Summer Concert Series: Featuring Eve 6, July 12 & 13 | Cherokee, NC

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Summer Concert Series: Featuring Eve 6, July 12 & 13

Friday, July 12 from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The soundtrack to your summer.

Are you ready to spend your summer swaying to your favorite songs, kicked back on a picnic blanket, or jumping up and down to a new act you’re suddenly a fan of? You’ve found the Cherokee Summer Concert Series, a mish-mash of good ol’ country and blues, rock ‘n roll, hip hop, soul—you name ‘em, we’ve booked ‘em. Check out the dates, times, and lineups below, and then join us for it all!

Music fans from far and wide know the sounds of Kevin Locke and the smooth grooves of headliner Eve 6, but up and down this assortment of musical acts you’ll find a blend of foot-stompin’ country, folk, rock, and blues. Bring a picnic basket and some friends—these festivals are full of music all day long and into the night.

JULY 12: Flute Festival
1-1:30 p.m.: Emerson Begay
1:30-2 p.m.: Danny Begay
2-2:30 p.m.: Matt Tooni
2:30-3 p.m.: John Toineeta
3-4 p.m.: Tony Duncan
4-5 p.m.: Shelley Morningsong & Fabian Fontenelle
5-6 p.m.: Rona Yellow Robe
6-7 p.m.: Kevin Locke

JULY 13:
2-2:45 p.m.: PMA
3-3:45 p.m.: Beggars Clan
4-5 p.m.: Seth Cook
5:30-7 p.m.: Eve 6

Additional concerts will be held on June 28 and 29July 26 and 27 and August 3.

*Please note that these are limited-seating outdoor events, which come with the charms of the outdoors—like weather! As such, please bring appropriate clothing, chairs, or blankets if desired. Food and beverages will be available. No outside food or beverages are allowed. Event will happen rain or shine.


Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds

545 Tsali Blvd.
Cherokee, NC 28719

Phone: 828.359.6471

Strawberry Festival

Saturday, May 28 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sponsored by the North American Indian Women’s Association (NAIWA), the Strawberry Festival features fresh berries, delicious recipes, strawberry products, and fun activities for the whole family. Admission is free to the public. 

Cherokee Customer Celebration

Saturday, May 28 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

We cordially invite you to the Cherokee Welcome Center on May 28, where we’ll be saying sgi, or "thank you" with Cherokee craftspeople, face painting, traditional dancing, clogging, authentic storytelling, and music. There wil be food trucks onsite for your enjoyment as well.

Admission to the event is free.

In the event of rain, the event will be rescheduled to a later date.

Seven Clans Rodeo

Saturday, May 28 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The most fun you can have on four hooves.

The Seven Clans Rodeo is thundering across the prairies, over the Great Smokies, and riding into town for your entertainment. Sponsored by the Southern Rodeo Association, this is a big-money rodeo with professional cowboys competing for $1,200. 

Events include Team Roping, Steer Wrestling, Saddle Bronc riding, Bareback, Barrel Racing, Breakaway Roping, Tie Down Roping, and Bull Riding. It’s two days full of skills competitions and fun for everyone—unless you’re one of the riders holding on for dear life. 

Don’t miss it.

Tickets at the Wecome Center and Alan's Pawn & Jewelry:
Kids (3 years old and under): Free
Kids (4-11 years old): $8-10
Adults (12 years old+): $13-15

Cherokee Bonfire

Saturday, May 28 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Amazing tales as told by the Cherokee storytellers themselves.

Imagine you’re gathered around a roaring bonfire, the occasional spark shooting high into the night sky, as a strong but gentle voice begins a story you’ve never heard. As the drama builds, you’re nearly breathless, your own heartbeat matching the occasional beat of the hand drum the storyteller uses. Drawing from a rich oral tradition dating back millennia, the Cherokee Bonfire runs throughout the tourism season, and is an enchanting way to interact with the rich details of the Cherokee people and their stories. Get your room reserved in Cherokee, grab a blanket and someone close to you, and enjoy a cultural experience only Cherokee can offer.

The Bonfire stories crackles from 7:00–9:00 p.m. on the following dates at Oconaluftee Islands Park, on Tsali Blvd.:

May 28-30 and then Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, June 1–October 31, 2022.

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