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Outdoor Fireworks Concert:  Kacey Musgraves
Outdoor Fireworks Concert:  Kacey Musgraves

Nashville-based singer/songwriter and Grammy Award winner, Kacey Musgraves, joins An Appalachian Summer Festival as the headliner for the Outdoor Fireworks Concert in Kidd Brewer Stadium!   

Parsons Dance
Parsons Dance

Known for their sexy athleticism and stunning ensemble work Parsons Dance delivers positive life-enriching experiences to audiences worldwide.

Broadway and More: Brian Stokes Mitchell with the Winston-Salem Symphony
Broadway and More: Brian Stokes Mitchell with the Winston-Salem Symphony

Dubbed “The Last Leading Man” by the New York Times, Tony Award-winning Brian Stokes Mitchell has enjoyed a rich and varied career on Broadway, television and film, along with appearances in the great American concert halls.

Eastern Festival Orchestra with Gerard Schwarz, Music Director and Awadagin Pratt, piano
Eastern Festival Orchestra with Gerard Schwarz, Music Director and Awadagin Pratt, piano

The Eastern Festival Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Gerard Schwarz, returns to the festival for an afternoon of memorable music-making.

The David Grisman Sextet featuring special guests: Bryan Sutton Band
The David Grisman Sextet featuring special guests: Bryan Sutton Band

As a mandolinist, singer, and composer, David Grisman has been a pioneer of acoustic string music for nearly half a century.

The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys continue to create and perform with the same bold imagination and style that marked their explosive debut 50 years ago!

Twenty Feet from Stardom’s Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton
Twenty Feet from Stardom’s Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton

Lisa Fischer is one of the most successful session vocalists of the era. She has been a back-up singer for Luther Vandross and Tina Turner, and has toured with The Rolling Stones since 1989.

In/Visible Theatre presents: Without Words
In/Visible Theatre presents: Without Words

Without Words tells the story of a languageless deaf adult who learns from a dedicated sign language interpreter.  Adapted from Susan Schaller's memoir, A Man Without Words.

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox
Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

Scott Bradlee, piansit, arranger, and composer, and Postmodern Jukebox have been viewed on YouTube well over a hundred million times. The band covers recent pop songs with jazz or other genre variations.

Appalachian Energy Summit Keynote Address with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Appalachian Energy Summit Keynote Address with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Inspiring and provocative — join us as we welcome Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., world-recognized environmentalist and energy policy expert, as keynote speaker for the fourth annual Appalachian Energy Summit.