Upcoming Events

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Country, Blues, Bluegrass Jam at the Reeves

Reeves Theater 129 W Main Street, Elkin, NC

Join local musicians for a free Bluegrass/Country/Blues Jam in the Reeves cafe (or under the marquee in nice weather) every second Thursday of the month. Free to watch, free to […]

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Zuma Coffee Bluegrass Jam Session

Zuma Coffee 7 North Main Street, Marshall, NC

Every Thursday evening Zuma Coffee becomes a crowded bluegrass and old-time music venue. North Carolina’s Grammy-winning fiddling legend and local resident, Bobby Hicks often hosts the weekly bluegrass jam sessions. […]

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Bluegrass Jam at Jack of the Wood

Jack of the Wood 95 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC

Since 1998 our BlueGrass Jam has been a WNC music staple. Now, our amazing Thursday BlueGrass Jam is back with Drew Matulich & the Boys! Don’t miss your chance to […]

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Weekly Jam Sessions at the Jones House

Jones House Community Center 604 West King Street, Boone, NC

Weekly Jam Sessions are free and open to the public. Guests are invited to bring an acoustic instrument to participate in the jams or listen and observe the fiddle tunes and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Visit website for details and scholarship.
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Celebrating Nina Simone Plaza & Sculpture

Nina Simone Plaza 54 Trade Street, Tryon, NC

The Eunice Waymon—Nina Simone Project (NSP) exists to honor the remarkable life and legacy of a native Tryon, North Carolina daughter, who achieved international recognition for her unique talent and […]

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Mountain Mornings

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

Join Jasmin Melton 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, […]

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Cherokee Homestead Exhibit

Cherokee Homestead Exhibit 805 Hwy 64 Business, Hayesville, NC

The Cherokee and their ancestors have called Western North Carolina home for more than 10,000 years. Learn about their ancient history and the Cherokee way of life in this reconstructed […]

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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 […]

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Mountain Gateway Museum

Mountain Gateway Museum 24 Water Street, Old Fort, NC

Welcome to the Mountain Gateway Museum and Heritage Center! 

The museum is the westernmost branch of the NC Museum of History family. As a part of the NC Department of […]

Donations support the preservation of the Museum.
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Earl Scruggs Center: Music & Stories from the American South

The Earl Scruggs Center: Music & Stories from the American South 103 South Lafayette Street, Shelby, NC

In a striking neoclassical revival building built in 1907 in the center of a lush green court square, guests discover a in intricate harmony between old and new in what […]

$5 – $17