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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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Hendersonville Street Dances

Hendersonville Visitors Information Center 201 South Main Street, Hendersonville, NC

The Hendersonville Street Dances are more than a hundred year old tradition, preserving the heritage of Appalachian music and dance. They began in 1918 to welcome home soldiers returning from World War I. Today people gather on Monday nights in the summer to listen to traditional bluegrass music, square dance and clog. A local caller gives […]

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Community Tuesdays at the Folk School

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

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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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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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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Sims Country Bar-B-Que – Food, Music & Dancing

Sims Country Bar-B-Que 6160 Petra Mill Road, Granite Falls, NC

Hidden away from view until you’ve driven up, down, and around a half-mile of dirt driveway, Sims Country Bar-B-Que is suddenly revealed as you crest a gentle open ridge. Beneath a grove of huge trees that stand clustered on the edge of a board, grassy slope sits a large rustic, meandering building that can accommodate […]

Free, but cost for food
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Music at The Depot in Marshall

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

Discover and enjoy the vibrant local music scene of Madison County. Bluegrass, acoustic, mountain music, country and folk music can all be heard at the Depot in Marshall on Friday nights. Admission is free and the show starts promptly at 7:00pm. Refreshments and snacks are available as well! (Visit the Facebook page for details) The […]

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Sims Country Bar-B-Que – Food, Music & Dancing

Sims Country Bar-B-Que 6160 Petra Mill Road, Granite Falls, NC

Hidden away from view until you’ve driven up, down, and around a half-mile of dirt driveway, Sims Country Bar-B-Que is suddenly revealed as you crest a gentle open ridge. Beneath a grove of huge trees that stand clustered on the edge of a board, grassy slope sits a large rustic, meandering building that can accommodate […]

Free, but cost for food
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Shindig on the Green ®

Pack Square Park Pack Square Park, Asheville, NC

Bring your instruments, families, friends, lawn chairs and blankets and join us for good times at the Bascom Lamar Lunsford Stage. In 2022 Shindig on the Green, which features a stage show and informal jam sessions around the park, continues at its original location — formerly known as City County Plaza, now transformed into the […]

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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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Community Tuesdays at the Folk School

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

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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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 […]