Smoky Mountain views while rocking out?  Sign me up! There's always so much to do in the Smoky Mountain area.  Whether is scoping out shops along the Gatlinburg strip, enjoying some go karts along the main strip in Pigeon Forge, or heading into the Smoky Mountain National Forrest to soak up some nature and mountain views, there's always something to do in the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge area. If you're a fan of 80s metal, there's now a festival that will have you rockin' out to the backdrop of the Smoky Mountains.

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Monsters On The Mountain

Gatlinburg is no stranger to monsters like BIgFoot, now they're embracing their mountain monster, with a monster rock festival. Monsters On The Mountain will take place later this summer from August 19th through the 21st in Gatlinburg.  It's heavy on classic metal, so if old-school glam is your jam, this may be the lineup of your dreams.

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Monsters On The Mountain Lineup

August 19th:

  • Cinderella's Tom Keifer
  • Extreme
  • Yngwie Malmsteen
  • Quiet Riot
  • Richie Kotzen
  • Kip Winger
  • Autograph
  • And More!

August 20th:

  • Queensryche
  • Stryper
  • Ratt's Stephen Pearcy
  • Dangerous Toys
  • Eclipse
  • John Corabi
  • Enuff Z'Nuff
  • And More!

August 21st:

  • Night Ranger
  • Firehouse
  • Vixen
  • Nelson
  • Brother Cane
  • Pat Travers
  • Crazy Lixx
  • And More!

According to their lineup, there are more acts still to be announced.


Interested in Going?

If you're interested in checking out Monsters on the Mountain, tickets are on sale now, you can purchase them, here. 

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