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Thursday, May 12, 2011

Fiddlin’ and Pickin’ Jam and Acoustic Instrument Contest @ West Valley City Hall

Utah Old Time Fiddlers & Country Music Association to Host Public Jam and “Fiddlin’ and Pickin’” Contest!

WHAT: Fiddlin’ and Pickin’ Jam and Acoustic Instrument Contest

WHEN: Friday, May 13
5 – 9 p.m. Jam Session

Saturday, May 14
8 a.m. Registration
9 a.m. Contest

WHERE: West Valley City Hall
3600 Constitution Blvd. (2700 West)
West Valley City, UT

WHO: The General Public is welcome to attend the Fiddlin’ and Pickin’ Jam and Acoustic Instrument Contest free of charge.

FEES: Participants competing in the Fiddle Division will be charged $5 (under 10 years of age) or $10 (11 years or older).
Participants competing in the Pickers Division will be charged $5.

PRIZES: Fiddle Division 1st prize is $100.
Pickers Division (banjo, guitar, and mandolin) 1st prize is $60.
2nd and 3rd place prizes will also awarded in each Division.

WHY: On Friday, May 13 bring your acoustic instruments and join the Utah Old Time Fiddlers and Country Music Association for an evening of fun and music. The following Saturday, cheer on contestants competing in every category of fiddlin’ and pickin’ from Small Fry to Seniors. Public welcome to attend both days free of charge.

For more information about this and other events or exhibits in West Valley City or at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, call 801-965-5100 or visit culturalcelebration.org Funded in part by the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks Program and West Valley City.

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Michael Christensen, Folklorist/Cultural Specialist
West Valley City | Utah Cultural Celebration Center
1355 West 3100 South
West Valley City, Utah 84119
(801) 965-5108

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