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October 8, 2017 2 minute READ

MusicFest 'n Sugar Grove is July 10-11

tags Mast Family Favorites | Local Flavor
locations Annex - Valle Crucis | Boone | Original - Valle Crucis

A celebration of Appalachian music and cultural heritage, the Doc & Rosa Lee Watson MusicFest 'N Sugar Grove will take place July 10 and 11, 2015 on the grounds of the Historic Cove Creek High School in Sugar Grove, N.C.


Doc-Watson.pngPresented by Mast General Store and now in its 18th year, MusicFest 'N Sugar Grove features world-renowned recording artists as well as extremely talented up-and-coming artists performing what Doc Watson termed as "traditional plus."

Headliners slated for this family-friendly weekend include Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, the Krüger Brothers, Town Mountain, the Snyder Family Band, Amantha Mill, Savannah Smith and many more.

Since its inception in the late ’90s, the festival’s twofold mission remains the same — to support community development in Watauga County, North Carolina and to honor Doc Watson, a Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, flatpicking legend and 2004 recipient of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Amantha-Mill-in-Museum-1.pngWell-known names and rising stars will perform on two outdoor stages and within the Doc and Merle Watson Folk Art Museum (located on the festival grounds) throughout the weekend. They will perform the sounds of Appalachia that Watson popularized around the world, covering genres including bluegrass, country, folk, gospel, blues and more.

Come and listen to the music and meet the artist in an intimate festival setting. Food, refreshments, crafts and artwork will be available for purchase by local vendors. 

Tickets are available online now at www.MusicFestnSugarGrove.org and will be available at the gate. General admission tickets can also be purchased at the Original Mast General Store or at the Mast Store in Downtown Boone.

Prices are as follows:

  • Two-day Reserved Seats: $55
  • Two-day General Admission: $40
  • Friday General Admission: $20
  • Saturday General Admission: $25
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