11th Midwest Fiddle Championship

Presented by the Chicago Chapter of
the Fiddle Club of the World

Four (4) events as part of the Old Town School of Folk Music’s
second (2nd) Square Roots Festival.

1. Youth Division First Round
Sunday, July 7, 11am, Szold Hall in Old Town School East (4545 Lincoln)
Youth under 16 compete as teams or solo

2. Open Division First Round & Youth Finals
Thursday, July 11, 6:30pm, Maurer Hall in Old Town School West (4544 Lincoln)
Separate Fiddle Team and Fiddle Solo categories

3. Open Division Finals
Saturday, July 13, 1:45pm, Maurer Hall
Plus winner of the Youth Division

For more information, contest rules and online registration visit . . .

4. Battle of the Bands
Saturday, July 13, 6:30-8pm, Szold Hall featuring

Money Creek
One of the best old-time square dance bands in the Midwest.

Fruteland Jackson
Chicago bluesman fronts an old-time jook band.

Chicago Spelmanslag
Chicagoland’s own Scandinavian musicians club.

Dance and cheer as bands compete to be named Best Fiddle Band in Chicago!
The band that get’s the most dancers on the floor wins the top prize.

Get your fiddle on! And you’re dancin’ shoes!
Paul Tyler, convener

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