HoustonFest 2013 is pleased to announce that student’s who were awarded last year’s Houston Caldwell Music Scholarships will be showcased in a special performance during this year’s festival. Last year’s recipient’ s Jared Boyd, Brandy Miller, Danielle Yother, Daniel Greeson, and Catherine Conner will perform during HoustonFest which is scheduled for May 3-4, 2013 at Felts Park in Galax.
Dogwood & Holly is a folk band that features traditional acoustic instrumentation - Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, and Bass Fiddle - and incorporates elements of all the traditional American folk sub-genres into original music with a classic Americana flavor.
The Loose Strings Band We are a Bluegrass Band from Galax, Virginia and have been playing music together for about 5 years! Our members consist of: Ashley Nale: Vocalist and Banjo player. Lindsey Nale: Vocalist and Fiddle player Grace Wilson: Vocalist and Bass player. Channing Russell: Vocalist and Guitar player.
Old Grass OLDGRASS Band members: Jared Boyd,Daniel Greeson, Ben Marshall, Joshua Allen, Jacob Greer. The original band won 2010 Galax Fiddlers Convention Youth Band Competition. In 2012, they were awarded Triad Youth Band by the High Point, North Carolina Arts Council. A wide variety of musical backgrounds. The band plays and sings Old Time, Gospel, Bluegrass.The music has no boundaries for these award winning teens.
The Wolfe Brothers (Wolfe Bros.) play and sing traditional old-time music, and their repertoire includes some original material as well. The members of the group include Jerry Correll, Dale Morris, Casey Hash, and Donna Correll. All members live in the Elk Creek Valley of Grayson County, Virginia.