Here are some links to the non-profit organizations we work with, fellow beard clubs in the South, companies that sponsor us, local music and businesses, and random tidbits of Southern Appalachian goodness. Check em out & support em however ya can!
Warrior Service Dogs
A 501(c)3 non-profit founded by combat veterans here in WNC. Warrior Service Dogs provides service dog training & certification for other veterans, no matter the disability [physical or psychological, directly service-related or not]. In conjunction with Veteran Affairs, Warrior Service Dogs directly works with the vet through every step of the process — from finding a suitable adoptable dog or working with his/her own “pet” dog, extensive service dog training customized to meet the specific tasks & needs of the disabled veteran, acquiring the proper harnesses and gear, as well as yearly shots & follow-up training.
- The Beard and Moustache Club of North Carolina [Greensboro, NC & Charlotte, NC]
- Hillbilly Beardsmen [Hickory, NC]
- Holy City Beard & Moustache Society [Charleston, SC]
- Metropolitan Pogonotrophy Society [Nashville, TN]
- Tennessee Beard and Moustache Club [Pulaski, TN]
- North Texas Beard Alliance [Dallas / Ft. Worth, TX]
Full line of beard care products, including washes, conditioners, and beard lotion.
SkinFare Topical Nourishment
Locally-made, 100% organic skin care products in biodegradable/compostable packaging. Although miraculously amazing for your skin, we’ve also found that a lil dab on the ‘stache helps keep those wily hairs tamed!
Tipping Point Brewery & Tavern
Locally owned & operated, this full-service tavern & brewery is home to two of our bearded brothers, owner Jon Bowman & head brewer Scotty P. Home of the Hiking Viking Blonde, Punch In The Face IPA, and Chunky Gal Amber.
Calerin Forge Custom Iron and School of Ancient Craft
A family owned and operated full service blacksmith shop and grassroots school, dedicated to preserving our cultural heritage through traditionally hand-crafted, functional works of heirloom quality knives, tools, architectural pieces, and sculptural art.
Gallery Two Six Two
A modern, progressive gallery located in the heart of historic Waynesville, NC. With a focus on regional contemporary art, Two Six Two showcases some of the finest artists and craftspeople Southern Appalachia has to offer.
Forbidden Color Tattoos
Haywood County’s premiere full service tattoo shop — offering custom & flash tattoos, full color & black & grey, coverups, & body piercing. Owned by the DBMS’s own Johnny Lance & Cassidy Morgan
Frog Level Brewing Company
Frog Level [Waynesville], NC
Caleb Burress & the Slow Train Home
Hayweird County, NC
DBMS founder & forger of fine homegrown porchtastic tunes, the inimitable Mr Caleb Burress.
Sevier County, TN
Hailing from just over the state line, Cutthroat Shamrock are honorary DBMS members and the finest crafters of Appalachian-Celtic folk punk that’s ever been.
Headwaters Brewing Company