No fibbin’: Lepp sure to offer some tall tales at festival

first_img Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Published 9:25 am Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By The Penny Hoarder Next UpBil Lepp is an award-winning storyteller, author and recording artist. He’s also a big liar.Lepp is a five-time winner of the West Virginia State Liars’ Contest. He’s won the event so often that he’s not even allowed to enter. But, he is invited to emcee the annual event.Legendary Alabama storyteller the late Kathryn Tucker Windham said what is so amazing about Lepp’s wild stories is that he makes people believe them. By Jaine Treadwell Latest Stories Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits No fibbin’: Lepp sure to offer some tall tales at festival Email the author Sponsored Contentcenter_img Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration “We traveled all the way to Jonesborough, had to pay for festival tickets, lodging and food, and we have a great storytelling festival with top storytellers right here in our backyard,” Dye said. “It is a rare opportunity to have a festival like this in a relatively small county like ours.”Dye said the Trojan Center Theater is an ideal location for storytelling.“It’s an intimate theater. and there’s not a bad seat in the house,” he said. “If you are sitting on the back row, it’s just as if you are right on the stage with the storytellers. I encourage everyone to come and enjoy a great night of storytelling.”Concert times for the Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival at the Trojan Center Theater on Saturday are 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. ($10 each) and 6:30 p.m. ($15). The Friday night concert is sold out. All concerts feature pre-show music 30 minutes prior to storytelling concerts and stories by all four tellers. Different stories are told at each concert.Tickets are available at studio 116 on Main Street in downtown Brundidge and The Messenger in Troy or by calling 334-735-3125 or 334-670-6302 or 334-685-5524. Book Nook to reopen You Might Like State auditor candidate to speak at PCRW The Pike County Republican Women will hold their monthly meeting today at noon at the American Legion building in downtown… read more The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… “Bil Lepp is the Wonder Bra of storytelling. He takes something small and insignificant and pushes it into something really big and mighty interesting.”That’s a quote from Oklahoma Storyteller Barbara McBride-Smith.Now, what does that tell you about two of the storytellers that will take the stage of the Eighth Annual Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival this weekend in Pike County? Lepp has been telling stories – and lies – for most of his life. Professionally, he’s been in the tale-telling business for about 15 years. He’s a regular teller at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tenn., and other storytelling festivals from coast to coast. This will be Lepp’s third appearance at the Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival.Dr. David Dye of Troy said that he can’t remember all the lies Lepp has told but he just knows that he has always left the theater laughing.“Judy and I enjoyed Bil Lepp so much and found him so engaging that we bought a CD and played it for our grandchildren. They enjoyed it as much as we do. Bil Lepp is a wonderfully talented storyteller. We can’t wait to hear him and the other tellers, Donald Davis, Barbara McBride-Smith and Dolores Hydock,” Dye said.Dye and his wife have attended the National Storytelling Festival and said the Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival is every bit as good. Print Article Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more