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Fiddles & Folklife
Saturday, April 19, 2014

Fiddles & Folklife is an afternoon filled with Old-time music contests, jam sessions, food and craft vendors, folklife demonstrations, dancing and cakewalks on the Warren Wilson College campus.


11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Youth Fiddle Showcase: Fiddlers 7 years-old and younger or those who have been playing for less than two years can participate in a non-judged performance.

12-2 p.m.
Fiddle & Banjo Contests
(youth, followed by adult)

2-3 p.m.
Old-Time Stringband Contest

3 p.m.
Fiddle & Banjo Awards
Stringband Finalists Announced

3-4 p.m.
Ballad & Folksong Contest

4-5 p.m.
Stringband Finals
Dulcimer Raffle

•Cakewalks throughout the afternoon

Fiddle, Banjo, string band and folksong contests

Registration opens at 11 a.m. the day of the festival for all contests. There are no entry fees for the contests.

Contest Rules

For more Information, contact Phil Jamison, 828.771.3722 or pjamison@warren-wilson.edu.

Cash Prizes

Old Time String Band
1st $300
2nd $150
3rd $75

Old-Time Fiddle
1st $75
2nd $50
3rd $25

Old-Time Banjo
1st $75
2nd $50
3rd $25

Youth Old-Time Fiddle (13-17)
1st $50
2nd $25
3rd $10

Youth Old-Time Fiddle (12-under)
1st $50
2nd $25
3rd $10

Youth Old-Time Banjo (17 & under)
1st $50
2nd $25
3rd $10

Folksong Contest
1st $50
2nd $25
3rd $10


From I-40, take exit 55
Take a right onto highway 70
Drive approximately 1.6 miles to the stoplight
Turn left onto Warren Wilson Road and go 1.4 miles to the College.