Mountain Music Show 9/29/15

This week I was in a mood for some music from a local festival. I featured old-time competition winners from the 13th Annual Henry Reed Memorial Fiddlers Convention, which was held back in June at the Newport Recreation Center. The 1st half of the show had the band winners and the 2nd half had the 1st-2nd individual old-time competition winners.

Old-time Band
1st Place: The Diggers - Lucy Darlin' & Polecat Blues
2nd Place: Craig County Critters - Mississippi Sawyer & Paddy on the Turnpike
3rd Place: Ridge & Valley String Band - Natural Bridge Blues & Old Bell Cow

4th Place: Reed Island Rounders - Shaking Down the Acorns & Paddy on the Turnpike
5th Place: Tone Tied - Shuffle About & Cherokee Shuffle

Old-time Individual
1st Place Fiddle: Steve Kruger - Stony Point
1st Place Banjo: Steve Kruger - Shaving a Dead Man
1st Place Guitar: Jon Benfield - One Dime Blues
1st Place Fiddle/Banjo Duet: Betty Vornbrock/Ron Mullennex - Shady Grove
1st Place Dulcimer: Hunter Walker - Hangman's Reel

2nd Place Fiddle: Tessa Dillon - Durang's Hornpipe
2nd Place Banjo: Russ Boyd - Sally Ann
2nd Place Guitar: Billy Cornette - Evening Rainbow Waltz
2nd Place Fiddle/Banjo Duet: Gabriel Skogland/Tessa Dillon - Jenny on the Railroad
2nd Place Dulcimer: David Park - Liza Jane

The Mountain Music Show airs it's special blend of authentic traditional old-time music each week on WNRV from 2-3 PM on Tuesday and 6-7 PM on Thursday. Tune in on AM 990, our live stream, or PemTel channel 2. Downloads of some previous shows are available in our Archives/Podcasts area.

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