Burns Oregon

Fiddlers Young & Old
4:45 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

Fiddling Draws Far-Flung Southeast Oregon Residents Closer

Maria Thompson, 14, of Diamond, Ore., has been playing fiddle for about 10 years, she recently joined the Old Time Fiddlers group out of Burns.
Photo credit: Anna King Northwest News Network

Just about every Friday night in the remote southeast corner of Oregon, fiddlers and guitar players travel far distances to play music together. They’ve been doing it for decades. Recently, two of the players have become fast friends, even though one is 85 and the other is 14. Correspondent Anna King has this high desert audio postcard from Burns, Oregon.

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