Upcoming Events

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The Alleghany Jubilee

Alleghany Jubilee 25 North Main Street, Sparta, NC, United States

If you love to flatfoot, clog, square dance or just tap your foot to old time mountain music, the Alleghany Jubilee is where you want to be! We are open year-round with a spacious wood dance floor and live mountain music every Tuesday and Saturday night. Taps allowed! The Jubilee is in the historic Spartan […]

See website for ticket prices.
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Crouse House Pickers (Jam Session)

Crouse Park 60 Cherry Street, Sparta, NC, United States

If you are a fan of live music, particularly old time and bluegrass that have such deep roots in these Blue Ridge Mountains, you owe it to yourself to head over to Sparta, NC, and drop in to hear the Crouse House Pickers any Monday night. This informal group of musicians have been showing up […]

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Mountain Music Mondays at the Tasty Weasel Taproom

Oskar Blues Brewery and the Tasty Weasel Taproom 342 Mountain Industrial Drive, Brevard, NC, United States

Mountain Music Mondays take over a corner of the tasting room at Oskar Blues Brewery in Brevard, N.C. All ages are welcome to this genteel old-time jam; many of these musicians have been playing for decades. While you're enjoying the music, make time to taste the craft beverages and feast at The Oskar Blues CHUBwagon food truck. Bring […]

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Music at The Depot in Marshall

The Depot in Marshall 282 South Main Street, Marshall, NC, United States

Discover and enjoy the vibrant local music scene of Madison County. The Marshall Depot has three events each week. Live shows every Friday night starting at 6:30 pm.  Three local bands perform one-hour sets. Dancing, cake walks, 50-50 tickets, refreshments for sale, and an opportunity to fellowship with our community.  No admission fee. Every Monday […]

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Junior Appalachian Musicians (Music Classes)

JAM is an after-school program for children in grades 4 – 8 and beyond that introduces music through small group instruction on instruments common to the Appalachian region, such as fiddle, banjo and guitar. Each JAM program is individually operated and funded. In JAM, instrument instruction is often augmented by dance and vocal instruction as […]

Visit website for details and scholarship.
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Concerts Ashe Civic Center

Ashe Civic Center 962 Mt Jefferson Road, West Jefferson, NC, United States

The Ashe County Civic Center hosts a variety of events all year long. Featured here are concerts and events that feature Western North Carolina's traditional mountain music, song, and dance. Upcoming Bluegrass, Old-time, Blues bands: July 25, 2023 - Mountain Home Music Matinee: Asa Nelson, 2:00PM – 3:15PM Nelson is a 17-year-old native of Watauga County, […]

$10
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Tuesday Casual Collaborations

185 King Street 185 King Street, Brevard, NC, United States

Tuesday casual collaborations at 185 King Street are the result of what has now been over a two 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 […]

$10 – $20.00
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Community Tuesdays at the Folk School

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

Community Tuesdays will feature live music and dance components, and program details will be announced weekly. The focus will be on jamming, playing games, gathering, performing, and taking part in dances that don’t require embracing strangers for long periods of time. A schedule and a preliminary list of performers are included below. For weekly updates, […]

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Junior Appalachian Musicians (Music Classes)

JAM is an after-school program for children in grades 4 – 8 and beyond that introduces music through small group instruction on instruments common to the Appalachian region, such as fiddle, banjo and guitar. Each JAM program is individually operated and funded. In JAM, instrument instruction is often augmented by dance and vocal instruction as […]

Visit website for details and scholarship.
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Southern Appalachian Archives

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

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 Music Jam at Oklawaha Brewing Company

Oklawaha Brewing Company 147 First Avenue East, Hendersonville, NC, United States

The French Broad Valley Music Association hosts a weekly jam every Wednesday at Oklawaha Brewing Co. 6-8 p.m. in downtown Hendersonville, NC. All are welcome to join in or to listen! While key players are intermediate to advanced musicians, beginners are encouraged to attend and start by listening/learning then quietly playing along. More experienced players […]

Donations accepted/tip jar proceeds fund JAM kids music education.