Gatlinburg Beans 'n Cornbread Blast
|New in 2014! Presented by Bush Brother's Beans, this brand new street festival offers live entertainment, and plenty of soup beans and cornbread samplin'. Maybe you'll even get to see Duke!
Gatlinburg will celebrate its Appalachian culinary past with a new festive, fun-filled event on Thursday, May 8th. The city will feature a beans and cornbread cook off, foot-stompin’ Smoky Mountain music, fun and games, and lots of beans and cornbread!
Appalachian food needs good old Appalachian music. Headlining the entertainment is bluegrass and country gospel artist Marty Raybon and Full Circle. Raybon will be joining a great line up of entertainers including: 2013 Country Music Independent Artist of the Year, Brad Puckett, Nashville songwriter and entertainer Marc Alan Burnette, East Tennessee rising stars Emi Sunshine and Logan Murrell and Gatlinburg based BAMM!
Main Stage Entertainment Schedule:
1 - 1:45 pm Logan Murrell
2 - 2:45 pm Marc Alan Burnette
3 - 4:15 pm BAMM!
4:30 - 5:15 pm Brad Puckett
5:30 - 6;15 pm Emi Sunshine
6:30 - 8:00 pm Marty Raybon
“Visitors will find that not all beans are created equal! Participants in the bean cook-off can create anything they want as long as it features Bush Beans and cornbread,” says city spokesperson, Marci Claude. “In addition to good food and great music, there will be a cornhole tournament benefitting the Humane Society. It’s going to be a fun event.”