Rock with Maggie at the 9th Annual Hillbilly Jam


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Summertime is hopping in Maggie Valley, NC! Guests and locals alike are enjoying the food, arts, music and spirits of our quaint mountain town. During the summer months, there’s never a shortage of fairs and festivals of all types.

If you truly want to embrace the culture of our area, join us next weekend, July 27 and 28, for the 9th Annual Hillbilly Jam held at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm daily. The cost is $10 per person; children 10 and under are admitted free.

After almost a decade in existence, the Hillbilly Jam has become a favorite for festivalgoers of all ages. This year’s event boasts a stellar music lineup as well as celebrity moonshiners you’ve seen on TV. Along with tunes and drinks, you can enjoy food and craft vendors. Items for sale will include crafts, paintings, woodcarvings, clothing, jewelry and more.

Our bands span the gamut from country and rock to traditional Appalachian music to Abby the Spoon Lady and favorites such as Jo Lasher Jr. and Kaitlyn Baker. Check out all 12 bands below.


Hillbilly Jam Stage Schedule

Friday, July 27

The Maggie Valley Band
Humps & the Blackouts
Michelle Leigh
Wayward Reason
Latraia Savage
Ryan Perry Band

Saturday, July 28

Andrew Rickman & No Pressure Band
Abby the Spoon Lady
Kiel Nathan Smith Band
Kaitlyn Baker
Ali Randolph & the Outta Luck Band
Jo Lasher Jr.


If you and your tribe are ready for a rocking good time, we hope to see you next weekend. If you’re planning to attend and you’ve yet to make lodging reservations, we have many options in Maggie Valley, including inns, hotels, cabins, RV parks and more.

For more information on the Hillbilly Jam, visit and for a full line-up of fairground events, visit

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