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Appalachian String Band Music Festival

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 9:30am

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.

Schedule:
9:30-11am Neo-Traditional Band Contest Registration/ Number Pick - Information Tent
10am Open Yoga with R. Morris  - Chestnut Lodge
11am Alexander Technique with R. Kearton - Picnic Shelter
Noon-6pm Neo-Traditional Band Contest - Outdoor Stage
1-2pm Master’s Showcase featuring Alice Gerrard - Chestnut Lodge
1-2pm Flatfoot Dance Workshop with C. Burton - Picnic Shelter
Band: “Cat in the Butter”
2-4pm Art for Fun/Family Activities - Chestnut Lodge
5pm Family Moving Showing - Chestnut Lodge
7-8pm Concert - Band: “Take Two” B. Perdue - Outdoor Stage
8-11Ppm Square Dance- Callers: Taylor Runner and Pete LaBerge - Chestnut Lodge
Band: “Critton Hollow String Band”-Sam and Joe Herrmann
8:15pm Neo-Traditional Band Finals and Awards - Outdoor Stage

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