Events

Blue Ridge Music Center Summer Concerts

Concerts are held in the naturally beautiful outdoor amphitheater, with a seating capacity of 2,000, which lies at the base of Fisher Peak along the Blue Ridge Parkway right on the NC/VA state line. Arrive early to enjoy Midday Mountain Music performances offered free from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm daily.

The 2017 Summer Series includes:

  • May 20 - Junior Appalachian Musicians & Family Day (1:00 pm / FREE)
  • May 27 - Steel Wheels + The Dan River Girls (7:00 pm / $20.00) 
  • June 3 - RedHead Express + The Walker Boys (7:00 ppm / $15.00) 
  • June 17 - The Quebe Sisters + Bill & The Belles (7:00 pm / $20.00) 
  • June 24 - Phil Wiggins & The Chesapeake Sheiks + Jim Lloyd (7:00 ppm / $15.00) 
  • July 1 - The Slate Mountain Ramblers + The Zephyr Lightning Bolts (7:00 ppm / $10.00) 
  • July 8 - Steep Canyon Rangers + The Wildman Family Band (7:00 ppm / $25.00)  
  • July 15 - Snyder Family Band + Five Mile Mountain Road (7:00 ppm / $10.00) 
  • July 22 - April Verch Band + The Grayson County Daredevils (7:00 pm / $15.00) 
  • July 29 - The Harris Brothers + Joe Troop & Che Apalache (7:00 pm / $10.00)
  • August 5 - The Crooked Road Ramblers + The New Ballard’s Branch Bogtrotters (7:00 pm / $10.00)
  • August 19 - Barr-Williams + Cabin Creek Boys (7:00 pm / $10.00) 
  • August 26 - Mipso + Amythyst Kiah (7:00 pm / $20.00) 
  • September 1 - 2nd Annual Joe Wilson Memorial Music Festival (4:00 pm / $30.00)
  • October 7 - Anna & Elizabeth (5:00 pm / $20.00 / Indoor Theater – limited seating)
  • October 21 - Dom Flemons (5:00 pm / $20.00 / Indoor Theater – limited seating)

Event Details

Location Blue Ridge Music Center
Galax, VA
Cost Ticketed/Admission Charged
$10.00 to $25.00 pending concert, Children under 12 admitted free.
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, Jun 24, 2017 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Sat, Jul 1, 2017 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Sat, Jul 8, 2017 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Sat, Jul 15, 2017 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Sat, Jul 22, 2017 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Sat, Jul 29, 2017 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Sat, Aug 5, 2017 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Sat, Aug 19, 2017 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Sat, Aug 26, 2017 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Sat, Oct 7, 2017 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm