Top of the Grade concerts are coordinated by the Saluda Downtown Foundation and funding for the concerts has been through a community grant from Polk County Community Foundation. All concerts are free to the public thanks to a Free Community Events grant.
The 2016 concert season will be May through September.
2016 Top of the Grade Concert Schedule:
May 13 - Dogwhistle fun traditional and country-western and swing band that includes Scott Allen from Saluda, NC
June 10 - The Secret Band rock & roll, 70s and 80s and originals
July 8 - Scoot Pittman along with his power trio will rock up in the pavilion the night before Coon Dog Day
August 12 - Bob Sinclair & The Big Deals Americana, new swing, fun stuff
Sept 2 -Aaron Burdett Band a great finale for the 2016 season
All performances will be held on center stage from 7pm to 9pm at Top of the Grade at McCreery Park in the area that was previously the skateboard park.
Attendees should bring their own chairs or blankets. Food, soft drinks, and coolers are allowed. Events are rain or shine so you may need to bring an umbrella if rain is in the forecast. In some cases, rain events may move to the Pavilion.
Top of the Grade Concerts are being produced and coordinated by Peter Eisenbrown of Blockparty Productions this year. Peter has been producing the Summer Tracks concert series in Tryon for 16 years.
For more information about the concerts, please contact Cathy Jackson at 828-817-2876 or firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, 828-290-4316.