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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 -- 5 - 8 p.m
Through June, we're open Tuesdays from 5-8 p.m., while our next door neighbor, HenyKat Auctions, is having their weekly auctions. And we'll also be open most Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. During these new open hours, we'll have plenty of Simply Natural Homemade ice cream on sale, and our sound system will be ready for anyone--or band--who wants to try out our stage.

April 28-29, 2017 -- CLOSED!

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 -- 5 - 8 p.m

Friday, May 5, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission, $11 reserved tax included
the Grass Strings

Friday, May 12, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $10 general admission, $12.50 reserved tax included
Joe Newberry

Here's Joe Newberry at work with the Prairie Home Companion band.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $10 general admission, $12.50 reserved tax included
Dirk Lumbard and the Steve Creech All-Stars

Tonight's Mother's Day special show features Dirk and Steve as well as Jon Wacker on drums, George Knott on tuba and bass, and Jim Gilliam on keyboard & sax.

Saturday, May 20, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission $11 reserved tax included
NuClear Twins


The Twins is a quartet now!

Friday, June 2, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $12.50 general admission $15 reserved tax included
Malpass Brothers

Saturday, June 10, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission $11 reserved tax included
Kenny Stinson & Perfect Tym'n

Saturday, June 24, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission $11 reserved tax included
Christiane & the Strays
Raleigh-based Christiane Smedley won last year's Deep South Open Mic competition. She and her band, the Strays, were big hits at last year's IBMA Wide Open Bluegrass Fest in Raleigh. They're touring in support of their new CD, "Waiting with the Lights On."

Sunday, September 24, 2017 -- 4:00 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission $11 reserved tax included
Mile Twelve
Our favorite Boston bluegrassers return to Fountain en route to IBMA's World of Bluegrass in Raleigh. They've also added a terrific mandolin player, David Benedict, to their already super-talented lineup of Brownwyn Keith-Hynes on fiddle, Nate Sabat on bass, BB Bowness on banjo, and Evan Murphy on guitar.

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