2019 Fiddler's Convention

The 11th Annual Fiddler's Convention will take place on Saturday, February 9, 2019 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!

2019 Schedule of Events:

Friday, February 8:
Kickoff Concert: Sierra Hull with opener Chatham Rabbits 
Legends Night Club
Doors: 7:00pm
Chatham Rabbits: 8:00pm
Sierra Hull: 9pm
BYOB, 18+ only

Student Tickets On Sale 

1/22/19 at 10am in person only
Student Presale: $10
Student at doors: $15 
Tickets will be on sale at the information desk in the Plemmons Student Union 


Public Tickets On Sale

 1/24/19 at 10am (online & in person)
Public tickets $15 (presale & in person) 

To purchase: https://red.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=e6252c874ce118d180a86cb0cfadb783
Go to https://apps.appstate.edu/ for more information on ticket sales.
Saturday, February 9:
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*
$5 for a plate

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
11 am - 5pm

Competition Info & Schedule
Registration will take place on the first and second floors of PSU

FREE A Fiddler's Contra
Legends Night Club
Doors: 6:30 pm; Lessons: 7:00pm; Dance: 7:30pm

Band: ContraForce

Caller: Charlotte Crittenden
Family friendly! 18 and younger must be accompanied by parent or guardian