Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation Events

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The Slocan Ramblers at Blue Ridge Music Center

August 20, 2022
Rooted in tradition, fearlessly creative, and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Slocan Ramblers are Canada’s bluegrass band to watch. Named the 2020 IBMA Momentum Band of the Year, the band has become a leading light of today’s acoustic music scene. With a reputation for energetic live shows and  impeccable musicianship, the group has been winning over audiences from MerleFest to RockyGrass and everywhere in between. 
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The Steel Wheels at Blue Ridge Music Center

August 27, 2022
The Steel Wheels have long been at home in the creative space between tradition and innovation, informed by the familiar sounds of the Virginia mountains where the band was formed, but always moving forward with their rootsy brand of Americana. 
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Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway at Blue Ridge Music Center

September 3, 2022
One of the most compelling new voices in the roots music world, Northern California-bred artist Molly Tuttle is a virtuosic multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter with a lifelong love of bluegrass. On her new album, Crooked Tree, Tuttle joyfully explores her rich history with bluegrass, bringing her imagination to tales of free spirits and outlaws, weed farmers and cowgirls, resulting in a record that is both forward-thinking and steeped in bluegrass heritage.
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The Denim Ball 2022

September 15, 2022
It's time to start picking out your denim outfit! Join us on Thursday, September 15, for the 2022 Denim Ball, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation and the completion of exterior repairs at Flat Top Manor at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park. The evening will be hosted in front of the manor,  where you can admire its renewed grandeur and the lovely views of the surrounding estate. We’ll enjoy dinner, drinks, and dancing to the sounds of Soul Benefactor. 
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25th Anniversary Fall Reception - Save the Date

November 17, 2022
Save the date for a celebration of the Foundation's 25th anniversary on Thursday, November 17, at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, N.C. More details are coming soon, but rest assured their will be plenty of great craft beer!   Premier Sponsor
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