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Mountain City Fiddlers Convention
September 2 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm$15 – $20
After a three-year hiatus competitors and fans from across the region will celebrate the return of the Mountain City Fiddlers’ Convention. Taking the mantle of this trademark event is Johnson County’s own, The Kody Norris Show. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2023, where it all began in 1925: at Heritage Hall Theatre in the heart of Mountain City, Tennessee!
“Growing up in Mountain City, the fiddlers’ convention has always held a special place in my heart. Some of the greatest fiddlers in history got their start right here. Mary Rachel and I never dreamed we would be hosting this event but are super excited to breathe some new life into this Northeast Tennessee treasure,” stated Norris.
This year, there is over $12,000 in cash and prizes including a handcrafted fiddle by renowned bluegrass fiddler, Jason Barie for the top Fiddle Champion! The Mountain City Fiddlers’ Convention will feature many of the same competition categories as in years past with the addition of a few newLittle Roy and Lizzy Show ones too!
The Finale will feature a headlining band each year to close out the convention. This year’s featured act will be The Little Roy and Lizzy Show from Lincolnton, Georgia. Many will remember Little Roy from the world-famous Lewis Family. With a career spanning over seven decades, The Little Roy and Lizzy Show are certainly no strangers to the world of bluegrass, old-time, country and gospel music.
The 2023 Mountain City Fiddlers’ Convention will be hosted by The Kody Norris Show, sponsored in part by the Johnson County Tourism Office and Johnson County Center for the Arts, the latter who will also be hosting their perennial Long Journey Home.
Visit MountainCityFC.com for details!
$15 All-Day Pass for Convention & Special Concert | $20 Competition Fee per Category
Tickets available at the door. Same-day registration only.