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Augusta Festival 2016

Augusta Festival 2016

Augusta Festival August 12-14, 2016 The Augusta Festival is the final weekend that caps off the summer session. It’s a wonderful celebration of traditional dance, craft, and music that is attended by thousands. The Augusta Festival festivities kick off Friday night, August 12 at 8:00 pm, with Contras and Squares in the Augusta open-air pavilion. ADMISSION*is […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble Spring Performance

Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble Spring Performance

Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble Spring Performance on Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 in the Boiler House Theater. Free. for more info go to; https://augustaheritagecenter.org/about-augusta/

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Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Halloween Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Halloween Square Dance

On Friday night, October 23, the Fiddlers’ Reunion kicks off with a Halloween Square Dance. (Costumes are encouraged but not required.) Music will be provided by members of the October Old-Time Week instructors and staff. Admission is $6, Students $4 with ID, D&E faculty, staff and students admitted free.

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WV Open Fiddle, Banjo, & Flatfoot Contest

WV Open Fiddle, Banjo, & Flatfoot Contest

The WV Open Fiddle, Banjo & Flatfoot Dance Contest will be held on Saturday, September 12th in the Augusta Dance Pavilion at Davis & Elkins College (this is a change in location). Contest registration begins at 11am, and the contest begins at 1pm. Augusta has been organizing this contest for many years, and it has been co-sponsored by […]

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Augusta Festival Concert / Mountain Stage w/ Rhiannon Giddens, the SteelDrivers, Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller, & more

Augusta Festival Concert / Mountain Stage w/ Rhiannon Giddens, the SteelDrivers, Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller, & more

Rhiannon Giddens, The SteelDrivers, Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller and More on Mountain Stage August 08, 2015 7:30 PM Myles Center for the Arts – 100 Campus Drive Elkins, WV 26241 Rhiannon Giddens The SteelDrivers Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller TBA Part of the Augusta Heritage Festival Doors open 7:00 pm Show 7:30 pm All Seats […]

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Augusta Old-Time Week Concert & Dance

Augusta Old-Time Week Concert & Dance

Join us for concerts each Tuesday and Thursday evening, July 7 through August 6. Performances by master musicians, vocalists, and dancers who are instructors at Augusta for the summer sessions. General admission tickets: $12. Student tickets: $6, available with student ID at the Box Office only on the night of the concert. Concert ticket includes […]

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Augusta Old-Time Week Concert & Dance

Augusta Old-Time Week Concert & Dance

Join us for concerts each Tuesday and Thursday evening, July 7 through August 6. Performances by master musicians, vocalists, and dancers who are instructors at Augusta for the summer sessions. General admission tickets: $12. Student tickets: $6, available with student ID at the Box Office only on the night of the concert. Concert ticket includes […]

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Augusta Old-Time Week

Augusta Old-Time Week

Students attend their chosen class from 9:00 am to noon then break for lunch. After lunch (1:15-2:15 pm) there is an Old-Time Roundup featuring performances and presentations by the instructors. From 3:00-3:50 pm students will have the opportunity to choose from a daily array of One-Shot Workshops. From 4:00-5:00 pm students and  instructors come together […]

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Augusta Bluegrass Week Concert & Dance

Augusta Bluegrass Week Concert & Dance

Join us for concerts each Tuesday and Thursday evening, July 7 through August 6. Performances by master musicians, vocalists, and dancers who are instructors at Augusta for the summer sessions. General admission tickets: $12. Student tickets: $6, available with student ID at the Box Office only on the night of the concert. Concert ticket includes […]

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Augusta Bluegrass Week Concert & Dance

Augusta Bluegrass Week Concert & Dance

Join us for concerts each Tuesday and Thursday evening, July 7 through August 6. Performances by master musicians, vocalists, and dancers who are instructors at Augusta for the summer sessions. General admission tickets: $12. Student tickets: $6, available with student ID at the Box Office only on the night of the concert. Concert ticket includes […]

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Augusta Bluegrass Week

Augusta Bluegrass Week

The staff of well known bluegrass figures share their talents with students in classes, workshops, demonstrations, special presentations, concerts and picking sessions throughout the week. Informal picking sessions at all levels go on into the wee hours all over campus as students get together with old friends and make new ones. Evening concerts feature exciting […]

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Augusta Irish Week Concert & Dance

Augusta Irish Week Concert & Dance

Join us for concerts each Tuesday and Thursday evening. Performances by master musicians, vocalists, and dancers who are instructors at Augusta for the summer sessions. General admission tickets: $12. Student tickets: $6, available with student ID at the Box Office only on the night of the concert. Concert ticket includes admission to the dance in […]

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Augusta Irish Week Concert & Dance

Augusta Irish Week Concert & Dance

Join us for concerts each Tuesday and Thursday evening. Performances by master musicians, vocalists, and dancers who are instructors at Augusta for the summer sessions. General admission tickets: $12. Student tickets: $6, available with student ID at the Box Office only on the night of the concert. Concert ticket includes admission to the dance in […]

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Augusta Irish Week

Augusta Irish Week

Founded in 1982 by Dr. Mick Moloney, Augusta Heritage Center’s Irish Week is the oldest week of its kind in the United States.  For thirty-two years, Augusta has consistently attracted the world’s finest instructors to immerse students in the very best of Irish craft, folklore, music and dance. Irish Week continues our tradition of bringing the world’s finest instructors to […]

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Augusta Cajun/Creole & Early Country Concert & Dance

Augusta Cajun/Creole & Early Country Concert & Dance

Join us for concerts each Tuesday and Thursday evening. Performances by master musicians, vocalists, and dancers who are instructors at Augusta for the summer sessions. General admission tickets: $12. Student tickets: $6, available with student ID at the Box Office only on the night of the concert. Concert ticket includes admission to the dance in […]

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Augusta Cajun/Creole & Early Country Concert & Dance

Augusta Cajun/Creole & Early Country Concert & Dance

Join us for concerts each Tuesday and Thursday evening. Performances by master musicians, vocalists, and dancers who are instructors at Augusta for the summer sessions. General admission tickets: $12. Student tickets: $6, available with student ID at the Box Office only on the night of the concert. Concert ticket includes admission to the dance in […]

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Augusta Cajun/Creole & Early Country Music Week

Augusta Cajun/Creole & Early Country Music Week

CAJUN/CREOLE WEEK: Informal jam sessions, a mid-week party with Cajun cuisine, concerts, sessions in the Icehouse and on the “porch,” and music in the dancers’ ears will create a sea of smiling faces for the whole week. Each day starts with a choice of jam sessions or a visit with various artists; a cup of […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Dance workshop begins at 7:30 p.m., dance begins at 8:00 p.m. in Myles Center for the Arts Pit Dance Studio at D&E. Music by the Iron Leg Boys (Andy Fitzgibbon, fiddle; Ben Townsend, banjo; Kevin Chesser, guitar). Calling by Bill Ohse. Beginning and family-friendly. No dance partner required. Help up protect the floor; please bring your […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Honky-Tonk & Square Dance!

Augusta Heritage Center Honky-Tonk & Square Dance!

The Augusta Heritage Center and Mountain Dance Trail present: Honky Tonk & Square Dance Music by the Jesse Milnes Square Dance Orchestra (Jesse Milnes, Nate Druckenmiller, Kevin Chesser, & Tessa Dillon) Calling by a variety of local callers! Fri., Dec. 12 Dance workshop 7:30 Dance 8pm Myles Center for the Arts, Pit Dance Studio at […]

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Augusta Heritage Center

Augusta Heritage Center

We are Davis & Elkins College’s program for the Heritage Arts. Augusta provides instruction and performances, folklife programs, and a home for significant collections of field recordings, oral histories, photographs, instruments, and Appalachian art. We teach. We share. We celebrate the wonder and diversity of the heritage arts.

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