April 7-9, 2017-- 13th Annual Pilot Mountain Bowed Dulcimer Festival.
This is the only "bowed only" event of the year. For all levels of bowed dulcimer players from
very beginners to advanced. Tuition for the weekend is $100.00 and that includes lunch on
Make checks payable to Ken Bloom and send to 600 West Main Street, Pilot Mountain, NC,
The official hotel is the Econolodge here in Pilot Mountain Their phone number is
336-368-2237. Be sure to tell them you are coming to the Bowed Dulcimer Festival to get
the special festival rate.
May 25-28, 2017-- Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival, Ferrum Virginia.
This is a wonderful small festival. Bowed dulcimer will be taught along with many other
dulcimer classes. The focus of the festival is more traditional than most. For more information
go to http://crookedroaddulcimerfestival.org.
June 25-30, 2017--Kentucky Music Week, Bardstown, Kentucky.
Ken Bloom will be teaching two bowed dulcimer classes for five consecutive days along with
an orchestra that consists of any instruments that want to participate. Detailed instruction
on bowed dulcimer over the course of the week. For more information go to
November 16-19, 2017--North Georgia Foothills Fall Event at Unicoi State Park, Helen, Georgia.
Concentrated bowed dulcimer instruction in a lovely setting. Great accomodations
with an evening concert. the last big bowed dulcimer event of the year. For more info
go to http://www.ngfda.com.