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The Wildmans to perform at Flat Iron Crossroads Sunday

The Wildmans will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday at Flat Iron Crossroads, Gloucester.

Natives of Floyd County “in the heart of the Appalachian mountain music tradition,” the trio shares a musical foundation that ranges from campsite jamming at festivals and fiddler’s conventions to a college level music education.

Eli Wildman was first-place winner in mandolin in multiple years at both the Galax Old Fiddler’s Convention and the Mount Airy Fiddlers, while Aila Wildman was first-place winner in Old Time Fiddle and Best All Around Performer at the Galax Old Fiddler’s Convention in 2018. Vincent Furtado was winner of the 2019 Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and first place Old Time Banjo at Galax in multiple years.

The group has appeared in numerous bluegrass festivals and regional fiddler’s conventions and have shared the stage with Bela Fleck, The Steep Canyon Rangers, and other big names on the string band scene.

Doors open at 2 p.m. with the FIX Bar and Positive Pizza...

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