Henry Reed Memorial Fiddlers Convention

Friday June 9, 2017. Saturday June 10, 2017


Newport Rec Center

434 Blue Grass Trail
Newport, VA 24128

Learning Opportunity
Participatory Event
Visual or Performing Arts


June 9: 6-10 PM. June 10: 3-10 PM

This is an annual music festival to celebrate the life and music of local old-time fiddler Henry Reed, who lived in Glen Lyn, VA. This is the 15th year of the festival. It is organized as featured bluegrass and old-time band concerts on Friday evening and then individual and band competitions on Saturday (both bluegrass and old-time). A 2-day fiddle workshop is also offered on Friday-Saturday. Food and crafts vendors are available. This is a family friendly event. This is an official Crooked Road Affiliated Festival. BACK TO ALL EVENTS