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Grand Master Fiddler Championship Crowns 2016 Master

Maddie Denton Receives Grand Master Fiddler AwardThe Grand Master Champion for 2016 is Maddie Denton of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Denton took home $1,200 in cash, a $500 gift certificate courtesy of D’Addario, a Grand Master Fiddler plaque, and will appear on the Grand Ole Opry. The two-day 45th annual Grand Master Fiddler Championship is the nation’s premier championship event held at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville on September 3 and 4, 2016.

1890s Day Jamboree Old Time Fiddler Winner Announced

Gail Johnson, Randall Franks, Maddie DentonOrganizers at the 1890s Day Jamboree Old Time Fiddlers Convention welcomed over 125 contestants including fiddlers, guitarists, mandolinists, bands, banjo players, and cloggers from states across the south to Ringgold, GA on May 24, 2014. Fiddlers and dancers struck a chord with audiences as they cheered dozens of musicians on to victory to win nearly $7,000 in prize money sponsored by Walter Jackson Chevrolet, Complete Cash, Wells Fargo on the Northwest Georgia Bank stage at the historic Catoosa County Courthouse.

Ringgold’s 1890s Day Jamboree Old Time Fiddlers Convention Winners

1890's Day Fiddle-Off 2013Maddie Denton (second from left) of Murfreesboro, Tenn. won the Randall Frankst Trophy at the 1890s Day Old Time Fiddle Convention May 25, 2013. In the fiddle off, she faced Aerin DeJarnette (fourth from left) of Birmingham, Ala. from 22-50 category, who placed second, and Marcia Denton (fifth from left) of Murfreesboro, Tenn. winner of the 51 and up category, who placed third. Fiddle off contestants receive their awards from Randall Franks (third from left), organizer Lewis Taylor (right) and emcee Kevin Mudd (left). (Photo by Joseph Brellenthin) Fiddlers and dancers kick up their heels at the Ringgold’s 1890s Day Jamboree Old Time Fiddlers Convention" align="left" alt="1890's Day Fiddle-Off 2013" height=185 border=0 width=300 />Maddie Denton (second from left) of Murfreesboro, Tenn. won the Randall Franks Trophy at the 1890s Day Old Time Fiddle Convention May 25, 2013. In the fiddle off, she faced Aerin DeJarnette (fourth from left) of Birmingham, Ala. from 22-50 category, who placed second, and Marcia Denton (fifth from left) of Murfreesboro, Tenn. winner of the 51 and up category, who placed third. Fiddle off contestants receive their awards from Randall Franks (third from left), organizer Lewis Taylor (right) and emcee Kevin Mudd (left).

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