NRV Jamboree 4/23/16

This time of year we're starting to get into music festival season. So each year I like to feature some music from local festivals as we build to the Henry Reed Memorial Fiddlers Convention June 10-11. The Jamboree had the bluegrass individual and band winners from the 2014 festival.

Bluegrass Band
1st place - Bear Spring Connection - Della Mae & Listen to the Rain
2nd place - Bad Ridge - John Henry Blues & If You're Thinking You Want a Stranger
3rd place - Pilot Mountain Grass - Love is Like a Flower & Durham's Reel

Bluegrass Individual
1st place - Fiddle: Rebekah Campbell - Lee Highway Blues
1st place - Banjo: Timmy Mills - Earl's Breakdown
1st place - Guitar: Jason Roberston - Goodbye Liza Jane
1st place - Mandolin: Jason Robertson - Unknown tune
1st place - Bass: Jamie Stacey - Clinch Mountain Backstep

Bluegrass Individual
2nd place - Fiddle: Ben Silcox - Maiden's Prayer
2nd place - Banjo: Mike Mullins - Blackjack
2nd place - Guitar: Josh Raines - Blackberry Blossom
2nd place - Mandolin: Honey Brassfield - Salt Creek

Bluegrass Individual
3rd place - Fiddle: Honey Brassfield - Cluck Ol Hen
3rd place - Banjo: Lane Roberston - Shuckin' the Corn
3rd place - Guitar: Brandon Hilton - Salt Creek
3rd place - Mandolin: Matt Stacey - Sugarfoot Rag

We didn't have time to include these in the show, but wanted to recognize them:
4th place - Fiddle: Lane Robertson - Golden Slippers
4th place - Banjo: Corey Wood - Earl's Breakdown
4th place - Guitar: Ronnie Toney - Across the Big Sandy
4th place - Mandolin: Jake Maynard - Monroe's Farewell

The WNRV New River Valley Jamboree is our local live music show that airs each Saturday from 3-4 PM. Listen to great live music by tuning in at AM 990, our live stream, or PemTel channel 2.

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