List of All Upcoming Events
Every Tuesday evening Isis holds our Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions featuring some of the best bluegrass musicians in Asheville. The session is hosted by a rotation of the great players we have in town. Come have a drink, a meal, listen
Earl Scruggs Center and exhibits are open weekly Wednesday through Sunday.
Free youth guitar & Fiddle lessons supported by the Surry Arts Council at the Historic Earle Theatre.
There’s a full evening ahead of you when you visit Sims, meeting and socializing with nice people, listening to hours of fine bluegrass and old-time music and watching – and perhaps participating in – lively mountain dancing.
The WPAQ Saturday morning Merry-Go-Round, which is a live radio broadcast set in a vintage movie theater, has an exceptionally long history of presenting the best of live traditional music in the Blue Ridge.
Enjoy Across the Blue Ridge Podcasts and Radio Broadcast.
Almost every Sunday without fail, Harold and Carol Harless, and a band of Old Fort pickers hold an all skill level music session on the porch of the Mountain Gateway Museum. Bring an instrument or just your ears for this foot-tapping Sunday tradition!
By 7 p.m. on Saturday evenings, small groups of people can be found standing around outside in front of the old Spartan Theater, waiting impatiently for the band to strike up its first tune of the night.
The Concert & Jam series takes place on the first Thursday of the month October through April.
Annual Student-Run Convention to be held on the campus of Appalachian State University
“I think she’s endless. I don’t see any boundaries. Talent like hers is so rare, and I don’t think it stops. It’s round.” Allison Krauss
A Family Festival Preserving Traditional American Music & Values with a focus on preserving the Heritage of Traditional Music and the continuation of handing it down through each generation.
Labor Day weekend each year visitors pay homage to the legends and stories of the Yadkin River Valley at the Historic Happy Valley Old-time Fiddlers’ Convention.
Outdoor, daytime food and music festival for the entire family.