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Second annual Jam in the Trees set for Aug. 25-26, 2017, at Pisgah Brewing

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Americana fans, listen up: The second Annual Jam In The Trees will feature some of my favorite acts including Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen, Jeffrey Foucault, Front Country, Eilen Jewell, Cicada Rhythm, Zoe & Cloyd, The Infamous Stringsuters, Acoustic Syndicate, Peter Rowan, Larry Keel, Tim O’Brien and Jan Fabricius, Jim Lauderdale, Underhill Rose and Ken Tizzard.

Jam in the Trees is a two-day, Americana music-themed event that takes place Friday and Saturday, Aug. 25 and 26, 2017, on two stages — the Outdoor Stage and the Taproom Stage — at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain, North Carolina.

In addition to unique vendors, local food trucks wlll be on-site with award-winning Pisgah Brewing beer on tap as well.

The Jam in the Trees’ Friday schedule starts with Zoe & Cloyd followed by Underhill Rose  then Larry Keel. Doors open at 7, with the show starting at 8 p.m., on the Taproom Stage.

On Saturday, gates open at noon with music starting at 1 p.m. on the Pisgah Brewing Outdoor Stage and the Taproom Stage followed by an After Hours Jam at 11 p.m. on the Taproom Stage with special guest artists from the day!

The Infamous Stringdusters close out Saturday night on the Outdoor Stage, following a performance by Acoustic Syndicate. Others performing on the Outdoor stage on Saturday include Front Country, Eilen Jewell, Tim O’Brien & Jan Fabricius and Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen. Jim Lauderdale closes out the Indoor Stage on Saturday, following Ken Tizzard. Cicada Rhythm opens the stage for the day, followed by an afternoon set with Peter Rowan, then Jeffrey Foucault.

Tickets are on sale now. Kids 12 and younger are free and welcome on Saturday with a paying adult. Tap Room shows at Pisgah Brewing are 18 and older, so no kids on Friday night.

Jam In The Trees partnering with The Asheville Brews Cruise to run complimentary shuttle buses, making a continuous circuit between a handful of nearby hotels and campgrounds and Pisgah Brewing Co. More information can be found at www.jaminthetrees.com/accommodations-shuttles.

JITT is a benefit for Wild Forests & Fauna (WildFF) and last year’s inaugural event raised $5000 to protect, restore, and support threatened forests and wildlife in Western North Carolina as part of their Big Tree Project.

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