Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales Continues in Gatlinburg TN Till 8/8/09

Gatlinburg Tennessee - Annual Event - 4th Annual Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales™ Through August 8, 2009

All summer long visitors can meet characters, hear mountain music and learn about life in the Smokies on the streets of Gatlinburg, TN. Musicians, storytellers and cloggers perform at different locations along the Parkway every evening during this event!

Walk along the Great Smoky Mountains Parkway in downtown Gatlinburg and find the sounds of a dulcimer, strumming an upbeat mountain melody and find a group of people performing old fashioned clogging. Click to view event schedule.

These are a few of the entertainment mini-performances you will experience every evening through August 8, 2009 during your trip to the Smoky Mountains. It's Gatlinburg's Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales™ - a continuing event for 2009, featuring costumed musical performers, storytellers and artisans portraying various time periods from the 1800s to today. Nearly a dozen acts involve the audience as they each perform in simultaneous ten-minute performances throughoutthe night.

"The goal of Gatlinburg's Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales™ is to bring evenings of entertainment surprises to the traditional summertime Parkway stroll experience in Gatlinburg," says George Hawkins, Manager of Gatlinburg's Office of Special Events. "At 5:30 p.m. each night, a horse-drawn wagon will carry the performers to their designated locations for the evening. The rotating cast of acts including storytellers, musicians and crafters will share their stories and skills during the 2-day MountainFest™ event."

Thanks to the City of Gatlinburg, Tennessee for providing all Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales™ info. Visit for more information on special events in the city of Gatlinburg Tennessee.