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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

 By Park Baker    News

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... — Updated 11/29/2016

 By Park Baker    News

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. 281 North. The last elk in North... — Updated 9/19/2016


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,... — Updated 6/20/2016


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... — Updated 5/9/2016


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... — Updated 1/4/2016


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 ca... — Updated 11/9/2015


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... — Updated 10/12/2015


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,... — Updated 9/2/2015

 By Park Baker    News

Festival Celebrating 10 Years Of Music, Helping Local Club - Brevard NC

Ten years ago, local musicians John Felty and Woody Platt were looking for a way to raise needed money for the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County and host a... — Updated 8/12/2015

 By John Lanier    News

Rangers To Play With Sinfonia Tuesday At BMC – Brevard NC

The worlds of bluegrass and classical music will collaborate, not collide, Tuesday evening when Steep Canyon Rangers are joined onstage by the Brevard Sinfonia under the direction... — Updated 6/24/2015


Steep Canyon Rangers Joins Oskar Blues For Summer Events – Brevard NC

A partnership between Steep Canyon Rangers, and Oskar Blues Brewery is rolling on with a series of summer events and concerts benefiting the CAN’d Aid Foundation. Fans can get an inside look at the band and partnership in a new... — Updated 6/8/2015


Steep Canyon Rangers, Brickell Collaborate On 'Test Of Time' – Brevard NC

Grammy-winning bluegrass outfit Steep Canyon Rangers and vocalist and songwriter Edie Brickell and have collaborated on “Test of Time,” a new single to benefit the Oskar Blues CAN’d Aid Foundation, which is now available via... — Updated 4/6/2015


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