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Meadowmont periodically holds fun, FREE, family-friendly events for residents and the community. We have a wonderful Meadowmont Music Series planned for this year! Scroll down to see the full calendar of 2017 events. As always, we would appreciate volunteers to help us with these events. Contact: manager@meadowmont.net or call (919) 240-4682. In case of rain, please call (919) 636-0598 or check this page for cancellation information.

Click here to see Event Photo Galleries from all of our events!


Full Event Schedule


Cajammers
Friday, April 5, 2019
6:00 pm – Sunset
Meadowmont Village
300 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Cajammers is a North Carolina band that has been playing a highly danceable mix of Cajun, Zydeco, and swamp pop since 2012. Unique to the group is a trio of female fiddlers who adore sharing their love for Louisiana-inspired tunes with the audience. This energetic group will keep your toes tapping from beginning to end!

Cajammers is comprised of: Heather Henry – Fiddle; Dianne Freund – Fiddle; Christine Westfall – Fiddle; Cathy Pratt Davis – Cajun Accordion; Mel Dejesus – Bass; Joe Galas – Keyboard; Elvis Latiolais – Guitar; Tony Matthews – Guitar and Mandolin; and Kathy Parry – Percussion


Triangle Jazz Orchestra
Friday, May 43, 2019
6:00 pm – Sunset
Meadowmont Village
300 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

The Triangle Jazz Orchestra will be playing all your favorite swinging jazz standards and big band tunes! Bring your dancing shoes and feel free to sing a long!

 

 

 


SMILE the Band
Saturday, May 18, 2019
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meadowmont Gazebo
101 Old Barn Lane, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

SMILE, featuring Barry Herdon from The Party Nuts, is one of the best cover bands in the area. They provide music ranging from R&B, Motown, Disco, Funk, Classic & Modern Rock, Pop, Beach Classics, and Timeless Oldies. Singable, danceable, and thoroughly enjoyable for all audiences — don’t miss this one! Bring your friends and family, a chair and blanket, and be sure to come hungry! Local food truck El Molcajete will be on site serving delicious Mexican cuisine.

 

 


Pick Filet
Friday, June 7, 2019
6:00 pm – Sunset
Meadowmont Village
300 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Pick Filet is leading an open jam circle! They will provide easy music to read, play and sing. Bring an instrument and join in on the jam or just come out and sing or listen. Bring your own chair to sit on and play (or stand). Fun for all skill levels and age groups!

 

 


Jon Shain
Friday, July 5, 2019
6:00 pm – Sunset
Meadowmont Village
300 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Jon Shain founded the Chapel Hill, NC folk-rock group, Flyin’ Mice and their spin-off group, WAKE, and toured with them from 1989-1998 . The band performed with acts such as David Grisman, Tony Rice Unit, Hot Tuna, and the Dixie Dregs, released four CDs, and played clubs, schools, and festivals up and down the East Coast, building a legion of fans. The last few years have seen Shain headlining listening rooms on the East Coast, in the Midwest, and in Europe, as well as opening shows for John Hiatt, Keb’ Mo’, Little Feat, and others. In 2019, Shain won first place in the Solo/Duo category of the International Blues Challenge, a prestigious competition that will undoubtedly bring him international fame! See him play for free while you still can!


Too Much Fun
Friday, August 2, 2019
6:00 pm – Sunset
Meadowmont Village
300 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Hailing from Chapel Hill, Too Much Fun has entertained audiences across North Carolina for over a quarter century. They can jump, they can swing, they can flat out rock. Their four-part harmonies light up their own originals alongside choice covers. Featuring rootsy blues, barrelhouse rockers and everything in between, their onstage fun is instantly contagious! They have been called a mix between Southern Culture on the Skids and the Squirrel Nut Zippers.

 


Far From Done
Friday, September 6, 2019
6:00 pm – Sunset
Meadowmont Village
300 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Far from Done consists of five friends/musicians from all over the Triangle playing ALL UKULELE – ALL THE TIME! Their mix of harmonies and pop/rock favorites combined with a lead ukulele player who “shreds it” makes it a great time for all!

Far from Done is comprised of: Rick Higgins – Banjolele, Tenor, Soprano, Vocals; Rollie Olin – Baritone, Harmonica, Vocals; David Simpson – Tenor, Vocals; Brian Klemm – Lead Tenor; and Dennis MurrayBass Ukulele


The Charlie Band
Saturday, September 14, 2019
6:00 pm – Sunset
Meadowmont Village
300 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

The Charlie Band, a fantastic, soulful cover band based in North Carolina, is back by popular demand! It is rare to find so much musical talent packed onto one stage! This six-piece motown, beach and funk band plays everything from standard jazz songs to the more popular dance tunes that everyone can groove to. This is sure to be an unforgettable night of incredible music for the whole family to enjoy! Relax on the gazebo lawn and keep the summer evening fun going with our final concert of the season! Bring your friends and family, a chair and blanket, and enjoy dinner from a local food truck!

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