Blue Ridge Music Center

700 Foothills Rd.
Galax, VA 24333- Map It
Phone: (276) 236-5309

AAA Editor Notes

Blue Ridge Music Center is at Milepost 213, 10 mi. s. of Galax, Va. The natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Parkway is the backdrop for concerts, performances and special events held at this facility. Banjo and fiddle players frequent the main outdoor stage and the center's intimate indoor theater. Local and regional musicians perform in the visitor center breezeway as part of the Midday Mountain Music Program. Evening concerts are offered on weekends. The state-of-the-art Roots of American Music Museum explores the history, development and cultural impact of the music made in this region.</br>Picnicking is permitted. Food is available. </br>
Visitor center, museum and Midday Mountain Musicians performances free. Mainstage concerts $10-$30.
Hours: Daily 10-5 (open later on concert nights), early May-late Oct. Midday Mountain Musicians perform daily noon-4. Mainstage concert schedule varies but is generally Sat. evening, Memorial Day-Labor Day; phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 45 minutes minimum.