TGIF Showdown Competition

Friday, June 29

Bands: American Holler, Bobbie Snakes & The Elastic Waste Band, Rooted, Camryn Wilson, and Fly Boy Groove

On Friday, June 29th, songwriters and bands from around the region will take part in the inaugural TGIF Showdown competition. Be blown away by the locally grown talent during this special edition of the TGIF Summer Concert Series in downtown Morganton. Bands selected to perform during the TGIF Showdown include: American Holler, Bobbie Snakes & The Elastic Waste Band, Rooted, Camryn Wilson, and Fly Boy Groove.

Bring your chair or blanket and enjoy this free performance on the Historic Courthouse lawn. Food and beverage vendors open at 6:00pm with a range of tasty treats and scrumptious specials. Music kicks off at 7:00pm.

The TGIF Concerts are a FREE concert series. This week’s concert is sponsored by Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge, Morganton News Herald, Burke Board of Realtors, Burke County Multiple Listing Service, Judges, KICKS 103.3, Brown & Neuwirth Work in Burke, and Gregory Jewelers. Thanks to the continued support of all our sponsors, TGIF continues to offer high quality entertainment, free to everyone!

The TGIF Showdown is a competition for performers who write and perform music as a band or solo performer. Winner(s) are awarded a cash prize, well-deserved recognition, and a chance to perform during the 2018 Historic Morganton Festival. TGIF Showdown bands will be judged by a panel of local leaders on planning/preparedness, originality, interaction with the audience, quality of performance and presentation. A People's Choice Award will also be announced.

No personal coolers and no pets will be allowed on site. TGIF concerts are smoke free including electronic cigarettes. The TGIF Concert Series is a production of Historic Morganton Festival, Inc. For more information call 438-5280 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit

TGIF is Rain or Shine event.