Experience an ancient tradition that lives on in modern times.


We are a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing meaningful opportunities for an underserved audience to engage with the voices of Appalachia through hearing stories and attending workshops that will enable them to develop a cultural intelligence through the arts of listening and speaking.

Join us April 3-4, 2020 For our annual festival!

LOCATION: Union County Schools Fine Arts Center: 926 Panther Overlook, Blairsville, GA

TICKETS: Tickets are always free for students18 and under and teachers bringing classes. We also offer discounts for senior citizens, military personnel, and college students. We also run early-bird specials. You can purchase tickets online here: https://2020gmsf.eventbrite.com

Tickets will also be sold at the door at the festival.

LODGING: There are many places to stay within an easy drive of the festival venue: https://www.visitblairsvillega.com/list/ql/lodging-travel-tourism-15

We recommend the Seasons Inn in Blairsville because it’s clean, comfortable, affordable, and only 5 minutes from the festival: http://www.seasons-inn.com/

Our fabulous featured tellers:

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