Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival2020-04-01T19:00:43+00:00

Due to the COVID-19 health emergency The 2020 Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival is Cancelled.

The Dulcimer Festival will be rescheduled for 2021.

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Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival

May 21 - 24, 2020

The Blue Ridge Institute & Museum of Ferrum College presents the 9th 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!