Listening to Traditional Music in Madison County, NC

There are plenty of opportunities to hear talented musicians just minutes from Asheville in Madison county, a place that seems to have a fiddler in every holler. Ranging from every week at selected locales to scheduled concerts by the Arts Council to annual festivals, you can find music everywhere.

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Songcatcher–a film about collecting old ballads

Set in the Appalachian mountains of 1907, this 2000 movie tells the story of a musicologist who arrives in the mountains to visit her sister who runs a rural school there. She discovers the locals singing the Scottish and Irish folksongs preserved for generations by the seclusion of the area. She ventures into the most isolated areas of the mountains to collect the songs.

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Featured Businesses in Madison County

Walnut Creek Gallery

Walnut Creek Gallery

Marshall, North Carolina
(828) 649-0568

Walnut Creek Gallery

The Berry Farm, LLC

The Berry Farm, LLC

Marshall, North Carolina
(828) 656-2056

The Berry Farm, LLC

Toops Photojournalist Services

Toops Photojournalist Services

Marshall, North Carolina
(828) 649-3276

Toops Photojournalist Services

Wolf Ridge Ski Resort

Wolf Ridge Ski Resort

Mars Hill, North Carolina
(828) 689-4119

Wolf Ridge Ski Resort

French Broad Rafting and Ziplines

French Broad Rafting and Ziplines

Marshall, North Carolina
(800) 570-7238

French Broad Rafting and Ziplines

Sandy Bottom Trail Rides

Sandy Bottom Trail Rides

Marshall, North Carolina
(828) 649-3464

Sandy Bottom Trail Rides

Sweet Monkey Bakery & Cafe

Sweet Monkey Bakery & Cafe

Marshall, North Carolina
(828) 649-2489

Sweet Monkey Bakery & Cafe

Hot Springs Rafting Company

Hot Springs Rafting Company

Hot Springs, North Carolina
877 530-7238

Hot Springs Rafting Company

Mad Co. Brew House

Mad Co. Brew House

Marshall, North Carolina
828-649-8600

Mad Co. Brew House

Little Creek Cafe

Little Creek Cafe

Mars Hill
(828) 689-2307

Little Creek Cafe

Madison County Tourism Development Authority

56 South Main Street
Mars Hill, NC 28754

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Mailing Address: PO Box 1527
    Mars Hill, NC 28754