Upcoming Events

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The Alleghany Jubilee

Alleghany Jubilee 25 North Main Street, Sparta, NC

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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Southern Appalachian Archives

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

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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Concerts at Appalachian Theatre of the High Country

Appalachian Theatre of the High Country 559 West King Street, Boone, NC

The historic Appalachian Theatre, has entertained audiences in the heart of downtown Boone, North Carolina since 1938. Once a gorgeous 999-seat Art Deco movie house, the building closed in 2007 and sat empty and gutted for years. On October 14, 2019, the Appalachian Theatre re-opened its doors after a $10 million renovation that brought the […]

Prices vary per artist. Visit website for complete details.
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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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WPAQ Saturday Morning Merry-Go-Round

The Earle Theatre 142 North Main Street, Mount Airy, NC

The WPAQ Saturday morning Merry-Go-Round, which is a live radio broadcast set in a vintage movie theater, has an exceptionally long history of presenting the best of live traditional music in the Blue Ridge. Through the years, a host of regional and national music legends, including Tommy Jarrell, Benton Flippen, the Carter Family, Mac Wiseman, […]

$8.00
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Close to Home Radio Broadcast

Blue Ridge Public Radio 73 Broadway, Asheville, NC

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, old-Time, and classic folk music. Don Pedi's music sounds with a clear melody and a pureness of spirit. It surpasses the boundaries of musical style, […]

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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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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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This Old Porch™

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

This Old Porch is a show of traditional and regional mountain music, songs and ballads, contemporary old time, dance tunes and more. Folklorist John Fowler and award winning musician Carol Rifkin host this show that keeps the music of the mountains alive.

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Country Roots Radio Broadcast

Blue Ridge Public Radio 73 Broadway, Asheville, NC

Hosted by old time musician Wayne Erbsen, Country Roots is devoted to bluegrass and old-time country music and is BPR's longest running program. From archival recordings to up-n-coming youngin's with a banjo and a fiddle, Wayne gets it kickin’ each week on Country Roots. Tune in at 88.1 FM, Asheville or streaming on line. Wayne is […]

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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.