Welcome to the Alleghany Jubilee
Sparta, North Carolina
Contact the Jubilee
The Alleghany Jubilee is located at 25 North Main Street, in downtown Sparta and are open year-round. We area handicap-accessible, family-oriented venue and alcoholic products are strictly prohibited.
All children welcome!
Tues Night $5 per person
Sat Night $6 per person
Children 12 and under admitted free unless special events warrent a reduced admittance
Doors open @6:00 pm
Bands perform from 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Light concessions available
Saturday, May 2: New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters
Tuesday, May 10: Birthday celebration with cake, ice cream, Rise and Shine Band
Saturday, May 14: Mountain Park Old Time Band
Saturday, May 21: Buck Mountain Band
Saturday, May 28: Back Water
Saturday, June 4: Country Express
Saturday, June 11: Bad Habits
Tuesday, June 14: Birthday celebration with cake, ice cream, Rise and Shine Band
Saturday, June 18: Crooked Road Ramblers
Saturday, June 25: Backwater
Saturday, July 2: Crooked Road Ramblers
Saturday, July 9: Mountain Park Old Time Band
Tuesday, July 12: Birthday celebration with cake, ice cream, Rise and Shine Band
Saturday, July 16: closed for Alleghany Fiddlers Convention
Saturday, July 23: Backwater
Saturday, July 30: Mountain Park
Monday Night Line Dancing Lessons - 6-8pm
Tuesday Night Hillbilly Hoedown
with Ernest & the Rise and Shine Band 7-10pm
|The Jubilee, as it's known here in Sparta, was originally the Spartan movie theater. Agnes and Ernest Joines have reworked the interior so that, today, it's the perfect place for dancing, meeting old (or new) friends or just listening to the music of the hills.|
now available during Jubilee events!
T-shirts are $16 for sizes S, M, and L;
$18 for XL and 2X.
Hoodie sweatshirts are $28 for any size
|The international program, Globe Trekker, shown in the United States on PBS stations, visited the Jubilee Saturday May 12. Host Justine Shapiro interviewed Ernest & Agnes and some of the Alleghany Jubilee regulars.|
We were recently featured in this VisitNC video about Blue Ridge mountain music.
People in this region have been making music since they came here. Old-time, hillbilly- whatever you call it- it's in our blood and part of our culture.
Ernest with his one-man band
|Ernest Joines was on the May 17, 1961 episode of I've Got a Secret. Check it out (and hear him play):|