Welcome to the Morehead Old Time Music Festival

We are very excited to present the 11th Annual
Morehead Old Time Music Festival!

Located on the spacious Jaycee’s farm about a mile east of downtown Morehead, the Morehead Old Time Music Festival is an unique display of the diverse culture in this region of the Appalachian Mountains. Come celebrate Old Time music in the heart of the Daniel Boone National Forest and don’t forget your instruments because there will be a lot of jamming.


  • 11th Annual Art Stamper Day
  • Over $3000 in cash prizes for contests in: youth fiddle, youth banjo, adult fiddle, banjo, dulcimer, singing, dancing, and string band
  • Nightly Square Dances
  • Workshops
  • Weekend Pass includes primitive camping and contest(s) entry.
  • Friday Night Performances: Sarah and Thomas, Whistle and Fish

July 29 & 30 – 2016

Volunteer Sign-up!

Festival Details

Sell your Merchandise at the Merchandise Table

Check out our Facebook Page!

Kentucky Old Time Music, Inc. sponsors the Morehead Old Time Music Festival each year. Such tasks as scheduling musical events, contests, judges, and workshops are just some of the responsibilities performed each year.

Bring your passion traditional old time music. Working with others, you will experience and help shape an event that brings many musicians and lovers of of old time music together. Contact Us to find out more!

Some pics from past festivals!

We would like to thank our 2015 sponsors.