The Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming | June 9-17

Mountains of Music Homecoming Guide
(Click image to download Full Program Guide)


The Third Annual Mountains of Music Homecoming will be held June 9-17, 2017.  This program is an exciting opportunity for the communities in the region to showcase and celebrate those community assets they are most proud of and want to share with visitors, such as traditional music, crafts, history, and outdoor recreation offerings.

As a Gateway to the Crooked Road and the eastern anchor to this spectacular regional event, Franklin County is proud to host 5 Cultural Experiences and 2 Featured Concerts as part of the celebration.  We are literally opening the front door for visitors to savor the flavor that is truly Franklin County and Southwest Virginia.

Click links for details on these exciting events.

Cultural Experiences

Blue Ridge Farm Museum
Blue Ridge Institute & Museum | June 9-11

Virginia’s Forgotten Canneries: A History In Labels Exhibit
Blue Ridge Institute & Museum | June 9-17

Crooked Road Royalty and Musical Styles
Blue Ridge Institute & Museum | June 9-17

Franklin County Court Days Culture & Music Festival
Downtown Rocky Mount | June 10

Jubal Early Homeplace Tours and “Pickin’ on the Porch”
Jubal Early Homeplace | June 17

Featured Concerts

Norman Kennedy, Aoife Clancy, John Roberts, and Bobby McMillon
Ferrum College, Sale Auditorium in Schoolfield Hall | June 9

Lost & Found, New Standard Bluegrass
Harvester Performance Center | June 13

Mountains of Music Homecoming Program Guide Available

The Franklin County Division of Tourism & Film is pleased to announce the availability of a program guide to The Crooked Road‘s Third Annual Mountains of Music Homecoming celebration.  The 76-page guide is available for download or can be picked up at seven convenient locations.  They are free while supplies last.

Program guides are available at the following locations:

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum
20 Museum Drive, Ferrum | (540) 365-4412

Boones Mill Town Hall
359 Boones Mill Rd, Boones Mill | (540) 334-5404

Franklin County Public Library – Main Branch
355 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount | (540) 483-3098

Franklin County Public Library – Westlake Branch
84 Westlake Road, Suite 109, Hardy | (540) 483-3098 Opt. 2

Rocky Mount Community & Hospitality Center (the Depot)
52 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount | (540) 489-0948

Smith Mountain Lake Regional Visitor Center
16430 Booker T. Washington Hwy, Moneta | (540) 721-1203

Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge Visitor Information Center
101 Shenandoah Avenue, NE, Roanoke, VA 24016 | (540) 342-6025

For exciting details on Franklin County’s two Featured Concerts and six Cultural Experiences and other regional concerts and cultural events, visit or contact the Franklin County Division of Tourism & Film at (540) 483-3030.