Youth musicians from throughout Southwest Virginia will be featured at the 6th Annual Crooked Road Youth Music Festival on Saturday, May 13th 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 Floyd JAMS, Franklin County JAM Program, Grayson County High School String Band, Henderson JAM, Honaker FFA Band, the Miss Ellie String Band, Scott County JAMS, VHCC Old Time String Band, Washington County JAM Program, WiseJAMS–Big Stone Gap, WiseJAMS–Coeburn, and WiseJAMS–Pound. Additional performers include the Childress Girls, the Kempa Sisters, and the Yates Family.
The Crooked Road Youth Music Festival is sponsored by Heartwood, National Endowment for the Arts, Ratcliffe Foundation, Virginia Commission for the Arts, and Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.
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.