Blue Ridge Old-Time Music Week

An unforgettable week in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina learning the old-time music you love with nationally-known instructors. Intimate and affordable classes are offered for all levels of skill along with daily concerts and jam sessions. Courses include: Fiddle, Banjo, Guitar, Rythm and Repetoire, Bass, Mandolin, Singing, Dulcimer, and Dancing. Daily schedule: 9:00 am - 11:30 am: morning instructional classes; 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm: additional one-hour instructional classes available; 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm: jam sessions; 8:00 pm: Instructor Concert; 8:30 pm: House Party. Jam sessions are open to newcomers and ll levels of playing are welcome. 2018 Instructors include: Paul Brown and Terri McMurray, Greg and Jere Canote, Susie Coleman, Hilary Dirlam, Rachel Eddy, Mick and Evan Kinney, Alice Gerrard and Kay Justice, Josh Goforth, Sarah Owen. Beverly Smith, Helen White, Margaret and Lloyd Wright. Compete 2018 schedule and full list of instructors coming soon. 

Event Details

Location Mars Hill University
Mars Hill, NC
Cost Ticketed/Admission Charged
Tuition form $579.00 to $679.00 with room & board options. Visit website for details and registration.
Music Styles Ballad Singing
Shaped-Note Singing
Square Dancing
Event Type Workshop / Class / Demonstration
  • ✔ Can Accommodate Groups
  • ✔ Dancers Welcome
  • ✔ Family Friendly
  • ✔ Food Service
  • ✔ Handicapped Accessible
  • ✔ Open Jam
  • ✔ Picnic Space

Attendees have access to campus amenities, including tennis court, walking trails, etc. Meals are exceptional quality, with an all-you-can-eat hot buffet, grill, plus salad, dessert and drink bars.

Contact Info

Phone (828) 689-1167

Upcoming Dates:

  • Sun, Jun 3, 2018 at 5:00pm - Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10:00am