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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. Friday Events Include: Fiddler's Convention Kick-Off Concert! Saturday Events include: 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! 

The 12th Annual Appalachian State University Fiddler's Convention will be February 7th and 8th, 2020.

Please note competition times have changed since previous conventions!

Fiddler's Convention Kick-Off Concert: Chatham Rabbits


APPS Presents: Chatham Rabbits, February 7th, 2020

with Kate Rhudy & Libby Rodenbough


Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM
General Admission Tickets: $10 Student, $15 Public

Family-Friendly Show Open to all (No BYOB Service)

Tickets will be available at the Legends door at 7pm tonight! 

To request an accommodation, please visit  

Fiddler's Convention Closing Concert: Trampled by Turtles!

Try number 2

APPS Presents: Trampled By Turtles, February 25th, 2020

with Sierra Ferrell

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM
Tickets on Sale NOW!


General Admission Tickets: $20 Student, $25 Public

To buy tickets online, click here


To request an accommodation, please visit