Tennessee Valley Old-Time Fiddlers Convention Home Page
Athens State College Presents the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention

Thompson, Joe
Some of Joe's music and his stories have been put on the net at http://www.neonsky.com or http://www.neonsky.com/joe/joemov.html if you want to avoid the introduction.

This site was created by Jayson Singe. Man, did he do a bang-up job on this site. His credits are on the site. You'll need Quicktime 4.0 and Flash 4.0 and probably a fairly fast web connection.

Topanga Fiddle And Banjo Contest
The premiere Web site for information on the Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest is now up and operational. Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest is celebrating our 40th year of providing music, food and fun with lots of jamming, friends and family in the beautiful Santa Monica Mountains in Southern California: http://www.topangabanjofiddle.org

Whether you are a player, picker, singer, student, dancer, lover of music or just looking for a great time, this is the place to be. The Annual Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest will be held on or around the 3rd Sunday in May at Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills, California.

We need volunteers both before, during and after the event. Please visit our Web Site or email us for more information. We need your help! You can email us at: info@topangabanjofiddle.org, or phone the Topanga Banjo Fiddle Hotline at 818-382-4819.

Troy, Leroy
"National Old-Time Banjo Champion Leroy Troy has been playing music since the age of twelve. Leroy Troy doesn't just play music, he exudes the very essence of a grand old tradition of showmanship dating back to the early half of the 20th century, epitomized by one of his idols, Uncle Dave Macon . "

Tune Finder
John Chambers' ABC Tune Finder is a great resource to locate and learn traditional tunes. A search returns links to download the tune in abc format, the whole .abc file in which the tune was found, a postscript, .eps or .gif image, or a MIDI file of the tune. Very convenient, and no additional software is required to get the tune in standard notation.

John is all the time looking for ABC tune sites to add to his list, so if anyone has their favorite ABC tunes online, they should send him the URL (email to jc@trillian.mit.edu).

Tune Index Search
Want to find the printed version of a tune? You can now search James Stewart's master index of hundreds off tunebooks, with a total of over 35,000 entries. Part of the Ceolas Home Page. Primarily Celtic focus, but the Index contains a wealth of old-time preferences as well.