North Carolina Festival List

North Carolina Festival List

January

Elvis Fest – Chapel Hill

 

February

North Carolina Jazz Festival – Wilmington

Queen City Brewers Festival – Charlotte

Appalachian State Old-Time Fiddlers Convention

Neuse River Bluegrass Fest – Kinston

First Class Bluegrass – Asheville

 

March

Classic Rock N Roll Weekend at The Omni Grove Park Inn – Asheville March 16-18

Blue, Brew, & Que Festival – Kenansville

Surry Old Time Fiddlers Convention – Dobson

April

Festival of Legends – Apex

‘Cuegrass Fest – Apex

Charlotte Wine and Food Weekend – Charlotte

Tuck Fest – Charlotte

Heritage Festival – Monroe

NC Persian Festival

Big Lick Bluegrass Festival – Oakboro

Live and Local Spring Fest – Raleigh

Depot District Music Fest – Lexington

Farm Fest – Selma

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon – Raleigh

RockyFest – Hiddenite

White Oak Shores Bluegrass – Stella

Little Creek Vineyard Music Festival – Snow Camp

Art of Cool – Durham

Triangle Beach Music Festival – Greenville

 

May

Asheville Electro-Music Festival – Asheville

Carolina Rebellion – Concord

French Broad River Festival – Hot Springs

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver’s Bluegrass Festival – Denton

LEAF

North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival – Huntersville

Union Grove Old Time Fiddlers Convention – Union Grove

Thunder in the Smokies Rally – Maggie Valley

Nashville Blooming Fest – Nashville

High Lonesome Strings Picking in the Park – Pleasant Garden

Union Grove Old Time Fiddlers Convention – Union Grove

Moogfest – Durham

Kinnection Kampout – Horse Shoe

Carolina Roots MusicFest – Statesville

Beaufort Music Festival – Beaufort

Artsplosure – Raleigh

Carolina Blues Festival – Greensboro

Durham Blues and Brews Festival – Durham

Atlantic Beach Music Festival – Atlantic Beach

Mustang Spring Jam – Corolla

Charlie Poole Music Festival – Wentworth

Lil John’s Mountain Music Festival – Snow Camp

Hippie Fest- Salisbury

Willow Oak Park Beach Music Festival – Roxboro

Fiddler’s Grove Festival – Union Grove

Mountain Sports Festival – Asheville

White Squirrel Festival – Brevard

Gears and Guitars Music Fest – Winston-Salem

Carl Sandburg Folk Music Festival – Flat Rock

Carolina Roots Music Fest – Statesville

Bimbe Arts Festival – Durham

Ritmo Latino Festival – Cary

June

Bluegrass & Old-Time Fiddlers Convention – Mount Airy

Brevard Blues Festival – Brevard

Ocrafolk Festival – Ocracoke Island

Carolina Beach Music Festival – Carolina Beach

Mondo Roots – Clayton

Crystal Coast Music Festival – Atlantic Beach

Bluegrass in Cherokee – Cherokee

Cold Mountain Music Festival – Canton

Brevard Summer Institute & Festival – Brevard

Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival – Tryon

GroverFest – Union Grove

Hoppin’ Beats & Eats Fest – Greensboro

Hoppin’ Beats & Eats Fest – Greensboro

Bluff Mountain Festival – Hot Springs

Lansing NC Blues Festival – Lansing

Southport Songwriter Festival – Southport

Willow Oak Park Bluegrass Festival – Roxboro

Rock the Park – Carowinds

All Go West – Asheville

Cape Fear Blues Festival – Wilmington

State Annual Singing Convention – Benson

Sirens on the Mountain – Todd

Eastern Music Festival – Greensboro

An Appalachian Summer Festival – Boone

Singing on the Mountain – Linville

July

Ocean City Jazz Festival – North Topsail Beach

Red, White & Bluegrass Festival – Morganton

Festival for the Eno – Durham

Down East Music Festival – Wilson

Wild Goose Festival – Hot Springs

Bernaroo Music and Arts Festival – New Bern

Spruce Pine BBQ Championship and Bluegrass Festival – Spruce Pine

Folkmoot USA – Western North Carolina

Barnstock BYOB Music Fest – Huntersville

Hillbilly Jam – Maggie Valley

August

Mountain Dance and Folk Festival – Asheville

PreddyFest Bluegrass Festival – Franklinton

Reevestock Music Festival – Elkin

LEAF Downtown – Asheville

Soulshine Farm Music Festival – Green Mountain

Fines Creek Bluegrass Jam – Clyde

Shagging at the Rock – Blowing Rock

N.C. State Bluegrass Festival – Marion

The Big What? – Silk Hope

Rockabilly Resurrection – Kannapolis

River Valley Blues Festival – Asheville

Jam in the Trees – Black Mountain

September

Camp JuJu – Snow Camp

Smoky Mountain Folk Festival – Lake Junaluska

Happy Valley Old-Time Fiddlers’ Convention – Lenoir

Piggin’ & Grinnin’ – New Bern

National Folk Festival – Greensboro

Mountain Song Festival – Brevard

Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival – Mocksville

East Side Block Music Festival – Charlotte

African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh & Wake County – Raleigh

John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival – High Point

ProgDay – Chapel Hill

New River Blues Festival – Grassy Creek

Music Fest at Blue Bear Mountain – Todd

Hopscotch – Raleigh

Stokes Stomp Festival on the Dan – Danbury

Pickin’ By The Lake – Roxboro

Hoppin’ John Old-Time and Bluegrass Fiddlers’ Convention – Silk Hope

Asheville Barnaroo – Leicester

Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival – Emerald Isle

Apex Music Festival – Apex

The Blowing Rock Music Festival – Blowing Rock

Creedmoor Music Festival – Creedmoor

Brewgrass Festival – Asheville

Carolina in the Fall – Wilkesboro

Deep Water Soul Fest – Hot Springs

Live & Local: Roots Fest – Raleigh

3B Music Festival – Union Grove

Carrboro Music Festival – Carrboro

Stokes Stomp Festival on the Dan – Danbury

The Blowing Rock Music Festival – Blowing Rock

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival – Raleigh

Carolina Jubilee – Union Grove

White Oak Shores Bluegrass Festival – Stella

October 

Ol’ Front Porch Festival – Oriental

Three Days of Light Gathering

MumFest – New Bern

Hickory Oktoberfest – Hickory

Carolina Renaissance Festival

La Coalición Latinoamericana Latin American Festival – Charlotte

UNC Charlotte International Festival – Charlotte

World Beer Festival – Durham

Breakaway Music Festival – Charlotte

Chinese Lantern Festival – Belmont

DeweyFest

LEAF

International Festival of Raleigh

Carolina Balloon Fest

BLA/ALT Music Festival – Charlotte

Groove in the Garden – Raleigh

Bull City Race Fest and Food Truck Rodeo – Durham

Clayton Piano Festival

Marcus Band Reunion

Bascom Lamar Lunsford

Rowan Blues and Jazz Festival

Black Alternative Music – Charlotte

 

November

The Shindig

Tryon Beer Fest – Tryon

Pleasure Island Blues and Jazz Festival

Salt and Smoke Festival – Chapel Hill

America on Tap – Asheville

Food Truck Festivals of America – Asheville

Amigos Internacional Festival Latino – Wilmington

Tanglewood Festival of Lights – Clemmons

Onslow Caregiver Festival of Trees – Jacksonville

Durham Art Walk – Durham

 

December 

First Night Raleigh

Balsam Range Art of Music Festival – Lake Junaluska

A Bluegrass Kinda Christmas – Raleigh

Winter Music Fest – Morganton