7th Annual Crooked Road Youth Music Festival Announced
Abingdon, VA – Youth musicians from throughout Southwest Virginia will be featured at the 7th Annual Crooked Road Youth Music Festival on Saturday, May 12th from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Heartwood in Abingdon. Fifteen bands and traditional music programs (ca. 200 youth musicians) will perform throughout the day.
The festival will highlight regional traditional music programs including the Accidental String Band, Blue Devil String Band from Grayson County High School, Floyd JAMS, Henderson JAM, Miss Ellie String Band, Montgomery County JAMS, Scott County JAMS, VHCC Old Time String Band, Washington County JAMS, WiseJAMS–Big Stone Gap, and WiseJAMS–Wise. Additional performers include the Mitchell Family and the Yates Family. Readers from The Origin Project will also be featured.
The Crooked Road Youth Music Festival is sponsored by the Town of Abingdon, Heartwood, Jerry’s Signs and Awnings, National Endowment for the Arts, Ratcliffe Foundation, Tazewell Music Club, Virginia Commission for the Arts, Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Wayne C. Henderson Scholarship Program.
Heartwood - Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Gateway is located off I-81 at Exit 14 in Abingdon, VA, and features food, music, and craft of Southwest Virginia. Admission to the festival is $5.00 for adults, $2.00 for children 6-12, and kids 5 and under are free.
For more information call (276) 492-2409 or email: email@example.com.
Attachments: 7th Annual Youth Music Festival poster and The Yates Family photo, photo credit-Leah Prater