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This Old Porch™

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

This Old Porch is a show of traditional and regional mountain music, songs and ballads, contemporary old time, dance tunes and more. Folklorist John Fowler and award winning musician Carol Rifkin host this show that keeps the music of the mountains alive.

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Southern Appalachian Archives

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

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 Lamar Lunsford Collection, which includes an oversized scrapbook, photographs, sound recordings, transcribed ballads, and other memorabilia (Lunsford Collection Brochure); The James G. K. McClure Collection, which includes […]

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Mountain Collegium Free Concerts

Western Carolina University 1 University Way, Cullowhee, NC

The Mountain Heritage Center at Western Carolina University is pleased to announce that one of our favorite summer partners, the Mountain Collegium Early Music and Folk Music Workshop, is back on campus with two free concerts at the Coulter Auditorium on the campus of WCU. Tuesday, June 28, 7:30 pm. Folk singer and storyteller LEE KNIGHT will present a […]

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Southern Appalachian Archives

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

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 Lamar Lunsford Collection, which includes an oversized scrapbook, photographs, sound recordings, transcribed ballads, and other memorabilia (Lunsford Collection Brochure); The James G. K. McClure Collection, which includes […]

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Mountain Collegium Free Concerts

Western Carolina University 1 University Way, Cullowhee, NC

The Mountain Heritage Center at Western Carolina University is pleased to announce that one of our favorite summer partners, the Mountain Collegium Early Music and Folk Music Workshop, is back on campus with two free concerts at the Coulter Auditorium on the campus of WCU. Tuesday, June 28, 7:30 pm. Folk singer and storyteller LEE KNIGHT will present a […]

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Southern Appalachian Archives

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

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 Lamar Lunsford Collection, which includes an oversized scrapbook, photographs, sound recordings, transcribed ballads, and other memorabilia (Lunsford Collection Brochure); The James G. K. McClure Collection, which includes […]

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Christmas in July Festival

Downtown West Jefferson, NC 2nd Avenue, West Jefferson, NC

Ashe County’s Christmas in July Festival is returning to Downtown West Jefferson with a new look and footprint for the festival! An opening ceremony will kick off the festival on Friday, July 1, 2022 at 5 PM followed by an entertainment lineup especially for the Friday evening crowd. Saturday will be a full day of […]

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Christmas in July Festival

Downtown West Jefferson, NC 2nd Avenue, West Jefferson, NC

Ashe County’s Christmas in July Festival is returning to Downtown West Jefferson with a new look and footprint for the festival! An opening ceremony will kick off the festival on Friday, July 1, 2022 at 5 PM followed by an entertainment lineup especially for the Friday evening crowd. Saturday will be a full day of […]

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Shindig on the Green ®

Pack Square Park Pack Square Park, Asheville, NC

Bring your instruments, families, friends, lawn chairs and blankets and join us for good times at the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Stage. In 2022 Shindig on the Green, which features a stage show and informal jam sessions around the park, continues at its original location — formerly known as City County Plaza, now transformed into the […]

Traditional Song Week at The Swannanoa Gathering

Warren Wilson College 701 Warren Wilson Road, Swannanoa, NC

Traditional Song Week realizes a dream of a comprehensive program completely devoted to traditional styles of singing. Unlike programs where singing takes a back seat to the instrumentalists, it is the entire focus of this week, which aims to help restore the power of songs within the larger traditional music scene. Here, finally, is a […]

Details on The Swannanoa Gathering website.
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This Old Porch™

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

This Old Porch is a show of traditional and regional mountain music, songs and ballads, contemporary old time, dance tunes and more. Folklorist John Fowler and award winning musician Carol Rifkin host this show that keeps the music of the mountains alive.

Recurring

Southern Appalachian Archives

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

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 Lamar Lunsford Collection, which includes an oversized scrapbook, photographs, sound recordings, transcribed ballads, and other memorabilia (Lunsford Collection Brochure); The James G. K. McClure Collection, which includes […]