Tickets to Summer

By Frank Ruggiero (

Article Published: May. 1 | Modified: May. 1
 Tickets to Summer

Nickel Creek, featuring Chris Thile, Sean Watkins and Sara Watkins, will perform at An Appalachian Summer Festrival, as part of the band’s reunion tour.

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Season Highlights

- Outdoor Fireworks Concert with Little Big Town – June 28
- Pilobolus – July 3
- Michael McDonald – July 5
- Eastern Festival Orchestra with Sir James Galway, flute – July 6
- Hayes School of Music Faculty Showcase Concert – July 9
- Triad Stage: All’s Well That Ends Well – July 10
- Summer Exhibition Celebration – July 11
- Matthew Morrison and the Greensboro Symphony – July 12
- Rosen-Schaffel Competition – July 13
- Nickel Creek –July 14
- Dance Theatre of Harlem – July 19
- Sheryl Crow – July 24
- National Youth Orchestra with Gil, Shaham, violin – July 26
- 28th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Walk – July 26
- Broyhill Chamber Ensemble – June 29, July 1, 20 & 22
- Global Cinema Film Series (film titles TBA) – June 30, July 7, 14 & 21
- Lunch and Learn Lecture Series – July 2, 9, 16 & 2
- Family Film Night: “The Jungle Book” (1967 ) – July 25

Tickets are now on sale for 2014’s An Appalachian Summer Festival.

Now celebrating its 30th year, the summertime festival of all things arts returns to Appalachian State University this June and July. The lineup includes such celebrated acts as Nickel Creek, Sheryl Crow, Little Big Town, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Triad Stage, Pilobolus and many others.

“Because it’s our 30th anniversary, we’ve really tried to kind of find the balance between celebrating our history and bringing an exciting new lineup, as well,” said Megan Stage, marketing and public relations manager with Appalachian’s Office of Arts and Cultural Programs, in a previous interview.

Tickets went on sale Monday, April 28, and are available online at, by calling (800) 841-2787 or by visiting the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts box office at 733 Rivers St. in Boone.

For a complete listing of all An Appalachian Summer Festival events, including workshops at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts and screenings in this year’s film series, visit A list of festival highlights follows below.

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