June 30, 2020
By: Dwayne Page
Maddie Denton of Murfreesboro claimed another Grand Champion Fiddling Title at the 47th annual Smithville Fiddlers Jamboree and Crafts Festival in 2018. Her third since 2012.
Maddie is the focus of today’s WJLE Fiddlers Jamboree “Special Moments” series this week.
Denton, who won the Junior Fiddling contest that year, beat out the Senior Fiddling Champion Gail Johnson of Lavergne in the showdown for the Berry C. Williams Memorial Award.
Maddie first won the title in 2012 and again in 2014, beating out her mother, Marcia Denton both times. Maddie is also a past fiddling winner in the National Championship for Country Musician Beginners at the Jamboree.
(View a portion of her Fiddle-Off performance here)