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Ole Smoky Announces Second Annual Summer of ‘Shine Entertainment Series

Ole Smoky Announces Second Annual Summer of ‘Shine Entertainment Series

Ole Smoky Distillery has announced their 2018 entertainment series, Summer of ‘Shine. This year, the leading moonshine company, in partnership with Moonstruck Management, is expanding their genre of musical acts by bringing in some rock and country artists to their mix of talented bluegrass bands.

The program will kick off with a performance from John Popper and will continue with big names such as Ashley McBryde, Love and Theft, Everclear and Eve 6. Ole Smoky has also booked a handful of authentic bluegrass bands that are always crowd favorites including Hogslop String Band, Balsam Range, Lonesome River Band, The Cleverlys, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, and more.

“Last year’s Summer of Shine program was a great success and we are looking forward to our second year hosting amazing events that everyone can enjoy,” says Robert Hall, CEO of Ole Smoky. “Not only was it great for our business, but it also encouraged people to visit the area, which in turn brought much business to other establishments in Sevier County.”

This concert series comes as Ole Smoky gears up for the opening of their 4th distillery in Nashville, where more great musical entertainment will be offered.

Summer of ‘Shine Series Line Up
(Schedule subject to change)

Shows at Ole Smoky Distillery, Holler (903 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN)
5/25/18 Balsam Range
5/26/18 Loose Strings
6/7/18 Love Canon
6/30/18 Michael Cleveland
7/27/18 Lonesome River Band
8/11/18 The Wayfarers
9/21/18 Ralph Stanley II
10/6/18 Hogslop String Band
10/12/18 The Cleverlys
10/26/18 Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out

Shows at Ole Smoky Distillery, Barn (131 The Island Drive Pigeon Forge, TN)
5/11/18 John Popper
6/14/18 Ashley McBryde
7/13/18 The Cleverlys
8/3/18 Hogslop String Band
8/9/18 Love and Theft
8/29/18 Everclear
10/4/18 Eve 6

For more information about Ole Smoky and an up-to-date Summer of ‘Shine line-up, please visit

About Ole Smoky® Distillery LLC:
Ole Smoky is the leading distiller of premium moonshine in the U.S. and the first federally licensed distillery in the history of East Tennessee. The company’s roots can be traced to the early settlers of the Smoky Mountains. In 2009, (when the law in Tennessee changed and suddenly, it was legal to make, distill and sell the infamous bootlegger’s hooch), a group of families decided to bring their artistry of superior moonshine making to the world at large.

Around four million people visit Ole Smoky’s three famed East Tennessee distilleries annually: Holler™, Barrelhouse™ and Barn™. The Holler™ see’s over two million visitors per year making it the most visited distillery in the world. In 2018, Ole Smoky will open a 4th location in Nashville.

Ole Smoky now retails globally and offers more than twenty creative flavors crafted from authentic family recipes. Ole Smoky can be found in grocery and liquor stores, as well as in on-premise establishments, including some of the biggest music and sporting venues in the country.

For more information, please visit and find them on social media @olesmoky.

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