Crooked Road Royalty and Musical Styles

June 9, 2017-June 17, 2017


Blue Ridge Institute and Museum

Blue Ridge Institute and Museum
20 Museum Drive
Ferrum, VA 24088

Learning Opportunity


9:00-5:00, M-F, 10:00-5:00 on Saturday and 1:00-5:00 on Sunday

Southwest Virginians have an ear for music, and "Crooked Road Royalty and Musical Styles" showcases the long history of picking and singing in the mountains. The exhibition first highlights the careers of the Hill Billies, the Stoneman Family, the Carter Family, and the Stanley Brothers, four Virginia powerhouse groups that helped build the American country music industry. Visitors can then explore the rich variety of roots music western Virginians sing and play. The exhibition includes rare film footage and photographs of historic Crooked Road musicians. BACK TO ALL EVENTS