Events for June 26, 2022

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Blue Ridge Old-Time Music Week

Mars Hill University 100 Athletic Street, Mars Hill

The 30th Blue Ridge Old Time Music Week (BROTMW) will be held on the campus of Mars Hill University June 5-11, 2022. Make plans to join us! New in 2022: […]

Full week with accommodations, Commuter rates, Mini class rates all available. Visit website.
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Music On Main in Sparta

Main Street Sparta, NC Main Street & West Avenue, Sparta

Free music in downtown restaurants and other venues, and a free outdoor concert from 8:00 pm -10:00 pm, featuring crowd favorites, new talent, and a focus on name headliners. Main […]

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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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Southern Appalachian Archives

Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies at Mars Hill University 147 Bailey Street, Mars Hill

The Southern Appalachian Archives are a rich storehouse of manuscripts and collections, which document regional and local history. Notable among the treasures held in the Southern Appalachian Archives are: The Bascom […]

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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 […]

Personalities in Jazz: A North Carolina Connection

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum 159 Ginny Stevens Lane, Blowing Rock

Join us in celebrating June as African American Music Appreciation Month with a lecture from music historian and professor of Jazz Studies, Todd Wright. The program, Personalities in Jazz: A […]

$8.00
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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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Cherokee Bluegrass Festival

Happy Holiday Campground 1553 Wolfetown Road, Cherokee

This is an outdoor festival in the campground under a tent. Bring your own chairs. No high back, rockers or lounge chairs. Call 828-497-9204 or 1-877-782-2765 for camping reservations at […]

$1 – $100.00
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Sims Country Bar-B-Que – Food, Music & Dancing

Sims Country Bar-B-Que 6160 Petra Mill Road, Granite Falls

Hidden away from view until you’ve driven up, down, and around a half-mile of dirt driveway, Sims Country Bar-B-Que is suddenly revealed as you crest a gentle open ridge. Beneath […]

Free, but cost for food
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Summer Concerts at the Jones House

Jones House Community Center 604 West King Street, Boone

This popular weekly concert series showcases local and regional acts, with some familiar favorites joined by a few fresh faces. This year’s lineup features a variety of musical genres that […]

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Earl Scruggs Center’s Center Stage Concert Series

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

This series features an outstanding slate of award-winning artists, Grammy award-winners and nominees and IBMA and Americana recognized artists, including a five-time winner of the IBMA’s Banjo Player of the […]

$10.00 – $20.00
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Friday Night Live

Town Square Highlands, NC Downtown Highlands, Highlands

These concerts offer the chance to hear some of the finest music the region has to offer and are free to everyone. Friday Night Live features traditional mountain music, and […]

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Friday Night Concerts at the Folk School

John C. Campbell Folk School 4590 Brasstown Road, Brasstown

Our Friday Night Concerts, featuring some of the finest regional and national acts performing roots music, will return to the Festival Barn. We’ll have standard seating just like before, along […]

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Concerts on the Creek at Bridge Park

Bridge Park in Sylva, NC 76 Railroad Avenue, Sylva

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails. Some of the world’s […]

Donations support the continuation of the concert series.
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Feed & Seed

Feed & Seed 3715 Hendersonville Road, Fletcher

Feed and Seed is a family friendly music venue featuring Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Classic Country music with dancing and clogging every Friday and Saturday night. Feed & Seed is located in […]

No admission charge but donations graciously accepted.
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Summer Concert Series On the Historic Hayesville Square

Historic Clay County Courthouse & Beal Center 25 Herbert Street, Hayesville

Summer Concert Series On the Square in Historic Hayesville are held Friday evenings throughout the summer. The concerts include a wide variety of bands and two bluegrass concerts. The concerts, sponsored by CCCRA, allow […]

Free.

Folkmoot LIVE! at the Queen Auditorium

Folkmoot Friendship Center 112 Virginia Avenue, Waynesville

Mountain Memories: A Tribute to Bobby McMillon Featured Artists Include: Sheila Kay Adams is a nationally acclaimed, award-winning author, singer, song writer, claw hammer banjo player, guitarist and storyteller. She […]

$15.00
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Phipps General Store Jam

Phipps General Store 2425 Silas Creek Road, Lansing

On Fridays the doors open to Phipps General Store for a jam session that can be one of the most lively in the region. Spectators sit and chat in benches by […]

Admission is free with donations welcome for upkeep
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Music at The Depot in Marshall

The Depot in Marshall 282 South Main Street, Marshall

Discover and enjoy the vibrant local music scene of Madison County. Bluegrass, acoustic, mountain music, country and folk music can all be heard at the Depot in Marshall on Friday […]

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Unto these Hills

Mountainside Outdoor Theatre 688 Drama Road, Cherokee

At Unto These Hills, you can feel a slight chill run up your spine; but not from the mountain winds shifting their direction in anticipation of the coming dusk. It […]

$18.00 – $52.00
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Music & Dance at The Stompin’ Ground

The Stompin' Ground Dance Hall 3116 Soco Road, Maggie Valley

If you want to see a variety of Appalachian and other American group dance styles performed all in one place and all at the same time, the Stompin' Ground is […]

Call for ticketing details.
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Music on the Courthouse Square in Robbinsville

Courthouse Square in the heart of Robbinsville 12 North Main Street, Robbinsville

Every Friday night!  A variety of music, live bands, dancing, or just sit back and listen. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music and the gathering of the community. […]