Events for July 13 - May 18

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Mountain Mornings

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

Join Corrie Askew Sunday through Friday mornings for an hour of bluegrass and old-time music. We feature artists from our Appalachian region, such as Dirk Powell, Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson, and many others. Monday mornings keep you up-to-date with new releases, and you can get your fill of classic old-time and bluegrass on Fridays. It […]

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Stories on the Square

Corner Coffee and Wine Shop 66 Church St., Hayesville, NC, United States

Local storyteller, Kanute Rarey, hosts this monthly Friday night OPEN MIC Night - Stories on the Square is for singers, musicians, songwriters, storytellers, writers and poets. This welcoming event is at the Corner Coffee and Wine Shop on the Courthouse square in Hayesville, North Carolina. The Stories on the Square event brings folks together in […]

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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.

Annual Singing on the French Broad River – Christian Harmony Shaped-Note Singing

Madison County Arts Center 90 South Main Street, Marshall, NC, United States

Once again, it’s time for the annual Singing on the River in downtown Marshall! Saturday, November 18 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Madison County Arts Center The new reprint of the shaped-note songbook, Christian Harmony, will be used at this all day singing at Madison County Arts Center, 90 S. Main Street, […]

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WPAQ Saturday Morning Merry-Go-Round

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

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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Oconaluftee Old-Time Music Jam

Oconaluftee Visitor Center 1194 Newfound Gap Road, Cherokee, NC, United States

Bring an acoustic instrument and join in on this old-time jam or just sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds as others play traditional Appalachian music. The jam will be held from 1 to 3 p.m., the first and third Saturday of each month. Oconaluftee Visitor Center is located at the main entrance to […]

Participation in the jam and admission to the park are free.

Community Square Dance at the Laurel Community Center

Laurel Community Center 4100 NC 212 HWY, Marshall, NC, United States

Special Presentation at 6:30 by Phil Jamison featuring video of the late great Pauline Zimmerman with musicians Jerry Adams and friends: Flatfooting traditions of Laurel - the Shelton Laurel Backstep With calling by Phil Jamison, famed caller and Appalachian Dance Historian. Author of Hoedowns Reels and Frolics - Roots and Branches of Southern Appalachian Dance. […]

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Saturday Night Community Dance at the Folk School

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

The Saturday Night Community Dance is back indoors! Come feel the warmth in the walls of generations past. We’re ready to get back to the joy of dancing to live music with our kind callers and dance instructors. Join us as we step back into a favorite Folk School pastime. If it is your first-time […]

$5.00 – $10.00
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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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Mountain Mornings

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

Join Corrie Askew Sunday through Friday mornings for an hour of bluegrass and old-time music. We feature artists from our Appalachian region, such as Dirk Powell, Earl Scruggs, Doc Watson, and many others. Monday mornings keep you up-to-date with new releases, and you can get your fill of classic old-time and bluegrass on Fridays. It […]

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Sunday Afternoon Jam at the Mountain Gateway Museum

Mountain Gateway Museum 24 Water Street, Old Fort, NC, United States

Visitors can play, sing along, or just listen to Possum Creek on most Sundays, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Mountain Gateway Museum. A core group of musicians meets for an informal jam on the porch of the main building where visitors are welcome to join the jam. On cooler, wetter days the jam […]

Donations support the preservation of the Museum.