September 21, 2011
The 2011 Vertilee Floyd Memorial Old Time Fiddle Contest opens with the Payson Old Time Opry at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23 at the Payson High School Auditorium. Among the evening’s performers will be The Desert Sons, who appeared at last year’s event. Admission is only $5 per person.
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Fall has been welcomed into the Rim Country by the sound of fiddle music for more than 40 years. This year will be no different. The 41st Annual Old Time Fiddle Contest is Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25 at the Payson Event Center. Before the fiddlin’ fireworks start, a special Old Time Opry concert is planned at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23 at the Payson High School Auditorium. The concert features The Desert Sons, The HillBenders and Run Boy Run, which is based in Tucson and plays acoustic, folk and roots music.