Each summer, Black Mountain Recreation & Parks (BMRP) presents their annual Park Rhythm Concert Series on Thursday evenings from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Each concert is free and open to all ages. The series consist of four concerts in downtown Black Mountain and four concerts at Lake Tomahawk Park.
The 2020 series combines a diverse selection of genres that highlight the talents of North Carolina musicians, especially from the Asheville area. Of the eight concerts, five will feature artists who currently live in and around Asheville. Below is the 2020 lineup with dates, artists, and locations listed.
Downtown Shows (at the intersection of Sutton Ave. & Cherry Street) June 18: The Maggie Valley Band, Folk/Americana June 25: Caroline Keller Band, Country July 9: Hustle Souls, Funk/Soul July 16: The Mug Band, Blues/Rock
Lake Tomahawk Shows July 23: Rooster, Folk/Americana July 30: Daniel Shearin (of River Whyless), Indie Folk August 6: Victoria Victoria, Indie Pop August 13: Brad Faulkner, Country/Americana
For downtown shows, attendees are encouraged to bring chairs/blankets for seating and support downtown businesses for food and refreshments. For shows at the Lake, a food vendor will be present and attendees should once again bring their chairs/blankets to enjoy the show.