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The-BackPorch-logo-20140515"The Back Porch" is CoMMA's summer concert series held on the intimate outdoor amphitheater located off CoMMA's main Gallery. The Back Porch series features artists from North Carolina to Nashville.

All concerts start at 7:00 p.m. Pre-concert picnics onsite beginning at 6:00 pm.

Come enjoy a relaxing evening of music on The Back Porch!

Thursday, July 7, 2016
7:00 pm

Mandolinist David Benedict is a Nashville based performer, composer and instructor seeking to blend tradition and innovation through his music.

At an early age, David was intrigued by the distinct sound of the mandolin. This fascination eventually led him to delve deep into the rich aural music traditions of the instrument and set him on a lifelong path in pursuit of this music. Also featuring Chattanooga finger style guitarist Michael Moore.

www.davidbenedictmusic.com

Adult $10 Senior $8 Youth $5

+ $1.00 per ticket facility fee + 6.75% NC Sales Tax

20160707 David Michael

Thursday, July 21, 2016
7:00 pm

The Loose Strings, an all-girls, five member band from Galax Virginia are well known in the Blue Ridge Mountains for their blend of tight vocal harmonies and sweet rhythms..

www.theloosestringsband.com

Adult $10 Senior $8 Youth $5

+ $1.00 per ticket facility fee + 6.75% NC Sales Tax

20160721 The Loose Strings Band

 

Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016
7:00 pm

Strictly Clean and Decent is an acoustic trio whose blend of brilliant vocal harmonies tops a solid instrumental foundation. Their eclectic repertoire includes modern folk songs by American, Canadian, and Irish songwriters, the fiery breakdowns and songs of family and home found in both traditional and contemporary bluegrass settings, and centuries-old Celtic airs and dance tunes. All of this is peppered with a healthy dose of popular Jazz standards, swing and western swing music, and a few classic country tunes thrown in to provide a program certain to be enjoyed by all.

www.strictlycleananddecent.com

Adult $10 Senior $8 Youth $5

+ $1.00 per ticket facility fee + 6.75% NC Sales Tax

20160804 SCD

 

Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016
7:00 pm

The Hushpuppies, named after those little fried cakes at southern BBQ joints consists of Jon Newlin, Molly Stouten, Amy Davis and Steve Terrill. The Hushpuppies are an old-time revival band, with all four members being instrumentalists as well as unaffected, natural singers.

www.old97wrecords.com 

Adult $10 Senior $8 Youth $5

+ $1.00 per ticket facility fee + 6.75% NC Sales Tax

20160804 the hushpuppies