Franklin, NC "Pickin' on the Square"

Incorporated 1855

FREE EACH SATURDAY EVENING MAY 25 THROUGH OCTOBER 12, 2019 - See Schedule Below


For nearly three decades the Town of Franklin, NC has hosted this FREE event at the Gazebo on the Square in Downtown Franklin from late May through mid-October.

Pickin' on the Square begins at 7:00 each Saturday evening (weather permitting) and features live musical entertainment each week. From bluegrass to country and oldies to gospel, bring your lawn chair for a great evening of family entertainment during Pickin' on the Square.

Come early and enjoy one of our great restaurants. Food vendors also available.

2019 SCHEDULE JUST ANNOUNCED (schedule subject to change)

May 25 - Lisa & the Boys (Blues, Country, etc.)
June 01 - The J.W. Band (Great Classic Country)
June 08 - The Upbeats Band (Great R&B and Oldies)
June 15 - Taste of Scotland (Due to time contraints NO PICKIN')
June 22 - Hurricane Creek (Fantastic Show Band)
June 29 - Darren Nicholson (A Real Pro! Thanks!)
July 06 - Remenants Band (A Crowd Favorite - Oldies)
July 13 - Frogtown (Great Bluegrass)
July 20 - Tugalo Holler (Variety of Super Bluegrass)
July 27 - Tom Floyd Badn ( 70's, Motown, Variety)
August 03 - Paradise 56 (Caribbean, Rock, Original)
August 10 - Andrew Chastain Band (Great Country)
August 17 - Elderly Brothers (Beach Music, Oldies)
August 24 - Caribbean Cowboys (Buffet Music, Oldies)
August 31 - Kasey Clark (From Nashville -New Artist)
September 07 - Hurrican Creek (Showband Encore)
September 14 - Cornbread Creek (Oldtime Music)
September 21 - Curtis Blackwell & The Dixie Bluegrass Boys
September 28 - Empty Pockets ( Variety from Oldies to Gospel)
Ocotober 05 - Upbeats Band ( Oldies & Great Rock n' Roll)
October 12 - Intermission Band (Variety)