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Mike & Mike Presents: An Evening Of Bluegrass With Platt And Pruett

185 King Street has announced that tickets for Mike & Mike Presents: An Evening of Bluegrass with Woody Platt and Marc Pruett on Friday, April 5, at 8 p.m., are now available to the general...

 
 By Park Baker    News    November 26, 2018

Desmelik Family Believes In The Power Of Music - Brevard NC

The Desmelik family believes the power of music unifies and that love heals. That is why Dave Desmelik and his wife, Clare, are hosting a fundraiser on Dec. 9 at The Grey Eagle in Asheville to give...

 

'Mane Event' Gala Raises $37,000 For Programs, Scholarships

Dressed in their Western best, friends of Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education enjoyed a night of food, music, fundraising and fun at the "Mane Event" gala on Oct. 13, raising more...

 
 By Ray Tuers    News    October 11, 2018

Mountain Song Festival Donates $100,000 To Club - Brevard NC

Producers of the Mountain Song Festival have donated $100,000 to the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club, their largest annual donation in the musical event’s history. The festival was established by club supporters 13 years ago to help fund the youth...

 

Free Rein Center Hosts The Mane Event Gala

The Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education will host its annual "The Mane Event" fundraising gala from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the newly renovated Connestee Falls Overlook...

 
 By Sean Trapp    Arts    August 23, 2018

Taj Mahal, Robert Earl Keen And Steep Canyon Rangers To Headline Mountain Song

The 13th Annual Mountain Song Festival will return to the Brevard Music Center Sept. 7-9, featuring singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen, blues icon Taj Majal and host band the Steep Canyon Rangers....

 
 By Sean Trapp    Arts    July 23, 2018

World's Best Banjo Players To Perform

Banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck will host a one-of-a-kind concert at Brevard Music Center, featuring himself and four of today's greatest banjo players, on Saturday, Aug. 18. The concert will be the...

 

May 30 at Brevard Lumberyard Pisgah Pickers To Peform At JAM Jam 2018

On Wednesday, May 30, from 6-10 p.m. at the Brevard Lumberyard, the fourth annual JAM Jam will raise most of the year's budget for the Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) Program at the Boys &...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (January - March)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. JANUARY •John Johnson would have to wait roughly 12 months to try and seek rezoning...

 

Transylvania Records Another Big Year For News (October - December)

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories that appeared in The Transylvania Times during 2017. OCTOBER •The Transylvania County Historical Society announced completion of an...

 

Steep Canyon Rangers Inducted Into Music Hall Of Fame

Steep Canyon Rangers were inducted into the N.C. Music Hall of Fame Thursday during a ceremony in Kannapolis. "It was an amazing honor to be inducted into the Hall of Fame," said Woody Platt, the...

 

Mountain Song Festival Returns For 12th Time - Brevard, NC

The lineup for the 12th Annual Mountain Song Festival has been announced, and will feature up-and-coming female bluegrass stars Molly Tuttle and Sierra Hull, a rare appearance by industry legend Hot...

 

Rangers Going Into N.C. Hall Of Fame - Brevard, NC

Brevard’s own Steep Canyon Rangers will be inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame announced the band will be inducted on Oct. 19. The bluegrass band has nine albums and a Grammy Award for Best...

 

Carolina Blue To Perform In Brevard This Saturday - Brevard, NC

Carolina Blue takes the stage at the DFR room on Saturday, June 10, at 7:30 p.m. The Brevard based bluegrass band has roots that run deep in the tradition of Bill Monroe and Flatt & Scruggs. The...

 
 Arts    May 1, 2017

Music Jam On May 9 To Benefit Local JAM - Brevard, NC

On Tuesday, May 9, from 6-10 p.m. at the Brevard Lumberyard, the third annual JAM Jam will raise most of the year's budget for the Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) Program at the Boys & Girls...

 

New Festival Planned For 2018 – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) has awarded a $20,000 grant to Mountain Song Productions, LLC as part of its new Festival and Event Grant Program. Mountain Song Productions, led by John Felty and Woody Platt, was awarded t...

 

Neighbors Unite To Restore A Dividing River

"I would like to make that my home one day," Woody Platt would say, as he passed by the white 1930s farmhouse nestled between rolling hills with the East Fork of the French Broad River winding behind...

 
 By Park Baker    News    November 28, 2016

Property Owners Team Up On River Project – Brevard NC

Two neighboring local landowners recently teamed up to return a section of the East Fork of the French Broad River to a more natural state. The severely eroded stream bank was graded back, and...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 19, 2016

Elk Spotted

The first elk has been spotted in Transylvania County, according to David Whitmire, co-owner of Headwaters Outfitters. The elk was seen by a sportsman near the corner of Slick Fisher Road and N.C....

 

Béla Fleck, Washburn Return To Mountains - Brevard, NC

Some say bluegrass music was born in the mountains of Appalachia. It's fitting that the man some consider to be the greatest banjo player on earth is headed back to the mountains, thanks to local...

 
 Arts    May 9, 2016

Jam For JAM Event Scheduled For May 18 – Brevard NC

Mountain Song Productions and the Can'd Aid Foundation will present Jam for JAM, a fundraiser for the Junior Appalachian Musicians of Transylvania County, to be held May 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the...

 

Oskar Blues Hosts Hootenanny To Ring In 2016 – Brevard NC

There was plenty of celebrating and a few smooches as the clock struck midnight and revelers at the Oskar Blues Hootenanny said goodbye to 2015 and welcomed in the New Year. The event drew more than...

 

Steep Canyon Rangers To Give Winter Concert – Brevard NC

Mountain Song Productions and Brevard College present two performances by Brevard's own, Grammy Award winning Steep Canyon Rangers at the Porter Center for Performing Arts on the campus of Brevard Col...

 

Steep Canyon Rangers To Play 'Radio' Songs At WCU

Western North Carolina's own Steep Canyon Rangers will be performing songs from their new top-selling album "Radio" when they come to Western Carolina University Monday, Oct. 19, to present a membersh...

 

Steep Canyon Rangers To Play For WCU Friends Of The Arts – Brevard NC

Grammy Award-winning bluegrass supergroup Steep Canyon Rangers will perform at a membership concert for the Western Carolina University Friends of the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, on campus....

 

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