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The Appalachian String Band Festival, held the first weekend each August in Clifftop, West Virginia, celebrates string band music not just as a relic of the past, but as an evolving form.

Clifftop 2004 CD

Recorded live at the Appalachian String Band Festival in 2004, this recording features music contest finalists and selected concert performances. Artists include:

Lester McCumbers
The Hix
Yeah Buddies
Hoover Uprights
Mando Mafia
Bob Smakula
and many more.

You can order this CD from our Online Shop.

You can sample some of the music of the String Band Festival online. The clips below require the free RealPlayer plugin for your browser, which you can download here.

Black Eyed Susie: Dan Gellert

Acorn Stomp: Run of the Mill String Band

Whoa Back Buck: The Volo Bogtrotters

Cumberland Gap : Freewill Savages


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