Crooked Road Builds Music Economy

From the always-excellent reporters at Making Connections News comes this story about how Southwest Virginia is building up its economy around its musical mountain heritage:

All Appalachians know our region is rich in music – but this doesn't always translate in to money for local residents.  Yet the Crooked Road, southwestern Virginia’s heritage music trail, is working to change that. In recent years, through careful planning focused on local culture and decision making, this project has helped the region’s traditional music become an economic asset – for the people and place it comes from.

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