Upcoming Events

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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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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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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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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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Saturday Morning Gospel Jam

Killough’s Music & Loan 104 South Main Street, Marion, NC

Those passing by Killough’s Music & Loan on Main Street in Marion on Saturday mornings can’t miss the music flowing through the front doors and out on to the sidewalk. We welcome anyone to bring a guitar to play or come in and listen.

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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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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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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.
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Sandy Ridge Music Association Bluegrass & Gospel Concerts

Sandy Ridge Community Building 5061 NC 704 East, Sandy Ridge, NC

Sandy Ridge Music Association invites everyone to attend our bluegrass music events held the second Saturday of every month at 6 pm. Please support our efforts to bring bluegrass and gospel music back to the Ridge!

$4.00
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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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The Gospel Truth

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

Gospel Truth, hosted by Tom Pittman, brings you the best in Traditional and Contemporary Bluegrass Gospel music from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. It's a great way kick off your Sunday morning.