Carolina Music Festivals is a comprehensive calendar and guide to multi-act, daylong or multiple-day music festivals in North Carolina.
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March 31 - April 1 Surry Old Time Fiddlers Convention - Dobson
Two days of activities celebrate the old-time music of Surry County with a Friday night square dance and Saturday competitions for adult and youth (younger than 16) instrumentalists, bands and songwriters, which include cash prizes. Competitions are followed by youth and adult dances, respectively. There will also be luthier displays, jamming, a cake walk and raffles. 2017 is the festival's eighth year.
Friday: Whitetop Mountain Band, New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters.
Saturday: Competing musicians and bands TBA for: band, fiddle, banjo, guitar, twin fiddle (adults), folk song, variety, dance, bass (adults).
Festival site: Surry Central High School
7 to 11 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.
Friday $5, younger than 13 free; Saturday $5, contestants and younger than 13 free.
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