Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales Returns For an Ninth Season from April- August, 2014 Gatlinburg
Back by overwhelming demand and expanded for 2014, Gatlinburg's ninth
annual presentation of Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales begins in April
and May in downtown Gatlinburg on Fridays and Saturday nights. On June
13th, you’ll be able to enjoy Tunes & Tales every night of the week
through August 9. Tunes & Tales is a summer-long street performance
event throughout downtown Gatlinburg featuring musical performers,
cloggers, storytellers and artisans giving you a taste of Appalachian
This popular event truly highlights one of Gatlinburg’s greatest assets –
the walkability of the community – and provides guests with an
interactive, educational and entertaining experience the whole family
The collection of personalities and entertainers perform in the center
of town from 5:00-10:00 pm during the spring weekends and 6:00-11:00 pm
during the summer nightly season. Visitors witness a magical
transformation of sidewalk to stage as the characters disperse along the
downtown Parkway for an evening of entertainment and fun!
Single acts, Duos, Trios and 4 piece groups will provide music spring
weekends and seven nights a week for the duration of the summer. The
mountain style of music is featured from the beginnings of the pure
Appalachian sounds to traditional bluegrass, folk, country and Gospel
They will also enjoy the talents of the Back Porch Cloggers
demonstrating old time clogging to the more modern versions of this
dance of our heritage and even teaching folks some fun moves and steps.
Learn woodworking, spinning and quilting from area artists. Kids ‘R’
Special in Gatlinburg and Tunes & Tales has special shows for our
children (of all ages)! Participate in a ‘Jug Band’, where you can
learn how to make music with household items, such as spoons, a
washboard, saw or wash tub!
Tunes and Tales performers teach the young and old alike their old time mountain ways!
Only in Gatlinburg is there free entertainment and fun all along the Parkway spring weekends and nightly all summer long!
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