Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving to all!!!
May your holiday be filled with festive frolicking fun and fabulous feasting...
So much to be grateful for!!!!

It's a 2 for 1 Black Friday Moon Shine Babies Red Light Special!!!     Jerry and Suzanne are playing an early set at The Red Wolf for Gallery Walk in Brevard this Friday, November 28th.  5:30-8:30pm.
Then, Sarah's joining us for our second set!!  yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 Jerry, Jim, Sarah and some Suz are playing around the corner, later, at The Phoenix. 9pm...whoody whoo!!!

(OK...I admit this is an exclamation point party...)   Ha!

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Turning back the clocks tonight...Moon Shine Babies are playing Brunch at The Phoenix tomorrow from 12-3pm!  Come by for a cozy warm yummy Brunch set with Jerry, Suzanne and Jim!

Jerry and Jim are playing The Red Lion tonight!  6:30-9pm...

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Sunday Brunch at the Phoenix today with Moon Shine Babies!!! that's a warm idea!!!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

It's Gallery Walk Friday again..yeah!  Jerry and Suzanne will be playing music at The Red Wolf Gallery on Main Street in Brevard, this Friday, September 26th.  We play from 5:30-9:00pm.  There are some great Artists showing at The Red Wolf as well as other amazing Art openings happening all around town this weekend.  So come by for a sip of wine and snacks and enjoy the creative sounds of Moon Shine Babies.  Art, music, wine,'s a feast of the senses!
This Saturday, we'll be back at The Red Lion Inn for some tasty Fall goodness.  We do share some special times with our great pals at The Red Lion!  Moon Shine Babies play from 6:30ish-9:30pm.

From the Red Wolf to the Red Lion...let's have a rosy time in Brevard this weekend!
Hee hee...

Thursday, September 11, 2014


Mountainsong Festival!!!!  Yeah!  Great Community Coming Together Event with Stellar Music, Arts, Food and Drink, and all for a great cause! 
This is a benefit for The Boys and girls Club of Transylvania County....Thank You forever Cindy Platt!!  <3 p="">(Jerry and Suzanne play our little set on Saturday evening right before Sam Bush and Steep Canyon Rangers...send us lots of love!)

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Moon Shine Babies @ Red Lion tonight!  7ish...

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hi Everybody,
We had such a great time playing the alley at The Square Root last weekend.  Thanks to Duane Pandorf for this great pic of the band!
Jerry, Jim and Suzanne will be out at The Red Lion Inn this Friday, August 29th and next Saturday, September 6th.  We'll be playing from 7ish to 9ish both nights...
Come out Friday and help us say goodbye to August with good friends, a relaxed dinner by the river and sweet music from Moon Shine Babies!
(Jerry and Suzanne will be back at Mountainsong Festival in two weeks, so we won't make it to the Red Lion the weekend of the September 13-14th.)
So, see ya soon and thanks for your appreciation of our homespun music!
Jerry, Suzanne and Jim

Friday, August 22, 2014

Gallery Walk tonight!  We'll be playing at The Square Root from 8-11pm.  Probably on the porch after the thunderstorm du jour..  Come by after you've soaked up some awesome Brevard Art!!!

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Redesigning the Website!  Still sliding along the Learning Curve...  Kathy!!!!  It's still convoluted but getting a few things going.  What do ya think so far?

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Hi Everybody,
We had some great musical times in Brevard last week!   Here's a pic of the Duckpond at Dusk concert.  (Thanks Ruth Chewning for the photo.)  Thanks for all the support and good vibes we were showered with...
Jerry, Suzanne and Jim will be back out at The Red Lion Inn this Friday night.  There's nothing like a summer night on the porch at the Red Lion overlooking the river...  See ya then.  We play from 6:30-9:00pm.
Happy August,
Suzanne Jim and Jerry

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Duckpond RESCHEDULED to this Saturday July 26th, 7:30-10:00pm...

OK...Tonight's gig at The Duckpond has been CALLED OFF...radar is too dicey.  Moon Shine Babies at The Duckpond is rescheduled for this SATURDAY JULY 26TH..(there's only a 10% chance of rain on Saturday...)  :)

Friday, July 18, 2014

Moon Shine Babies At The Duckpond has been rescheduled for This coming Wednesday Juy 23rd @7:30pm...rain date is next Saturday the 26th...we're still on for the Red Lion tomorrow night!

Monday, June 30, 2014

Whoody whoo!  4th of July weekend in Brevard is going to be a big time!  

It's also Moon Shine Babies Birthday season...
Jim's Birthday...June 29th
Sarah's Birthday...July 1st
Suzanne's Birthday...July 5th
Jerry's Birthday...July 16th
(Suzanne's Mom...June 30th)

Moon Shine Babies will be playing the Square Root this Friday night, July 4th, from 8-11:30pm..If the weather is nice, we'll be playing in the alley.  If the weather's sketchy, we'll be on the porch.  We'll be inside if the heaven's open...
Fireworks are scheduled to happen so come to the alley for the 4th of July afterparty with Moon
Shine Babies!!  We're bringing sparklers....  :)

Saturday, July 5th, brings the Babies back to The Red Lion for festive, summer fun times.  We play from 6:30-9:30pm.  It's Suzanne's Birthday so we'll be celebrating the whole family's Moon Birthday's!!  This will be  a night not to miss at The Red Lion!!!

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Red Lion Inn is hosting Jerry Trapp and friends this Friday night from 6:30-9pm!  Suzanne will be out of town for the next 2 weekends but Jerry is gathering some fine special guests to play the Red Lion this Friday, June13th as well as next Friday June20th.
So come on out to this sweet local dinner spot for some great food and musical good times with Jerry, Jim and guests....

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

It's going to be a fun musical weekend in Brevard once again!  Moon Shine Babies will be at the Square Root this Friday night, June 6th from 8-11pm.  If the weather's great, we'll be in the alley.  If the weather's dicey, we'll be on the porch.  If the weather's outrageous, we'll be inside!  So come on out to the Square Root Friday night for good musical times with Moon Shine Babies..yeah! Red Lion this weekend for the Babies, but we may see you at The Brevard Blues and BBQ Festival this Saturday at The Brevard Music Center.  (And...check out Suzanne's t-shirt design at the bottom of this page!)

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

We had the best sound check ever at The Wet Squirrel Festival!  :)  Ha Ha.  And...thanks to those brave souls who came our way on Sunday.  
We do appreciate all the effort that was put into making it a great Festival anyway!
We'll be back out at The Red Lion this Friday May 30th.  6:30-9:00pm.  looking forward to a nice evening of dinner and live music at The Red Lion.  See ya then!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

White Squirrel!  White Squirrel!  More on that in a minute...

Jerry and Jim will be out at The Red Lion Inn this Friday night, May 23rd, with a special guest!  (Suzanne can't make it this week).  Jerry's musical pal, Rick Nash will be joining them for great colorful accompaniment!  So come on out for good times, great food and this weeks tasty musical treats...6:30-9:00pm..

This Sunday May 25th, The Moon Shine Babies will be playing The 10th Annual White Squirrel Festival!  The band is so honored and delighted to be invited to be part of this year's festival.  This year, Jerry, Suzanne, Jim and Sarah will be joined by Jonlyn Lynville and her fine Fiddle playing!!  Not to be missed!!! 
White Squirrel Festival is such a fine example of the Brevard Community coming together for good times and good will!  Check out this year's groovy poster (attached)...
For more info...go to:

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Big fun this Saturday...
Jerry and Suzanne are playing the Transylvania Farmer's Market This Saturday morning, May 17th, from 9-12pm.  The Farmer's Market is a delicious weekly dose of local goodies, produce, Arts and great community vibes!  Yeah...can't wait!  
(looking forward to meeting the tiny house folks too!)

Later on Saturday, we'll be out sharing good times with Jim et al at the Red Lion Inn.  Always fun times...!  We play from 6:30-9pm.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Moon Shine Babies are headed to Josephine Alabama for the annual Pirate's Cove Wooden Boat Show...and Pirate Ball!.  We play Saturday afternoon, May 3rd., from 2:30-6:30pm.  The Wooden Boat Festival is a three day gathering of sailors, boat-builders, musicians, fun-loving beach folks and...(friendly) pirates!  It's a full band reunion with Jim, Sarah, Jerry, Suzanne...and all our favorite music pals... Large fun will be had by all.  There will be sea shanties with Cap'n Jack as well as interpretive dance...We'll see ya there, matey!  For more info, go to:

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Hi Everybody,
There's lots going on in Brevard this weekend...
185 King Street is hosting an all day music event to benefit WSQL radio station on Saturday.  (See more info on the poster below.)

Spring is in the air so it must be time for 4th Friday Gallery Walk in Brevard.
Jerry and Suzanne have the pleasure of playing this Friday night, April 25th, at The Red Wolf Gallery on Main Street.  We're honored to be playing music at this happening hub for the Visual Arts right in downtown.   We play from 5:30-9:00pm.  Come by for a glass of wine...
(Also, check out Kenson Marbut's amazing work just down the street at the old Grover's Office Supply building...)
And...we won't be out at The Red Lion this weekend but our amazingly talented pal, Marc Yaxley, is back in town, for the weekend only.  He'll be playing at the Red Lion Friday from 6:30-9:30pm.For more info about Gallery Walk, see info posted below from The TC Arts website..
gallery walk main street shot
Enjoy an evening stroll in downtown Brevard, NC as you explore the art galleries, art stores, retail stores and restaurants that are staying open late from 5-9 pm on the 4th
Friday from April – November. (December Gallery Walk is held on the 3rd Friday due to the Holidays)  Experience art, music and wine. Be sure to look for the animal sculptures and the murals located in downtown Brevard as well. Make an evening of it and stop by and have dinner in one of our downtown restaurants.
A brochure for the gallery walks can be found at any of the participating galleries or at the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce. For more information call the TC Arts Council at 828-884-2787 or go to and click on Art Tours.

On Saturday April 26th, Jerry, Suzanne and Jim will be bringing their Moon Shine Babies tuneful experience to 185 King Street to be part of a fine benefit for WSQL radio station. The "Feed The Squirrel" (ha ha) benefit features a chili cookoff, raffles, a corn hole tourney as well as some great music all day long to support our local  WSQL (1240am) station.  Moon Shine Babies play from 12:00-1:15pm.  Check out the awesome musical line-up on the poster below...

Thanks for coming out and supporting great Music, Art and good Causes this weekend in Brevard!
Jerry, Suzanne and Jim

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Hi Everybody,
Jerry, Suzanne and Jim will be bringing their homespun music to The Red Lion Inn this Friday April 11th.  We play from 6:30-9pm.  The house was full last was a rousing evening!   (If you would like to call Michael for a reservation to guarantee a spot, here's the #:  828-577-0477.)

Jerry and Suzanne will also be playing music at the Assault on the Carolina's Road Race this Saturday, April 12th..  AOTC is celebrating it 15th year for this fine fundraiser for The Pisgah Forest Rotary Club.  The weather should be beautiful for all the cyclists and onlookers as-well-as the musical performers!  The celebration at the finish, is at Water Oak suites on Main Street in Brevard.  There will be food, drink and live music from 12:30-4pm.  Jerry and Suzanne play from 12:30-1:30pm.  So come on out, on a sunny Spring day, to hear some great hometown music... and cheer on the awesome riders while benefiting a great cause!  The music is free, while all proceeds from the event itself, benefit local charities in Transylvania County...

Thanks to all the great folks who support live, local music and great community causes!
Jerry, Suzanne and Jim

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Hi Everybody,
Happy Spring to all...Yeah!

Thanks to all who came out Friday at 185 King Street for a great evening.  And thanks to Jonlyn Linnvile for adding here fluid Fiddle playing to our music.  We loved it!

The blossoms are blooming and so will The Moon Shine Babies be blooming out at The Red Lion Inn this Friday night, April 4th!  We play from 6:30-9:00pm. So if you want to go for a ride...

Psst...We're playing Assault on the Carolinas  as well as White Squirrel Festival...we'll keep you posted for dates and times...

Thanks for your support of live, local music.
See ya then...

Monday, March 24, 2014

Jerry, Suzanne and Jim are playing The Red Lion Inn this Friday, March 28th from 6:30-9:00pm.  Come join us at the Musical, Mystical Red Lion Supper Club!  All are welcome...

Saturday, March 29th brings Moon Shine Babies back for another larger than life evening at 185 King Street in Brevard!  Jerry and Suzanne and Jim will be joined by the lovely Sarah Trapp-Galyean on bass and our amazing friend, Jonlyn Linnville on fiddle!  The Magical Music starts @7:30pm...

See you out and about this weekend!

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Hi Everybody,
We had a schedule conflict, so we had to do a switcharoo. ...So...Moon Shine Babies will be playing the Red Lion this Saturday, March 22nd. (not this Friday, as previously mentioned.)  We start at 6:30pm...Hope this jives with your schedules!  .
See you all out at our favorite Secret Supper Club!
And...thanks for supporting live and local!

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Hi Everybody,
Last Saturday at The Red Lion was epic and memorable!  Whoooo!
Moon Shine Babies continue musically Marching on this week... :)
Come celebrate "Storm Vulcan" (so named by The Weather Channel) this Thursday, March 13th, (tomorrow!) at The Phoenix Restaurant/Lounge from 7:30-10:30pm.  We'll have a blustery good time saying Good Bye to Winter at the cozy, warm Phoenix!
Friday night, March 14th, Jerry, Jim and Suzanne will continue their superb, secret supper club experience at The Red Lion from 6:30-9:00pm. Shhhhh...everybody's invited!

See ya out and about this week in Brevard!

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

We've had a schedule shift...Jerry, Suzanne and Jim will be weaving some Moon Shine Babies musical magic at the fabulous Red Lion Inn this Friday, March 7th from 6:30-9:00pm.  Same good times as ever...!

See ya out and about this Artsy, Musical, Theatrical town this weekend.. 
(Kick off movie showing.. "Anything for Love" at The Brevard Film Society on 
(Gallery Art Walk, Studio Tours... 5-7pm downtown Brevard, Friday)

Monday, February 24, 2014

Suzanne and Jerry are bringing back their musical good vibes to the Phoenix Lounge this Thursday, January 27th, @ 7:30pm.  We had such a large time last time Moon Shine Babies played The Phoenix .  So we'll see you out and about on Thursday night!

Saturday March 1st,  brings Jerry, Suzanne and Jim back to The Red Lion for more musical magic.  The cozy atmosphere and super friendly staff makes it feel like a Supper club at The Red Lion...

Jerry and Suzanne will also be playing some of their favorite songs on WSQL radio this Sunday March 2nd, from 1:00-2:00pm.  You can listen live at 1240 on the AM dial if you live in Brevard or just go to to listen live on the world-wide web.  (It's real easy...just click on the big Listen Live button when you get to the site).  

Thursday, February 20, 2014

More fun times will be had at The Red Lion this Saturday, February 22nd!  Jerry, Suzanne and Jim will be weaving some musical magic by the fireside from 6:30-8:30pm.  The weather is supposed to be mighty fine so if you want to ...Go for a Ride...,    then we'll see you at The Red Lion on Saturday night!

Thanks for supporting this great musical community,
Suzanne, Jerry and Jim

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Red Lion Inn tonight with Jerry, Jim and Suzanne...6:30-8:30pm... yeah!

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Suzanne, Jerry et al will be out at the Red Lion this Saturday night, February 8th, for a cozy musical evening with Michael and some of our favorite pals.  Tasty local food, warm fire, great folks, soul-satisfying free live!  We play from 6:30-8:30pm.  There may even be some guest appearances....
See ya out on Saturday night...
Jerry and Suzanne

Friday, January 24, 2014

Stay Warm Y'all!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Fantastic gig at The Phoenix last night!  Loved playing with Jim, Sarah and Jerry!  Thanks to the roaring crowd of polar bears who came out for such a good time.  And thanks to Robert for video and recording too!

Monday, January 20, 2014

Hi Everybody,

Good times in January in Brevard!

Lucky were the folks who were able to come out and enjoy our favorite songwriter, Malcolm Holcombe, last week at 185 King Street!

Moon Shine Babies are gathering for an evening of music at The Phoenix Lounge and Restaurant this Thursday, January 23rd, in Brevard.  Jerry and Suzanne will be joined by Jim and Sarah for a cozy winter night of new songs and old favorites.   Suzanne's coming out for this one...and has a new song to try out on friendly ears... (We'll probably come up with some Malcolm songs, too.) 

Jerry and company will be having some fun at The Red Lion this Saturday from 6:30-8:30pm too! 

So, we'll see ya out and about this week for fine musical and social gathering...

Thanks for supporting Non GMO, Sustainable, Locovore music in Brevard,
Suzanne, Jerry, Jim and Sarah