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1 [ I J II I Page A 1 2 - Masorl Iotlrll[y Joi/rtl,ll Thursday, Aprll "1 O, 0 A CONCERT REVIEW Jigs, hoedowns and picki]Ntg highlight._Fiddle t00,00st 2014 By ARDEAN A. ANVIK music. Nevertleless, SHS choir representative, HighClimbin' Hooligans, brought enthusi- asm, spontaneity, and fine sing- Special to the Journal The Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association (WOTFA) and the Shelton High School (SHS) Choir sponsored the 30th annual Fiddle Fest with two performances at the high school Performing Arts Center on Sat- urday. Traditional fiddle, en- compassing everything from bluegrass and gospel music, to dance music, such as reels, jigs, polkas, waltzes and hoedowns to international music, were played. Jamie Fox of Olympia played songs on the Metis rid- dle with Celtic, French and Na- tive American influences; Rita Hubbard of Port Townsend played guitar and led the au- dience in the gospel tune "I'll i Fly Away;" JeffAnderson of Seabeck played guitar and sang railroad and hobo songs; and John Loder of Redmond played fiddle tunes on his banjo. The performers ranged in age from 5 to 89; yet their mu- tual love of traditional fiddle music ignored the eight-decade difference. At one end of the age scale, Vern Morgus, 89, played "Stardust" on his harmonica; and Vivian Williams, Seattle's nationally recognized fiddle expert, brought 60 years of experience to her songs of Scot- land and Appalachia. At the other end, Tenino High School senior Danielle Z'Berg played the fiddle and.provided a Celtic dance; and Mason County's own Nakhla Family Band and Crichton Family Band provided glimpses of Fiddle Fest's bright future through these talented young musicians. There were many more gifted musicians playing fiddle music. Most choir students had never before heard this type ing to their ren Crack Corn" Song." In total, guitars, one b and 24 choir vo Fiddle Fest 201 ous conclusion. that no one pla: ition of"Jimmy d 'he Crawdad 12 fiddles, six ljo, one piano ices brought 4 to a boister- I only regret Ted my favorite fiddle tune, "OI ange Blossom Special." May Yri, 87, of Chehalis, said the music rought back childhood mem ries of her father and olde r brother, mem- bers of an eastern Montana community band, playing some of these same songs. Ticket sales money from Fiddle Fest was split in half between WOTFA and the SHS choir. WOTFA sponsors scholarships to fiddle camps with their funds. The choir uses its share for choir trips to festivals. This makes Fiddle Fest both entertaining and a good cause. Mark the first Sat- urday in April on your 2015 calendars for the 31st annual Fiddle Fest. To learn more about WOTFA, go to www.wotfa.org. SHELTON.WASHINOTON smokingmos.com Tue. - Thurs. 11am-8pm Fri. - Sat. 11am-9pm Sunday 11am-8pm Closed Mondays E.+00er t00r.nch Sunday April 20th, Two seatings at 10 a.m. and Noon Call 360.462.0163 to reserve your table -R.liet Me..- Mixed Berry Scones Cheese Biscuits Scrambled Eggs Bacon Honey Glazed Ham French Toast Casserole with Cream Cheese Filling Buttermilk Waffles Fried Chicken Pulled Pork Shrimp and Grits Fried Catfish Sweet Buttered Corn Green Bean Casserole Herb Roasted Potatoes Macaroni and Cheese Coleslaw Apple Pecan Salad Coconut Cake Banana Pudding Lemon Bars only $18.99 r per, .... IJ, 19 o s eal old $10.99 -- Under 5 y- old, t; *Prices do not include tax or gratuity 1103111' Iiqmlllond ItlNItom,,WA 3tl0.411;I.01tl3 l00i00lCN wvv.sheltoncinemas.om 24 Hour Movie Info 426-1000 517 Franklin St. 5heltOn -- Showtimes for April 11 to 17 / Rio 2 CAPTAIN AMERICA: &:00 The Winter Soldier / Daily 4:40 Fri - Sat 9:35 Daily 3:55 & 6:45 Sat - Sun 2t15 Fri - Sat 9:30 Fri - Sun 1:00 [] [] 182 SE Brewer Rd. Shelton 24 Hour Movie Info (360) 426-4707 www.SkyLineDrive-ln.com Showtimes for April 11 to 13 Open 7pm - Show at Dusk NON STOP [] RIDE ' ALONG [] !1 Chicken Teriyaki with 5 with 2 LUNCH SPECIAL of California Roll or Gyoza or Egg Roll 8.95 Salad 8.95 Come in and join us for BREAKFAST every SUNDAY morning. A full menu to choose from which includes coffee & juice. Everyone welcome. 9:00 am to 11:00 am 113 W. Cota, next to Huntington Glass Shelton 426-5060