This year’s Leaf & String Festival will be June 14th and 15!
For twelve years, during the second weekend in June, the Galax Leaf & String Festival has served
to highlight the best our region has to offer. Originally created as a traditional music event, the
Galax Leaf & String Festival, like our community, has continued to evolve into a showcase for all the
things we take pride in, our music, our art, and our region - a great place to live and work.
This year, Leaf & String is hosting a Art and Craft Fair featuring members of 'Round the Mountain.
Chestnut Creek School of the Arts will be front and center promoting classes and enlightenment
packages for all ages. We’ll also have a full sampling of local music, luthiers, arts, crafts and
regional and national authors on hand to meet and entertain you.
Local support is crucial to ensuring the success of this important tradition. If you would like to
become a sponsor for Leaf & String, please call our Tourism Department at 276-238-8130 or write
for more information. For your contribution, you’ll not only receive a host of
valuable publicity and premiums, but also the pride that comes with being a patron of your
Come be a part of our success by supporting the festival that celebrates the past and illuminates
the future. Leaf & String, a celebration of music, art & literature...and progress!
Schedule of Music
Friday, June 14th
1:00- Somewhere in Between
1:55- Loose Strings
2:40- Johnny Williams
3:40- Zephyr Lightning Bolts
4:30- Harvest Time
5:20- Zephyr Lightning Bolts
6:15- Harvest Time
8:00 pm- Jeff Little Trio
Saturday, June 15th
10:00- Stevie Barr & Friends
10:30- Backporch Bluegrass
11:20- Somewhere in Between
12:00- Footloose Express Cloggers
12:30- Mountain Park Oldtime Band
1:30- Loose Strings
2:00- Footloose Express Cloggers
2:30- Adam Mc Peak & Mountain Thunder
4:20- Backporch Bluegrass
5:10- Adam Mc Peak & Mountain Thunder
7:30- Janette Williams Band
Also Appearing - Hard Cider
Main Street Square Dance at Barr's Fiddle Shop
9:30- Hard Cider