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Carter Mountain Orchard's Thursday Evening Sunset Series with live music every Thursday

Thursday Evening Sunset Series


Jul 02 2020
Every Thursday, July 2 to September 24


5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

It’s the high note of your week!

Join us for dinner, live music, and the best view of a sunset in Charlottesville! Bring lawn chairs and blankets, or come early for a picnic table on our terrace or decks.  Social Distancing must be practiced at all times.  Please wear a mask when inside our market, tap room, and restrooms.

Admission starts at 5PM
Dinner served 5:30-8:30 PM

Music from 6:00-8:30 PM (view lineup below)

No outside food or alcohol.  NO DOGS PERMITTED.

  • Outside alcohol is not permitted by ABC Law, but the Bold Rock Hard Cider Cellar will be open for adult beverages.
  • Our Mountain Grill will be open with delicious dinner selections. Our menu varies from week to week and offers choices such as pulled pork BBQ, chicken salad, hot dogs, and vegetarian options. For dessert, don’t forget apple cider donuts and apple pie! Visit the Apple Barn for cider slushies, ice cream, and other snacks and treats.


Due to COVID-19, we are limiting the number of folks attending our events this year; tickets must be purchased in advance. We will not be able to permit un-ticketed guests at these events. Purchase your TESS ticket (NO REFUNDS, unless Carter Mountain cancels the event)

2020 “TESS” Musical Lineup

7/2 – FarAway Duo
Beautiful harmonies over a folk and pop rock sound.

7/9 – Jon Spear Band
Original tunes that are “straight blues, blues with a Latin flair, rockabilly, slow-burnin’ R&B, or somewhere in between.”

7/1 –  The Unsuitables
The Unsuitables are a rockin and rollin’ event band based out of Orange, Virginia. This fun, high-energy group plays music that will have you up on your feet dancing and singing along. Guaranteed to provide toe-tapping music stylings of your favorite Motown, Funk and Blues!

The Unsuitables

working on some promo stuff

Posted by The Unsuitables on Monday, January 30, 2017

7/23 – Local Vocals
Wide variety of traditional classic acoustic rock.

7/30 – Mercy Trail
Classic hits covers.

8/6 – The Unsuitables
High-energy cover band with an emphasis on Motown, Funk, and Blues.

8/13 – FarAway Band
Beautiful harmonies over a folk and pop rock sound.

8/20 – Koda and Marie of Chamomile and Whiskey
Koda and Marie, members of Chamomile and Whiskey, play songs with shades of rock, Americana, Irish, gypsy, and old-time sounds—all played with a punk rock ferocity.

8/27 – 180 Band
180 Band has been performing in central Virginia and the surrounding states for over 18 years. Rocking both female and male lead singers allows 180 to play a wider range of material. With influences including Elvis Presley, The Temptations, Van Morrison, Eagles, Pat Benatar, and Aretha Franklin, they are sure to have something everyone can enjoy.

9/3 – Lockjaw
Classic rock and blues covers.

9/10 – Root Cellar Remedy (formerly East High Cellar)
Classic and modern rock combined with blues and folk.

9/17 – South Canal Street
Hits from the late ’50s through ’70s.

9/24 – Superunknown
A ’90s cover band known for spot-on renditions of the great bands of the alt-rock era.

Sure, it's a little late getting posted, but thought people would enjoy it anyway. This is the only video from the very first Superunknown outing playing "Man in the Box" by Alice in Chains, dressed as Alice in Chains for The Southern's Halloween Mockstars Ball 2010!!

Posted by Alive in the Superunknown on Monday, March 28, 2011



Jul 02 2020
Every Thursday, July 2 to September 24


5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


10.00 per person
Carter Mountain Orchard


Carter Mountain Orchard

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