New Documentary ‘Fiddlin” to Focus on Virginia Musical Tradition

New Documentary ‘Fiddlin” to Focus on Virginia Musical Tradition
Since 1935, the southern Virginia city of Galax has hosted the world’s oldest Fiddler’s Convention, which just completed its 84th year. Adults and young people from around the globe come to the convention to compete not only in old-time fiddle-playing, but in other instruments and disciplines, including Dobro, banjo, guitar, autoharp, as well as in folk song and dance categories.

In September, a documentary about the annual event, titled Fiddlin’, will tour theaters before becoming available in October via video-on-demand. Directed by Julie Simone, the film has already earned
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