Sylva’s own Mountain Faith returns to Concerts on the Creek on Friday, July 28 from 7-9 p.m. The local bluegrass/gospel band is the only band to perform at Concerts on the Creek
each year over the last eight seasons.
The award-nominated band from Sylva, North Carolina – rehearses between customers at the High Country Tire shop at the foot of Cowee Mountain. Everybody’s there: Sam McMahan on bass, Summer McMahan playing the fiddle and singing lead and harmony. Brayden McMahan is on the banjo and singing harmony, Cory Piatt picking the mandolin and Nick Dauphinais on guitar, Mickey McMahan on keyboards and Chris Wright playing out a beat on the drums.
Since 2000, Mountain Faith has played their unique brand of music to audiences at colleges, civic centers, auditoriums, arenas, fair grounds, festivals, parks, and churches across the United States and Canada. Their fresh Appalachian take on gospel, bluegrass, folk, R&B, and pop music has earned them televised appearances on Daystar and the 2015 season of “America’s Got Talent.” Just before Thanksgiving 2015, the band traveled to the Persian Gulf and performed six concerts for our men and women serving in the military. The band has appeared on the Grand Ol Opry in Nashville, Tenn., and continues to expand its touring dates nationally.
Concerts on the Creek are held every Friday from Memorial Day through Labor Day from 7-9 p.m., at the Bridge Park gazebo stage in Sylva.
The Town of Sylva, Jackson County Parks and Recreation and Jackson County Chamber of Commerce team up to produce the Concerts on the Creek series.
These events are free and open to the public with donations encouraged. Bring a chair or blanket.
Concerts on the Creek is a Blue Ridge Music Trail partner.
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