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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The Martha Bassett Show

Reeves Theater 129 W Main Street, Elkin, NC

The Martha Bassett Show is recorded live at the historic Reeves Theater in Elkin, NC. This one-hour music program blends the fabric of the national roots and Americana scene with the rich artistry, history, and flair of North Carolina’s Piedmont region. Helmed by one of the state’s most distinguished musicians, the live show features national […]

$20.00 – $30.00
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Thursday Night Jam at the Silvermont Mansion

Silvermont Mansion 364 East Main Street, Brevard, NC

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 seated in a large circle with a single microphone on a stand to be passed around. Each player is expected to choose and announce a […]

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Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival

The Village Green and Commons Crossroad of Highways 64 and 107, Cashiers, NC

This fall festival celebrates the leaves beginning to change in the beautiful mountain village of Cashiers. This popular and free event welcomes 100 artisans and merchants to the park. Visitors will find unique handcrafted wood, pottery, jewelry and much more on display and for purchase throughout the weekend. Food, drink, live music and a juried […]

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Friday Night Live

Town Square Highlands, NC Downtown Highlands, Highlands, NC

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 an opportunity for the audience to participate by singing, clapping, tapping their feet, or dancing if the mood strikes. It’s audience participation at its best […]

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Friday Night Concerts at the Folk School

John C. Campbell Folk School 4590 Brasstown Road, Brasstown, NC

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 with a family-focused social area of picnic tables in the back. You’re welcome to bring your dinner, card games, sewing project, or set up on […]

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Feed & Seed

Feed & Seed 3715 Hendersonville Road, Fletcher, NC

Music at the Feed & Seed is well known locally and nationally. It is a hot spot destination for Bluegrass, Classic Country, and Appalachian Music featuring many well known headliners. Feed & Seed is located in a hundred year old feed and seed store. The hall seats 160 people with cushioned pews, chairs, and theater […]

No admission charge but donations graciously accepted.
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Bluegrass & Old-Time Concerts at Isis Music Hall

Isis Music Hall 743 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC

Isis Music Hall is a concert venue with an accompanying bar and restaurant.  Many of the artists and performers we feature are recognized national or regional acts. We also present new artists that have not yet received full national attention as well as the talented artists and bands in and around Asheville. You can expect […]

Visit Isis website for ticket pricing.
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Elkin Farmer’s Market Saturday Music

Elkin Farmer’s Market 226 N Bridge Street, Elkin, NC

Enjoy live, traditional music every Saturday morning at Elkin’s Farmers Market. Bluegrass, blues and country-themed music as well as instrumental music using fiddles, harps, guitars, and even flutes are featured from time to time. Hours of market are 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, every Saturday from mid-April through November.

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Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival

The Village Green and Commons Crossroad of Highways 64 and 107, Cashiers, NC

This fall festival celebrates the leaves beginning to change in the beautiful mountain village of Cashiers. This popular and free event welcomes 100 artisans and merchants to the park. Visitors will find unique handcrafted wood, pottery, jewelry and much more on display and for purchase throughout the weekend. Food, drink, live music and a juried […]

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Jam Sessions at the Barber Shop

The Drexel Barber Shop 100 South Main Street, Drexel, NC

One of the more quaint musical venues in the Blue Ridge region is the tiny Drexel Barber Shop in the little town of Drexel. The shop features a very informal jam session. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, around 11:00 am‚ the guys at the barber shop generally put aside their scissors‚ shears‚ and combs and grab […]

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Jam Sessions at the T. M. Rickman General Store

T. M. Rickman General Store 251 Cowee Creek Road, Franklin, NC

The Friends of Rickman's Store host an open bluegrass and old-time jam session every Saturday afternoon from late spring until December. Newcomers are welcome to play; the jam level is intermediate. Rickman's Store was built in 1895 and is located in Cowee-West's Mill National Historic District (designated in 2001). The old store displays vintage store […]

The event is free, but a donation is suggested.