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Event Details

  • 04/26/2014

    Location: Sugarlands Visitor Center Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Sugarlands Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: (865) 436-1291

In its 10th year, the Music of the Mountains festival was created to share the rich musical traditions of the Southern Appalachians with our park visitors. Come on Saturday to enjoy free traditional Appalachian music all day at Sugarlands Visitor Center, featuring traditional mountain music from Boogertown Gap, Lost Mill, Brien Fain, Mountain Strings, and featuring the world famous Roan Mountain Hilltoppers.