Mount Airy Fiddlers Convention

The Mount Airy Fiddlers Convention is a popular festival devoted to old-time and bluegrass music, as well as related arts such as dance, which takes place each summer at Veterans Memorial Park in Mount Airy, North Carolina, United States. It was established in 1972. It is held on the first weekend in June. The festival features numerous solo and band competitions, whose winners are awarded cash prizes.[1]

Mount Airy Fiddlers Convention
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An old-time band performing in the old-time band competition at the 2009 Mount Airy Fiddlers Convention
GenreBluegrass music, old-time music
DatesFirst weekend in June
Location(s)Mount Airy, North Carolina, United States
Years active1972-present
WebsiteOfficial site

Regular performers at the festival include Benton Flippen, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, and Ira Bernstein.

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  1. ^ "36th Annual Fiddlers Convention - Mount Airy, NC". Archived from the original on 2008-07-04. Retrieved 2009-05-26.

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Coordinates: 36°30′54″N 80°37′05″W / 36.5151°N 80.6181°W / 36.5151; -80.6181