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Wayne Henderson and Friends at the Carter Family Fold - by Jonathan Romeo for The Crooked Road

June 12 - 20, 2015

The Crooked Road Mountains of Music Homecoming

The Crooked Road is a celebrated year-round destination for traditional music lovers. Now Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail invites music lovers to “come home” for its first-ever region-wide festival. Concerts celebrating… Read More»

The Whites, Buck, Cheryl and Sharon, perform.

May 1 - 2, 2015

HoustonFest, Galax

This old-time music festival honors banjo-playing prodigy and rising star of traditional music, Houston Caldwell, who sadly left us at age eighteen. Houston was featured on many Virginia Folklife stages and… Read More»

Furnace Mountain

September 24 - 27, 2015

Watermelon Park Festival, Berryville

Watermelon Park was the site of the nation’s first bluegrass festival in 1960. After years of hiatus, the festival was revived more than ten years ago and features some of… Read More»

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May 23, 2015

Art and Music on the Farm, Machipongo

Held at the beautiful Barrier Islands Center on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, this festival showcases some of the finest traditional arts, foods, and music from the Shore and throughout Virginia. Featured… Read More»

River and Roots Festival 2015

June 26 - 27, 2015

River & Roots Festival, Berryville

This second-annual festival on the lovely banks of the Shenandoah River will feature bluegrass, old time, and eclectic Americana music while focusing on the heritage and health of the Shenandoah.… Read More»