CODA Music Festival

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About the Coda Music Festival

The 2023 CODA Music Festival celebrates the heart of Appalachia with music and stories rooted in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Kaitlyn Baker, Andrew Finn Magill, Pretty Little Goat, and Ashes & Arrows fill the air with Celtic, Bluegrass, Folk, and Country music while Jon Toineeta and Laura Boosinger bring native American and Appalachian mountain folk tales. We’d love to see you join us Saturday, April 15 for Coda 2023!

2023 Lineup

This year’s talent will include the styles of bluegrass, folk, country, as well as various types of storytelling.

Schedule and Details

Saturday, April 15, 11:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Andrew Finn Magill: 12-1 pm
Laura Boosinger: 1:20-2:10 pm
Pretty Little Goat: 2:30-3:30 pm
John Toineeta: 3:50-4:50 pm
Ashes and Arrows: 5:10-5:55 pm
Kaitlyn Baker: 6:15-7:15 pm


Montreat College Black Mountain Campus
191 Vance Avenue
Black Mountain, NC 28711
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    All Montreat students allowed free-entry upon showing their student I.D. at the gate.

    Discounted tickets available for purchase at the Black Mountain and Swannanoa Ingles locations from March 29-April 14.


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    Sponsorship Opportunities

    For questions on sponsoring CODA, please contact Chris Fraser at

    Montreat College is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. A portion of your support is tax deductible. Please contact for more information about tax deductible gifts.


    What to Bring

    • Chairs
    • Blankets/ Towels
    • Tickets if applicable
    • Sunscreen


    Coda Music Festival is held at Montreat College’s Black Mountain Campus, 191 Vance Avenue, Black Mountain, NC 28711.

    General Inquiries: Chris Fraser (


    What if it rains?

    This is a rain or shine event. In the event of rain, the CODA Music Festival will be held in Gaither Hall on the Montreat College campus.

    Can I Bring Food?

    While we are not prohibiting guests from bringing food, we highly recommend guests to eat at our vendor, Blessed Soul Food!

    Is the festival suitable for kids?

    Kids are welcome to our family friendly event!

    Can I bring alcohol or will there be alcohol sold?

    Montreat College is an alcohol free campus.

    Refund policy

    There are no refunds.