New Grant Awards Will Support Music Trails Exhibits, Programs, and Concert Venues //

The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership is pleased to announce the award of 9 grants totaling $62,760 to support traditional music ... 

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Golden Threads Mural Honors Shindig on the Green //

An interpretive art mural honoring the past, present, and future of Shindig on the Green will be unveiled ...

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Feed & Seed Music Venue Featured in New Music Video //

The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area is showcasing the traditional music of Western North Carolina in a series of music videos, “Back Roads to the Blue Ridge Music Trails of NC.”

Ten videos have been produced and will be introduced individually throughout the summer and fall of 2015. The first, filmed at the Feed & Seed music hall in Fletcher, will be released on Tuesday, May 19, on the Blue Ridge Music Trails YouTube channel.

“These fun films were made in small, off-the-beaten-path music venues that lovers of the traditional music of our region might otherwise not find,” said Angie Chandler, Executive Director of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area. “Our goal is to get visitors to learn about and enjoy this music in venues,...

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Grant Awards Announced for 2015 //

The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area announces the award of 8 grants in support of musical heritage in Western North Carolina.

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5 Stops Along the Blue Ridge Parkway to Hear Traditional Mountain Music //

It's time to let your hair down, slow down and hoedown along the Blue Ridge Parkway!

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