Upper East Tennessee Fiddler's Convention

The Upper East Tennessee Fiddler’s Convention is a traditional fiddler’s convention featuring a square dance on Friday night and competitions all day Saturday along with camping and jam sessions all night. The categories are traditional song, old-time banjo, old-time fiddle, dance, and string band. The top three in each category receive cash prizes in addition to other unique categories and prizes.


The Upper East Tennessee Fiddler’s Convention is a collaboration between Rocky Fork State Park and ETSU’s Department of Appalachian Studies, with support from the Tennessee Arts Commission.

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