or the music enthusiast, Towns County offers a wide variety of music selections! Hiawassee is home to the Georgia Mountain Fair that is famous for its annual “Schedule of Stars”. The Georgia Mountain Fair offers some of country music’s most sought-after performers: Trace Adkins, Darryl Worley, Terri Clark, Mark Wills, Tracy Byrd, Don Williams, Aaron Tippin, Blake Shelton, Charlie Daniels, Marty Stuart, Diamond Rio, Brian McComas, Patty Loveless, Craig Morgan, Jimmy Wayne, Neal McCoy and Trick Pony. . This year’s schedule, which begins in early May and concludes in October.
If your favorite is wonderful old-time music, then the John C. Campbell Folk School is for you. The Folk School, located just over the state line in North Carolina offers concerts by local and national favorites each Friday evening.
Offering everything from classical music to international bands is Young Harris College in downtown Young Harris, Georgia. The 2003-2004 school year offers selections such as the Portland Taiko, Nordic Vocies, A Cappella Ensemble, Yakov Kasman, Piano Concert, Madriga Dinner and, concerts by their own very talented students in the music department.
“On The Map” In 2004, the OTM Committee of Towns County hosts its fourth season of bringing musical performers to the Square in Hiawassee, GA. These casual, well-attended concerts present some of the tri-state area’s finest musicians and vocalists. Free concerts are held each Saturday (weather permitting) at
7:00 p.m. starting May 15 through October 2. All that’s needed for a great evening of entertainment is a lawn chair!
Brasstown Concert Association is celebrating its 30th Anniversary. Concerts are held in the Keith House at John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown. NC.The 2003-2004 years offers selections such as Yukimi Kambe Viol Consort, Portland String Quarter, New Trinity Baroque, Atlanta Brassworks, Frederick Moyer and Cowboy Envy. For information call 828-342-2919.
For more musical opportunities, please go to the Calendar of Events section of this website.