Events

Blue Ridge Music Center Summer Concerts

The dynamic season will highlight the interplay between the fertile mountain music traditions of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the influences of farther afield regional, national, and even international roots and folk music genres. The Roots of American Music concert series at the Blue Ridge Music Center is held in the outdoor amphitheater. Concerts begin at 7:00 pm, with gates opening at 5:45 pm. Patrons are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets and picnics are welcome, no alcohol please. Galax Smokehouse will be on hand serving barbecue, sides, and desserts.

2018 Blue Ridge Music Center Season Schedule:

  • May 19 - Junior Appalachian Musician & Family Day, 1:00 – 7:00 pm, Free
  • May 26 - Amythyst Kiah & Her Chest of Glass + Wild Ponies, $10.00
  • June 2 - Bill and the Belles + Dori Freeman, $10.00 
  • June 15 - The Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming Concert: Past 20 years of Best All-Around Performers at the Galax Old Fiddlers’ Convention, $16.52 through May 31; $21.69 as of June 1; $11.24 children ages 3-12
  • June 23 - Sierra Hull + ShadowGrass, $20.00
  • June 30 - Kruger Brothers + Erynn Marshall & Carl Jones, $20.00 advance; $25.00 day of show; $60.00 advance concert ticket with pre-concert reception
  • July 7 - Wayne Henderson & Friends + Jeff Little Trio, $15.00
  • July 14 - Steep Canyon Rangers + New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters, $2.005 advance; $30.00 day of show; $10.00 children ages 3-12
  • July 21 - The Revelers + Mountain Park Old Time Band, $15.00
  • July 28 - An Evening with Rhiannon Giddens, $35.00 advance; $40.00 day of show; $20.00 children ages 3-12; $75.00 advance concert ticket with pre-concert reception
  • August 4 - Che Apalache + The Cabin Creek Boys, $10.00
  • August 18 - The Ingramettes + Linda & David Lay , $15.00
  • August 25 - Front Country + Martha Bassett Band, $15.00
  • September 1 - Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers + Zoe & Cloyd, $10.00
  • October 1 - Riley Baugus, 5:00 pm, $20.00, $10.00 children ages 3-12 (indoor show, limited seating)
  • October 20 - The Barefoot Movement, 5:00 pm, $20.00, $10.00 children ages 3-12 (indoor show, limited seating)

Event Details

Location Blue Ridge Music Center
Galax, VA
Cost Ticketed/Admission Charged
$10.00 - $40.00 pending concert.
Music Styles Bluegrass
Blues
Early Country Music
Old-Time
Event Type Concert / Performance
  • ✔ Can Accommodate Groups
  • ✔ Family Friendly
  • ✔ Food Service
  • ✔ Handicapped Accessible
  • ✔ Picnic Space

 Patrons are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and picnic but alcohol is not permitted. Concerts take place Rain or Shine. The Galax Smokehouse serves BBQ, sides and drinks at each concert.


Contact Info

Phone (866) 308-2773
Additional Contact Info

Concert tickets also available at the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation office in Winston-Salem or at Barr's Fiddle Shop in Galax, VA.

http://www.blueridgemusiccenter.org

Upcoming Dates:

  • Sat, Aug 18, 2018 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Sat, Aug 25, 2018 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Sat, Sep 1, 2018 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Mon, Oct 1, 2018 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Sat, Oct 20, 2018 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm