Dock Boggs Memorial Festival

Dock Boggs Memorial Festival
Dock Boggs Memorial Festival
Appalachian Traditions Village
6034 Kent Junction Road
Norton, VA 24293
Region Heart Of Appalachia
Locality Norton City
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Phone: (276) 431-3338
Phone: (276) 679-0961

Held annually the second Saturday in September, this festival honors the lives of two local extraordinary musicians –banjoist Moran Lea "Dock" Boggs and ballad singer and songwriter Kate O’Neill Peters Sturgill. Dock Boggs was one of the truly great American folk musicians of the twentieth century.

The festival offers well-known local, regional, and nationally-known traditional musicians and dancers, as well as handmade mountain arts and crafts and home-cooked mountain foods.


Admission Fee: 10.00

Last Updated: 8/26/2015 4:08 PM
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