NC Thumbpicker’s Convention

NC Thumbpickers Convention begins on Friday March 9th at 4:00 ppm in the Lobby of the Hilton Garden Inn. At 5:00 pm there will be a Meet & Greet followed with Jam Sessions & Performances until about 11:00 pm. On Saturday morning March 10th, Registration starts at 9:00 am in the Lobby. Exhibits in the Lobby both days!! Workshops start at 10:00 am in Break-out rooms for Intermediate & Advanced musicians. Open Mic & Jam Sessions continue throughout the day, ending with the Convention Performances.

Musicians include: Wayne Henderson, Richard Smith & Julie Smith, Jeremiah Jobe, Clay Lunsford & Friends. And more…

2018 Schedule:

  • Friday March 10:
  • 4:00 pm - Registration
  • 6:00 pm - Performance 
  • Saturday March 9
  • 9:00 am - Workshops & Break outs Open Mic & Jam Session
  • 5:00 pm - Break
  • 6:00 pm - Evening Concert

The NC Thumbpickers Convention is sponsored by North Carolina Arts Council.

Event Details

Location Hilton Garden Inn, Statesville
Statesville, NC
Cost Ticketed/Admission Charged
$45.00 Full Pass, $20.00 one of the following: Friday Evening Concert, Workshops or Saturday Evening Concert.
Music Styles Bluegrass
Early Country Music
Event Type Concert / Performance, Jam Session, Workshop / Class / Demonstration
  • ✔ Family Friendly
  • ✔ Food Service
  • ✔ Handicapped Accessible

The Jam Session is open to all levels of playing and newcomers are welcome. Patrons with sevice animals welcome.

Contact Info

Phone (704) 380-0875

Upcoming Dates: