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ASU Old Time Fiddlers Convention Saturday, February 8th, 2014

Sons of BluegrassThe sixth annual Old Time Fiddlers Convention is just around the corner! The convention takes place Saturday, February 8th, 2014 at the Plemmons Student Union on the campus of Appalachian State University, Boone, NC. This is an all day event. The Fiddlers Convention is free to the public, though there is an entry fee for the competitions. Registration begins at 10:00am, check the 2014 Competition Schedule for contest times. The 2014 Convention registration for competing is $5, admission is FREE to all. The event features luthiers gathering, jamming, workshops, and competitions for adult and youth.

Autumn Family Adventure During Georgia Mountain Fall Festival

Georgia Mountain Fall Festival 2012Hiawassee, GA – With its mild temperatures and colorful fall foliage the North Georgia Mountains provide a perfect fall escape, and from October 12-21, the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds will host an ideal family adventure. For 10 days, the Fairgrounds will be filled with arts & crafts, history, music and excitement during the annual Georgia Mountain Fall Festival. For a complete list of scheduled activities, discounted admission days and musical performances, visit www.GeorgiaMountainFairgrounds.com

The 40th Anniversary Deer Creek Fiddlers' Convention

Deer Creek Fiddler's ConventionWestminster, MD - June 9, 2012 - Common Ground on the Hill presents the 40th Anniversary Deer Creek Fiddlers' Convention on Saturday, June 9, 2012, from 9 AM to 7 PM at the 70 acre Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster, Maryland. The Fiddler's Convention has been a Maryland tradition since it was founded in 1972.

Fiddlin' on the 88th Fiddler's Grove Ole Time Fiddlers and Bluegrass Festival Anniversary

Fiddler's GroveUnion Grove, NC -- In 1924, H.P. Van Hoy, a school teacher and a fiddler, thought of a good way to raise money for Union Grove School; he would hold a fiddler's convention. The convention became a tradition, carried on in recent years by Harper A. Van Hoy, H. P. Van Hoy's son. On May 25-27 2012, the third generation of Van Hoy descendents will open the gate for the 88th iteration of that acclaimed bluegrass musical institution: a weekend of competition, performances by invited musicians, workshops, jamming, and the renewal of years-long friendships. This is the oldest fiddler's contest in North America, acclaimed a Local Legacy by the Library of Congress, icon of the genre, and not to be missed. Since its inception nearly a century ago, this fiddling event has focused on traditional American music.

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