Music

Ralph Stanley Museum and Traditional Mountain Music CenterClintwood, Dickenson County

The Ralph Stanley Museum and Traditional Mountain Music Center features the life and music of the legendary music performer. Recognized as a pioneer in traditional Appalachian old-time music, Stanley has donated his extensive collection of memorabilia – ranging from vintage instruments to countless musical awards – to the museum. Located in an historic Victorian home […]
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Tacoma Community CenterTacoma, Wise County

The Tacoma Community Center, nestled in the Appalachian mountains along The Crooked Road, presents a traditional music show every Saturday that features Bluegrass, Old Time or Traditional Country music. Musicians and bands are from the Coalfield region of Southwest Virginia. The show starts at 7 PM and ends about 10:30 PM. This show has been […]
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Hill MandolinsHaysi, Dickenson County

Hill Mandolins builds ultra high quality mandolins and guitars by hand in the mountains of Dickenson County. This studio is a site on the River’s to Ridges Artisan Trail of Dickenson and Buchanan County. Hill Mandolins participates with the Round the Mountain Artisan Network. For a meeting with the artisan, please call for an appointment.
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Foggy Bottom DulcimersHiltons, Scott County

I have been crafting dulcimers and various woodturnings for 15 years. Born and raised in Scott county my compassion for music has led me to explore the delicate sound of the dulcimer. Handmade lamps and primitive picture frames are also displayed in my studio.  Media: wood, mixed media.  Please call for more information.
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Carter Family FoldHiltons, Scott County

The Carter fold is a rustic, 800+ seat music shed offering traditional music every Saturday night. Museum opens an hour prior to the show. The Carter Family was discovered in 1927 by Victor Recording Studio in Bristol and recorded 300 songs between 1927 and 1942. Playing traditional Appalachian music, the family has often been credited as […]
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Virginia-Kentucky OpryNorton, Norton City County

A 241-seat theater featuring musical talent performing live radio broadcasts every Saturday night. The theater has provided continuous stage for hundreds of area performers, featuring a variety of music which includes country, gospel, bluegrass and occasionaly even “big band” sounds. Special shows have included nationally known bluegrass artists such as Ralph Stanley and Larry Sparks […]
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Country Cabin II Appalachian Traditions VillageNorton, Wise County

Country Cabin II is the descendent of the original Country Cabin, focal point of Appalachian Traditions Village, a major venue on the Crooked Road, Virginia’s heritage Music Trail which carries forth the mission of Appalachian Traditions, Inc., a non-profit organization, to perpetuate and preserve Appalachian traditions and culture, including music, musical traditions, historical sites and […]
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The Pickin’ Parlor Jam SessionsWeber City, Scott County

Bluegrass and old timey music picked daily. Also, all folks are welcome to come in and play and browse mostly stringed instruments. This is a music store with a playing area available all day. Shopping for musical items, instruments, strings, amplifiers….whatever you may need for your picking.
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