BLUE RIDGE & BEYOND

This season's Blue Ridge & Beyond concerts includes seven winners of the 2017 IBMA Awards, including Entertainer of the Year and both the Female and Male Vocalist of the Year.

  • THE HARRIS BROTHERS

    Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Reserved Seat Tickets
    $25 Preferred / $20 Orchestra / $10 Balcony

    When available, tickets can be purchased at the Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

    Their repertoire includes traditional roots, rock & roll, Appalachian mountain music, vintage country, and bluegrass.

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  • DAILEY & VINCENT
    Spirit of Christmas Tour

    Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Reserved Seat Tickets
    $65 Preferred / $55 Orchestra / $40 Balcony

    When available, tickets can be purchased at the Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

    Dubbed by CMT as the “Rockstars of Bluegrass,” the Dailey & Vincent duo has been hailed throughout the music industry as one of the most exciting, reputable and elite Bluegrass bands in America. They have won numerous awards for their uniquely contagious and riveting music, including: three Grammy Award Nominations for the 2014 “Bluegrass Album of the Year;” 14 IBMA Awards as three-time “Entertainer of the Year,” three-time “Vocal Group of the Year” and “Album of the Year” and four Dove Awards with three “Bluegrass Album of the Year” awards and “Bluegrass Song of the Year.” Don't miss their only North Carolina appearance for this special Christmas concert.

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  • Christmas with The Embers

    Thursday, December 21, 2017, at 7:30 pm
    Andy Griffith Playhouse

    Reserved Seat Tickets $20
    When available, tickets can be purchased at the Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

    The Embers return to Mount Airy bringing lots of Christmas cheer and great holiday music.

  • Breaking Up Christmas featuring Buckstankle Boys

    Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    General Admission Seats $6 or 2017 Season Pass

    Come down for an old-time concert and dance with Round Peak's Buckstankle Boys.

  • Breaking Up Christmas featuring Slate Mountain Ramblers

    Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    General Admission Seats $6 or 2018 Season Pass

    Come back downtown the following Saturday and start the new year with another old-time concert and dance with Slate Mountain Ramblers.

  • JOHN COWAN with DARIN & BROOKE ALDRIDGE

    Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Reserved Seat Tickets
    $35 Preferred / $30 Orchestra / $20 Balcony

    When available, tickets can be purchased at the Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

    They combine rich harmonies with impeccable musicianship to create the sound that has made them one of the hottest young acts in acoustic music and they’ve surrounded themselves with a band of equally amazing pickers. John Cowan uses his powerful pipes in a variety of genres from country, bluegrass and gospel to soul, jazz, and rock-and-roll. Brooke Adridge is the 2017 IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year.

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  • WPAQ 70th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

    Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 6:00 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Free

  • BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION featuring S.T.A.R. and THE ALLEN BOYS

    Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    Andy Griffith Playhouse

    Free Admission

    This program is sponsored in part by a Grassroots Grant from the North Carolina Arts Council a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

  • JERRY DOUGLAS Presents THE EARLS OF LEICESTER

    Saturday, February 16, 2018 at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Reserved Seat Tickets
    $60 Preferred / $55 Orchestra / $40 Balcony

    When available, tickets can be purchased at the Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

    The Earls of Leicester, 2015, 2016, and 2017 IBMA Entertainers of the Year, are bluegrass and roots music all-stars who take audiences back in time. Shawn Camp is the 2017 IBMA Male Vocalist of the Year. Get you tickets early before the show sells out.

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  • WOMEN! MOUNT AIRY OLD-TIME

    Thursday - Saturday, March 1-3, 2018
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Please see our www.mountairyoldtime.com website for details and registration.

  • Tommy Jarrell Birthday Dance featuring Slate Mountain Ramblers and Whitetop Mountain Band

    Friday, March 2, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    General Admission Tickets $6 at the Box Office

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  • Becky Buller Band

    Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Reserved Seat Tickets
    $30 Preferred / $25 Orchestra / $15 Balcony

    When available, tickets can be purchased at the Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

    Becky was 2016 IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year and Fiddler of the Year and is the only person ever to win both in the same year. She was also the 2015 IBMA Songwriter of the Year.

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  • MICK MOLONEY WITH NIALL O’LEARY

    Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Reserved Seat Tickets
    $35 Preferred / $30 Orchestra / $25 Balcony

    When available, tickets can be purchased at the Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

    Dr. Mick Moloney received America’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts, the NEA National Heritage Fellowship. Niall O’Leary is from Dublin, Ireland, and is a former All-Ireland and World Champion Step Dancer.

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  • FLATT LONESOME

    Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Reserved Seat Tickets
    $45 Preferred / $35 Orchestra / $25 Balcony

    When available, tickets can be purchased at the Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

    They are winners of 2016 and 2017 IBMA Vocal Group of the Year, 2016 Album of the Year, and 2016 Song of the Year. They have an energetic flair for country sounds, progressive jams, and soul-stirring gospel music while never forsaking their traditional roots.

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  • LARRY SIGMON AND MARTHA SPENCER

    Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Reserved Seat Tickets
    $12 Orchestra / $10 Balcony

    When available, tickets can be purchased at the Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

    Folks can’t sit in their seats when these master old-time musicians play. Come prepared to dance.

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  • MOUNT AIRY OLD-TIME

    Thursday - Friday, May 27 - June 1, 2018 at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Please see our www.mountairyoldtime.com website for details and registration.

  • CARSON PETERS AND IRON MOUNTAIN

    Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Reserved Seat Tickets
    $15 Orchestra / $10 Balcony

    When available, tickets can be purchased at the Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

    Carson Peters made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry in 2014 where he played “Blue Moon of Kentucky” with Ricky Skaggs.

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  • DAVISSON BROTHERS

    Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm
    Blackmon Amphitheatre

    Tickets
    $15* or 2018 Annual Pass

    The Davisson Brothers’ style fuses a blend of country, southern rock, and bluegrass to create their distinctive sound.

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  • WILL JONES BAND

    Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 7:30 pm
    Blackmon Amphitheatre

    Tickets
    $15* or 2018 Annual Pass

    This band has found their groove with a uniquely designed show that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

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  • THE ALLEN BOYS

    Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 7:30 pm
    Blackmon Amphitheatre

    $15* or 2018 Annual Pass

    This sacred steel band entertains with roots, gospel, soul and more. As pedal steel guitarist and founder DaShawn Hickman says, “The music we play makes you forget everything that happened and just have fun.”

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  • RODNEY DILLARD & THE DILLARD BAND

    Friday, September 28, 2018 at 12:30 pm
    Andy Griffith Playhouse

    Reserved Seat Tickets
    $30 Preferred / $25 Orchestra

    Rodney Dillard, one of the original Darling Boys from The Andy Griffith Show, returns with his band to Mayberry Days for another great bluegrass concert, filled with songs performed on the show and original Dillards hits. Rodney is a member of the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and two time Grammy Nominee.

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  • MARTY STUART AND HIS FABULOUS SUPERLATIVES

    Friday, September 28 at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Reserved Seat Tickets
    $65 Preferred / $55 Orchestra

    Sporting the classic Nashville look and traditional honky-tonk sound, singer, songwriter, and guitarist Marty Stuart personifies the blend of old country and new Nashville.

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  • MALPASS BROTHERS

    Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Reserved Seat Tickets
    $35 Preferred / $30 Orchestra / $25 Balcony

    If you like cornbread and hushpuppies you are going to like the Malpass Brothers. If you like sweet tea, barbecue, and collards, you are going to like the Malpass Brothers.

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  • MICHAEL CLEVELAND AND FLAMEKEEPER

    Saturday October 20, 2018 at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Reserved Seat Tickets
    $40 Preferred / $35 Orchestra / $25 Balcony

    When available, tickets can be purchased at the Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

    Michael Cleveland is a 10-time IBMA fiddle performer of the year. This award winning, hard driving traditional bluegrass band is a 5-time IBMA instrumental group of the year, including 2017. Don’t miss it!

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  • BALSAM RANGE

    Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 7:30 pm
    Historic Earle Theatre

    Reserved Seat Tickets
    $35 Orchestra / $25 Balcony

    When available, tickets can be purchased at the Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

    The multiple IBMA award-winning group has left a well-marked trail of success while leaving audiences spellbound with their traditional yet contemporary sounds and fiery instrumentals, deep heavy ballads, and the vocal harmonies that the group has become known for.

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