Smokey Joe Peoples has been a featured performer at the Frank Brown International Songwriter’s Festival since its inception 34 years ago and will be returning this year.

Performing individually, with his band Smokey Joe and the South Toe Syndicate, and with a host of other talented musicians, Smokey Joe is one of the most popular musicians in our mountain community in Western North Carolina and beyond.  

A partial list of venues and festivals, most with repeat performances, include: 

Honeyfolk House Concerts ~ Mars Hill NC

Bakersville House Concert ~ Bakersville NC 

Bloom Cafe ~ Bristol TN 

Mt. Mitchell Craft Fair ~ Burnsville NC

Micaville Music at the OOAK Gallery ~ MIcaville NC 

The Orchard at Altapass on the Blue Ridge Parkway ~ Spruce Pine NC

Soulshine Farm Music Festival ~ Green Mountain NC

The Rhododendron Festival ~ Bakersville NC

High Cove Music Festival ~ High Cove NC

Dig In’s Empty Bowls event ~ Burnsville NC

The Depot ~ Marshall NC 

WETS Studio One LIve ~ Johnson City TN

WDVZ Blue Plate Special Live ~ Knoxville TN

Flat Rock Music Festival ~ Flat Rock NC

WNC Rib Festival ~ Asheville NC

White Squirrel Festival ~ Brevard NC

Hendersonville Apple Festival ~ Hendersonville NC

Florida Folk Festival ~ Tallahassee FL 

City Lights Festival ~ Nashville TN

House Band at WUWF Radio Live 1989-1992 ~ Pensacola FL

String Band Nomination of the year SPBGMA Awards 1990-1991~ Nashville TN