Inaugural Event

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

Gardner-Webb University officials are pleased to welcome 15-time Grammy winner Ricky Skaggs as the inaugural headline performer in the Brinkley Amphitheater. 

Skaggs, along with Kentucky Thunder, will bring his legendary style and energy to Boiling Springs and launch a venue that will host a variety of arts and entertainment for years to come.  Opening act for the show will be Gardner-Webb student Lindy Bryson, followed by North Carolina native, Will Jones.

This concert is made possible in part from a grant provided by the Boiling Springs Tourism Development Authority.

DATE: Saturday, October 28, 2023
5:00 pm

There are handicapped seating areas at the top level and at the ground level of the amphitheater.

Auxiliary aids will be made available to persons with disabilities upon request 10 working days prior to the event.  Please call 704-406-4270 or email [email protected] with your request.

Webbchat: Episode 15

Fans are looking forward to an amazing night of music with 15-time Grammy winner Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Will Jones and Gardner-Webb student Lindy Bryson on Saturday, Oct. 28 in the Brinkley Amphitheater.

Today on WebbChat episode 15, Richard McDevitt gets a chance to talk to the legendary Ricky Skaggs about his love of performing, his advice to young performers, a story about Flatt and Scruggs, working with the likes of Ry Cooder and Jack White (White Stripes), and what fans can expect for the inaugural concert in Gardner-Webb’s Brinkley Amphitheater.

Lindy Bryson “Originals”

Webbchat: Episode 13

On Webb Chat Episode 13, Bryson shares her love of music, and the journey from singing in church at the age of three, growing up on the Gardner-Webb campus, and winning the 2023 Don Gibson Singer Songwriter Symposium. Bryson will also offer thoughts about her songwriting craft, offer a couple of tunes, and chat about the anticipation of opening the Brinkley Amphitheater.

Getting here

Click on the map below for driving directions to the Center.

205 South Main Street
Boiling Springs, NC 28152