Mountaineer Week


2016 events will be posted as they are scheduled, so please check back often! All events are FREE and open to the public, unless noted.

Friday, October 28, 2016

WVU Old-Time Band
Featuring the sounds and instruments of Appalachia.
8:00 P.M., Gluck Theatre, Mountainlair

The Hillbilly Gypsies
This West Virginia native string bands pecializes in playing their own homegrown style of Appalachian old time music, mixed with a hard drivin’ bluegrass sound. In addition to their original material, The Hillbilly Gypsies play an eclectic mix of traditional and quite often, not-so-traditional bluegrass standards and catchy old fiddle tunes. FREE, all ages show!
9:30 P.M., Mountainlair Food Court

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Elmer Rich Memorial Appalachian Old-Time Fiddle Contest
Featuring the best fiddlers from West Virginia and neighboring states. Come early and hear some tales by the 2015 Biggest Fibber, Jame Froemel starting at 7 p.m.
Registration begins at 7:00 P.M., Hatfields.
7:30 P.M., Gluck Theatre, Mountainlair First Floor

Old-Fashioned Square Dance
Presented by Friends of Old Time Music
Caller: Taylor Runner. Live Music provided by Rachel Eddy and Friends.
No experience is necessary and no partner is required. Come kick up your heels and have a great time!
9:30 P.M., Mountainlair, Food Court (show will be delayed until after the Fiddle Contest if necessary.)