Four days of musical bliss! MerleFest, April 26 - 29.

Our new podcast celebrates our master musicians and music traditions.

Way of the Dulcimer, May 20 – 23. A 3-day retreat of mountain dulcimer classes and jammin'.

Tune in to Across the Blue Ridge, Hosted by Paul Brown, featuring traditional music and artists of the Blue Ridge Music Trails of NC.

Classes, workshops and demonstrations can be found throughout Western North Carolina.

Western North Carolina Museums honor the traditions of our mountain music, people, and communities.

The Burnsville Town Center hosts award-winning bluegrass concerts throughout the year..

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Stop by the Blue Ridge Music Trails Stage at MerleFest

The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will sponsor performances by N.C. musicians at MerleFest, including four-time Grammy winner David Holt...

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“Down the Road” Music Guide - New for 2018

If you love the traditional sounds of mountain music from banjos to fiddles, from ballads to shape-note singing, find your passion with our new Down the Road guide to...

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Bluegrass Guitar Master Leonard Hollifield Passes

Leonard Hollifield, long-time member of the Stoney Creek Boys and one of Western North Carolina's most respected bluegrass guitar players, has died at the age of...

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