Music and Concerts

2023 Concerts and Music Festivals in full swing now! 

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2023 Music Festivals and Concerts 

Plan your visit to The High South around some of these great music events.

Concerts and Music Events Quick Navigation:

Highlands NC - Bear Shadow April 28 - 30, 2023
[More Bear Shadow Info]

Groovin' on the Green - The Village Green in Cashiers
[2023 Groovin' Schedule]

Sapphire Valley - Concerts on the Slopes 
[More Concerts on the Slopes Info]

Highlands Chamber Seasonal Concerts - Fridays and Saturday
[More Highlands NC Concert Info

Bear Shadow Music Festival

 Winfield Farm, 250 Winfield Farm Road, Scaly Mountain, 28775


Annual Music Festival

Spoon, Fruit Bats, Lissie, The Head and The Heart, Neal Francis, Myron Elkins, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Amythyst Kiah, Woody Platt & Shannon Whitworth



April 28 - 30, 2023


Tickets and Newsletters

Visit the events web site for ticket information and sign up for their newsletter!


About Bear Shadow

Billed as a sister festival of the very popular Highlands Food & Wine Festival held each autumn, Bear Shadow brings world-class music to the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau. This weekend of music kicks of the year right with a very well produced festival..

Concert on the Slopes

Sapphire Valley NC

blue ridge mountain music festivals concerts


Great music on the slopes of Ski Sapphire Valley

Sapphire Valley Resort’s Concerts on the Slopes offer a real value and experience for your mountain vacation memories.

Top notch entertainers perform on the back porch of the Resort’s Community Center as we all relax in chairs and golf carts (yes – this is a drive in concert too!).



Tuesday, June 27, 2023 7PM
too MUCH Sylvia

Tuesday, July 18, 2023 7PM
ACE Party Band

Tuesday, August 8th, 2023 7PM
The Embers

Sunday, September 3, 2023 7PM
The Cat5 Band


Tickets and More Information

Open to the Public - The ticket price for each show is $22 if you purchase your ticket before the day of the show, and $27 on the day of the show and at the gate.

Buy a season pass for only $75 and get ALL FOUR CONCERTS!*

Visit: [Concerts at Sapphire Valley] for more ticket information and videos!

Groovin' on the Green

The 2022 Cashiers Groovin' on the Green schedule is out! 

concert on the commons


Cashiers Groovin on the Green

2023 Concert Schedule
Friday, May 26 – Memorial Day Kickoff featuring Nitrograss (Bluegrass) *Sponsored by Laurel Magazine*

Friday, June 9 – Caribbean Cowboys (Beach Music) *Sponsored by Landmark Realty Group*

Friday, June 23 – Zorki with Bill Berg (Acoustic Covers)

July 1st – Fourth of July Extravaganza with Continental Divide! *Sponsored by Landmark Realty Group*

Friday, July 7 – McIntosh and The Lionhearts *Sponsored by Rusticks*

Friday, July 21 – Seth and Sara (Modern-Western Duo) *Sponsored by Spinx*

Friday, August 11- Commodore Fox *Sponsored by Ingles*

Friday, August 25 – Emporium Band (Disco, Funk, Classic Rock)

Friday, September 1 – Hurricane Creek (Rock, Blues, Covers) *Sponsored by Landmark Realty Group*


The Village Green of Cashiers 

Learn More about [The Village Green Here!]    
Sign up for The Village Green's Groovin' on the Green Newsletter Here> [Groovin' Newsletter]

The Highlands NC Chamber of Commerce once again presents the weekly dual concerts!
The 2023 Highlands NC Chamber Concert series is being planned now.

Friday's Concerts have more traditional mountain music.

Saturday Concerts offer more rock and roll. 

Concerts are 6PM - 8PM

Friday: Highlands Town Square

Saturday: Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park. Highlands, NC. Corner of Fifth and Pine Streets Highlands

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