The Cabaret Tent is conveniently located between the food court and Kids Tent. Daytime activities at the Cabaret Tent are dedicated to families and kids of all ages with the evening hosting music until the wee hours.
Stop by for some fun and hear some tunes from the next generation of Shakori Hills performers!
Junior Appalachian Musicians
Saturday, 10:00 a.m.
Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) is a fantastic program that helps to provide traditional music education to children across the Southeast. Our Shakori Hills JAM program allows for our Chatham County kids to have an outlet to showcase their guitar, mandolin, fiddle and clogging skills, so come catch a set from these youngin’s and catch a glimpse at some possible future Shakori staples!
Saturday, 11:30 a.m.
Based out of a cozy log cabin in the Carolina pines, Farmer Eno has spent the last three years creating music both sanguine and sublime. His humorous attempts at lyricism are reminiscent of Casper Babypants and Raffi. With percussive precociousness leading to harmony and discord alike, join Farmer Eno on an energetic musical journey that’ll get your little-ones ramped up for the fun day ahead!
Saturday, 12:45 p.m.
Nathan Pope is a young blues rock guitarist from North Carolina that’s swiftly paving his way to stardom. Though still in his teens, Pope already has a decade of experience under his belt and continues to hone his craft under the tutelage of esteemed blues acts across the nation. It won’t be long before Pope is shredding on main stages, so catch him early at the Cabaret Tent!
Mr. Mark and Friends
Sunday, 10:00 a.m.
Children of all ages can enjoy the sounds of “Mr. Mark.” For nearly 10 years, Mark Dannon Herbert has been bringing a wide variety of tunes that encourage movement and learning through engaging art. Boasting a wide cast of characters, Mr. Mark and Friends will get your kids’ feet a groovin’ while spreading heartwarming messages and lessons…what more could ya want?!
Secret Monkey Weekend
Sunday, 11:45 a.m.
Secret Monkey Weekend makes their Family Cabaret return this fall and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have them back. As one of the Triangle’s most beloved family bands, local rocker Jefferson Hart and his two daughters, Lila and Ella, will bring a set full of swampy southern rock ’n’ roll gems.
School of Rock
Sunday, 1:00 p.m.
School of Rock is a music school providing young local musicians with opportunities in the music industry, offering one-on-one lessons that blossom into full band performances. Catch these talented groups of youngsters performing hits from both classic and contemporary acts that’ll get crowds young and old shouting and swaying along to these timeless tracks.