The Tennessee Arts Commission was created in 1967 by the Tennessee General Assembly with the special mandate to stimulate and encourage the presentation of the visual, literary, music and performing arts and to encourage public interest in the cultural heritage of Tennessee. The mission of the Tennessee Arts Commission is to cultivate the arts for the benefit of all Tennesseans and their communities. You can find out more at https://tnartscommission.org.
Springer Mountain Farms is a family-owned business nestled in the hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains with over 50 years of experience in raising chickens. We exercise great care in all that we do, and our dedication to providing our chickens with a quality life and healthy diet results in a healthier, more delicious chicken for you and your family to enjoy. You can find out more at https://www.springermountainfarms.com.
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, located in downtown Nashville, has been called the “Smithsonian of country music,” celebrated for its broad cultural impact, educational mission, and unrivaled collection of historically important artifacts. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum includes 350,000 square feet of dynamic galleries, archival storage, retail stores, and event space, along with classrooms in the Taylor Swift Education Center, and performance space in the CMA Theater and Ford Theater, which regularly host nationally recognized live music and cultural events. You can find out more at https://countrymusichalloffame.org.
Established in Chattanooga, TN in 1927 by Gardner Bright and James A Glascock, Fletcher Bright Company is a full -service real estate development company that has since grown to become a dominant leader in the Southeast. . You can find out more at https://fletcherbright.com.
The mission of the State Arts Office of the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History (WVDACH) and the West Virginia Commission on the Arts (WVCA) is to foster a fertile environment for the artistic, cultural, educational and economic development of the state. We believe active participation in and enjoyment of the arts are fundamental to sustaining quality community life by providing an abundant and creative environment for businesses to flourish throughout the state.You can find out more about WVDACH at https://wvculture.org/.
The Missouri State Old-Time Fiddlers Association is a registered not-for-profit Missouri corporation with 501(c)(3) status. The purpose of MSOTFA is to promote, document and preserve Missouri fiddling styles and related traditions and was founded in 1979 with the initial objective of reviving the Missouri State Fiddle Championship.
You can find out more about MSOTFA at https://www.facebook.com/groups/missourifiddling/
Carnes Group LLC is a full-service IT Consulting agency in Franklin, TN that specializes in infrastructure solutions based on Microsoft Products such as Windows Server, Hyper-V, Office 365, and Azure. We provide the Normalized Scoring System used for scoring by the Grand Master Fiddler Championship and other fiddle competitions and provide Technology Support and website support to fiddle organizations. You can find out more at www.carnesgroup.com
D'Addario strives to have a Profound impact on music and is committed to sustainably providing musicians with the most innovative musical accessories in the world. Through its D’Addario Foundation, it brings music instruction to underserved communities and provides children with inspiration and creativity that lifts their confidence. You can find out more at https://www.daddario.com.
The 2023 Grand Master Fiddler Championship moves this year to McAfee Concert Hall, on the campus of Belmont University in Nashville, on September 2nd and 3rd (Labor Day Weekend). Visit this website often for updates.