NCMZ.LIVE~ NC’s Best Live Music Source ~ A Regional Rundown for Saturday, August 20, 2016

Live Music Options for Saturday, August, 20 ~ Day Tripping~

Around the Region:

Starting out in the western part of the state in a bunch of small towns I have not yet  visited, I have some fun for all you rockers!

We find Thunderstruck sandwiched on the bill at Hawg In The Holler Music Festival. This charitable event is taking place at Vino Oasi, located at 3200 Bliss Trail, Stem, NC. Doors open at 11 am and the event is all day with the areas best AC /DC Tribute Act this side of the Mississippi appearing the the middle of the day.

At press time the schedule shaped up like this for the day’s events: McCuller’s Crossroad 12 pm; Thunderstruck, 1:30 pm; The Restless 3:15 pm; and closing out this Second Annual Community Benefit will be Tim Cifers, 5:30-6:45 pm.

As mentioned this is Charity Event  and the Second Annual Festival’s beneficiary is the Granville Education Foundation. Come out and rock for education!


There is another all day music festival going down featuring one of the funnest styles of rock on the block…The Rockabilly Resurrection featuring a car show and lots of live music  is FREE to attend!

Live ROCKABILLY bands playing thoughout the day/evening
10:00am VENDOR set-up
12:00pm CAR SHOW and VENDORS
1:00pm Throttle Kings BAND
2:00pm Instructors Denise Bach and Tom Bach from Charlotte Swing Dance DANCE LESSONS
3:00pm Jem Crossland & the Hypertonics BAND
4:00pm #MysteryHillbillies (Michelle Belanger music) BAND
5:00pm PIN-UP Pageant
5:30pm Slippery Jake and the Bad Brakes BAND
6:30pm Car Show AWARDS
7:00pm The Belmont Playboys BAND
8:00pm The Tremors BAND
9:00pm Jem Crossland & the Hypertonics BAND

Vintage CAR SHOW Oddballz CAR CLUB, Junk Yard Saints Car Club,#TheMessengersCCFellowship, Hooligans Car Club NC (more tba).

Retro VENDORS Retro Lucy’s Boutique, Essentially Good Inside and Out,#OwlsCROSSING, Art by Hightower, #SteveHuneycuttAntiquesAndCollectables, VintageGypsy Lillyjacks Thrift & Antiques Beauty Bone Custom Skulls

PIN-UP Contest. ♥ KEEP IT CLASSY ♥ No bikinis, short shorts, or lingerie.#Rockabetty

#LowBrow Art Show #ChistopherLee #BrianKRaynor #CraigMorrow#MelissaWineman #BeautyBoneCustomSkulls

Great FOOD and Cold BEER from McCabes Smokehouse.

FREE to attend – DONATIONS accepted for Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary, Salisbury NC.


There is a live Acoustic Jam taking place at The Wet Whistle Company, located at 101 Bonnie Pl., Suite E, Archdale, NC. On hand for the event will be Baconessence Food Truck will be here for the first time and we couldn’t be more excited! Come by between 2 – 5 and listen to some acoustic jam and enjoy some BACON!


The biggest MC Anniversary Party going down in the east today has already opened the gates at 9 am for this all day fun event.  Tuckahoe MC celebrates their  28th Anniversary with a huge party featuring live music by  Solid Ground at 3 and Rebel Sons rocking you into the night. Admission is $15.00 at the gate.Lots of prizes and games and fun all day long. A steak dinner and a chance to win $5,000.  Nothing beats a biker’s bash so head on down Highway 24 and look for the signs when you hit Purgutory, NC! Or Call BamBam, Phatbak or Grinch at the numbers on the very bottom of the flyer above!

Well my faithful groovers check back in a bit for the full regional rundown for the day. I wanted to get this posted so you knew of the early events taking place just a ride away! Have a great day. I’ll be back in a bit to dance some more! Thanks for reading!


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