Fiddle & Bango Contest
Date(s) - 09/28/2019
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Columbia State Historic Park
COLUMBIA’S FIDDLE & BANGO CONTEST Sept. 28
The Columbia Chamber of Commerce will hold its 37th annual Fiddle & Bango Contest (yes, it’s”bango”) on Saturday, September 28, at the gazebo in Columbia State Historic Park. Musicians of all ages and music genres are encouraged to participate. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the gazebo and the entry fee is $15 per category. Categories are Fiddle, Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin, Vocal, Miscellaneous, and Original Song. Winners of each category are awarded cash prizes, and the Grand Prize is a gold nugget. Competition begins at 10:30 a.m. and prizes are usually awarded about 4:30 – 5:00 p.m. Spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, hats, sunscreen and gather around the gazebo on Main Street in Columbia for a day of free music. During the event T-shirts with a striking design commemorating the 37th annual Fiddle & Bango will be available for sale, and the annual Poison Oak Show at the St. Charles Saloon is on September 28th also. For more information, call 532-6604 or go to visitcolumbiacalifornia.com.