The Galax Old Fiddlers' Convention has preserved traditional music by offering both a venue for veterans and a showcase for the next generation.
By The Gazette
Monday, August 9, 2010 at 11:19 am (Updated: August 9, 11:20 am)
In three-quarters of a century, the annual Old Fiddlers’ Convention has grown into a weeklong event that draws thousands of tourists from all over the country to Galax.
It has become an American institution; a means of preserving and promoting bluegrass and old-time music.
The Galax Moose Lodge works hard every year to put on the event and it’s a beloved part of summer for music fans and people who use the event as an enormous family or class reunion.
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