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The Earl Scruggs Music Festival will be hosted at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, NC.
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Earl Scruggs, noted for popularizing a three-finger banjo picking style, was a defining characteristic of bluegrass music.
This two-day event celebrating Scruggs is a collaboration between the Earl Scruggs Center located in Shelby, NC and WNCW radio station located on the campus of Isothermal Community College.
The festival will include music from bluegrass, folk, and Americana styles.
September 3 - 4, 2021
The ultimate festival experience
+ taxes & handling fees
For questions concerning ticketing, contact (828) 863-1002
The Earl Scruggs Center combines the life story of legendary five-string banjo master and Cleveland County native, Earl Scruggs, with the unique and engaging story of the history and cultural traditions of the region in which Mr. Scruggs was born and raised. It was in the nearby Flint Hill community where Mr. Scruggs learned to play banjo and began the three-finger playing style that has come to be known around the world as “Scruggs Style.” The Earl Scruggs Center explores Mr. Scruggs’ innovative career and the community that gave it shape while celebrating how he crossed musical boundaries and defined the voice of the banjo to the world. Mr. Scruggs embraced tradition while also adapting to the changing times and looking toward the future -- themes which resonate throughout the Center. Engaging exhibits, special event space and rich programming provide a uniquely rich experience for visitors.
Isothermal Community College, a member of the North Carolina Community College System, is a comprehensive, two-year, public institution that serves Rutherford and Polk counties. In addition to individual courses, the College offers certificate, diploma, and degree programs enabling students to either transfer to a four-year institution or acquire skills for new or current employment, as well as function effectively as responsible citizens. The College also provides training for area business and industry, personal enrichment courses, remedial and developmental courses, and community service activities.
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