Franklin, NC "Pickin' on the Square"

Incorporated 1855


PLEASE NOTE: Pickin' on the Square RETURNS Memorial Day Weekend 2021!

Subject to COVID-19 Restrictions.

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.

2021 Pickin' on the Square Schedule*

May 29 - The J.W. Band (Country)
June 05 - Lisa Boone Band (Variety)
June 12 - Tugalo Holler (Progressive Bluegrass)
June 19 - Paradise 56 (Variety)
June 26 - Michael Reno Harrell (Song Writer, Singer and Storyteller)
July 3 - No Pickin' on the Square due to Town Fireworks & Activities
July 10 - Sundown Band (Great Rock, Motown, Oldies)
July 17 - Dirty Dave & Pony Express
July 24 - The Darren Nicholson Band (Country, Country Rock, Bluegrass)
July 31 - The Upbeats Band (Oldies & Variety)
August 7 - Frog Town (Great Bluegrass)
August 14 - New Train (Super Rock n' Roll with horn section)
August 21 - Empty Pockets (Variety)
August 28 - Outlaw Whiskey Band (Country)
September 4 - Casey Clark (New young country singer from Nashville)
September 11 - Cornbread Creek (Oldtime Music)
September 18 - Curtis Blackwell & the Dixie Bluegrass Boys
September 25 - Caribbean Cowboys
October 2 - Lisa & Larry Band (Variety)
October 9 - The Upbeats (80's, 90's & Motown)
October 16
- The Band Intermission (Variety)

* Schedule Subject to Change