It’s that time again! Mark your calendars for the 2013 Downtown Branson Fiddle Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3-4. This nationally recognized event begins with a FREE kick-off Jam Session and Gambler’s Draw competition on Friday night, Aug. 2, 6-10 p.m.
Besides a championship fiddling contest, the 2013 Fiddle Festival will feature demonstrations, entertainers strolling the streets of downtown, workshops, an inside the tent Saturday night “Square Dance” and more!
The Downtown Branson Fiddle Festival will award more than $6,500 in cash prizes with three (3) national judges, who will be announced soon so keep checking our Website for updates. Contest will be in the “Ozarks Music & Culture Tent” in Historic Downtown behind Dick’s 5 & 10. Prelims are Saturday, Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Finals will be on Sunday, August 4 from noon to 5 p.m. There is NO entree fee to contestants. However, preregistration is greatly appreciated. Each contestant receives free admission and one free guest pass to the fiddling contest. There is a daily $3 admission to contest for adults and a daily $1.50 admission to contest for children 4-12. Children 3 and younger get in free.
Workshops will be in a private conference room Friday Aug. 2. Preregistration is strongly suggested. Contact Junior Marriott for information about instructors and workshop schedules; 417-683-2777 or email@example.com Workshop tuition is $25 each. A total of six (6) hours of workshops, which includes registration for both days, is $50.