2019 Annual Henry Reed Memorial Fiddlers Convention:

Date: June 15, 2019
Time: 3:00 - 10:00 PM
Venue: Newport Community Center
Organizations: Mountains of Music Homecoming
Cost: Admission for Non-Competitors: • Adults: - $8.00 per day - $15.00 for the Weekend • Children Under 12: Free

Competitors (regardless of age): • $15.00 Entry Fee for the Weekend

Description: The 17th Annual Henry Reed Memorial Fiddlers Convention will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019 and Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Newport Recreation Center.

This Mountains of Music Homecoming event and Crooked Road affiliated festival celebrates the life and music of the legendary fiddler Henry Reed who lived in Southwest Virginia.

Friday features old-time and bluegrass bands performing and Saturday features individual and band competitions. This is a family-friendly event that encourages the whole family to attend!

Individual competitions will start on Saturday at 3:00 pm followed by the band competitions. Entry for competitors is $15.00 per competitor and competitors can get a festival t-shirt or hat or $10.00 back after they compete. No pre-registration is necessary to compete, you can sign up on-site.

Saturday Competition Categories are:
• Banjo (Bluegrass & Old-Time)
• Fiddle (Bluegrass & Old-Time)
• Guitar (Bluegrass & Old-Time)
• Banjo-Fiddle Duet
• Mandolin
• Dulcimer
• Bass
• Folk Song,
• Dance
• Old-Time Band
• Bluegrass Band

Food and craft vendors will be available on-site on both Friday and Saturday.

Camping will be available for $10.00 (primitive) or $15.00 (electric) per night and is available starting at Thursday.

For more information on Friday's event, view the event listing: http://www.nextthreedays.com/FeaturedEventDetails.cfm?E=513633.

The Newport Recreation Center is located at 434 Blue Grass Trail in Newport, VA.

To view the event flyer, visit: https://i.imgur.com/oCzwzWu.jpg.

For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/HenryReedFiddlersConvention/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/171655277103029/ or http://www.henryreed.org/.