Events

In addition to many live music events here you will also find information about sports events, festivals including the annual Liver Mush Festival: Mush, Music & Mutts, special museum and gallery exhibits, nationally touring musicians in concert, classes with local artisans, community pickin’ circles and more. Check back often as local organizers update this calendar on an ongoing basis. For the most up to date status and details, always check with the event organizer, especially during covid restrictions which may impact events and openings.

May 2021

Cleveland County Artists Competition
May 27, 2021 - June 30, 2021
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cleveland County Arts Council, Shelby NC

Jun 2021

Tray Wellington Band in Concert
June 25, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Earl Scruggs Center, Shelby NC
Art of Sound Music Festival
June 26, 2021
12:00 am
Cleveland County Arts Council, SHELBY North Carolina
Arts on the Square
June 26, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Court Square, Shelby NC

Jul 2021

Rissi Palmer Virtual Show
July 2, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Earl Scruggs Center, Shelby NC
Step It Up & Go: A talk with author David Menconi
July 6, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Earl Scruggs Center, Shelby NC
Pickin on the Square
July 10, 2021
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Earl Scruggs Center, Shelby NC
If Instruments Could Talk with Darin Aldridge and Presley Barker
July 15, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Earl Scruggs Center, Shelby NC
Real to Reel Film Festival
July 22, 2021 - July 25, 2021
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Joy Performance Center, Kings Mountain NC
Moonlight Series: Jazz Thai
July 23, 2021
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Uptown Indigo, Shelby NC

Aug 2021

Carley Arrowood and Daniel Thrailkill in Concert
August 7, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Earl Scruggs Center, Shelby NC
Pickin on the Square
August 14, 2021
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Earl Scruggs Center, Shelby NC

Sep 2021

Cherokee Stories and Culture with Freeman Owle
September 18, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Earl Scruggs Center, Shelby NC

Oct 2021

NC Liver Mush Festival: Mush, Music and Mutts
October 16, 2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Uptown Shelby, Shelby NC

Sep 2022

Earl Scruggs Music Festival
September 2, 2022 - September 3, 2022
All Day
Tryon International Equestrian Center, Mill Spring NC