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.

                          If you have any questions, just e-mail Ken Bloom at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


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


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