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 By Mark Weinstein    Opinion

BMC Festival Still On Schedule

The Brevard Music Center continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 updates and guidance. Our first priority is always to ensure the safety of our students, faculty, patrons, staff and the Brevard community. We are fortunate that... — Updated 3/18/2020

 

BMC To Present ABBA The Concert On June 27 – Brevard, NC

21st Century Artists will present their hit Abba The Concert tribute show on Saturday, June 27, at Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. at Brevard Music Center (BMC). This thrilling concert will be part of the opening weekend... — Updated 2/6/2020

 

Brevard Music Center Announces New Season – Brevard, NC

For more than 10 weeks this summer, from May until August, Brevard Music Center (BMC) will bring 40,000 music lovers to its campus. Audiences of all ages will have a chance to see... — Updated 1/29/2020 Full story

 

'Hidden Rivers' Film At Pilot Cove A River Clean-Up Benefit

Around 7:45 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, a chilly fall wind blew through the amphitheater at Pilot Cove in Pisgah Forest. Over 80 people bundled up along the bouldered rows, seeing... — Updated 11/13/2019

 

Tickets On Sale For Free Rein's 'Main Event' Oct. 19

Tickets are on sale for "The Mane Event," the annual major fundraising event benefiting Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education. This year's gala takes place from 6... — Updated 10/2/2019

 

Mountain Song And Community

In his poem “The Road Not Taken,” Robert Frost wrote, “…knowing how way leads on to way.” So it often is in life that one decision influences future decisions and events, far beyond the realm of what one might have origin... — Updated 9/11/2019

 

Boyz II Men Teams Up With The Steep Canyon Rangers

Steep Canyon Rangers, North Carolina’s multi-Grammy winners, has teamed up with Philadelphia soul legends Boyz II Men and the Asheville Symphony to overhaul the Rangers’ original “Be Still Moses,” which was first recorded... — Updated 9/2/2019

 

Folkmoot Festival Expands Cultural Programming

As North Carolina's International Folk Festival, Folkmoot has drawn world culture to western North Carolina for 36 years. Folkmoot's mission is to foster the vibrancy of many... — Updated 7/17/2019

 

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... — Updated 3/13/2019

 
 By Park Baker    News

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... — Updated 11/26/2018

 

'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.... — Updated 10/29/2018

 
 By Ray Tuers    News

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... — Updated 10/11/2018

 

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... — Updated 9/5/2018

 
 By Sean Trapp    Arts

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... — Updated 8/24/2018

 
 By Sean Trapp    Arts

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... — Updated 7/23/2018

 

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... — Updated 5/23/2018

 

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... — Updated 12/29/2017

 

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 tr... — Updated 12/29/2017

 

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... — Updated 10/24/2017

 

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... — Updated 8/7/2017

 

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... — Updated 7/10/2017

 

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... — Updated 6/7/2017

 

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... — Updated 5/1/2017

 

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... — Updated 3/1/2017

 

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 P... — Updated 3/1/2017

 

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