40th Annual Fiddle Contest and Bluegrass Show this Saturday

O’FALLON – George Portz of Shiloh will be hosting his 40th Annual KC Fiddle Contest and Bluegrass Show at the Knights of Columbus Hall in O’Fallon on Saturday, April 6. 

The Thunder & Lightning Cloggers open the show at 5 p.m. The fiddlers contest begins at 6 p.m. The contest is also known as the “Contest of Champions” as 18 past champions and place winners have gone on to perform on WSM’s Grand Ole Opry.  

A full bluegrass and country music show featuring the Friends of Bluegrass with special guest singer, Lit’l Miss Country, Ruby Pearson at 8:30 p.m. and followed by the Contest Awards at 9:30 p.m.

Full dinners, sandwiches and desserts are served all evening.  The KC Hall is located at 402 East Highway 50 across from the O’Fallon City Park.  Admission is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children. 

For more information, please call (618) 632-1384.