Ashe County Bluegrass & Old Time Fiddlers Convention

July 25 - 27, 2019
50th annual Ashe County Fiddlers Convention

50 years young!

Celebrate with us!

The Fiddlers Convention is a celebration and showcase of the musical talent and heritage of the high country of North Carolina. The Ashe County Arts Council is excited to sponsor the 50th annual Ashe County Bluegrass and Old Time Fiddlers Convention on Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27, 2019. Ashe County Park, in Jefferson, North Carolina will be the place to enjoy music and see the best in the region’s old time traditional and bluegrass musicians.

For our 50th Anniversary, we are holding a raffle for a beautiful Gold Tone Maple Classic 5-String Banjo with case. Tickets are on sale beginning June 1, by cash, check or credit card at the Ashe Arts Center and Scott Harris Guitars, at the Ashe County Arts Council booth during Christmas in July and at the Fiddler's Convention. For full raffle details and photos, see our flyer HERE.

Support JAM

Help young musicians

Proceeds from the Convention go to support the Junior Appalachian Music Program! Click HERE to learn more.

Things to Do

A Full Weekend of Activities

Enjoy music from the best bluegrass performers in the area, take part in an Appalachian barn dance, purchase arts and crafts, and much more! Click HERE to see the schedule of events.

Bluegrass Competition

Win Cash Prizes

Bluegrass musicians can compete against each other in a variety of categories and age categories including solo instruments, bands, duos and more. Click HERE to for full competition info.