The Florida Folk Festival along with the Florida Banjo Society will host an old-time banjo contest again this year. The competition will be judged by a talented slate of judges. The contest is open to old-time banjo playing styles. Old-time banjo in this context refers to styles pre-dating bluegrass played on 5 string banjos. Categories are: Novice, Journeyman and Senior Honors. Registration begins Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Under the Oaks Stage which is the venue for the contest. Contestants must hold a valid festival pass and pay a $10 registration fee. Entrants will play two tunes.
Contact the Florida Banjo Society for additional information.
Prizes to be announced.