Factory Man

  • Joe Wilson
    August 20, 2014   BY Frank Carlson 

    In August, tens of thousands of fans and musicians gathered in the small town of Galax, Virginia, for the 79th Old Fiddler’s Convention. When the festival began in 1935, one of its aims was to keep “alive the memories and sentiments of days gone by.” Folklorist Joe Wilson — founder of the Crooked Road musical heritage tour — says this mission endures across the region. Continue reading