The High Country hosts several professional musical, theatrical , and dance ensembles, including Blue Ridge Dinner Theatre, Ensemble Stage, Mountain Home Music, and Horn in the West outdoor drama. The Blue Ridge Music Trail includes several sites for music in the area ranging from old general stores, parks, and schools. Also, Appalachian State University and Lees-McRae College sponsor many concerts, theatre and musical events.Different bands perform at area restaurants and venues.
|Blue Ridge Dinner Theatre in Ashe County provides good food and good entertainment.
|Ensemble Stage is a 99-seat professional theatre in Banner Elk providing entertainment and supporting the performing arts.
|Mountain Home Music, founded by the late Joe Shannon, hosts several live music events throughout the year.
|The Blue Ridge Music Trail includes several locations for music in the area ranging from old general stores, parks, and schools.
|Musical events are also listed in the entertainment sections of local newspapers.
|Based in West Jefferson, this all-volunteer theatre group produces shows throughout the years.
|This community theatre sponsors shows through the year and offers classes as well.