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Aurora Celtic, Hell for Certain String Band, Sugar Run at WV State Fair

August 20, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 6:30 pm

Sprint Center Stage at the West Virginia State Fair Grounds Saturday August 20th

Hell For Certain String Band 11:00

Hell for Certain String Band is an old-time Appalachian string band based in West Virginia’s stunning Greenbrier Valley. The band takes its name from Hell for Certain Branch, a stream within the Monongahela National Forest’s Cranberry Wilderness Area. Many of Hell for Certain’s tunes originated in the Monongahela region, and represent tough times for hard-working folks negotiating the rugged, high-elevation terrain of the mountains.

Mudpuppies and friends 12:30-2:00 in the Heritage area of the fair grounds

Young musician from Pocahontas, Monroe, and Greenbrier Counties. Taught by the fines old time musicians in the world. Several of these member are the blood relatives of the historic Hammons Family and Loudermilk Families them selves!!

Aurora Celtic 2:30

From the hills of West Virginia, Aurora Celtic plays evocative, original and traditional music for guitar, fiddle, Irish flute, whistle, mandolin and tenor banjo that bridges the cultures of Scotland, Ireland and Appalachia.

 

Mudpuppies and friends 3:00-5:00 in the Heritage area of the fair grounds

Young musician from Pocahontas, Monroe, and Greenbrier Counties. Taught by the fines old time musicians in the world. Several of these member are the blood relatives of the historic Hammons Family and Loudermilk Families them selves!!

Sugar Run Band 5:30

Sugar Run began as the husband and wife team of Mike (banjo, guitar and vocals) and Bonnie Johnson (bass fiddle and vocals), and has grown to include Geoff White on fiddle and vocals, Rachel Johnson on Fiddle, and Stanley Asbury on the rhythm and flat-pickin’ style guitar and vocals. All of us play in or with other groups in the region, as well.

 

 

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August 20, 2016
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11:00 am - 6:30 pm
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