The Blue Ridge Music Center features a state-of-the-art amphitheater on the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 213. The facility hosts a visitors center with a permanent exhibit, “The Roots of American Music” and a small indoor auditorium as well as a large outdoor amphitheater. The site is open May through October and features free music daily in the breezeway. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during May. A Summer Concert Series is featured each weekend June through September, usually on Saturday evenings but on Fridays or Sundays for some special events. For schedule of concerts and musicians, call or see website.