Cold Mountain Music festival to entertain June 3

MUSIC FESTIVAL TO DELIGHT — The Cold Mountain Music will be held June 3 at Lake Logan. Featuring five bluegrass and Americana bands, the festival offers great music and family fun/ donated photo

Event to be held at stunning Lake Logan, in the shadow of Cold Mountain

The Lake Logan Episcopal Center will host an inaugural music festival, Cold Mountain Music from noon – 10 p.m. Saturday, June 3, featuring IBMA- and Grammy-award winning band Balsam Range, other excellent musical entertainment and some surprises. The event will raise funds and awareness for Lake Logan.

  • Entertainment

The top-notch entertainment line-up is:

2 p.m. Billy Strings

3:15 p.m. Town Mountain

4:45 p.m. Love Canon

7:15 p.m. Balsam Range

8:30 p.m. Surprise musical guests

  • Activities

This is a family-friendly event. In addition to an afternoon and evening of top-notch musical talent, the festival will feature a kids’ area, food vendors and after-party at the Sit ‘n Whittle Lodge. In addition to Lake Logan’s outdoor recreation areas, there will be a children’s area, planned by the Camp Henry staff.

Attendees should bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets, and wear sturdy shoes sufficient for outdoor terrain. No pets are allowed.

  • Food and beverage

The event will have several food trucks, along with beer and wine vendors. No outside food or drink is allowed. Bring cash for vendor purchases.

  • Parking, shuttles

If on-site parking is full attendees will be directed to a shuttle location. There will not be any additional charge for parking.

Shuttles will be available through Leap Frog Tours.

— Canton-Waynesville shuttle is $5 per person each way; available on the hour (11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., etc.). Pick up and drop off parking lot locations include Ingles (both Canton and Waynesville locations), Best Western (Waynesville) and Parking Deck (Waynesville).  There will also be a loop with downtown B&Bs and with Lake Junaluska, for the same time schedule.

— Asheville shuttle will be $8 per person each way; available every hour and a half (10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m., etc.) Pick up and drop off parking lot locations include Ingles at the Outlet Mall, Earth Fare, Park N Ride at Exit 37, off of Interstate 40.

Contact Leap Frog Tours at 828-507-1421or email info@leapfrogtours.comor

  • Location, tickets

Lake Logan Episcopal Center is a stunning 300-acre property in Haywood County, just 30 miles from Asheville. Gates will open at noon for the event.

Event tickets are $75 for adults; students and youth (13-18) are $30; children 12 and under are free. To order tickets, visit For information, visit