Love Music? Check Out Uptown Shelby This Weekend!

  1. FRIDAY September 10th: Hear the amazing Quebe Sisters at the Don Gibson Theatre. One of the great things about the Don Gibson Theatre is discovering some of the most talented musicians you never knew how much you loved! Take a listen to this Progressive Western Swing group. Grace, Sophia, and Hulda Quebe front an innovative Progressive Western Swing band of archtop guitar, upright bass, fiddles and sibling harmony. The Dallas-based five-piece presents a unique Americana blend of Western Swing, Jazz-influenced Swing, Country, Texas-Style Fiddling, and Western music.
  2. Also Friday, explore the Everyman Jack: Stories & Illustrations by Gail E. Haley exhibit which opens Friday at the Earl Scruggs Center: Music & Stories from the American South.
  3. Listen to or join in with musicians at the Saturday Bluegrass Jam at the Earl Scruggs Center. All ages and skill levels welcome to this informal acoustic jam from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.
  4. Shop for vintage vinyl at Workshop Vintage Market and Antique Market of Shelby.
  5. Stroll Uptown and enjoy music-themed public art. Look for the LPs that are part of the Don Gibson Theatre’s LP Public Art Project. Keep an eye out for two larger than life music icons recognized in a larger than life way as part of the NC Musicians Mural Trail. Find the mural of legendary singer songwriter Don Gibson on the side of Miss Molly’s Boutique. Enjoy locally crafted beer and farm to table food while enjoying the mural of the Earl Scruggs Mural on the wall overlooking Newgrass Brewing Company’s patio.

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