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What are the Blue Ridge Music Trails?

This is your chance to view the hundred year old photographs of Cecil Sharp, noted songcatcher. He came to the Southern Mountains over one hundred years ago searching for the English ballads that had were no longer widely sung in England but were still vibrant and lively in the Southern mountains.

 

Cecil and Maude Sharp in the Laurel Valley

This is your chance to view the hundred year old photographs of Cecil Sharp, noted songcatcher. He came to the Southern Mountains over one hundred years ago searching for the English ballads that had were no longer widely sung in England but were still vibrant and lively in the Southern mountains. You can see the photographs he took at BRAHM (Blowing Rock Art and History Museum) now through January 31st, 2018This is a must see exhibit. Want to learn more about this ancient singing style? 
Join Laurin Penland on her exploration of ballad singing in Madison County.

 
Blowing Rock Art & History Museum   159 Chestnut Street    Blowing Rock, NC 28605

 


 
the last note…
Wednesday night bluegrass at the Ugly Dog Pub in Highlands
Monday night music at the Tasty Weasel Taproom in Brevard 
and…need a holiday gift idea??? How about the Beautiful Blue Ridge Calendar? It WILL fit in a stocking! All proceeds support the work of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area, including The Blue Ridge Music Trails.

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