• Young ‘uns tear it up at Galax

    Youth competitors waiting their turn at Galax - photo by Perrie Coker All week competitors are lining up at the 82nd annual Old Fiddlers Convention in Galax, VA. Felts Park is filled to the brim with campers and RVs of every

  • 2016 Galax Old Fiddlers Convention winners

    The names of the winners in the various competition categories at the 81st annual Old Fiddlers Convention have been posted. The convention ran all last week at Felts Park in Galax, VA. This year's big winners were The Trailblazers from North

  • Rules change snares Galax mando record attempt

    Tara Linhardt, the driving force behind the two recent Guinness Book of World Record attempts for the largest mandolin ensemble during recent Old Fiddlers Conventions in Galax, VA, has released a forlorn statement on their most recent quest. It seems that a

  • Full video from Galax mando record

    Thanks to the folks at the Mountain Music Project, we have this video of the performance of Angeline The Baker featuring 491 mandolins at last month's Old Fiddler's Convention in Galax. It is believed that the group has set the new Guinness

  • Flight of the Galax bumblebee

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to soar above the crowd at a major festival, looking down on all the pickers, fans, and attendees below? Well thanks to David Locklear and his trusty drone camera, now you can -

  • Galax results for 2015

    The winners of the various competitions during the 2015 Old Fiddlers Convention in Galax, VA have been announced. Congratulations to all of this year's winners.   Old Time Fiddle Jake Krack Jacob Bowen Richard Bowman Billy Hurt Henry Barnes Ivy Phillips Rex McGee Betty Vornbrock Ivy Sheppard Barbara Kuhns   Dobro Tony Joines Eddie Marrs Doug Smith Jordon Roberson Alex