Back Porch Music

Back Porch Music on the Lawn – 4 More Shows

Back Porch Music

Durham, NC — After a four week hiatus, Back Porch Music on the Lawn at American Tobacco is set to recommence again this week.

Free Concert This Week – Jeff Austin

Back Porch Music on the Lawn is a free concert series at American Tobacco. This week, the Jeff Austin Band takes the stage.

Austin is one of the premier mandolinists in the world. Formerly a member of Yonder Mountain String Band, he’s played with Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzman, Earl Scruggs and many others.

Acoustic duo Hank Smith and Lindsey Tims are the opening act.

Showtime for this free concert is 6 – 9 pm on the green under the Lucky Strike water tower. Food and beverages are available; picnics and coolers welcome, no glass, please.

More info: American Tobacco.


4 More Shows this Summer

The Back Porch Music on the Lawn series has four more shows (including Jeff Austin).

Here’s the lineup:

  • Thursday, July 20, 2015 – Jeff Austin Band
  • Thursday, August 13, 2015 – Music Maker All-Star Review
  • Thursday, August 27, 2015 – American Aquarium
  • Thursday, September 10, 2015 – Chatham County Line

Bring a lawn chair and a cooler, or pick up some food at one of the 10 restaurants at American Tobacco. Either way, this free concert series is one of the Triangle’s best entertainment experiences.



Story from staff reports. Photos by Hal Goodtree.