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Square Dance at Myles Center for the Arts

Square Dance at Myles Center for the Arts

Join us for a Square Dance on Friday, November 10th and December 8th with a 7:45 p.m. workshop and an 8:00 p.m. dance in the Pit Dance Studio in the Myles Center for the Arts. Tickets at the door are $6 for adults and $4 for AmeriCorps Members / students. Free to D&E faculty, staff […]

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Square Dance at Myles Center for the Arts

Square Dance at Myles Center for the Arts

Join us for a Square Dance on Friday, November 10th and December 8th with a 7:45 p.m. workshop and an 8:00 p.m. dance in the Pit Dance Studio in the Myles Center for the Arts. Tickets at the door are $6 for adults and $4 for AmeriCorps Members / students. Free to D&E faculty, staff […]

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The Suitcase Junket at the Augusta Dance Pavillion

The Suitcase Junket at the Augusta Dance Pavillion

Join us for The Suitcase Junket on Saturday, September 9th from 9:30 to 11 pm in the Augusta Dance Pavilion! The Suitcase Junket is Matt Lorenz: artist, tinkerer, swamp yankee, one-man band. His is the road-worn voice rising over the grind of a tube-amped dumpster guitar, with wild double pitches of throat singing. From The […]

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Roots and Branches of Bluegrass: From Ancient Ballads to WV Songs at the Augusta Heritage Center

Roots and Branches of Bluegrass: From Ancient Ballads to WV Songs at the Augusta Heritage Center

  Roots and Branches of Bluegrass: From Ancient Ballads to WV Songs at the Augusta Heritage Center Augusta mini-class July 31 to August 3. Michael & Carrie Kline View the teachers and classes at https://augustaheritagecenter.org/. Registration is currently available by calling the Augusta office at (304) 637-1209 and will open online at https://www.dewv.edu/augusta/ by March […]

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Square Dance at the Myles Center for the Arts

Square Dance at the Myles Center for the Arts

Join us for a Square Dance on Friday, April 14 and May 12th with a 7:45 p.m. workshop and an 8:00 p.m. dance in the Pit Dance Studio in the Myles Center for the Arts. Tickets at the door are $6 for adults and $4 for AmeriCorps Members / students. Free to D&E faculty, staff […]

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Square Dance at the Myles Center for the Arts

Square Dance at the Myles Center for the Arts

Join us for a Square Dance on Friday, May 12 with a 7:45 p.m. workshop and an 8:00 p.m. dance in the Pit Dance Studio in the Myles Center for the Arts. Tickets at the door are $6 for adults and $4 for AmeriCorps Members / students. Free to D&E faculty, staff and students with […]

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Square Dance at the Myles Center for the Arts

Square Dance at the Myles Center for the Arts

Join us for a Square Dance on Friday, April 14 and May 12th with a 7:45 p.m. workshop and an 8:00 p.m. dance in the Pit Dance Studio in the Myles Center for the Arts. Tickets at the door are $6 for adults and $4 for AmeriCorps Members / students. Free to D&E faculty, staff […]

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Starry Mountain Singers at the Great Hall of Halliehurst at Davis & Elkins College

Starry Mountain Singers at the Great Hall of Halliehurst at Davis & Elkins College

Starry Mountain Singers at the Great Hall of Halliehurst at Davis & Elkins College. Donations for Starry Mountain Singers will be accepted at the door in lieu of tickets. The Starry Mountain Singers will perform in the Great Hall of Halliehurst at Davis & Elkins College on Thursday, March 9th. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. […]

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Square Dance at Augusta Heritage Center

Square Dance at Augusta Heritage Center

Augusta Heritage Center Monthly Dance on Friday December 9th  at 8:00 p.m. Join us for a Square Dance on Friday, December 9 with a 7:45 p.m. workshop and an 8:00 p.m. dance in the Pit Dance Studio in Myles Center for the Arts on D&E campus. Tickets at the door are $6 for adults and […]

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Square Dance at Augusta Heritage Center

Square Dance at Augusta Heritage Center

Augusta Heritage Center Monthly Dance on Friday November 11th  at 8:00 p.m. Join us for a Square Dance on Friday, November 11 with a 7:45 p.m. workshop and an 8:00 p.m. dance in the Pit Dance Studio in the Myles Center for the Arts. Tickets at the door are $6 for adults and $4 for […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion: October 21-23

Augusta Heritage Center Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion: October 21-23

25th Annual Augusta Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion (October 21-23) featuring a unique square dance on Friday evening; performances by older generation master fiddlers and younger accomplished fiddlers from all over West Virginia all day Saturday; and a gospel sing on Sunday morning.   FOR MORE INFO GO TO >> https://augustaheritagecenter.org/augusta-schedule/october-old-time/

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Augusta Heritage Center October Old-Time Week

Augusta Heritage Center October Old-Time Week

October Old-Time Week focuses on West Virginia’s rich traditions of old-time music. Classes meet 9 a.m. – noon, with an afternoon cultural session each day and afternoon classes. Presentations from master artists, late night jam sessions and much more fill out the week. Stay for the Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion, October 21-23, a celebration of West […]

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WV Open Fiddle and Banjo Contest @ Augusta Heritage Center

WV Open Fiddle and Banjo Contest @ Augusta Heritage Center

The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College welcomes musicians and spectators from across the region to the college campus for the West Virginia Open Fiddle, Old-Time Banjo and Bluegrass Banjo Contest on Saturday, October 1. This year the contest will once again be part of the Mountain State Forest Festival and will take […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Vocal Week

Augusta Heritage Center Vocal Week

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) Singing can connect us to many wonderful cultures and the act of singing is itself one of humanity’s oldest and most powerful traditions. Vocal Week offers a wealth […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Folk Arts for Kids, Exploring the Arts, Augusta Style!

Augusta Heritage Center Folk Arts for Kids, Exploring the Arts, Augusta Style!

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) Folk Arts for Kids is a program for youth between the ages of 8-12 who have completed second grade. Students explore arts and crafts through a variety of […]

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Augusta Heritage Center American Vernacular Dance Week

Augusta Heritage Center American Vernacular Dance Week

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) American Vernacular Dance Week provides a cross-cultural cross-training program for dancers from a broad range of backgrounds. This year’s focus on Connecting Global Branches offers explorations of Salsa […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Bluegrass Week

Augusta Heritage Center Bluegrass Week

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) For 2016, Augusta brings together another spectacular lineup! The staff of well-known bluegrass figures will share their talents with students in classes, workshops, demonstrations, special presentations, concerts and […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Folk Arts for Kids, Celebrating the Great State of West Virginia

Augusta Heritage Center Folk Arts for Kids, Celebrating the Great State of West Virginia

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) Folk Arts for Kids is a program for youth between the ages of 8-12 who have completed second grade. Students explore arts and crafts through a variety of […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Folk Arts for Kids – Irish Tunes, Dances & Stories

Augusta Heritage Center Folk Arts for Kids – Irish Tunes, Dances & Stories

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) The next generation of traditional artists! Folk Arts for Kids is a program for youth between the ages of 8-12 who have completed second grade. Students explore arts […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Appalachian Folklife Week: July 24-29

Augusta Heritage Center Appalachian Folklife Week: July 24-29

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) When Augusta began in 1973, a time when people were coming to rural West Virginia to live closer to the land, the summer program focused on Appalachian crafts, […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Irish Week: July 24-29

Augusta Heritage Center Irish Week: July 24-29

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) Join us for the 35th annual Irish Week! Founded in 1982 by Dr. Mick Moloney, Augusta Heritage Center’s Irish Week is the oldest week of its kind in […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Blues & Swing Week

Augusta Heritage Center Blues & Swing Week

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) Augusta’s Blues & Swing Week provides students with the opportunity to work with some of the finest performers and educators in the Blues and Swing worlds. Classes cover […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Folk Arts for Kids, Rhythm of Many Cultures: July 17-22

Augusta Heritage Center Folk Arts for Kids, Rhythm of Many Cultures: July 17-22

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) Folk Arts for Kids is a program for youth between the ages of 8-12 who have completed second grade. Students explore arts and crafts through a variety of […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Summer Concert Series

Augusta Heritage Center Summer Concert Series

Join us for concerts each Tuesday and Thursday evening, July 12 through August 11. Performances by master musicians, vocalists, and dancers who are instructors at Augusta for the summer sessions. Augusta Concert Ticket Prices: General admission tickets: $12, available online and at D&E Box Office. Student tickets: $6, available with student ID at the Box […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Summer Concert Series

Augusta Heritage Center Summer Concert Series

Join us for concerts each Tuesday and Thursday evening, July 12 through August 11. Performances by master musicians, vocalists, and dancers who are instructors at Augusta for the summer sessions. Augusta Concert Ticket Prices: General admission tickets: $12, available online and at D&E Box Office. Student tickets: $6, available with student ID at the Box […]

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Augusta Heritage Evening Mini Courses

Augusta Heritage Evening Mini Courses

Augusta Mini-Courses add to students’ daily learning experiences and allow busy local residents to be part of the Augusta experience. You DO NOT need to be enrolled as a full-time Augusta student to sign up for Mini-Courses. (You DO need to be a full-time student to stay on-campus.) Check out the wide array of subjects, listed […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Monthly Dance in the Augusta Dance Pavilion

Augusta Heritage Center Monthly Dance in the Augusta Dance Pavilion

  Augusta Heritage Center Monthly Dance on Friday May 13 at 8:00 p.m. in the Augusta Dance Pavilion. $6. Old-Time Square Dance Moves to Augusta Pavilion Mountain Dance Trail of Augusta Heritage Center Wraps up Season Elkins – An evening of high-energy family fun is in store as The Mountain Dance Trail, a project of […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Elkins Square Dance

Elkins Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Elkins Square Dance

Elkins Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Halloween Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Halloween Square Dance

On Friday night, October 23, the Fiddlers’ Reunion kicks off with a Halloween Square Dance. (Costumes are encouraged but not required.) Music will be provided by members of the October Old-Time Week instructors and staff. Admission is $6, Students $4 with ID, D&E faculty, staff and students admitted free.

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Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion

Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion

This unique event is a favorite of all who love old-time music. Scores of West Virginia’s master fiddlers, pickers, and singers gather, along with hundreds of local folks and visitors for a weekend of fun, packed with jam sessions throughout the weekend, informal concerts, and renewal of friendships. On Friday night, October 23, the Fiddlers’ […]

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Augusta Old-Time Week

Augusta Old-Time Week

October Old-Time Week 2015 will bring a wonderful array of talent to Augusta. In addition to these 5-day classes, there will be special musical presentations and workshops and, and, of course,  plenty of jamming. The week wraps up with the 25th Annual Augusta Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion featuring a unique square dance on Friday evening; performances by older […]

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Mountain Music Trail ‘Tunes and Tales’ Video Premiere @ Davis & Elkins College

Mountain Music Trail ‘Tunes and Tales’ Video Premiere @ Davis & Elkins College

Join the Mountain Music Trail for a special night of ‘Tunes & Tales’ at the Timm’s Lounge at Davis & Elkins College.  The evening will include the premiere of stories captured along the trail by the West Virginia Public Broadcasting that highlight the living history of traditional music in these Appalachian Mountains. This special video […]

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Elkins Video Premiere: Tunes & Tales along the Mountain Music Trail

Elkins Video Premiere: Tunes & Tales along the Mountain Music Trail

Join us for a Special Night of “ Tunes & Tales Along the Mountain Music Trail” Mountain Music Trail Video Premieres – a partnership between the WV Division of Tourism, WV Public Broadcasting and the Mountain Music Trail Performances by: Jesse Milnes and Emily Miller The duo performs country and old-time music, singing close harmony […]

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WV Open Fiddle, Banjo, & Flatfoot Contest

WV Open Fiddle, Banjo, & Flatfoot Contest

The WV Open Fiddle, Banjo & Flatfoot Dance Contest will be held on Saturday, September 12th in the Augusta Dance Pavilion at Davis & Elkins College (this is a change in location). Contest registration begins at 11am, and the contest begins at 1pm. Augusta has been organizing this contest for many years, and it has been co-sponsored by […]

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Augusta Heritage Center September Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center September Square Dance

Join us for a Square Dance on Friday, September 11 with a 7:30 p.m. workshop and an 8:00 p.m. dance in the Augusta Dance Pavilion. Music by the D&E Appalachian Ensemble with calling by Taylor Runner. Tickets at the door are $6 for adults and $4 for AmeriCorps Members / students. Free to D&E faculty, […]

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Augusta Festival Dance

Augusta Festival Dance

Festival Dance The Augusta Festival Concert/Mountain Stage Concert is immediately followed by a Contras & Squares Dance in the open-air pavilion. Admission is FREE for concert attendees. D&E faculty, staff and students admitted free. General admission to dances is $6, Students $4 with ID. http://augustaheritagecenter.org/augusta-festival/

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Augusta Festival Concert / Mountain Stage w/ Rhiannon Giddens, the SteelDrivers, Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller, & more

Augusta Festival Concert / Mountain Stage w/ Rhiannon Giddens, the SteelDrivers, Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller, & more

Rhiannon Giddens, The SteelDrivers, Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller and More on Mountain Stage August 08, 2015 7:30 PM Myles Center for the Arts – 100 Campus Drive Elkins, WV 26241 Rhiannon Giddens The SteelDrivers Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller TBA Part of the Augusta Heritage Festival Doors open 7:00 pm Show 7:30 pm All Seats […]

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Augusta Festival in the Park

Augusta Festival in the Park

The Augusta Festival is the final weekend that caps off the summer session. It’s a wonderful celebration of traditional dance, craft, and music that is attended by thousands. The Augusta Festival festivities kick off Friday night, August 8 at 8:00 pm, with Contras and Squares in the Augusta open-air pavilion. Augusta Festival In The Park […]

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Augusta Old-Time Week Concert & Dance

Augusta Old-Time Week Concert & Dance

Join us for concerts each Tuesday and Thursday evening, July 7 through August 6. Performances by master musicians, vocalists, and dancers who are instructors at Augusta for the summer sessions. General admission tickets: $12. Student tickets: $6, available with student ID at the Box Office only on the night of the concert. Concert ticket includes […]

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Augusta Old-Time Week Concert & Dance

Augusta Old-Time Week Concert & Dance

Join us for concerts each Tuesday and Thursday evening, July 7 through August 6. Performances by master musicians, vocalists, and dancers who are instructors at Augusta for the summer sessions. General admission tickets: $12. Student tickets: $6, available with student ID at the Box Office only on the night of the concert. Concert ticket includes […]

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Augusta Old-Time Week

Augusta Old-Time Week

Students attend their chosen class from 9:00 am to noon then break for lunch. After lunch (1:15-2:15 pm) there is an Old-Time Roundup featuring performances and presentations by the instructors. From 3:00-3:50 pm students will have the opportunity to choose from a daily array of One-Shot Workshops. From 4:00-5:00 pm students and  instructors come together […]

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Augusta Bluegrass Week Concert & Dance

Augusta Bluegrass Week Concert & Dance

Join us for concerts each Tuesday and Thursday evening, July 7 through August 6. Performances by master musicians, vocalists, and dancers who are instructors at Augusta for the summer sessions. General admission tickets: $12. Student tickets: $6, available with student ID at the Box Office only on the night of the concert. Concert ticket includes […]

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Augusta Bluegrass Week Concert & Dance

Augusta Bluegrass Week Concert & Dance

Join us for concerts each Tuesday and Thursday evening, July 7 through August 6. Performances by master musicians, vocalists, and dancers who are instructors at Augusta for the summer sessions. General admission tickets: $12. Student tickets: $6, available with student ID at the Box Office only on the night of the concert. Concert ticket includes […]

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Augusta Bluegrass Week

Augusta Bluegrass Week

The staff of well known bluegrass figures share their talents with students in classes, workshops, demonstrations, special presentations, concerts and picking sessions throughout the week. Informal picking sessions at all levels go on into the wee hours all over campus as students get together with old friends and make new ones. Evening concerts feature exciting […]

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