Calendar

The Hickory Music Factory (HMF) hosts dozens of events and programs in the Catawba community and serves over 20,000 people each year. The majority of these programs are free and open to the public and reach out to all ages, from children to seniors. 

Mar
30
Sat
Open Mic @ Tastefull Beans
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Open to the public and everyone is welcome to play. PA and mics are provided.

Apr
27
Sat
Open Mic @ Tastefull Beans
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Open to the public and everyone is welcome to play. PA and mics are provided.

May
4
Sat
Community Music Lessons @ Hickory Music Factory
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Hickory Music Factory in partnership with the Hickory Parks and Recreation Department, will be offering free music lessons to Hickory City residents. Anyone ages 5 and up are welcome to sign up for a private 30 minute lesson. Please call for a list of instruments being taught. No skill is needed to participate.

If you would like to sign up for a lesson, PLEASE CALL Angela Smith 828-324-6990. There will be a $5 charge for non Hickory City residents.

 

May
25
Sat
Open Mic @ Tastefull Beans
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Open to the public and everyone is welcome to play. PA and mics are provided.

Jun
1
Sat
Accepting Scholarship and Work Study Applications @ Hickory Music Factory
Jun 1 – Jun 15 all-day

The Hickory Music Factory (HMF) is now accepting scholarship and work study applications for music lessons. HMF offers a limited number of scholarships and work study programs to students ages 5-18 years of age. These are awarded on a quarterly basis. Applications need to be submitted on the dates listed above to be eligible for this scholarship/work study cycle. Financial need is assessed through written applications by the HMF board of directors. Funding for the scholarships are made possible through the Mark Weaver Scholarship Fund that helps provide lessons and programs to youth in the community who may not have the means to do so. To apply, please visit our “Scholarship” page on our website and download the application and mail to: Hickory Music Factory, PO Box 2712, Hickory, NC 28603

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Jun
29
Sat
Open Mic @ Tastefull Beans
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Open to the public and everyone is welcome to play. PA and mics are provided.

Jul
13
Sat
Drum Circle @ Fire Festival @ Ridgeview Recreation Center
Jul 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

HMF and Hickory Parks & Recreation Department will offer a drum circle. People will have the opportunity to learn about african drumming and play in a drum circle. For more info, contact Angela Smith (828)-324-6990 or asmith@hickorync.gov(1) (1)

Jul
27
Sat
Open Mic @ Tastefull Beans
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Open to the public and everyone is welcome to play. PA and mics are provided.

Aug
9
Fri
Parks and Recreation Open Mic @ Brown Penn Recreation Center
Aug 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Everyone is welcome to come and play.

 

Aug
20
Tue
Drum Circle @ National Sr. Day @ Westmont Recreation Center
Aug 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

HMF and Hickory Parks & Recreation Department will offer a drum circle. People will have the opportunity to learn about african drumming and play in a drum circle. For more info, contact Angela Smith (828)-324-6990 or asmith@hickorync.gov(1) (1)

Aug
31
Sat
Open Mic @ Tastefull Beans
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Open to the public and everyone is welcome to play. PA and mics are provided.

Sep
12
Thu
Musical Petting Zoo @ Brown Penn Recreation Center
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

HMF and Hickory Parks & Recreation Department will offer a musical petting zoo. People will have the opportunity to play and see over 30 different instruments. For more info, contact Angela Smith (828)-324-6990 or asmith@hickorync.gov

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Sep
21
Sat
Community Music Lessons @ Hickory Music Factory
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Hickory Music Factory in partnership with the Hickory Parks and Recreation Department, will be offering free music lessons to Hickory City residents. Anyone ages 5 and up are welcome to sign up for a private 30 minute lesson. Please call for a list of instruments being taught. No skill is needed to participate.

If you would like to sign up for a lesson, PLEASE CALL Angela Smith 828-324-6990. There will be a $5 charge for non Hickory City residents.

 

Sep
28
Sat
Open Mic @ Tastefull Beans
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Open to the public and everyone is welcome to play. PA and mics are provided.

Oct
12
Sat
Parks and Recreation Music Showcase @ Hickory Oktoberfest
Oct 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

The Hickory Music Factory in partnership with the Hickory Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a music showcase. Bands and solo artists are welcome to sign up and play on the HMF Stage at Oktoberfest. PA and drums will be provided. There is no age limit and each band/artist will have 20 minutes to set up, perform, and break down. For more information or to sign up, contact HMF 828-308-5659 or contact@hickorymusicfactory.com

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