Tazewell County Old Time & Bluegrass Fiddlers' Convention

Tazewell County Old Time & Bluegrass Fiddlers' Convention
Tazewell County Old Time & Bluegrass Fiddlers' Convention
Historic Crab Orchard Museum
3663 Crab Orchard Road
Tazewell, VA 24651
Region Heart Of Appalachia
Locality Tazewell
Friday, July 10, 2015 - Sunday, July 12, 2015
Phone: (276) 988-6755
Fax: (276) 988-9400
Email info@craborchardmuseum.com
Website www.craborchardmuseum.com


Fiday - July 10th The festivities will begin at 6 pm with youth performances and an outdoor Dance On The Green, followed by a showcase of local talent, hosted by the Tower Street String Band. Cake walks and pie walks, along with a raffle provide a welcoming, hometown flavor!

Saturday - July 11th- Musicians of all ages will compete throughout the day in Youth Competition, individual instrument categories and duets, including dobro, guitar, fiddle, and banjo. Smaller cash categories for duclimer, harmonica, autoharp, and bass will be included, and ribbon categories for folk song and traditional dance. The induction of the 2015 honorees for Lifetime Achievement and a presentation of handmade wooden fiddle plaques is always a highlight of the weekend. A group jam of current and past honorees to “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” will follow the presentation. Band competition will begin and conclude on Saturday night and cash awards and ribbons will be presented to the competitors in all categories at the end of the evening.

Sunday - July 12th - A Gospel Sing and interdenominational church service will be led by Dale Elswick and Randy Fielder. Attendees will gather in the Red Barn closing the weekend with bluegrass and old time gospel music.

Admission Fee: Weekend Pass $12; Single Day $7; 12 and under free with an adult

Last Updated: 4/22/2015 5:01 PM
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