Tryon's Vibrant Arts Scene Comes Alive with Three Concerts - TribPapers

Tryon’s Vibrant Arts Scene Comes Alive with Three Concerts

Pottery artists demonstrate their skills for attendees of the Tryon Arts and Crafts School Westside Mixer on June 9.

Tryon – The Town of Tryon, with its small population and compact downtown, has become a thriving hub for the arts. On a recent Friday evening, the town came alive with three separate concerts, drawing large crowds of music enthusiasts. Tryon residents and visitors were treated to a diverse range of performances, showcasing the town’s commitment to the arts.

A Melodic Evening in St. Luke’s Plaza

St. Luke’s Plaza hosted the first concert of the evening, featuring Reverie Woods, a talented three-piece ensemble led by guitarist Keith Troutman. Attendees enjoyed the music while exploring the independently owned stores and restaurants in Tryon’s downtown area. The event was organized by Tryon Coffeehouse, adding to the lively atmosphere.

Westside Mixers at Tryon Arts and Crafts School

The renowned Tryon Arts and Crafts School hosted the Westside Mixers, starting with an electrifying performance by the Rich Nelson Band. Attendees had the opportunity to witness pottery demonstrations and participate in children’s activities. These mixers will continue throughout the summer and fall, with the next one scheduled for July 14. Admission is free, allowing the public to appreciate the region’s craftsmanship.

Summer Tracks Concert Series Kicks Off

The highly anticipated Summer Tracks concert series commenced with a captivating performance by Sol Driven Train, a Jam and American band from Charleston, SC. The event took place at Tryon’s picturesque Rogers Park Amphitheater, attracting a large and enthusiastic crowd. Summer Tracks, now in its 23rd season, offers a diverse lineup of regional bands, with donations at the door serving as admission.

Tryon’s Unique Concert Experience

Summer Tracks concerts offer a distinct experience as they allow concertgoers to bring their own food and beverages, creating a cooler-friendly atmosphere. In a delightful addition, Tryon’s Trade Streat Creamery and Sandwich Shoppe served delectable treats from a custom-made ice cream cart. The upcoming concert on June 30 will feature the talented Reedy River String Band at Rogers Park.

Tryon’s thriving arts scene and commitment to live music were on full display during this memorable evening of multiple concerts. The town’s residents and visitors relished the opportunity to enjoy a variety of musical genres in the heart of Tryon’s vibrant downtown. With an array of upcoming events and performances, Tryon continues to solidify its reputation as a cultural destination in Western North Carolina.

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