Support the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina

Love our Blue Ridge Mountain Music? Join the Friends of the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina!

Western North Carolina has hundreds of venues where our traditional music can be heard, including festivals, fiddlers’ conventions, hometown oprys, jam sessions, restaurants, and dances. Ours is a living tradition!

As a Friend, you’ll make a personal impact on celebrating and preserving these priceless musical traditions.

Your support will help us promote our artists and venues and strengthen the economies of our communities.

As a Friend, you will help build and nurture future generations of musicians and dancers.

Become a Friend today!

Levels of Support

Friends come in all sizes and support levels. As a Friend, you can receive traditional music news, early access and discounts to four Blue Ridge Music Trails Traditions Concerts * annually, discounts for Blue Ridge Music Trails merchandise, and recognition. Learn more about our levels of support.

Here are three ways to make your donation:

1. Send check (payable to Blue Ridge National Heritage Area) to:

BRMT Friends
195 Hemphill Knob Road
Asheville, NC 28803

2. Call us to pay with a credit card: 828-298-5330, ext. 311

3. Pay securely online:

Other Donation Options

All donations, whether made through our Friends program or made as an individual, family, or corporate gift, will strengthen this initiative. Please call us (828-298-5330, ext. 311) if you wish to:

  • Arrange for a recurring donation (monthly or annually)
  • Give a memorial or tribute gift in honor of a relative or friend
  • Arrange for a corporate donation

The Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina is an initiative of Blue Ridge National Heritage Area, Inc. (BRNHA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and the North Carolina Arts Council. BRNHA helps preserve, interpret, and develop Western North Carolina’s heritage resources to support our region’s culture, local economies, and leave a legacy for future generations.

Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State.