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Appalachian String Band Music Festival

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 at 9:00am

Camp Washington-Carver
18362 Stanaford Road
Danese, WV 25831

A five day mountaintop gathering of musicians and friends with contests, concerts, workshops, square dances, camping and a hymn-sing. West Virginia masters are presented to an audience of more than 3000 musicians and string band music lovers from around the world. Over the history of this festival, more than 20 foreign countries and 48 of the 50 states have been represented, with many returning year after year to this much-loved festival.

Emcees for Contests: Sam Linkous And Adam Booth
9-10:30am Banjo Contest Registration/Number Pick - Information Tent
10am Open Yoga with R. Morris - Chestnut Lodge
11am Stretching for Musicians with L. Allen - Picnic Shelter
11am-3pm Banjo Contest - Outdoor Stage
1-2pm Flatfoot Dance Workshop with C. Burton - Picnic Shelter
Band: “Cat in the Butter”
1-3pm Fiddle Contest Registration/Number Pick - Information Tent
1-2pm Master’s Showcase featuring Phil Jamison - Chestnut Lodge
2-4pm Art for Fun/Family Activities - Chestnut Lodge
5:00pm Family Movie Showing - Chestnut Lodge
3:30-8pm Fiddle Contest - Outdoor Stage
8-11pm Square Dance – Callers: Bill Ohse And Linda Donohew - Chestnut Lodge
Band: “Sugar Pie” H. Burhans
8:30pm Banjo and Fiddle Finals and Awards - Outdoor Stage

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