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Vandalia Gathering
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Everett Lilly and the Lilly Mountaineers performing at the 2009 Vandalia Gathering
Genre Bluegrass music, Old-time music
Dates Memorial Day weekend in May
Location(s) Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Years active 1977-present
Website
Official site

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.[1]

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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