Events for June 22, 2024

Cherokee Heritage Festival in Hayesville

Cherokee Homestead Exhibit 805 Hwy 64 Business, Hayesville

Learn all about the Cherokee culture in your own back yard. The 2023 Cherokee Heritage Festival is not to be missed! Come see demonstrations and dancing from the Eastern Band […]

Free admission, parking and shuttle bus.

Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival

Yadkin Cultural Arts Center 226 E. Main Street, Yadkinville

The Yadkin Valley Harvest Festival is an annual event where, for one day of the year, the entire downtown area of Yadkinville is transformed by celebration and fun festivities! Celebrate […]

Mountain Heritage Festival

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

The Mountain Heritage Festival spreads along Sparta’s Main Street in the old downtown area the third Saturday in September. Some 100 food and craft vendors and demonstrators participate in this […]


WPAQ Saturday Morning Merry-Go-Round

The Earle Theatre 142 North Main Street, Mount Airy

The WPAQ Saturday morning Merry-Go-Round, which is a live radio broadcast set in a vintage movie theater, has an exceptionally long history of presenting the best of live traditional music […]


Goin’ Across the Mountain™

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

Goin' Across The Mountain, hosted by Joe Greene, is eight hours of the best in contemporary, traditional and historical bluegrass music in the land! It's all on the "Flagship Bluegrass Station," […]


Oconaluftee Old-Time Music Jam

Oconaluftee Visitor Center 1194 Newfound Gap Road, Cherokee

Bring an acoustic instrument and join in on this old-time jam or just sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds as others play traditional Appalachian music. The jam will […]

Participation in the jam and admission to the park are free.

Music in the Mountains Folk Festival

Homeplace Beer Company & Hog Hollow Pizza 321 West Main Street, Burnsville

Music In the Mountains Folk Festival is sponsored by the Toe River Arts Council, includes bluegrass and traditional music, ballad singers, and dancing. Instruments range from fiddle to dulcimer to […]


Saturday Night Community Dance at the Folk School

John C. Campbell Folk School 4590 Brasstown Road, Brasstown

The Saturday Night Community Dance is back indoors! Come feel the warmth in the walls of generations past. We’re ready to get back to the joy of dancing to live […]

$5.00 – $10.00

Close to Home Radio Broadcast

Blue Ridge Public Radio 73 Broadway, Asheville

Traditional, old-time and classic folk music with Don Pedi. Since 1985 local dulcimer player Don Pedi has served as an on air host at WCQS. Close to Home features traditional, […]


Traditional Music Heritage Weekend

White Horse Black Mountain 105 Montreat Road, Black Mountain

We're excited to present a Traditional Music Heritage Weekend at White Horse with 3 concerts on 3 nights! Friday, September 15 - The UNCA Bluegrass Band, at 8:00 PM The […]

Prices vary, see website for details