The "And The Beat Goes On"  Singer Songwriter series is held one Sunday a month. This program leads up to a weekend festival on June 21 and 22, 2019. The featured artists for the festival will be Grammy-nominated singer-songwriters, Matraca Berg and Mary Gauthier. 


The Backwoods Beat Festival will be a weekend long event with songwriting workshops, singer-songwriter performances in area cafes and eateries, and in Sparta's first brewery, Laconia. In addition to music, there will be a fine arts festival and children's activities throughout the weekend. 


  • Starting Friday, June 21st, 2019, repeated every day until Saturday, June 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Muddy Creek Cafe

60 South Main Street
Sparta , NC 28675

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