Events for July 2, 2022

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Mando & Banjo Week at The Swannanoa Gathering

Warren Wilson College 701 Warren Wilson Road, Swannanoa

Mando & Banjo Week features classes in two of the instruments that are at the core of several of the most popular folk genres, including bluegrass, old-time, Irish and Scottish, […]

Details available at The Swannanoa Gathering website.

Fiddle Week at The Swannanoa Gathering

Warren Wilson College 701 Warren Wilson Road, Swannanoa

Since the invention of the violin, the music of its unschooled alter-ego, the fiddle, has excited people to dance, evoked the devil and the spiritual, echoed the human voice and […]

Details available at The Swannanoa Gathering 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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Elkin Farmer’s Market Saturday Music

Elkin Farmer’s Market 226 N Bridge Street, Elkin

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 […]

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Graham County Heritage Festival

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

Gathering of People, Crafts, Games, Food, Music, Fireworks. The Festivities start at 5:00 PM on Friday evening and 10 AM on Saturday morning with vendors, selling things you can’t go […]

Donations Suggested and Raffle tickets support the annual event.
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Jam Sessions at the Barber Shop

The Drexel Barber Shop 100 South Main Street, Drexel

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 […]

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Jam Sessions at the T. M. Rickman General Store

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

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 […]

The event is free, but a donation is suggested.
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Jackson Arts Market

Downtown Sylva, NC  533 West Main Street, Sylva

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 […]

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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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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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Pickin’ on the Square, Franklin, NC

Downtown Franklin, NC Main Street, Franklin

Come to Downtown Franklin to enjoy an evening of FREE entertainment at the Gazebo on the Square. Each Saturday night from Memorial Day weekend though October, you'll enjoy a variety […]

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Jimmy’s Pick N Grin

Jimmy's Pick N Grin 220 Country Hearth Lane, Andrews

At Jimmy's Pick N Grin the house band, fronted by Steve Jordan, moves easily between all acoustic old-time and bluegrass music and popular country styles, featuring songs and playing styles […]

$7.00 – $12
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An Appalachian Evening Summer Concert Series

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center 121 Schoolhouse Road, Robbinsville

Stecoah’s summer concert series, An Appalachian Evening presents music by award-winning artists – quality entertainment for the entire family. Choose from ten great Saturday evening shows in the air-conditioned Lynn […]

Single Tickets and Discounted Season Tickets available. Visit website to purchase.
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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, […]