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.
Music Under the Trees - Vandalia Gathering
http://musicunderthetrees.webs.com/ May 27-29, 2011 Capitol Grounds, Charleston, WV Music·Dancing·Stories·Crafts·Food and Fun plus Old-Time activities for Young'uns. http://www.wvculture.org/v...
The Vandalia Gathering 2009
For three days each year the Vandalia Gathering brings together an encyclopedic collection of the living masters of traditional West Virginia music.
Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble Vandalia Gathering 5/24/14 Charleston,West Virginia
Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble Dancers: Matthew Olwell, Emily Oleson, Becky Hill, Susan Krakoff. Musicians: Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller Choreography: Rager in G by Matthew Kupstas ...
Cold Frosty Morning - Vandalia Gathering 2012
(From left to right) Amanda Morrison-Blair, Karl Hepler, Janney Lockman, and Katrina Sodaro-Aukstuolis - aka. "Karly's Angels" aka. (a portion of...) The Original Allegheny Echoes Kids play...
Vandalia Gathering 2013
At West Virginia State Capitol Complex.
Ben Townsend - 2010 Vandalia Gathering Old-Time Fiddle Contest
Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble Vandalia Gathering Charleston,Wv 2014
Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble Dancers: Matthew Olwell, Emily Oleson, Becky Hill, Susan Krakoff. Musicians: Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller Choreography: Great Big Taters, by Matthew...
Marshall University: Vandalia Gathering
For those who love the sounds of traditional music or would like to be introduced to it, Vandalia Gathering fits the bill. Concerts fill the weekend, and impromptu musical jam sessions spring...
I Wonder Where You Are Tonight - Live at Vandalia Gathering
An impromtu group at the Vandalia Gathering in Charleston, WV at the State Capitol Grounds.
Wed, 21 May 2014 17:33:45 -0700
Division of Culture and History The Songcatchers from Raleigh County perform at the 2013 Vandalia Gathering in the Great Hall of the Culture Center. The annual event, which runs Friday through Sunday, attracts musicians, dancers, artists and ...
Fri, 16 May 2014 12:36:30 -0700
This Memorial Day weekend, May 23-25, the Culture Center and State Capitol grounds will set the stage for the 38th annual Vandalia Gathering – the state's annual celebration of the traditional arts, music, dance, stories, crafts and food of West Virginia.
The Fayette Tribune
Wed, 22 May 2013 21:21:55 -0700
The West Virginia Division of Culture and History invites the public to celebrate the traditional music of West Virginia on Memorial Day weekend, May 24-25 at the Cultural Center during the 37th annual Vandalia Gathering. The family-friendly event is ...
Tue, 27 May 2014 21:07:04 -0700
As further proof that Gazette food columnist Judy Grigoraci knows her way around a kitchen, she picked up two blue ribbons in the Vandalia Gathering food competition held over the long Memorial Day weekend. “We added the food contest three or four ...
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Tue, 20 May 2014 12:07:30 -0700
CHARLESTON — The Vandalia Award, West Virginia's highest folklife honor, will be presented to singer, songwriter and performer Roger Bryant of Logan on Friday, May 23, at the 38th Annual Vandalia Gathering. Bryant will receive the award during a 7 p.m ...
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:52:30 -0700
Another free event is Vandalia Gathering, a three-day cultural festival of master performances, storytelling, banjo, mandolin and fiddle contests, square dancing and gospel music. Vandalia returns to the Capitol grounds every May, bringing hordes of ...
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:23:43 -0700
Camp Washington-Carver's Appalachian String Band Festival, Charleston's Vandalia Gathering, and the Augusta Heritage Center's Augusta Heritage Festival are all annual highlights of the Appalachian music calendar. Arts and Crafts: Many of the state's ...
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:07:30 -0700
Editor's note: Soon after Gazette food columnist Judy Grigoraci won two blue ribbons in the Vandalia Gathering food competition held over Memorial Day weekend, we began fielding requests for her winning recipes. And she agreed! Below, the secret steps ...
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