The 25th annual Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival is set to take place August 13-14, 2010, in Henderson, Kentucky. The festival will feature great Bluegrass music, events, and food, all in an incredible location on the banks of the Ohio River.
The musical lineup for 2010 boasts traditional and progressive Bluegrass acts, including festival headliners, The Boxcars, who may very well be the country’s next Bluegrass super group. Comprised of some of the most talented fellows in the genre, the band members include Adam Steffey, Ron Stewart, John Bowman, Keith Garrett, and Harold Nixon. The festival will also feature a progressive Bluegrass from Russia, Country Saloon. The festival promises fans a Bluegrass music experience like no other!
Other artists scheduled to perform at this year’s festival include:
Claire Lynch and the Claire Lynch Band
Lou Reid & Carolina
The Art Gomperz Band
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
River City Bluegrass
The Fitzmaurice Band
In addition to great Bluegrass performances, some of the featured events at the festival include Kentucky Folklife exhibitors, Breakfast in the Park, children’s activities, the Jammin’ & Jumpin’ Street Vault, Servin’ & Slammin’ Tennis Tournament, Pickin’ & Pedalin’ Bicycle Tour, and more. This year, the festival announced a new event, the Flippin’ and Flyin’ Disc Golf Tournament.
As always, the Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival is free.
About Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival: One of the oldest on-going free Bluegrass festival in the United States, Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival marks its 25th year in 2010. The festival honors Western Kentucky’s history as a center of Bluegrass music. In addition to great Bluegrass music, Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival boasts unique events and a family friendly atmosphere. For more information about the festival, go to www.bluegrassinthepark.org
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Direct questions to The Depot Visitor’s Center at 1-800-648-3128 in Henderson, KY. We hope to see you all there!