Papa Joe Smiddy Mountain Music Festival

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Date(s) - 09/04/2022
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Natural Tunnel State Park

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Presented by the Cove Ridge Center Foundation this event promotes the musical heritage of Appalachian Mountain Culture and honors the tireless work of “Papa Joe” Smiddy, well-known musician, entertainer, and educator. In addition to being an old-time banjo picker, “Papa Joe” is also known as Dr. Joseph Smiddy, Chancellor Emeritus at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

Although this year’s festival is free of charge donations to the Foundation will be accepted and all proceeds will go toward the Mountain Music Scholarship. For more information call (276) 940-2674.