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Downtown Branson Fiddle Festival Returns this August

The 22nd Annual Downtown Branson Fiddle Festival is scheduled for August 27, 28 & 29, 2010. The event will encompass the entire downtown Branson area, with performances planned in historic downtown Branson and at the Branson Landing.

The big kick-off even will take place at the Branson Landing at 8pm, with Big Smith performing in front of the fountains. Then, on Saturday, August 28, the preliminary performances will take place from 10am-6pm. There will also be vendors, entertainment, children’s area, seminars and demonstrations available. A square dance in the streets of historic downtown Branson will take place from 7pm-10pm.
On Sunday, August 29, a gospel celebration with Bob Hubbard is scheduled for 10am. After that, the performance finals will take place from 12pm-5pm at the Branson Landing. The historic downtown Branson area will also have the aforementioned events on Sunday as well, from 9am-4pm.
The fiddling seminars and other events will be held in the “Ozarks Music and Heritage Tent” located in the historic district. It will include guitar seconding, fiddle making, swing fiddling, cross tuning and square and round dancing.
The entirety of this event is FREE. It is FREE to watch and FREE to enter.
The festival is sponsored by The Downtown Branson Main Street Association, in conjunction with The Historic Downtown Branson Business Owners, The Branson Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, The Branson Landing and the City of Branson.