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Appalachian State Old-Time Fiddler's Convention

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The Appalachian State Old-Time Fiddler's Convention is an annual event put on by the Appalachian Popular Programming Society's (APPS) Appalachian Heritage Council. This year marks the 15th edition of Fiddler's Convention and is set to be held on February 4th in the Plemmons Student Union. This year's Fiddler's Convention is set to feature the traditional slate of competitions, a revamped Handmade Market, workshops & presentations from community members and campus partners, and a luthier's gathering. This event is free for students and the public. 


Getting Involved: 
  • To register to compete or to see the competition schedule at the 15th annual Fiddler's Convention, click here

  • To participate in the 2023 Luthier's Gathering, or to see a list of previous attendees, click here

  • To inquire about hosting a workshop or presentation at Fiddler's Convention, click here.

  • To express interest in participating in Handmade Market at Fiddler's Convention, click here

  • To place a pre-order for our 2023 Fiddler's Convention Sweatshirt, click here

Please check back as we continue to add information about competitions and other offerings at the 2023 Fiddler's Convention.