The Old Fiddlers' Club of Rhode Island (ofcri): www.ofcri.webs.com
Fiddleheads Acoustic JamCamp, Contoocook, New Hampshire, September 5-7, 2014. A weekend of learning and fun with jamming, workshops and concerts. All acoustic instruments are welcome. Learn more at www.FiddleheadsCamp.com or email email@example.com
8th Annual Hoppin' John Old-Time and Bluegrass Fiddlers' Convention
The oldest fiddle club in the US., started in 1929.
Quiet Corner Fiddlers, Northeast, CT: www.qcf.webs.com.
, Sept. 18-20, 2014, Shakori Hills Community Arts Center, Pittsboro, North Carolina. Contests include band (old-time, bluegrass, and non-traditional), old-time and bluegrass instrument (fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo, and bass), folk song, and dance. There will also be separate categories for children 15 and under. A total of $3500 in cash prizes will be awarded. Lots of jamming, and
performances by Erynn Marshall and Carl Jones, and more. Info: www.hoppinjohn.org.
Tennessee Fall Homecoming, October 10-12, 2014.
One of the nation’s largest, most authentic music and folk festivals, the 35th
anniversary of Homecoming will feature local, regional and nationally acclaimed musicians, performing all day, every day, on five scenic stages; filling the air with bluegrass, old-time, Southern Gospel and Americana music. Guests will also enjoy authentic Appalachian artisans and demonstrators, and traditional Southern foods. Student Heritage Day, designed around the Homecoming but with additional educational components for today’s youth, will be featured October 9th
. A non-profit organization, the Museum’s mission is to preserve Appalachian artifacts and instill in the community—regionally, nationally, and internationally—a greater knowledge of, and appreciation for, the Appalachian heritage. The Museum is located 16 miles north of Knoxville, one mile east of I-75, Exit 122. For additional information, call 865-494-7680 or visit the website, www.museumofappalachia.org