11th Annual Henry Reed Memorial Fiddlers Convention

Painting of Henry Reed playing the fiddle Band on Main stage Fiddle and banjo competitors on-stage New River View of camping View of area in front of stage Young musicians Music playing at campsite Children's wagon ride
Join us in celebrating the life and music of Henry Reed
Venue
Glen Lyn Town Park
Address
US 460
Glen Lyn Town Park
Glen Lyn, VA 24093
Region Blue Ridge Highlands
Locality Giles
Glen Lyn Town Hall: (540) 726-7075
Chamber of Commerce: (540) 921-5000
Henry Reed Convention convention@henryreed.org
Henry Reed Convention www.facebook.com/pages/Henry-Reed-Memorial-Fiddlers-Convention/441397180132
county website www.gilescounty.org

Please join us on June 14 and 15, 2013 for the our annual musical event honoring the life and music of local old-time fiddler Henry Reed. This festival is located along the scenic New River in Henry's hometown of Glen Lyn, VA in Giles County.  This family-friendly event offers a variety of fun activities over the weekend for the entire family. 

The festival officially kicks off at 5 PM on Friday with a set of featured bands, including the Reed Family Band (with 2 of Henry's sons and renown fiddler and folklorist Alan Jabbour).  Individual and band competitions begin on Saturday for both old-time and bluegrass. 

Plenty of camping space is available on-site, and there will be an assortment of fun-filled music and river-related activities available. You'll find plenty of other opportunities in Giles County to enjoy the beauty of nature, dine on great local cuisine, or just relax on the river .

Come spend a memorable weekend in Southwest Virginia in beautiful Giles County!



Admission Fee: $8 per day admission ($15 for entire weekend), $15 for competition participants. Camping is $10 (rough) and $20 (electric) per night

Last Updated: 5/22/2013 8:24 AM
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