The Blue Ridge Music Center
700 Foothills Rd
Galax, VA 24333
Milepost 213 on
The Blue Ridge Parkway

Music Center Info Call:
(276) 236-5309
Concert Info Call:
(866) 308-2773 x 213
To Purchase Concert Tickets
by phone (866)308-2773 x 212
info@blueridgemusiccenter.org

2019 Hours of Operation:

Open Thurs.-Mon., May 4-21
Open daily, May 23 - November 3
10 a.m. - 5 p.m

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Jams & Concerts

The Blue Ridge Music Center hosts FREE "informal" Midday Mountain Music presentations in the Visitor Center breezeway, daily from Noon-4 pm. The Music Center also hosts a weekend concert series in our Amphitheater at the base of Fisher Peak.

There are plenty of other places and opportunities to listen to mountain music throughout the region.

Many venues, communities, host weekly concerts and/or Jams.

Here is a list of some of those activities and the venues that host them.

Finding Music Where it Lives

 

Weekly Jams

In, or near Galax Virginia

Tuesdays -6 - 8 pm
Stringbean Coffee Shop Jam
215 South Main Street, downtown Galax. Map➚ Wednesdays 6:30-9 pm
Mountain Music Jam
Historic 1908 Courthouse,
107 E Main St, Independence, VA Map➚
Thursdays - 6-9 pm
Crooked Road Jam
Fries Recreation Center Theater,
316 W Main St, Fries, VA Map➚
Fridays (May - October) - Noon - 4 pm
Blue Ridge Music Center's Bluegrass Jam
700 Foothills Road, Galax, VA 24333 / Mile Marker 213 Blue Ridge Parkway Map➚
Sundays (May - October) - Noon - 4 pm
Blue Ridge Music Center's Old-Time Jam
700 Foothills Road, Galax, VA 24333 / Mile Marker 213 Blue Ridge Parkway Map➚

In Virginia


Fridays- 7-10 pm
Open Jam
Willis Gap Community Center
144 The Hollow Rd, Ararat, VA Map➚ Fridays- 7-10 pm
Bluegrass Jam
Lambsburg Community Center
130 Learning Lane, Lambsburg, VA Map➚ Sundays- 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Sunday Afternoon Old-Time Jam
Floyd Country Store
206 S Locust St, Floyd, VA Map➚ Sundays- 4-6 pm
Sunday Afternoon Bluegrass Jam
Floyd Country Store
206 S Locust St, Floyd, VA Map➚ Monthly (2nd Sunday) - 2 pm
Rugby Jam
Grayson Highlands General Store
4249 Highlands Pkwy, Mouth of Wilson, VA Map➚

In North Carolina

Mondays- 6-9 pm
Crouse House Pickers
60 Cherry St, Sparta, NC Map➚ Wednesdays - 7:30-10 pm
Beer and Banjos Weekly Old Time Jam
White Elephant Beer Company
225 Market St, Mt. Airy, NC Map➚ Thursdays - 7-9 pm
Historic Earle Theater Jam
142 N. Main Street, Mount Airy, NC Map➚ Fridays - 7-10 pm
Phipps Farm & Country Store Jam
2425 Silas Creek Road, Lansing, NC Map➚



Weekly Concerts/Events

In Virginia

Fridays - 7pm ($5 admission)
Blue Ridge Backroads at The Rex Theater
The Rex Theater, 113 E Grayson St, Galax, VA Map➚ 4th Saturdays except Nov. and Dec. (3rd Saturday) @ 4 pm
Patrick County Music Association Jamboree
Rotary Building on the Fairgrounds
420 Woodland Dr. Stuart, VA Map➚
Call 276-694-6012 for more information Fridays - 6:30pm - 10:30pm ($5 admission)
Floyd Country Store Friday Night Jamboree
206 S Locust St, Floyd, VA Map➚
Call 540-745-4563 for more information. Saturdays - 12pm - 3pm
Floyd Country Store Americana Afternoon
206 S Locust St, Floyd, VA Map➚
Call 540-745-4563 for more information. Saturdays - 5pm - 6pm
Floyd Country Store's Old-Time Dance Lessons
206 S Locust St, Floyd, VA Map➚
Call 540-745-4563 for more information. Tuesdays - 6pm - 8pm
Floyd Country Store's Tuesday Tunes Songwriters Night
206 S Locust St, Floyd, VA Map➚
Call 540-745-4563 for more information.

In North Carolina

Saturdays - 11am - 1:30pm, $6 admission
WPAQ's Merry Go Round
The Historic Earle Theatre
142 N. Main Street, Mount Airy, NC Map➚ Saturdays - 7pm - 10pm, $7 admission
Alleghany Jubilee Saturday Night Concert & Dance
25 North Main Street, Sparta, NC Map➚ 3rd Saturdays - 7:30pm - 10pm, $7 admission
Voice of the Blue Ridge
The Historic Earle Theatre
142 N. Main Street, Mount Airy, NC Map➚
Call 336-786-7998 for more info. Mondays- 6-8pm
Monday night Line Dancing Lessons
Alleghany Jubilee
25 North Main Street, Sparta, NC Map➚ Tuesdays- 7-10pm, $5 admission
Hillbilly Hoedown with Ernest & The Rise and Shine Band
Alleghany Jubilee
25 North Main Street, Sparta, NC Map➚