The 48th Annual Santa Barbara Old-Time Fiddlers' Festival

Oct 13, 10:00 am - Oct 13, 05:00 pm

A festive family-friendly hoedown featuring fiddles, banjos, guitars, mandolins, singing and dancing! The 48th Annual Santa Barbara Fiddlers’ Convention & Festival (October 13, 2019) is located at the beautiful grounds of the historic Stow House in
A festive family-friendly hoedown featuring fiddles, banjos, guitars, mandolins, singing and dancing!

The 48th Annual Santa Barbara Fiddlers’ Convention & Festival (October 13, 2019) is located at the beautiful grounds of the historic Stow House in Goleta, CA. This legendary West Coast festival features music performances and workshops by the best old-time musicians and traditional flatfoot dancers in America. The festival also hosts many guided and open jam sessions as well as an Instrument Petting Zoo and an epic Contest for traditional instrumentalists, singers and bands!

The festival has instrument and music vendors, Henna, local brews and food! Come and enjoy a wonderful day of traditional music, dance and fun as we celebrate and help preserve our country’s legacy of traditional American music.

ADULTS $15, STUDENTS $5, CHILDREN UNDER 12 are FREE
Artistic Director: David Bragger

Performances, Workshops and Jams with:
Rafe Stefanini (PA) — Old-time fiddle legend
Hog-Eyed Man (GA) —Old-time fiddle and mountain dulcimer duo
Jim & Jamie Fox (MT) —Native American fiddle and guitar from the Fort Belknap Reservation
Todalo Shakers (WA & CA) —Vintage jug band blues and ragtime music
Art Rosenbaum (GA) —Grammy award-winning banjo player and music documentarian
The Horsenecks (OR) —Powerhouse old-time duo from the Northwest
David Bragger & Susan Platz —Old-time fiddle duo
SLO County Stumblers (TN & CA) —Powerful hillbilly stringband from both coasts
Skillet Licorice (CA) Ragtime string band extraordinaires
Paul Rangell and Emily Abbink —Mandolin and guitar from New Mexico and beyond
And much more…
More Festival and Contest Registration INFO at www.fiddlersfestival.org

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