Upcoming Events

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Music On Main in Sparta

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

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 Street is alive with music, art, demonstrations, and other activities. Local vendors offer a variety of food and beverages and shops stay open all evening. […]

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Jagged Path: the African Diaspora in Western North Carolina in Craft, Music, and Dance

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

This exhibit will illuminate the obscured history of African contributions to craft, music, and dance in Western North Carolina. Drawing connections from the 17th through 21st centuries, the Jagged Path will demonstrate how African traditions that survived the Middle Passage have helped create the culture of Western North Carolina through interviews, performances, historic artifacts, artist […]

Museum admission is free.
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Jackson Arts Market

Downtown Sylva, NC  533 West Main Street, Sylva, NC

Jackson Arts Market is open every Saturday and Sunday on Main Street in downtown Sylva. Each Saturday enjoy a showcase of local farmers, artists, and makers, while featuring original Western North Carolina musician performances. On Sundays there is no band scheduled but the mic is open for locals to take a turn at entertaining. Visit the website to see […]

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Music On Main in Sparta

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

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 Street is alive with music, art, demonstrations, and other activities. Local vendors offer a variety of food and beverages and shops stay open all evening. […]

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Southern Songs and Stories Podcast

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

Southern Songs and Stories, hosted by Joe Kendrick, is a documentary series about the music of the South and the artists who make it. Hear their performances and discover the stories behind their songs with a look at their lives on stage, in the studio and at home as well as the family, friends, fans […]

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Jackson Arts Market

Downtown Sylva, NC  533 West Main Street, Sylva, NC

Jackson Arts Market is open every Saturday and Sunday on Main Street in downtown Sylva. Each Saturday enjoy a showcase of local farmers, artists, and makers, while featuring original Western North Carolina musician performances. On Sundays there is no band scheduled but the mic is open for locals to take a turn at entertaining. Visit the website to see […]

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Jagged Path: the African Diaspora in Western North Carolina in Craft, Music, and Dance

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

This exhibit will illuminate the obscured history of African contributions to craft, music, and dance in Western North Carolina. Drawing connections from the 17th through 21st centuries, the Jagged Path will demonstrate how African traditions that survived the Middle Passage have helped create the culture of Western North Carolina through interviews, performances, historic artifacts, artist […]

Museum admission is free.
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Tuesday Casual Collaborations

185 King Street 185 King Street, Brevard, NC

Tuesday casual collaborations at 185 King Street are the result of what has now been over a year-long series that Travis Book started to fulfill a need for live music during the pandemic period. When music venues around the country were closed we pivoted to find a way to provide live music to our community. […]

$15.00 – $20.00
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Jagged Path: the African Diaspora in Western North Carolina in Craft, Music, and Dance

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

This exhibit will illuminate the obscured history of African contributions to craft, music, and dance in Western North Carolina. Drawing connections from the 17th through 21st centuries, the Jagged Path will demonstrate how African traditions that survived the Middle Passage have helped create the culture of Western North Carolina through interviews, performances, historic artifacts, artist […]

Museum admission is free.
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Jagged Path: the African Diaspora in Western North Carolina in Craft, Music, and Dance

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

This exhibit will illuminate the obscured history of African contributions to craft, music, and dance in Western North Carolina. Drawing connections from the 17th through 21st centuries, the Jagged Path will demonstrate how African traditions that survived the Middle Passage have helped create the culture of Western North Carolina through interviews, performances, historic artifacts, artist […]

Museum admission is free.
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Summer Concerts in the Park

Tate-Evans Town Park 210 Park Avenue, Banner Elk, NC

Locals and visitors look forward to this free concert series each year, with shows starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Tate-Evans Town Park Amphitheater. Outstanding local and regional bands play fun dance music suitable for all ages, from Southern Rock to Oldies and Soul/Funk. Food vendors are on site and there is a raffle to […]