Music & Storytelling have been a part of life in Kentucky since the first settlers arrived. Now your guests can immerse themselves in our culture through a variety of pre-scheduled performances. Read more…

Join us on Friday nights in July - September 2018 from 7-10pm for a family-friendly community block party! Featuring national, regional, and local live music and performance art, handmade arts and crafts vendors, Kentucky Proud local foods, performance art, children’s activities, and a family fun atmosphere.

Presented by the Berea Arts Council, First Friday Berea, Berea Tourism & Berea College Entrepreneurship for the Public Good, including sponsorships from MACED and Mountain Tech Media.

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Donna and Lewis Lamb

Native Kentuckians, this remarkable father-daughter duo have been entertaining folks with traditional Appalachian music for many years. With Lewis on fiddle and Donna on guitar, your feet don’t stand a chance of remaining still. In 2008, the Lambs received the highest award given in the Arts in Kentucky.

Berea College Bluegrass Ensemble

This group has thrilled audiences for over a decade with their shining student talent and fun, lively performances. They have toured throughout the eastern United States, Ireland and Japan. Now let them provide your group with a unique Kentucky musical experience.

Retro Renfro

Jeff Watson, Pam Perry Combs, Susan Tomes and Betty Lou York bring you a stage show like no other! The best in classic country, gospel and comedy presented in a high energy, interactive format guaranteed to please any audience. Each of these performers was a crowd favorite as members of the Renfro Valley Barn Dance for over 25 years.

Boone Tavern Murder Mystery

Enjoy a spectacular 4-course dinner combined with a dramatic production by Bluegrass Mystery Theater.

Thursday Nite Jam Session

Jammin’ on the Porch has become a local favorite over the past few years. Anyone is welcome to pick a few and sing a few during this free open acoustic jam session. Listen or feel free to join in! Thursdays from 7:00 - 9:00 PM. No charge.

Local Theater

Berea abounds with theatrical talent. Treat your group to a performance by one of our outstanding production companies - The Spotlight Playhouse and The Berea Arena Theater. Call for a schedule and availability.