Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival2021-11-17T20:03:45+00:00

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Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival

Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival 2022

May 26-29, 2022

This page will be updated soon with information for the 2022 Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival.

Until then, check out our offerings from 2019 to get an idea of what all we have to offer!

The Blue Ridge Institute & Museum of Ferrum College presents the annual Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival! Offering over 25 different workshops, Special Virginia & Appalachian Tune Workshops, Nightly Jam Sessions, a Dulcimer Orchestra, and Evening Concerts; the Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival is one of the best values of its kind!

“Fun and friendly people, gifted and encouraging instructors — don’t miss this great festival!”

“I was delighted with the class size, quality of instructors, and the inclusivivity no matter the skill level. Well Done!”

Since 2012, the Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival has been one of the Blue Ridge Institute’s major annual events. As the State Center for Blue Ridge Folklore as well as a Major Venue on the Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, the Blue Ridge Institute of Ferrum College provides the perfect setting for an annual gathering of dulcimer players.

For the first time in the Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival's history, we are offering one scholarship for a child's workshop fee.

Click here for more information!