

Saturday, November 19, 2022

With a style all their own, Mountain Highway® is an authentic young family band steeped in traditional bluegrass and gospel music originally made famous by icons like Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, and Ralph Stanley. The band is comprised of four sibling singers who play banjo, fiddle, mandolin, and guitar, and their father playing upright bass. The group is often heralded for its tight family harmony.

  1405 Hits

Dean Osborne


Thursday, November 14, 2024 Kentucky-born, Dean Osborne began his music career at age five, learning to play the piano from his father. While attending a concert by his cousins, Grand Ole Opry stars, the Osborne Brothers, Dean fell in love with Blueg...

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  2370 Hits

Praire Wildfire

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Prairie Wildfire, formed in 2015, is an all-female band from Buffalo, Wyoming, offering a blend of bluegrass, country, and gospel. With vocalist Sage Palser on mandolin, vocalist Morgan Blaney on bass, and vocalist Tessa Taylor on banjo, these dynamos have honed their harmonies, filled out their sound with original instrumentation, and written many of their own tunes.

  1708 Hits

Nick Chandler and Delivered

Saturday, November 19

Western North Carolina has produced some of the best bluegrass musicians on earth. Count mandolin phenom, Nick Chandler, among them. He and his band, Delivered, play it the way fans of traditional bluegrass like to hear it … hard-driving and straight from the heart.

  1069 Hits

Nothin' Fancy

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Miracles appear in the strangest of places. And so, it was when a group of friends decided to enter a bluegrass band competition back in 1994. What started 28 years ago as an afternoon of fun turned into one of the most endeared and entertaining franchises in bluegrass music… Nothin’ Fancy.

  1300 Hits

The King James Boys

Friday, November 18, 2022

No Bluegrass Christmas in the Smokies festival would be complete without the strong presence of soul-stirring gospel music. When deciding which of many excellent possible groups that might be, The King James Boys routinely topped the list of candidates.  Founded in 1994, The King James Boys started solely as a group that only sang at their church with no intentions of traveling.

  1311 Hits

The Family Sowell

Saturday, November 19, 2022

A rewarding part of putting on Bluegrass Christmas in the Smokies is presenting new acts to our audience, and here’s one we know you’re going to enjoy. The Family Sowell is an all-sibling, contemporary bluegrass band from Knoxville, Tennessee, featuring driving instrumentation, tight family harmony, and original songs written straight from the heart.

  1495 Hits

Williamson Branch

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Nashville-based, Pinecastle Records artist, Williamson Branch, brings energy, a high steppin’ show that features a fine-tuned variety of bluegrass, gospel, and country music, accentuated by world-class Appalachian clog dancing. When it comes to music, there’s a closeness among family members that cannot be overstated.

  1610 Hits

Larry Efaw & Bluegrass Mountaineers

Friday, November 18, 2022

Larry Efaw is all about tradition. Accomplished on both mandolin and guitar, started playing at the age of 7. During his long musical career, he has performed as a guest with Dailey & Vincent, Rhonda Vincent, Dr. Ralph Stanley, Doyle Lawson, Bill Monroe, Jimmy Martin, Del McCoury, Lewis Family, and GoldWing Express just to mention a few.

  1659 Hits

Deeper Shade of Blue

Saturday, November 19, 2022

North Carolina can once again be credited for producing great bluegrass. Hailing from just east of Charlotte, Deeper Shade of Blue is comprised of Troy Pope (guitar/vocals), Jason Fraley (mandolin/vocals), Frank Poindexter (dobro/vocals), Steve Wilson (banjo), and Scott Burgess (bass/vocals).

  1234 Hits

Fast Track

Friday, November 18, 2022

Q. What do you call a 2-year-old band with 200 years of professional experience? A. Fast Track, bluegrass music’s latest “supergroup”. Steve Day, Duane Sparks, Dale Perry, Ron Spears, and Shayne Bartley have been prominent former members of some of the finest bands in bluegrass.

  1164 Hits

Ralph Stanley II & the Clinch Mountain Boys

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Being the son of a legend isn’t exactly easy - there are big shoes to fill and high expectations to be met. But if torches must be passed and legacies maintained, Ralph Stanley, the elder, must be mighty proud of his son because, since his father’s death, Ralph II has no doubt met, and exceeded his father’s wish to carry on the Clinch Mountain style of music, now in its 76th year.

  1360 Hits

Larry Stephenson Band


Thursday, November 14, 2024 Virginia native, Larry Stephenson, is widely recognized as possessing one of the purest high lead and tenor voices in bluegrass music. Larry’s career has been marked with undeniable growth since his father first placed a m...

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  1798 Hits

Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers


Friday, November 15, 2024 Joe Mullins, a pivotal figure in bluegrass music, has been passionately contributing to the genre for over thirty years. His musical journey, deeply rooted in southwestern Ohio, was profoundly influenced by his father, Paul ...

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  1993 Hits

Paul Williams

Special Guest

Raised in eastern Tennessee, Paul Williams is both an accomplished mandolin player, lead, and tenor vocalist who began his musical career in the early ’50s as part of Lonesome Pine Fiddlers. Afterward, he signed on with Jimmy Martin’s Sunny Mountain Boys which included one of the most respected banjo players ever, J.D. Crowe.

  1037 Hits

Larry Sparks and Lonesome Ramblers

Friday, November 18

Blessed with what many consider the most soulful, expressive voice in bluegrass and gospel music, Larry Sparks is among the most widely known and respected touring musicians of today. With over 60 albums to his credit, Larry has been delighting countless fans worldwide for over 50 years.

  1428 Hits

Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road

Thursday and Friday, November 17-18, 2022

Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road have combined masterful musicianship and a creative sound to entertain audiences in 48 states and 13 countries while scoring multiple hits, industry accolades, and collaborations with other legendary artists.

  1404 Hits

Tim White and Troublesome Hollow

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Tim has been Executive Coordinator of Song of the Mountains since it began tapings and broadcasts in 2005. His time before Song of the Mountains he was a promoter of many bluegrass and old time music programs in the southern United States working with names such as Bill Monroe, Alison Krauss, Mac Wiseman, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, Tom T. Hall, Ralph Stanley and more. Tim White was instrumental in the founding of the Birthplace of Country Music Alliance in Bristol, TN-VA in 1994 which is now the BCM (Birthplace of Country Music) and is on the Virginia side of the city. The BCM now operates a 12.5 million dollar cultural center and museum paying tribute to the music of the Southern Appalachians.

  740 Hits

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Hotels in Gatlinburg
Limited rooms with group rates. 

Courtyard
Marriott Downtown

Right across the street

865-436-2008

315 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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Hampton
Inn

5-minute walk/FREE Breakfast

 865-436-4933

967 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN, 37738

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Sidney James
Mountain Lodge

Trolly available to many attractions

865-436-7851

610 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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Microtel Inn
and Suites

Right across the street

865-436-0107

211 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738

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Glenstone
Lodge

5-minute walk

865-436-9361

504 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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Reagan Resorts
865-436-5607

Gillette
Hotel

Right across from the entrance

865-436-5601

235 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Website

Baymont by Wyndham
865-325-9751

LeConte Motor Lodge
A Ramada by Wyndham

In front of the Convention Center on the main strip

865-436-5032

929 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Website

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
865-412-1004

Super 8
865-436-2222

Gatlinburg Town Square
865-436-2039

Econo Lodge
865-436-7991

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Bluegrass Christmas in the Smokies

Advanced Ticket Prices
 
3 Day Reserved $100
3 Day General $90
One Day General $40
 
Credit card charges
Not included in the ticket price 
$3 for 3 days or $2 per day
 
Parking 
 
Parking at hotels is free
 
Parking lots walking distance of Gatlinburg Convention Center and Mills Auditorium - $5 to $20

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Campgrounds
 
(5 Minutes Out)

Leconte Campground
865-436-4990

Twin Creek Campground
800-252-8077
 
Gatlinburg Convention Center
Mills Auditorium
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234 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN

For Tickets to Bluegrass Christmas in the Smokies

BUY TICKETS HERE or call Krissy at 919-609-6740 Mon-Fri 3:30 pm till 6 pm (leave a message anytime) or use the contact form here. For band information, call 919-779-5672 Ext 1