The Music & Dance of Big Stone Gap with Tyler Hughes

The Music & Dance of Big Stone Gap with Tyler Hughes

We are excited to announce and welcome you to our first podcast episode on “Stories of Southwest Virginia”. In this premiere episode we had the pleasure of interviewing Mr. Tyler Huges of Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

In this episode we talk with Musician and Educator Tyler Hughes about the music and dance in SWVA. We take a dive into Big Stone Gap, Virginia, and learn about the history, culture, and storytelling aspects of SWVA music. We encourage you to subscribe to our podcast so you don’t miss out on future episodes.

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To find out more about Tyler and his music, please visit:

Some mentionable links from Tyler in the Podcast:

Big Stone Gap

Gathering of the Gap

Galax Fiddler’s Convention

Carter Family Fold

Mountain Empire Community College

To find out more about SWVA and plan a future visit, please visit: