Music: Blue Ridge Folklife Festival 2012
More than 21 hours worth of music was played during this year's Blue Ridge Folklife Festival....See more
More than 21 hours worth of music was played during this year's Blue Ridge Folklife Festival. Music highlights included dozens of bands and performers from Southwest, Piedmont, and Central Virginia as well as the Carolina Blue Ridge. The musicians performed authentic regional Piedmont-style blues, old-time fiddle-and-banjo dance tunes, bluegrass, boogie-woogie, rockabilly, western swing, and gospel music. Other musical attractions included a cappella singing, guitar and piano workshops; The Dr. Pepper All-Stars (a.k.a. The Java Brothers); and The Dazzlers Reunion performance with Billy Joe Burnette.