Performing Arts

Lee Theatre Pennington Gap , Lee County

The Lee Theatre originally opened in 1947, closed in mid-1970s. Now, carefully restored by the Town of Pennington Gap and reopened in 2013,  Alongside The Lee, the Pennington Gap Community Center, with a full kitchen and seating for over 100, is available for event rental complimented by meeting and classrooms in the lower level.  ‚ÄčThe Lee offers a variety of […]
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The Appalachia Cultural Arts CenterAppalachia, Wise County

The Appalachia Cultural Arts Council, Inc. founded The Appalachia Cultural Arts Center as a vehicle to foster commitment to the future, to economic development, and to the cultural pride of the Town of Appalachia, the surrounding communities, and their residents. The purpose of the center is to revitalize the souls and spirits of a community […]
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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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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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