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The Gatlinburg Invasion ft. Tuatha Dea | Jada Star & Barry J | Kirk Fleta

  • Open Chord 8502 Kingston Pike Knoxville United States (map)
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The Gatlinburg Invasion ft

Tuatha Dea
Jada Star & Barry J
Kirk Fleta

An all star lineup of Gatlinburg's finest are bringing their talents to The Open Chord. 

Tuatha Dea
Combining primal rhythms, melodic and ethereal ballads, screaming guitar riffs with an Appalachian/Celtic vibe this FAMILY born of a family drum circle delivers an authentic tribal and clannish feel that not only draws the audience into the music but into the moment and clan as well.

Their rhythmic groove and interaction naturally inspires audience participation which has become a staple of their performances. From the beginning the band has embraced its Celtic heritage and meshed the traditional music of Scotland and Ireland with their own bold blend of mainstream rock, mountain drumming and Appalachian blues to produce a truly unique sound that has a universal appeal! Dubbed “The Eclectic Steam-Punk Partridge Family in Kilts and Corsets” and “The Appalachian Fae”, this band is REAL family!!!

Jada Star & Barry J
She began performing professionally in 2013 at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. She met Barry J., another performer in the same show, and they became fast friends. Soon after, they decided to pursue a career as a duo. They were signed to Sound Biscuit Records in November 2017, and their debut album, Long Way Home, is available now on iTunes, Google Music, Amazon music, and CDbaby.com.

Kirk Fleta
Kirk has opened for Goose Creek Symphony, Wooten Brothers, Shawn Mullins, & shared the stage with Sam Bush, Marc Broussard,Black Lillies & Tony Furtado.

"Rich tone of his voice with his unique finger style guitar playing to lay down his insightful lyrics with soul." -Metropulse

Kirk's Grandfather Miguel Fleta and mother Paloma Fleta were World Famous Spanish Opera tenor and Pop singer.

Earlier Event: February 28
TJ Harris with Cameron Matthew Ray
Later Event: March 2
The Deltas