Gathering in the Gap Music Festival 2018 - May 26


Welcome to the 2018 Gathering in the Gap Music Festival! Held on the grounds and surrounding areas of the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park, Gathering in the Gap celebrates rich regional traditions of music, culture, and history.


Join us on May 26 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. for amazing performances by Seldom Scene, Ellis Dyson & The Shambles, If Birds Could Fly, and more! Daytime general admission is FREE and open to the public with tickets for the evening performances available online or through the front desk.


For tickets to evening concerts or information about the Gathering in the Gap T-Shirt Quilt Giveaway, please click here!



Big Stone Gap, Virginia


The Gathering in the Gap Music Festival is a festival to celebrate the rich traditions of old-time, bluegrass, and Americana music in the Appalachian region. Join us on May 26, 2018 for this year's Gathering in the Gap.