Appalachian State Old-Time Fiddler’s Convention

The Appalachian State Old-Time Fiddlers Convention is held on the campus of Appalachian State University and is 100% student-operated and student-funded. This unique event draws over hundreds of attendees from across the region and celebrates the rich music, history, arts, and culture of the Appalachia region. Events include; concerts, instructional workshops, music competitions, a gathering of luthiers, as well as a handmade market featuring crafters from across the region.  All events are family friendly!

Friday, February 9, 2018 7:30 pm

  • FREE Concert feat. Kate Rhudy with Ellis Dyson (8:00 pm, Legends Night Club, 18years+ only)

Saturday, February 10, 2018, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Luthier's Gathering at Fiddler's Convention (Plemmons Student Union, Roan Mountain Room)
  • Handmade Market at Fiddler's Convention (Plemmons Student Union, first floor/International Hallway)
  • Adult & Youth Competitions at Fiddler's Convention (Plemmons Student Union, Solarium & Linville Falls Room)
  • A Taste of Appalachia at Fiddler's Convention - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm onlu (Plemmons Student Union, Grandfather Ballroom)
  • 7:00 pm - A Fiddler's Square Dance (Free, Lessons at 7:30 pm; Dance at 8:00 pm, Legends Night Club, 18 and younger must be accompanied by parent or guardian)

Event Details

Location Plemmons Student Union at Appalachian State University
Boone, NC
Cost Ticketed/Admission Charged
2018 Information coming soon.
Music Styles Bluegrass
Event Type Concert / Performance, Festival, Workshop / Class / Demonstration
  • ✔ Can Accommodate Groups
  • ✔ Family Friendly
  • ✔ Handicapped Accessible

Contact Info

Phone (828) 262-6567

Upcoming Dates: