The Jamboree enjoys excellent coverage by newspaper, radio and television. Local and regional media outlets have significantly contributed to the popularity and growth of this event throughout the years. Those regularly covering the Jamboree are listed below.

The Fiddler’s Jamboree has long been one of the most recognized events in this part of the country, and it’s going on right in our own backyard. It’s an honor for DTC TV to present this event in its entirety, as we strive to continue to bring the absolute best programming to our subscribers.  In addition to the live coverage on myDTC3 – which is Channel 3 on the DTC TV service – DTC will also web-stream the Fiddler’s Jamboree live at Viewers from all around the world will be able to access the internet and watch all the dancing, picking and grinning.  DTC TV will have the entire event, from kick-off to sign-off, with no interruptions, both on our TV service and via the internet.

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 247
Alexandria, TN 37012

Physical Address:
200 Walmart Dr
Smithville, TN 37166

Local Phone: (615) 529-2955
Toll Free: 1-800-367-4274
Fax: (615) 529-1200

WJLE Radio
1480 AM / 101.7 FM
2606 McMinnville Highway
Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: 615 597-4265
Fax: 615 597-6025
WJLE broadcasts the entire Jamboree live for the duration of the event each year.

The Smithville Review

106 South First Street
Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: (615) 597-5485
Fax: (615) 597-5489

Upper Cumberland Public Television
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2040
Cookeville, TN 38502

Physical Address:
1151 Stadium Drive • Suite 104
Cookeville, TN 38501

Local Phone: (931) 528-2222
Outside Putnam County: 1-800-282-9283
Fax: (931) 372-6284

Each year the staff of WCTE travels to Smithville for the Fiddlers’ Jamboree. Hosted by WCTE’s Becky Magura and guest host Steve Boots, the WCTE staff provides live coverage beginning Friday evening at 8:30 and Saturday afternoon at 3:00. As the old saying goes…”it ain’t over ’til it’s over” and that goes for their coverage on both nights as well! Join them either on the square in Smithville or on the air the weekend closest to the 4th of July for the best in bluegrass competition!

DVD’s of their Jamboree footage are available for purchase by calling (931) 528-2222 or visiting

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