Events for June 7 - May 4

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Mountain Mornings

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

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, 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 all […]

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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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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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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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Friday Night Concerts at the Folk School

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

Our Friday Night Concerts feature acts performing eclectic roots music.  Concerts are scheduled for most Fridays, check the website calendar to be sure. All are welcome at our concerts and dances; vaccinations and masks are not required. Upcoming Concerts: FRIDAY, May 5, 2023 at 7 p.m. - Groundbreaking traditional artists, Elizabeth LaPrelle & Brian Dolphin.   Elizabeth LaPrelle of Southwestern Virginia, is a singer and banjo-player.  She began […]

Mountain Strong

Weaverville Community Center 60 Lakeshore Dr, Weaverville, NC, United States

This is the inaugural event of our Mountain Strong series, an occasional series designed to celebrate all the great things about the culture of the Southern mountains. One of the great traditions of the Southern mountains is successful farming, both to sustain the family unit and to earn much-needed cash to pay property taxes and […]

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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 […]

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116th Etowah Christian Harmony Singings

Etowah Lions Club 447 Etowah School Road, Etowah, NC, United States

The group that gathers twice a year to sing is made up of regular, long-time attendees and newcomers who are encouraged to visit and join in their first shaped-note singing. We now have a short introductory singing school that will help beginners find their way. Ongoing safety measure will be in place for 2021 singings. […]

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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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Goin’ Across the Mountain™

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

Goin' Across The Mountain, hosted by Joe Greene, is eight hours of the best in contemporary, traditional and historical bluegrass music in the land! It's all on the "Flagship Bluegrass Station," WNCW-FM in Spindale, NC. Hosts Joe Greene and others bring this long-running program to you from 11:00 am until 7:00 pm each Saturday.

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Contra Dance

Macon County Public Library 149 Siler Farm Road, Franklin, NC, United States

The Friends of Contra Dance in Macon County have partnered with the Macon County Arts Council and the Macon County Public Library to hold a monthly Contra Dance in  Franklin, NC. We invite all Contra dancers to join us and help us grow! First Saturday contra dancing will be held Saturday, February 4, 6:30-9:00 pm, […]

$10.00
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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