The North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival will be held in Marion, NC, this year, at the Tom Johnson Camping Center’s Rally Park (30 minutes east of the Inn on Mill Creek). From Thursday, August 19, through Saturday, August 21, bluegrass music will fill the air in McDowell County.
Bring your chair and listen to the following bluegrass entertainers this year:
Thursday, August 19 – Gloria Belle & Tennessee Sunshine, The Crowe Brothers, Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, David Peterson & 1946, Bobby Osborne & The Rocky Top X-press, and Dailey & Vincent
Friday, August 20 – The Next Best Thing Bluegrass Band, The Bluegrass Brothers, Cedar Hill, Goldwing Express, J.D. Crowe & The New South, and Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
Saturday, August 21 – Raymond Fairchild & The Maggie Valley Boys, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, The Inspirations, The Grascals, Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers, and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
Here’s a sampling of what you’ll hear — turn up your sound and enjoy! This is the Next Best Thing Bluegrass Band:
And here are the Bluegrass Brothers:
Just two of several fine bands that are part of the North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival this year. Tickets for the festival are $35 for each day, at the gate, with no parking fee.