Events in the Community

Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival - Agoura Hills, CA

Going on since 1961, Southern California's Favorite Bluegrass, Old-Time and Folk Music Festival is back in 2017. Watch the Banjo and Fiddle competitions and bring your own instrument to get together and jam with fellow folk musicians.

May 21, 2017

11th Annual Mike Seeger Old-Time Banjo Festival - Alexandria, VA

The yearly old-time festival, in memory of Mike Seeger, is poised to be greater than ever this year!

There will be amazing old-time players performing, such as Tony Trischka, Kaia Kater, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer. There will also be workshops hosted on the last day, so be sure to sign up for that now.

June 10-11th, 2017

Square Roots Festival - Chicago, IL

The Square Roots Festival is a celebration of music and the community, with tons of bands, food, and events. This awesome festival is going on it's 14th year, thanks to sponsorship by Old Town School of Folk Music, and Gold Tone Music Group.

The main attraction (for us) is the 14th Annual Midwest Fiddle & Banjo Championship. Here, people of all ages compete to take the top spot, and receive great prizes, such as a Gold Tone banjo!

July 7-9, 2017

Summer NAMM '17 - Nashville, TN

The biggest music convention in the world, the North American Music Makers Conference has its summer event in Nashville, TN. All the biggest music companys will be gathered to show their latest and greatest products.

Be sure to check out the Gold Tone booth to see what great products we come out with this year.

July 13-15, 2017