Stuart’s Opera House In Nelsonville, OH Presents Old Time Music Week, 8/9 – 8/14


We are excited to host the return of Old Time Music Week on August 9-17, 2021! Old Time Music Week is a part of the Appalachian music program at Stuart’s Opera House which reflects the rich traditions of music and storytelling of our Appalachian Foothills Region. Classes are offered in some of the common Appalachian instruments and students can participate in an old-time stringband ensemble as well as learn about the historical development of the music and culture. Registration and information can be found at

Classes in banjo, mandolin, dulcimer, fiddle, bass, and guitar will be available. Masterclasses and workshops include flatfooting, Appalachian foodways, quilting in the Appalachian tradition, storytelling in the Appalachian tradition, instrument repair, and more!

This program is produced in partnership with the Athens County Public Libraries and the Southeast Ohio Instrument Lending Library.

Old Time Music Week will return to Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville, Ohio on August 9-17, 2021. Registration is open right now! Earlybird registration is $150 and registration after June 1, 2021 is $250. Register by May 31, 2021 to secure the best price for registration. Scholarships are available. Email [email protected] for more info about scholarships. For more general information call (740) 753-1924 or visit our website at