Fri, May 22 · 19:00

The Mountain Acoustics Luthier Invitational presented by TKL World Class Cases returns on May 22, 23 & 24, 2020 gathering 35 of the finest luthiers, craftsmen who hand-build stringed, musical instruments, from VA, WV, TN, NC, SC, GA and FL. Opportunity to see and purchase stunning guitars, mandolins, banjos, ukuleles, fiddles, harps, dulcimers and violins directly from the builders. Jay Lichty of Lichty Guitars in Tryon, NC hosts luthiers including such renowned names as Kinnaird, Rigaud, Coobs, Chandler, Vines, Blevins, Booth, Anderson, Baldwin, Miller, Jones, Gramann, Goddard, Ebers, Weaver, Crowder, Williams, Rose, Draper, Amesqua, Vavra, Gallagher and winner of the 2019 People's Choice Award, Peter Robson, just to mention a few! Order that custom made instrument of your dreams. Musicians, collectors and craftsmen will love this opportunity. A Vintage Stringed Instruments Exhibit and a Silent Auction supported by TKL World Class Cases, Elite Island Resorts Caribbean, Costa del Mar Sunglasses, Southern Appalachian Anglers, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Navitat, Meadowbrook Inn in Blowing Rock, NC, Colington Creek Inn in Kill Devil Hills, NC and others add to the excitement! A Luthier Jam kicks off the weekend starting at 7 PM on Friday. The exhibit opens at 9 AM on Saturday and closes at 4 PM. Sunday the exhibit opens at 10 AM and closes at 3 PM. Saturday evening offers up a concert featuring the phenomenally gifted, multi-Grammy winners, Mark and Maggie O'Connor! This Memorial Day weekend event promises great fun and memories just 45 minutes north of Asheville, NC.
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This is a Yancey Advancement Foundation, Inc. event which supports cultural and arts education in Yancey County, NC.

General Admission: USD 10.0

Artists / Speakers: Mark & Maggie O'Connor