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Everett Lilly and the Lilly Mountaineers performing at the 2009 Vandalia Gathering

The Vandalia Gathering is a popular festival devoted to old-time and bluegrass music, as well as related arts such as dance, quilt making, and cooking, which takes place each summer on the state capitol grounds in Charleston, West Virginia, United States. It was established in 1977. It is held on Memorial Day weekend in May. The festival features solo competitions, whose winners are awarded cash prizes.

Performers at the festival have included Lester McCumbers, Dwight Diller, Ginny Hawker and Tracy Schwarz, and Everett Lilly and the Lilly Mountaineers.

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2 news items

 
The Logan Banner
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:18:45 -0700

The annual Vandalia Gathering on Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer festivals and fairs. West Virginia fair fans could spend nearly every weekend at a different gathering in almost every county throughout the summer. Clarksburg hosts the ...
 
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:00:00 -0700

The concert features Cathy Grant's Fiddlers Galore! With new Vandalia Gathering award winners. Four other concerts include The ParrotHead infused band, Lost Shaker of Salt, Aug. 30; Joe Dobbs and Jesse Smith with swing music with fiddle and guitar ...
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