John Hartford Memorial Festival Songwriting and Old Time Fiddling Contest

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29 May 2014 6:00 am
31 May 2014 5:00 pm
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Ernie Hill

Perform your original song on the front porch of the house that Bill Monroe built. Walk the same ground and pick up on the traces of energy left by such greats as John Hartford, Bill Monroe, James Monroe, Ralph Stanley, Norman Blake, Charlie Waller, Peter Rowan, Tim O’Brien, too many to mention here. The Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground, Bean Blossom, IN, has played host to legendary musical events for over 48 years! You can be a part of this legacy. Read on.
The 4th Annual John Hartford Memorial Festival Songwriting and Old Time Fiddling Contest is taking online registration now through May 4th. Put your songwriting skills to the test and you can win stage time on the Main Stage, the front porch of Bean Blossom, to perform your winning song in our Songwriter’s Showcase. The top three songwriters will win tickets to see Peter Rowan, Pokey LaFarge, Jamie Hartford, the Haunted Windchimes, Betse Ellis, the HillBenders and many more, 50 genre busting bands in all. Win cash, trophies and more in our Old Time Fiddling Contest. You’ll also be showcased on our dynamic website. Visit our website and follow the directions. Come join us at the "Most Laid Back Festival in America!", May 29, 2014 to May 31, 2014, Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground, Bean Blossom Indiana! Bring the family and join us in the celebration of the life, music and legacy of John Hartford, one of Americana’s most beloved musician/songwriters.


Bill Monroe Music Park Bean Blossom, IN
United States

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