Franklin, NC "Pickin' on the Square"

Incorporated 1855

Held on the 2nd & 4th Saturdays May through Mid-October (weather permitting)

For over three decades the Town of Franklin, NC has hosted this FREE event at the Gazebo on the Square in Downtown Franklin from May through mid-October. This year's Pickin' on the Square will be held the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month from May 13 to October 14 at the Gazebo on the Square in Downtown Franklin.

Pickin' on the Square begins at 6:00 p.m. (weather permitting) and features live musical entertainment each week. From bluegrass to country and oldies to rock 'n' roll, bring your lawn chair for a great evening of family entertainment during Pickin' on the Square.

Come early and enjoy one of our great restaurants. Food vendors also available.

2023 Pickin' on the Square Schedule Update

MAY 13 - THE J.W. BAND (Country)
JUNE 24 - TUGALO HOLLER (Bluegrass)
JULY 8 - CARIBBEAN COWBOYS (Oldies & Buffet)
JULY 22 - PARADISE 56 (Oldies & Variety)
AUGUST 12 - OURWAY BAND (Variety & Rock n' Roll)
AUGUST 26 - THREE AMIGOS (Variety & Gospel)
(Conrad Hefner, Jack Mollette, and Donnie Clay)
SEPTEMBER 9 - SUNDOWN BAND (80's & 90's)
SEPTEMBER 23 - DARREN NICHOLSON (Country & Bluegrass)
* OCTOBER 7 • 7:00pm to 9:00pm - Remnants Band (Variety & Rock n' Roll)

* First Saturday in October / Note Time Change
** Schedule Subject to Change / Weather Permitting