2001 Heritage Fellow Joe Wilson by Tom Pich

Remembering Joe Wilson

It is with deep sadness that we relay the news that Joe Wilson, tireless advocate for the traditional arts both here and abroad, passed away at the age of 77.… Read More»


Magnificent: The Charlie McClendon Story

We have created an online exhibit that includes recent and archival video, audio, and still photography, and extensive interviews with Charlie McClendon, Richard Levin, and others. It also includes an edited film, “Put Me Down Easy: The Charlie McClendon Story.”

Wayne Henderson and Friends at the Carter Family Fold - by Jonathan Romeo for The Crooked Road

June 12 - 20, 2015

The Crooked Road Mountains of Music Homecoming

The Crooked Road is a celebrated year-round destination for traditional music lovers. Now Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail invites music lovers to “come home” for its first-ever region-wide festival. Concerts celebrating… Read More»