Old Time music in Missouri,Arkansas,and Kansas
A search for what's out there in Old Time Music and it's history
here in the heartland
Please add the following to your events:The 11th Down From the Hills Heritage Music Festival and State of Mississippi Bluegrass Championships are set May 19, 2012, at the Union County Fairgrounds in New Albany, Mississippi. Cash awards in both youth and adult will total $8,000, as well as bragging rights with the state trophy. Competitions in fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo and dobro are the individual competitions. Bluegrass band competition will determine the state bluegrass band winner for 2012. A Pony Pull by the Northeast Mississippi Pony Pullers Association, Union County Quilt Show by the Union County Piecemakers and workshops for children are part of the event. For more information go to www.mississippifiddlers.com or call 662-538-0014 or 662-534-1916. Campsites with hookups are available. This event is supported by the Mississippi Arts Commission and others.Jill N. SmithDirectorUnion County Heritage Museum114 Cleveland St.New Albany, MS 38652662-538-0014www.ucheritagemuseum.com
Arkansas Folk Festival April 20-22 In Mountain View Arkasas
I am going to be in KC during 1rst week of August. By any chance, are there any Old Time music events or jams going on. Thanks, Brad (clawhammer in Wichita)
Due to my wifes surgery and a death in the family I am behind in this dept. Perhaps later this weekend I can tackle it. I will try Brad.
"The Get Down Boys"www.thegetdownboys.comThursday October 3rd - One night onlyDavey's Uptown Ramblers Club (34 @ Main KCMO)Opening band - KC Natives "Cry Baby Ranch"$10 at the door. (Proceeds benefit local youth sports team)
Polly Burre Memorial Old Time Fiddlers’ ContestSaturday, June 28, 2014 • 5 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m. Tebbetts, Missouri For the first time in 15 years, the Tebbetts Community Picnic is bringing back an old-time Fiddler’s Contest.It will be named for the late Kenneth “Polly” Burre (1916-1999), who was a well-known organizer, promoter, and emcee of fiddle contests all over Missouri. Polly was also a musician in his own right.The event is part of the Tebbetts Community Picnic. The Picnic has been held since 1948. Tebbetts is located 13 miles east of Jefferson City on Highway 94. (map)Cash prizes will be awarded in three divisions: Senior, Open, and Youth. For more information, contact Jim Buffington at 573-826-0775. Registration for the contest is free.
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