TFAC: Fifth annual “Chase Away the Blues”

Published 10:00 pm Thursday, February 18, 2016


Tryon Fine Arts Center presents the fifth annual “Chase Away the Blues” featuring five bands in three indoor venues with non-stop blues on Feb. 20 from 5:30 – 11 p.m.

Events include:

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Main Stage

6 p.m.: Brandon Turner & Freddie Vanderford

Piedmont Blues and a History of the Blues


7 p.m.: Riyen Roots and Kenny Dore

Organic acoustic blues and soul


8 p.m.: Chuck Beattie (aka “Dr. Blues) & Band

Chicago Style Blues


9:20 p.m.: Stolen Hearts Duo – Pam Taylor & Robert Johnson Jr.

Charlotte Sensation – Southern Soul & Blues


10:40 p.m.: Jam with all of the players

Mahler Room

7-9 p.m.: Main Stage acts playing in small club setting


5:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Max Hightower, Shane Pruitt & Jim Peterman

Playing 15 minute sets in between Main Stage Acts


Get your tickets now for the hottest blues event around, online at or call the box office at 828-859-8322, 34 Melrose Avenue, Tryon N.C.


-Submitted by TFAC