TGIF Concert: Eagle Joe Leatherman

Friday, July 31 - event cancelled

Eagle Joe Leatherman (Southern Rock Group) is a Morganton native and known for his Southern Rock tunes. Celebrate the finale of the 2020 TGIF Concert Series this July 31st in downtown Morganton. Grab a chair or blanket and head to the Courthouse Square in downtown Morganton for a FREE concert under the stars. Food and beverage vendors will open at 6:00pm and the music plays from 7:00-10:00pm. The TGIF Concert Series runs every Friday in May, June and July (except July 3rd). We will see you on the square!

Eagle Joe Leatherman is a singer-songwriter from Morganton, NC. He grew up in a bluegrass/country music-filled home where he learned to play various instruments. In his early teen years, EJ took up playing drums in rock music, which he continued to play for 35 years. Along the way, he also picked up guitar and learned to play various styles of music ranging from bluegrass and country to southern rock and blues. Today, EJ continues to write and perform original music as a solo artist with a bassist and drummer in his lineup. Eagle Joe is also known to perform acoustically at local songwriter nights and has also performed on the 2017 Tucker's Barn Singer Songwriter Series in Lenoir, NC. In 2019, Eagle Joe won the Southern Rock Song of the Year at Dollywood’s Celebrity Theater and was nominated for Southern Rock Artist of the Year. Come out to a show or event and meet Eagle Joe and the band!!

Thanks to the continued support of all of our sponsors, the TGIF Concert Series continue to offer high quality entertainment, FREE to everyone! Carolinas HealthCare System Blue RidgeCase FarmsCompas X-STREAMMorganton Downtown Development AssociationMorganton Eye PhysiciansSossoman's Funeral HomeUnited BeveragesKICKS 103.3News Herald

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.

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