Fiddler's Grove Ole Time Fiddler's and Bluegrass Festival

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Country and Region United StatesNorth Carolina
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Union Grove, North Carolina, USA
Festival Contact Information

Fiddler’s Grove Inc.
Festival Administration
P.O. Box 364
Sherrills Ford, NC 28673 USA

Festival Description

Since 1924 The Fiddler’s Grove Ole Time Fiddler’s & Bluegrass Festival has taken place over the Memorial Day weekend annually. The festival has always been family-friendly event that tried to maintain an intimate atmosphere by limiting ticket sales. Tickets are reasonably priced and children under the age of 12 are offered free entrance. Festival goers have the option of camping on-site, or taking advantage of motel lodging nearby. The music acts feature traditional American music performances and a fiddling competition and jam sessions at the campground.

Festival Dates May 24 - 25, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Friday Night on the Grove Stage:
    • 6:00 pm — The Shiver Show
      Spirit Fiddle
      Don Pedi & Friends
    • 8:30 pm — Lissy Rosemont & Blackgrass
      Wicker & Jones
      Green Grass and Cane Creek Cloggers
    • 10:00 pm — Barn Dance
  • Saturday Morning:
    • 10:30 am - Clogging Workshop
    • 11:30 am - Green Grass Cloggers
  • Saturday 12:00 Noon Children’s Show on the Log Cabin Stage:
    • Steve Houser, Storyteller
      — Sharon Underwood, Mel Jones & Friends
  • Saturday 12:00 Noon Instrument Workshops:
    • Ben Cockman - Guitar
    • John Cockman Jr. - Fiddle
    • Billy Cockman - Banjo
    • David Cockman - Bass
    • Don Pedi - Dulcimer
  • Saturday Afternoon/Evening on the Grove Stage:
    • 2:00 pm — Bluegrass Church Wayne Henderson & Friends
    • Don Pedi & Friends
    • 4:00 pm — Steve Houser
      Lissy Rosemont & Blackgrass
      Cane Creek Cloggers
    • 6:30 pm — Wayne Henderson & Friends
      Cockman Family
      Spirit Fiddle
    • 8:30 pm — Laurel Creek String Band
      Clay Lunsford & Friends
      Cane Creek and Green Grass Cloggers
  • All Day and All Night:
    • Jamming on the Grounds


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Practical Info:

Tickets/camping 2013:
  • Tickets
    • $5 per person, per day
    • Children and Youth 12 and under FREE
    • Tickets do not include camping
    • No advance purchase, all festival tickets sold at the gate
  • RV Hookups:
    • Limited and available in advance on a first-come first-serve basis
    • 30-50 amp Sewer/Water sites are now SOLD OUT
    • Advanced purchase recommended using 2013 RV Reservation Form
  • Dry Camping:
    • For Tents, RVs, Vans etc. with no water or electric hookups
    • $15 per Family per Night (family is 2 adults and their children)
    • $7 per Night for each Additional Adult
    • No advance purchase, all dry camping is paid at the gate
  • Fiddler’s Grove Campground
    1819 West Memorial Hwy
    Union Grove, NC


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