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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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D&E Appalachian Ensemble at the Mtn State Forest Festival

D&E Appalachian Ensemble at the Mtn State Forest Festival

The Davis & Elkins Appalachian Ensemble presents traditional music and dance from the Appalachian region and beyond, focusin…g on the intersections of different American Vernacular forms and their roots, ranging from old time music and flatfooting to jazz music and tap dance, to Irish sean nós dance and numerous traditional American styles of harmony singing. […]

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The Joseph Sisters at the Mtn State Forest Festival

The Joseph Sisters at the Mtn State Forest Festival

Blending classic country sounds with modern sex appeal and style, these ladies have what it takes to become the next Country music icons. The  Joseph Sisters are fulfilling their dreams. The Sisters showcase a variety of awesome country covers along with their own country hits. The Joseph Sisters have been singing together since before they […]

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Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers at the Mtn State Forest Festival

Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers at the Mtn State Forest Festival

The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers draw freely from old-time, bluegrass, country, jazz, rockabilly and swing styles to create their tight, high-energy string band music. Well-crafted original songs with emotional depth, masterful picking, and resonant vocal harmonies combine to forge new territories and a fresh take on Appalachian Americana music. Band members Gary Antol, Libby Eddy, Mitch […]

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Travis Tritt @ Mountain State Forest Festival

Travis Tritt @ Mountain State Forest Festival

The highly abbreviated Tritt timeline has the young Georgian incorporating lifelong influences in Southern Rock, blues and gospel into his country during a honky-tonk apprenticeship that led him to Warner Bros. His 1990 debut Country Club and its succession of hits put him in the vanguard of the genre’s early ’90s boom. At the same […]

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Mountain State Forest Festival Talent Show

Mountain State Forest Festival Talent Show

This year all contestants will be participating against each other in various catagories. All contestants must pre-register by mail or in person at the Mountain State Forest Festival Office.  Your entry form must be accompanied by CD or link of the song you will be performing. Thursday, October 2, 2014 on the Downtown Stage The […]

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Nashville Singer/Songwriter Showcase @ Mtn. State Forest Festival

Nashville Singer/Songwriter Showcase @ Mtn. State Forest Festival

NASHVILLE SINGER/SONGWRITER SHOWCASE
with Arlos Smith, Trent Tomblinson, David Chamberlain

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Storytelling with Bill Leppwith @ Mtn. State Forest Festival

Storytelling with Bill Leppwith @ Mtn. State Forest Festival

Storytelling and comedy show with storyteller/humorist Bill Leppwith and special guests Downtown Stage, Elkins Town Square 315 Railroad Ave. Rain location: Elkins High School, Beverly 5-lane Tuesday, September 30 7:00-9:30 Free!

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Pat Schoonover & the Living Waters Band @ Mtn. State Forest Festival

Pat Schoonover & the Living Waters Band @ Mtn. State Forest Festival

Gospel Show featuring Pat Schoonover and the Living Water’s Band Elkins Downtown Stage 315 Railroad Avenue – Elkins Rain location: Elkins High School, Beverly 5-Lane Date/Time September 29, 2014 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

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