Sweethearts of the Smokies

June 4, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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The first ever “Sweethearts of the Smokies Music Festival” will take place on Saturday, June 4th – rain or shine – at the Dancing Bear Lodge Outdoor Pavilion Stage, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Appalachian Bear Rescue.

This intimate, seated, can’t-miss music event will take place at the foothills of the gorgeous Smoky Mountains and will showcase and celebrate bands that are led and co-led by women. The day will be filled with gourmet food, drink, and music, featuring:

Robinella, The Whiskey Gentry, Shannon Whitworth & Barrett Smith,
Cherohala, and Katie Pruitt.

The festival grounds open at 3:00 pm, with the music starting at 4:00 and lasting until 10:00.

Festival Performance Schedule:

  • Katie Pruitt: 4:00 – 4:45 PM
  • Cherohala: 5:00 – 5:45 PM
  • Shannon Whitworth and Barrett Smith: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
  • The Whiskey Gentry: 7:15 – 8:15 PM
  • Robinella: 8:30 – 9:45 PM

Ticket Pricing*:

  • May 1st – Day before Event: $25
  • Day of Event: $30

VIP tickets (Only 100 available): $75 per person
This includes a $25 food/ drink voucher and prime seating.
All admission prices include seating and free parking.

To purchase tickets, click here!

*All tickets General Admission on a first come, first serve basis.

Hosted and presented by Dancing Bear Lodge, along with
Apple Valley Country Stores and Café, with additional support from WDVX public radio Blackhorse Brewing Company, and Sugarlands Distilling Co.

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Please note that the following items are prohibited:

  • Outside food or beverages
  • Smoking
  • Coolers
  • Pets (except service animals)
  • Tents or shade structures
  • Wagons or carts
  • Chairs or blankets