Events

Mountain Music Festival at the Mountain State Fair

Locals often look forward to the Mountain Music Festival as their time to finally relax and wind down from a day at the fair. Claim your space and settle in for unforgettable night of music. Come hear the sweet sounds of Appalachia as bands perform nightly on the Heritage Stage. This year's 25th Anniversary Celebration lineup includes more local and nationally renowned artists than any year before! 

Mountain Music Festival Stage is available to all persons with a paid admission to the Mountain State Fair.

2018 Mountain Music Festival Schedule:

September 7, Friday

  • 6:00 pm - Letters to Abigail
  • 6:50 pm - Green Valley Cloggers
  • 7:00 pm - Virginia Dare Trio
  • 8:00 pm - Green Valley Cloggers
  • 8:10   pm - Muley Holler Gang

September 8, Saturday

  • 6:00 pm - Rhiannon & The Relics
  • 6:50 pm - Appalachian Mountaineers
  • 7:00 pm - The Waymasters
  • 7:50 pm - Fines Creek Flat Footers
  • 8:00 pm - True Grass
  • 8:50 pm - Appalachian Mountaineers
  • 9:00 pm - Fines Creek Flat Footers

September 9, Sunday

  • 2:00 pm - Mountain Music Jam Hosted by Don Lewis
  • 4:30 pm - Split Rail
  • 5:10   pm - J Creek Cloggers
  • 5:20 pm - The Doghouse Band
  • 6:00 pm - Mountain Faith

September 10, Monday

  • 6:00 pm - Jonah Riddle & Carolina Express
  • 6:50 pm - Mountain Thunder Cloggers
  • 7:10 pm        - Whitewater Bluegrass Band
  • 8:15   pm - Carolina Chickpeas

September 11, Tuesday

  • 6:00 pm - Backline
  • 6:40 pm - Green Valley Cloggers
  • 6:50 pm - Sons of Ralph
  • 7:40 pm - Another Country
  • 8:15 pm - Green Valley Cloggers
  • 8:25 pm - Weary Travelers

September 12, Wednesday

  • 6:00 pm - The Clyves
  • 6:50 pm - Buncombe Turnpike
  • 7:45 pm - Southern Connection Cloggers        
  • 8:10 pm - Carol Rifkin, Jeanette Queen & Mark Queen

September 13, Thursday

  • 6:00 pm - Peg Twisters
  • 6:50 pm - Blue Ridge Heritage Cloggers
  • 7:00 pm - Carolina Blue
  • 7:55 pm - Blue Ridge Heritage Cloggers
  • 8:10  - Bobby & Blue Ridge Tradition

September 14, Friday

  • 6:00 pm - Lillian Chase & Friends
  • 6:50 pm - Southern Appalachian Cloggers
  • 7:00 pm - Andy Buckner
  • 7:55 pm - Southern Appalachian Cloggers
  • 8:10   pm - Lynn Goldsmith and The Jeter Mountain Boys

September 15, Saturday

  • 9:00 am – Solo Gospel Singing Competition
  • 1:30 pm – Group Gospel Singing Competition
  • 6:00 pm - The Stoney Creek Boys & Rhiannon
  • 6:40 pm - Stoney Creek Cloggers
  • 6:50 pm - Mountain Tradition Cloggers
  • 7:00 pm - Hickory Hollow Bluegrass Band
  • 7:40 pm - Dixie Darlin’ Cloggers
  • 7:45 pm - Mountain Tradition Cloggers
  • 8:00 pm - Front Porch Pickers
  • 8:45 pm - Dixie Darlin’ Cloggers

September 16, Sunday

  • 2:00 pm - Mountain Music Jam Hosted by The Saylor Brothers
  • 4:30 pm - Cole Mountain Cloggers        
  • 4:40 pm - Audience of One
  • 5:00 pm - George & Brooke Buckner
  • 5:45 pm - Cole Mountain Cloggers
  • 6:00 pm - Little Roy & Lizzie

Event Details

Location WNC Agriculture Center
Fletcher, NC
Cost Ticketed/Admission Charged
$9.00 Adult, $5.00 Senior & Children available at the Mountain State Fair ticket gate.
Music Styles Bluegrass
Old-Time
Gospel
Early Country Music
Square Dancing
Clogging
Event Type Festival
  • ✔ Can Accommodate Groups
  • ✔ Dancers Welcome
  • ✔ Family Friendly
  • ✔ Food Service
  • ✔ Handicapped Accessible

Contact Info

http://www.wncagcenter.org

Upcoming Dates:

  • Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Sat, Sep 15, 2018 at 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Sat, Sep 15, 2018 at 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Sun, Sep 16, 2018 at 2:00pm - 7:00pm