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

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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Mid-Day Mountain Music

Music Noon to 4PM (Everyday the Music Center is Open)

The sounds of the fiddle, banjo, and guitar are likely to welcome you when you visit the Blue Ridge Music Center open late May-October.

When you visit, you can experience regional traditional music each day of the week with Mid-Day Mountain Musicians on the breezeway of the visitors center where The Roots of American Music Museum—an entertaining exhibition highlighting the historical significance of the region’s music—is also located.

Bobby Patterson The Blue Ridge Music Center remembers Bobby Patterson. Click here for more



Stu Shenk & The Fisher Peak Timber Rattlers
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The Buck Mountain Band (Independence, VA)
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Scott Freeman & Willard Gayheart
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Bill & Maggie Anderson
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Scott Freeman & Willard Gayheart
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Friday Bluegrass Jam
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1st Saturday of Month -

Mountain Breeze Band
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2nd Saturday of Month -

Guest musicians and bands from the surrounding area.

3rd Saturday of Month -

Sugarloaf Mountain Band
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4th Saturday of Month -

Ron Ireland
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Jerry and Mary Jane Fretwell

Thank you!

Jerry and Mary Jane Fretwell, owners and operators of Fretwell Bass & Acoustic Instruments, have donated a reconditioned bass fiddle to the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation for use in the Midday Music Program at the Blue Ridge Music Center . Thanks for your generous contribution!