Your visit to Historic Jonesborough in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains would not be complete without attending our Music on the Square weekly music festival. It’s music at its best with the townscape of downtown Jonesborough as the setting. Music on the Square provides live concerts featuring a variety of music that ranges from Americana, Bluegrass, Celtic, Irish, Old-Time, Blues and Jazz. Local and regional bands, storytellers, poets and performance artists provide the weekly line-up of live entertainment.
Held each Friday evening, May through September, Main Street is blocked off to through traffic and everyone is invited to attend and enjoy the concerts that begin around 7pm. Event tickets are only needed during the Winter Series, but we do “pass the hat” during the regular season. Come have dinner in one of our unique restaurants and indulge in some ice cream at the Old Sweet Shop. Most shops stay open late, so pay them a visit to get the whole “Jonesborough Experience”.
This music festival is loved by all and attended by many; residents from all over East Tennessee including Johnson City, Bristol and Kingsport take part in this weekly event. Folks love to visit, chat, enjoy the music and meet new friends while in the picturesque setting of Tennessee’s oldest town. Visit their website for a complete schedule of performances at musiconthesquare.com or call the Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center at 423-753-1010.
Click here for calendar, hours, fees, and directions.
|Tue, May 21 to Sat, May 25
|Storytelling LIVE-Teller in Residence|
|Fri, May 24 to Fri, Jun 14
|OPEN JURIED ART SHOW 2013|
|Sat, May 25 to Sun, May 26
|Sat, May 25
|Murder Mystery Caravan & The Ghost Town Diner presenting "Tea Anyone"|
|Sat, May 25
|Historic Jonesborough Dance Society Contra Dance|