Upcoming Events

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Mountain Mornings

WNCW - Listener Powered Radio 286 I C C Loop Road, Spindale

Join Jasmin Melton Sunday through Friday mornings for an hour of bluegrass and old-time music. We feature artists from our Appalachian region, such as Dirk Powell, Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson, […]

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Cherokee Homestead Exhibit

Cherokee Homestead Exhibit 805 Hwy 64 Business, Hayesville

The Cherokee and their ancestors have called Western North Carolina home for more than 10,000 years. Learn about their ancient history and the Cherokee way of life in this reconstructed […]

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Mountain Gateway Museum

Mountain Gateway Museum 24 Water Street, Old Fort

Welcome to the Mountain Gateway Museum and Heritage Center! 

The museum is the westernmost branch of the NC Museum of History family. As a part of the NC Department of […]

Donations support the preservation of the Museum.
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Earl Scruggs Center: Music & Stories from the American South

The Earl Scruggs Center: Music & Stories from the American South 103 South Lafayette Street, Shelby

In a striking neoclassical revival building built in 1907 in the center of a lush green court square, guests discover a in intricate harmony between old and new in what […]

$5 – $17
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Music and History at the Wilkes Heritage Museum

Wilkes Heritage Museum and the Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame 100 East Main Street, Wilkesboro

The Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. now finds it home in the newly restored 1902 Wilkes County Courthouse celebrating it's unique heritage as it seeks to preserve the past of Wilkes County. Since […]

$5 – $6.00
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Blue Ridge Music Center – Visitor Center

Blue Ridge Music Center 700 Foothills Road, Galax

Surrounding the Blue Ridge Music Center, one finds many variations of the endemic fiddle and banjo music tradition of Virginia and North Carolina. This music can be traced to the […]

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Mount Airy Museum of Regional History

Mount Airy Museum of Regional History 301 North Main Street, Mount Airy

With four floors and five newly renovated permanent and changing exhibit galleries (and two more in the works), the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History offers and exciting, engaging, dynamic […]

$4 – $6
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Acoustic Corner

Acoustic Corner 105-F Montreat Road, Black Mountain

It Begins with the Music Music has great power to enrich the spirit and give expression to what stirs in the soul. As musicians, every member of the crew at […]

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Old-Time Music Heritage Hall

The Earle Theatre 142 North Main Street, Mount Airy

The Old-Time Music Heritage Hall is located in the EARLE* Theatre on Main Street in Mount Airy, North Carolina. Self guided tours are enhanced with audio guides that feature the music […]

$6.00 – $12
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Fiddle and Guitar Classes at the Historic Earl Theatre

The Earle Theatre 142 North Main Street, Mount Airy

Weekly on Thursday's lessons are offerd at 5:30 pm for Fiddle and 6:15 pm Guitar at the Historic Earle Theatre. No reservations necessary - instruments available. Classes are followed by a family friendly jam session at […]

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Mountain Music Jam Sessions

Cohen Studio at Brevard Music Center 42 Andante Lane, Brevard

Ray Adams of Sycamore Flats hosts a weekly Mountain Music "Jam" Session in the Cohen Studio building at the Brevard Music Center from late Spring to early Fall. The session […]

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Spring 2022 Amphitheater Series

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Avenue, Tryon

Tryon Fine Arts Center will celebrate springtime in the Carolina Foothills with five weekly and outdoor concerts that will feature an eclectic mix of live music, including folk, bluegrass, rock […]

$10.00 – $45.00
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Zuma Coffee Bluegrass Jam Session

Zuma Coffee 7 North Main Street, Marshall

Every Thursday evening Zuma Coffee becomes a crowded bluegrass and old-time music venue. North Carolina’s Grammy-winning fiddling legend and local resident, Bobby Hicks often hosts the weekly bluegrass jam sessions. […]

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Bluegrass Jam at Jack of the Wood

Jack of the Wood 95 Patton Avenue, Asheville

Since 1998 our BlueGrass Jam has been a WNC music staple. Now, our amazing Thursday BlueGrass Jam is back with Drew Matulich & the Boys! Don’t miss your chance to […]

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Weekly Jam Sessions at the Jones House

Jones House Community Center 604 West King Street, Boone

Weekly Jam Sessions are free and open to the public. Guests are invited to bring an acoustic instrument to participate in the jams or listen and observe the fiddle tunes and […]

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Thursday Night Jam at the Silvermont Mansion

Silvermont Mansion 364 East Main Street, Brevard

The Silvermont jam session is unusual not only because of its elegant setting but also for its interesting form. The musicians—typically there are around fifteen, and eighteen is the limit—are […]