This covers stage performances as well as participation in the workshops and dances. Everyone is welcome! The Saturday-evening Square Dance is from 8 pm to 10 pm in the cafeteria, and the caller (Taylor Runner) will teach new dances throughout the evening. There is no additional charge to attend the dances and no experience is necessary. Just have fun!
It all started one cold, snowy winter in 1978 Shake off those winter blues and come to play or just listen at South Middle School in Morgantown, West Virginia. This festival showcases traditional Appalachian music with continuous on-stage performances, workshops, informal jam sessions, and socializing. GWMF gives traditional Appalachian music lovers a place to play, listen, dance, and learn in the cold dark of winter.
Admission is $3 on Friday and $5 on Saturday, but musicians with instruments and children under 7 get in free.