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GLoux American Traditional Music Festivals (31) RE: American Traditional Music Festivals 22 Jan 08


If it is old-time Appalachian music you're looking for, just this weekend, Tammy Sawyer and others on the New River Old Time (NROT) list put this list together:

March
?? OT scratch band thing at the Rex, Galax
15?- Fairview
29- Fiddlers Convention at the Fairview Ruritan Club (near Galax)


APRIL
5?- Mountain Music fest Independence
19- Shakori Hills
24-27- Merlefest

MAY
9-10- LEAF
15-18- Jomeokee Festival in Pinnacle, NC
23-25- Fiddlers Grove

JUNE
6-7- Mt Airy
14- Bluff mtn, Hot Springs
13-14- Charlie Poole
14?- Henry Reed fest
13-14- Galax leaf and string
13-14 - Seedtime on the Cumberland - Whitesburg, KY
14 - Clinch Mountain Music Festival
19-22- West Virginia State Folk Festival Glenville WV

27-28- Elk Creek

JULY
11-12- Tazewell
12- Sugar Grove Music Festival - Sugar Grove, NC
18-19- Sparta
25-26- Floydfest
25-26- Moorehead F.C.

Clifftop- July 30- Aug 3

AUGUST
1-2- Ashe County F.C.
1-2- Carter Family Festival
4-9- Galax
15-16- Fries
15-16- OlaBelle Reed Festival
22-23- Laurel Bloomery
29-30- Happy Valley
29-30- Ralph Epperson Memorial Fest? Mt. Airy 2

SEPT
3-7- J.P. Fraley Mountain Music Gatherin' - Carter Caves State Park, KY
5-6- Adwolfe F.C.
5-6- Rockbridge
19-20- Hoppin John fiddle festival -- Shakori Hills

The question marks mean that they're not sure of the date. The upcoming issue of the Old-Time Herald will probably be their festival issue with a very exhaustive list of the old-time festivals.

-Greg


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