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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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Thursday, May 12; 7:30 p.m. Details TBA Appalachian Ensemble performs traditional music and dance from the Appalachian region and beyond, focusing on the intersections of different American Vernacular forms and their roots, ranging from old time music and clogging to jazz music and tap dance, to Irish sean nós dance and numerous traditional American styles […]

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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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Carrie & Michael Kline at Graceland on D&E College campus

Carrie & Michael Kline at Graceland on D&E College campus

Come and enjoy a romantic valentines dinner with great music! Call 304-637-1600 for more information   Michael and Carrie Kline weave West Virginia stories and folklore with spine-tingling harmonies on voice and guitar. They live and breathe Appalachian music and culture. Their voices carry the songs with truth and authenticity. The Klines present their music […]

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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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RCCAC Brown Bag Lunch Concert: D&E Appalachian Ensemble

RCCAC Brown Bag Lunch Concert: D&E Appalachian Ensemble

Free lunchtime music by The Davis & Elkins Appalachian Ensemble, who present traditional music and dance from the Appalachian region and beyond, focusing on the intersections of different American Vernacular forms and their roots, ranging from old time music and flatfooting to jazz music and tap dance, to Irish sean nós dance and numerous traditional […]

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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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Appalachian Ensemble Fall Showcase

Appalachian Ensemble Fall Showcase

Appalachian Ensemble Fall Showcase on Tuesday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. at location TBD at D&E College The Davis & Elkins Appalachian Ensemble presents traditional music and dance from the Appalachian region and beyond, focusing on the intersections of different American Vernacular forms and their roots, ranging from old time music and flatfooting to jazz […]

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Elkins Video Premiere: Tunes & Tales along the Mountain Music Trail

Elkins Video Premiere: Tunes & Tales along the Mountain Music Trail

Join us for a Special Night of “ Tunes & Tales Along the Mountain Music Trail” Mountain Music Trail Video Premieres – a partnership between the WV Division of Tourism, WV Public Broadcasting and the Mountain Music Trail Performances by: Jesse Milnes and Emily Miller The duo performs country and old-time music, singing close harmony […]

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D&E Chapel Service with Appalachian Ensemble

D&E Chapel Service with Appalachian Ensemble

Sunday morning choir service at Robbins Memorial Chapel. Details TBA. Presented by Davis & Elkins College and the Division of Fine & Performing Arts. The Davis & Elkins Appalachian Ensemble presents traditional music and dance from the Appalachian region and beyond, focusing on the intersections of different American Vernacular forms and their roots, ranging from old […]

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D&E Appalachian Ensemble at the Mtn State Forest Festival

D&E Appalachian Ensemble at the Mtn State Forest Festival

The Davis & Elkins Appalachian Ensemble presents traditional music and dance from the Appalachian region and beyond, focusin…g on the intersections of different American Vernacular forms and their roots, ranging from old time music and flatfooting to jazz music and tap dance, to Irish sean nós dance and numerous traditional American styles of harmony singing. […]

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Augusta Heritage Center September Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center September Square Dance

Join us for a Square Dance on Friday, September 11 with a 7:30 p.m. workshop and an 8:00 p.m. dance in the Augusta Dance Pavilion. Music by the D&E Appalachian Ensemble with calling by Taylor Runner. Tickets at the door are $6 for adults and $4 for AmeriCorps Members / students. Free to D&E faculty, […]

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First Friday: D&E Night on the Town with Appalachian Ensemble & Clark Manson

First Friday: D&E Night on the Town with Appalachian Ensemble & Clark Manson

Join the block party in downtown Elkins as we welcome back the D&E students. Students on the D&E meal plan will be given vouchers to dine at local restaurants. The Third Street stage will feature the Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Clark Manson from 8-10 p.m. From 5-9 p.m. at […]

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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 Heritage Center presents Village Harmony

Augusta Heritage Center presents Village Harmony

Village Harmony was founded by Larry Gordon in 1988. It began as a small ensemble of high school singers drawn from several central Vermont schools, rehearsing extracurricularly and preparing a concert program for a ten day spring tour. In 1990 the first Village Harmony summer camp was held, establishing a pattern which has continued since: […]

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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 Pickin’ in the Park

Augusta Pickin’ in the Park

Pickin’ is a weekly acoustic bluegrass and old-time jam sponsored by Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College. It is held most Wednesday evenings from 6-10 pm. Participants are invited to join a jam, to start one of their own, or just to listen. Neither alcoholic beverages nor smoking are permitted in Elkins City […]

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D&E presents Appalachian Ensemble String Band

D&E presents Appalachian Ensemble String Band

The Davis & Elkins Appalachian Ensemble presents traditional music and dance from the Appalachian region and beyond, focusing on the intersections of different American Vernacular forms and their roots, ranging from old time music and flatfooting to jazz music and tap dance, to Irish sean nós dance and numerous traditional American styles of harmony singing. […]

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Scotty McCreery at D&E

Scotty McCreery at D&E

Another exciting “American Idol” winner takes the Myles Center for the Arts / Harper-McNeeley Auditorium stage this May at Davis & Elkins College. Country musician Scotty McCreery will perform Saturday, May 2, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. The concert is a collaborative effort between Davis & Elkins College and the Elkins/Randolph County YMCA, with […]

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Davis & Elkins Celebration of the Arts

Davis & Elkins Celebration of the Arts

Celebration of the Arts Saturday, April 25 6:00 p.m. Myles Center for the Arts $50 A Celebration of the Arts, an evening filled with music, visual art, theatre and dance, will showcase the College’s Division of Fine and Performing Arts with all proceeds to support student scholarships in the arts. The evening will begin with […]

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Michael Glabicki at Davis & Elkins College

Michael Glabicki at Davis & Elkins College

Join us following the monthly Augusta Dance for an evening of music and word. Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root, joined by Dirk Miller, will kick off the late evening with their special blend of music. Students will read selections from the 2014-2015 Aurora, the D&E student literary journal! Tickets for the evening are $6 and […]

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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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D&E Dance Festival: The Meaning of Buck Dance

D&E Dance Festival: The Meaning of Buck Dance

  Dance Festival Concert: The Meaning of Buck Dance Saturday, April 11, 8:00 p.m. Harper-McNeeley Auditorium, Myles Center for the Arts Adults: $15; Students and Seniors: $8; Children Under 13: $5; D&E Students, Faculty and Staff: FREE The Meaning of Buck Dance, directed by D&E Assistant Professor of Dance Emily Oleson, investigates the origins behind […]

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Davis & Elkins Dance Festival Student & Faculty Concer

Davis & Elkins Dance Festival Student & Faculty Concer

Dance Festival Student & Faculty Concert Friday April 10, 8:00 p.m. Harper-McNeeley Auditorium, Myles Center for the Arts Adults: $5; Children Under 13: $1; D&E Students, Faculty and Staff: FREE The Student and Faculty Concert is a showcase of Davis & Elkins dance students performing choreography by D&E faculty members Emily Oleson, Rebecca Hill and […]

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Davis & Elkins Dance Festival Workshops

Davis & Elkins Dance Festival Workshops

Dance Festival Workshops Friday-Sunday, April 10-12 Myles Center for the Arts $10 per workshop; $45 Festival Pass (eight workshops, two concerts) The Davis & Elkins College Spring Dance Festival brings local, regional and national artists together on the College campus for three exciting days of concerts and workshops. For detailed workshop descriptions, visit the calendar […]

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Pocahontas Opera House presents D&E Appalachian Ensemble

Pocahontas Opera House presents D&E Appalachian Ensemble

The Davis and Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble is a student string band and dance group, led by Dance Director Becky Hill and String Band Director Emily Miller. The dancers and four-piece band focus on the intersections of different American vernacular forms and their roots, ranging from old-time music and flatfooting to jazz music and tap […]

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D&E Night on the Town: Fire & Ice w/ Appalachian Ensemble

D&E Night on the Town: Fire & Ice w/ Appalachian Ensemble

Downtown Elkins will be transformed into a winter carnival atmosphere on Friday, February 6 as the Davis & Elkins College Campus Activities Board, Elkins ON TRAC and the city of Elkins again host D&E Night on the Town: Fire & Ice. Events get under way at 5 p.m. and continue into the evening. The All […]

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D&E presents Fair & Tender Ladies

D&E presents Fair & Tender Ladies

Eric Schmiedl’s adaptation of the 1988 Lee Smith novel, Fair and Tender Ladies, reveals the life of a Virginia woman named Ivy Rowe (played by Greta Lambert), who looks back on her Appalachian mountain life, relating her story in letters and songs. Led by Ivy Rowe, a strong-willed and passionate Appalachian woman in love with […]

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Augusta Square Dance!

Augusta Square Dance!

Pit Dance Studio, Myles Center for the Arts, Davis & Elkins College Campus. 8 p.m. dance, 7:30 p.m. beginners’ workshop. Beginner & family friendly. Music by the Allegheny Highballers – Scott Prouty, fiddle; Anne Hartman, banjo; Mike Costello, banjo; Josh Wanstreet, guitar Calling by Dave Shombert $6 general admission; $4 students & AmeriCorps members; free […]

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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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Mountain Music Project film screening at D&E

Mountain Music Project film screening at D&E

The groundbreaking documentary that examines simularities between Nepali and Appalachian Music is coming to D&E! We will show the film and have a Q&A with the film’s co-host, Danny Knicely. This is an event not to miss! “Two traditional musicians from the hills of Virginia take you to the villages of rugged Nepal, where you […]

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Appalachian Ensemble Showcase at D&E

Appalachian Ensemble Showcase at D&E

Appalachian Ensemble focuses primarily on the music and dance traditions of the Appalachian region, and includes some other music and dance traditions as well.

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Rev. Robert Jones @ D&E

Rev. Robert Jones @ D&E

Rev. Robert Jones Sr. is a singer, storyteller and self-taught multi-instrumentalist. He uses folk, blues, spirituals and other American Roots music to champion the beauty and power of our shared culture.

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The Sweetback Sisters @ The Icehouse, Davis & Elkins College

The Sweetback Sisters @ The Icehouse, Davis & Elkins College

Sweetback Sisters Emily Miller and Zara Bode may not be blood relations, but their precise, family-style harmonies recall the best of country music from the Everlys to The Judds, as well as the spirited rockabilly energy of Wanda Jackson, one of the band’s role models. Like the artists they admire, the Sweetbacks are concerned with […]

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The Rough & Tumble @ the Icehouse, D&E

The Rough & Tumble @ the Icehouse, D&E

The Rough & Tumble are here to lock eyes with you in a crowded room, smile and wink at you. Presented by Davis & Elkins College and the Appalachian Music & Dance Club.

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Appalachian Ensemble & Romanian Artists Free Luncheon Concert

Appalachian Ensemble & Romanian Artists Free Luncheon Concert

The Davis and Elkins Appalachian Ensemble is taking part in the Common Notes partnership funded by the Museums Connect program of the American Alliance of Museums and the US Department of State. The project will kick off with FREE Luncheon Concert in the Madden Center on Davis and Elkins College Campus on Wednesday October 8th. […]

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