Upcoming Shows


All shows are FREE to the public. Donations can be made inside the Bluegrass Island Trading Company and are greatly appreciated to help continue these FREE live shows.

Tim Lovelace

June 12 - 7PM


As a Grammy and Dove nominated artist, this nationally sought after storyteller and musician has been described as the most versatile comedian on stage today. His award-winning musical talents, coupled with his crystal clean humor, have people of all ages laughing their ribs loose! With over three decades of world travel under his performance belt, he has developed his concerts into more than just a great show. He uses humor to motivate and inspire by uniquely delivering life lessons. He also has an extraordinary way of weaving songs into his stage performance as he masterfully displays his musical abilities on piano, guitar and harmonica.

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June 25 - 7PM

Backline is a five piece band from Spartanburg, SC signed with Mountain Fever Records. The band came together in early February of 2016. The band is made up of Katelyn Ingardia-Guitar and Vocals, Travis Tucker- Dobro and Vocals, Milom Williams II-Mandolin and Vocals, Zachary Carter-Banjo and Vocals, and Jason Belue- Doghouse Bass and Vocals. Backline's choice of music material is almost 80% original music written by members in the band or by the band itself, but they also perform traditional covers arranged to fit their personal style. They are all about God, Country, Faith, Family, and Bluegrass, and these values shine through in their music. Read more


Barefoot Movement

July 23 - 7PM

Heartfelt, energetic, and down home. Heralded by CMT Edge as "one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene," the music of the Nashville based group The Barefoot Movement is as down to earth as their intention for members of their audience: sit back, relax, take your shoes off, and stay a while. All the worries and frustrations of the world melt away as this charming, acoustic band takes listeners back to a simpler place and time. Whether you're seeking emotional ballads or rip-roaring barn-burners, you can expect a collection of music that offers something for everyone. With two full length albums, an EP of traditional music, several cross-country tours, and appearances at some of the top bluegrass festivals in the United States already under their belt, the possibilities for this act are endless. 


Deeper Shade of Blue

August 21 - 7PM

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


Presley Barker

September 17 - 7PM

At age 14, Presley Barker has been playing acoustic guitar for six years. Living in the NC mountains and listening to Doc Watson on the radio inspired Presley to begin picking fiddle tunes and bluegrass music. He has been influenced and mentored by Steve Lewis, Wayne Henderson, and Bryan Sutton. 


Breaking Grass

October 24 - 7PM

There is a fresh, new sound resonating from the northeast corner of the Magnolia State. With influences ranging from rock, country, gospel, and soul; Breaking Grass is a solid combination of all the sounds you have grown to love and more. Known for their high energy performances and original material, this band delivers heartfelt music with haunting harmonies to match.