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Appalachian String Band Music Festival

Saturday, Aug 3, 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.

Schedule:
9-10:30am Traditional Band Contest/Number Pick - Information Tent
10am Open Yoga with R. Morris - Chestnut Lodge
11am Stretching for Musicians with L. Allen - Picnic Shelter
Noon-5pm Traditional Band Contest - Outdoor Stage
1-2pm Flatfoot Dance Workshop with C. Burton - Picnic Shelter
Band: “Cat in the Butter”
2-4pm Art for Fun/Family Activities - Chestnut Lodge
3-4pm Exhibition Show- “The Appalachian Country Cloggers” - Chestnut Lodge
4-5:30pm Flatfoot Dance Contest Registration/Number Pick - Information Tent
6-7:30pm Flatfoot Dance Contest - Outdoor Stage
Band: “Sugar Pie” H. Burhans
8-9pm Concert: ”Big Possum Stringband” T. Dillon - Outdoor Stage
8-11pm Square Dance – Callers: Lou Maiuri and Becky Hill  - Chestnut Lodge
Band: “Modock Rounders” K. Johnson
9:30pm Traditional Band Finals and Awards - Outdoor Stage

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