Winners of the 2014 Mississippi Bluegrass Championships

Down From the Hills
Mississippi Bluegrass Instrumental Championship

Old Time Fiddle
1st Place: Wayne Jerrolds – Savannah, TN

Senior Fiddle (16 & Over)
1st Place: Eli Bishop – Nashville, TN
2nd Place: Tyler Andal – Nashville, TN
3rd Place: Jacob Johnson – Lincoln, AL
4th Place: Steve Butler – Aberdeen, MS
5th Place: Tim Daniels – Lawrenceburg, TN

Apprentice Fiddle (11-15)
1st Place: Ivy Phillips - Chapmansboro, TN
2nd Place: Cara DiGiovanni - Greenbriar, TN

Beginning Fiddle (10 and Under)
1st Place: Maddie McKenny – Culman, Al
2nd Place: Morgan Ashe - Savannah, TN

Senior Dobro
1st Place: Rob Pearcy – Nashville, TN
2nd Place: Jonathan Simmons - Belden, MS
3rd Place: Joey Gibson – Manchester, TN
4th Place: Frannie DiGiovanni – Greenbriar, TN

Youth Dobro
1st Ivy Phillips – Chapmansboro, TN
2nd Place: Cara DiGiovanni – Greenbriar, TN

Senior Mandolin
1st Place: Tyler Andel – Nashville, TN
2nd Place: Matthew Traylor – Maryville, TN
3rd Place: Rob Pearcy – Nashville, TN
4th Place: Frannie DiGiovanni – Greenbriar, TN
5th Place: Doug Anderson – Oxford, MS

Youth Mandolin
1st Ivy Phillips – Chapmansboro, TN
2nd Place: Cara DiGiovanni – Greenbriar, TN

Senior Banjo
1st Place: Joey Gibson – Manchester, TN
2nd Place: Tyler Andel – Nashville, TN
3rd Place: Wayne Burns – DeKalb, MS
4th Place: Darrell Lloyd – Laurel, MS
5th Place: Mikaela Langley – Camden, TN

Youth Banjo
1st Place: Ivy Phillips – Chapmansboro, TN
2nd Place: Grayson Phillips - Chapmansboro, TN
3rd Place: Spencer Love – Eupora, MS

Youth Guitar
1st Place: Ivy Phillips – Chapmansboro, TN
2nd Place: Cara DiGiovanni – Greenbriar, TN

Senior Guitar
1st Place: Matthew Traylor – Maryville, TN
2nd Place: Rob Percy – Nashville, TN
3rd Place: Tyler Andal – Nashville, TN
4th Place: Frannie DiGiovanni – Greenbriar, TN
5th Place: Ethan Parten – Merdian, MS

Band
1st Place: Bluegrass Cartel Band – Meridian, MS
2nd Place: Someday Soon Band – Greenbiar, TN
3rd Place: McKenneys’ Band – Culman, Al
4th Place: Ariel Jade with Old Dogs & New Tricks – Jackson, MS
5th Place: Silver Nickel Band – Enterprise, MS

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Guitar winners 2014

mandolin youth 2014

Registration 2014

trophies 2014

winners 2014 fidle adult

Winners of hte app fiddle

winning bluegrass band 2014 Bluegrass Cartel

Jam session 2014

winning bluegrass bnads 2014

2014 Mississippi Bluegrass Championships May 17

Mark you calendars for the 2015 State of Mississippi Bluegrass Championships- Down From the Hills Bluegrass Festival on May 16, 2015, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Union County Fairgrounds in New Albany, Mississippi.  More than $8,000 will be given in youth and adult categories of fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar, dobro and bluegrass band.  Go to www.mississippifiddlers.com for more information or call 662-538-0014.  Y’all Come! RV campsites available. 

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Mississippi’s 2013 Bluegrass Champions are:

Wayne Jerrolds from Savannah, TN is the 2013 Senior Fiddle Champ - for the second year in a row!

Wayne Jerrolds from Savannah, TN is the 2013 Senior Fiddle Champ - for the second year in a row!

Bluegrass Band – Fast Forward from Hartsville, TN;
Tyler White is the 2013 Fiddling Champion of the State of Mississippi.
Tyler White is the 2013 Fiddling Champion of the State of Mississippi.
Old Time Fiddler – Wayne Jerrolds, Savannah, TN;
Senior Fiddle in 55 and under – Tyler White, Rienzi, MS (Tyler has won the youth competition prior to
this);
Apprentice Fiddle – Cara DiGiovanni, Greenbrier, TN;
Beginning Fiddle – Autumn Chestang, McIntosh, TN;
Beginning Fiddle Winner – Autumn Chestang, McIntosh, TN;
Apprentice Banjo – Grayson Phillips, Camden, TN
Senior Banjo – Greg Blaylock – Dickson, TN
Apprentice Guitar – Ivy Phillips – Chapmansboro, TN
Wayne Jerrolds of Davannah, TN, is the 2013 Old Time Fiddle Champion of Mississippi
Senior Guitar – Fred Duggin, Masonwood Lane, TN
Senior Mandolin – Spanky Chestang, McIntosh, AL
Senior Dobro –John Bellan, Ashland City, TN
Beginner Mandolin – Autumn Chestang, McIntosh, AL
Apprentice Mandolin Ivy Phillips, Chapmansboro, TN
Senior Mandolin – Spanky Chestang, McIntosh, AL
Senior Dobro Winner –John Bellan, Ashland City, TN

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