2018 Fiddler's Convention

The 10th Annual Fiddler's Convention will take place on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Appalachian State University. 

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!

2018 Schedule of Events:

Friday, February 9:
FREE Concert feat. Kate Rhudy with Ellis Dyson
Legends Night Club
Doors: 7:30pm; Show: 8pm
BYOB, 18+ only

Saturday, February 10:
Luthier's Gathering at Fiddler's Convention
Plemmons Student Union, Roan Mountain Room
10am - 5pm
Family friendly, all are welcome!

A Taste of Appalachia at Fiddler's Convention
Plemmons Student Union, Grandfather Ballroom
11am - 4pm*
*while provisions last

Handmade Market at Fiddler's Convention
Plemmons Student Union, first floor/International Hallway
10am - 5pm
Family friendly, all are welcome!

Adult & Youth Competitions at Fiddler's Convention
Plemmons Student Union, Solarium & Linville Falls Room
10 am - 5pm
Registration will take place on the first and second floors of PSU

FREE A Fiddler's Square Dance
Legends Night Club
Doors: 7pm; Lessons: 7:30pm; Dance: 8pm
Family friendly! 18 and younger must be accompanied by parent or guardian