Dates

  • SCHEDULE 2017
  • Recurrent:
  • 6-9 pm EVERY WEDNESDAY, Carol Rifkin hosts the French Broad Valley Music Association mountain music jam session, currently held at Bold Rock Cidery, Mills River, more info at FBVMA on FB
  • SPECIAL: What: FBVMA Mtn. music Jam session. When: 6 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Where: Southern Appalachian Brewery, 822 Locust St, Hendersonville, NC 28792, http://www.sabrewery.com $free, donations accepted/needed, open to the public, bring an instrument to play or just enjoy the music.
  • 3-6 p.m. SUNDAY’s (every other), Carol Rifkin hosts “This Old Porch” on public radio, listen live at 88.7 FM and more or stream live at www.WNCW.org
  • Upcoming:
  • 7-10 p.m. August 26, September 2, Shindig on the Green, downtown Asheville, we usually attend and perform, free to public, http://folkheritage.org.
  • 7-10 p.m. September 1, 2, Smokey Mountain Folk Festival at Lake Junaluska, Joe Sam Queen hosts, Carol Rifkin, Jeanette Queen, Mark Queen play Friday night September 1, Carol will also dance with he Folk Heritage Smooth Dancers, a traditional square dance team.
  • 7-10 p.m. September 2, Shindig on the Green, downtown Asheville, we usually attend and perform, free to public, http://folkheritage.org.
  • 7:45 pm Tuesday, September 12, NC Mountain State Fair-entertainment 7-9 pm, Carol Rifkin, Jeanette Queen, Mark Queen (8:45 Sons of Ralph) schedule, info at http://www.wncagcenter.org/p/mountainstatefair/318
  • 7:45 p.m. Thursday, September 12, NC Mountain State Fair, Carol dances with the Folk Heritage Dancers, http://www.wncagcenter.org/p/mountainstatefair/318
  • 1 p.m. Sunday September 17, Carol Rifkin, Jeanette Queen, Mark Queen at 37th Annual Heritage Weekend, Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Southern Highland Craft Guild, https://www.southernhighlandguild.co/heritage-weekend/
  • Saturday September 23, Carol Rifkin, Jeanette Queen, Mark Queen play Music in the Mountains Festival, the Burnsville Town Center, Burnsville, NC http://www.toeriverarts.org/events/music-in-the-mountains-folk-festival/
  • 7 p.m. October 6, Carol Rifkin, Jeanette Queen, Mark Queen play Bascom Lamar Lunsford Minstrel of the Appalachian Festival, Mars Hill College, https://bascomlunsfordfestival.wordpress.com
  • 1 p.m. Friday October 20, Carol Rifkin, Jeanette Queen, Mark Queen play at 70th anniversary of the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands, US Cellular Center, https://www.southernhighlandguild.co/shops-and-fairs/craft-fair-of-the-southern-highlands/
  •  more to post very soon….
  • Places Carol's played  since 2010 include MerleFest, Bele Chere, LEAF, the Altamont Theatre, Stecoah Valley Performing Arts Series, "Fasttrack"-Speed Channel", Tommy Jarrell Festival, Andy Griffith Playhouse Mt. Airy N.C.,  Biltmore Estate,  NC Arboretum, Blue Ridge Barbecue Festival, COMMA- City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium, Isis Theatre, Asheville, Altamont Theatre, Apple Festival- Winston-Salem, Thomas Wolfe National Monument, WCU, Southern Highland Heritage Festival, Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands-Asheville Civic Center,  Mountain Dance and Folk Festival, Fines Creek Bluegrass Jam, Concert on the Square Waynesville, N.C., Smokey Mountain Folk Festival, Bascom Lamar Lunsford Festival, Haywood County Mountain Music Jamboree, Grove Park Inn, Bluff Mountain Festival, Purple Onion, White Horse Black Mountain, Grey Eagle, Bobo Gallery, Feed & Seed, French Broad Brewing Company, Pack's Tavern, more ....