Glen Maury Park in Buena Vista, VA will be THE place to be June 16-18, 2016 if you love Bluegrass and Old-time music. The 23rd Annual Maury River Fiddlers’ Convention will be in tune and on time at a cost of only $5 per day to enter the park. It’s even better if you play a traditional acoustic or string instrument because the competition is FREE and jammin’ will be happening almost anytime.
The line-up of musical categories and instruments is amazing. The competitors will playing instruments such as autoharp, dulcimer, bass, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, and dobro. The types of music will include Bluegrass, old-time band, folk songs, and flatfoot dance music. Imagine all the foot-stomping and toe-tapping that will be happening during this three day event!
There will be special performances by some top-name entertainers too. On Friday, Old-time bands The Grassifieds and The Witcher Creek Band will play. You can see Deer Creek Boys and Mark Templeton and Pocket Change will play some great Bluegrass on Saturday.
The event starts on Thursday evening at 6:00 pm with and open mic night. On Friday, June 17, 2016, The official opening is at 1:00 pm and by 1:15 PM the competition begins with individual contestants. Group competition begins at 7:00 pm with special performers interspersed with the competitions.
On Saturday, June 18, 2016, the competition starts at 11:00 am and continues until 11:00 pm when the prizes are announced and the Awards are given to the winners.
Come to the Shenandoah Valley for the 23rd Annual Maury River Fiddlers’ Convention and enjoy a foot-stomping, toe-tapping good time!