The Blue Ridge Music Center
700 Foothills Rd
Galax, VA 24333
Milepost 213 on
The Blue Ridge Parkway

Music Center Info Call:
(276) 236-5309
Concert Info Call:
(866) 308-2773 x 213

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Hours of Operation:
May 10 - May 19
Thursday - Monday
10am to 5pm
May 22 - October 27
Open Daily from 10am to 5pm

The Roots of American Music Museum Exhibit and Mid-Day Mountain Music are FREE and open to the public.

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The Blue Ridge Music Center celebrates the music and musicians of the Blue Ridge.

Established by the U.S. Congress in 1997, with support from The National Council for the Traditional Arts, The Music Center includes an outdoor amphitheater, an indoor interpretive center/theater, and The Roots of American Music, a FREE interactive, and entertaining, exhibition highlighting the historical significance of the region’s music. Trace the history of Blue Ridge Mountain Music through local artists back to the creation of the music generations ago by persons from Europe and West Africa, and shows its' continued influence on many forms of folk, rock, and popular music made across America today.

The sounds of the fiddle, banjo, and guitar are likely to welcome you when you visit the Blue Ridge Music Center. Experience regional traditional music each day of the week with FREE local Mid-Day Mountain Musicians playing on the breezeway of the visitors center from Noon - 4 PM.

The Music Center is also the starting point for two beautiful hiking trails, the easy, family friendly (1.35 miles - one way) High Meadow Trail and the moderate Fisher Peak Loop Trail (2.24 miles.

The Blue Ridge Music Center is operated by The National Park Service, and the Music Center's programming is coordinated through a partnership with the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation.