Thursday, July 09, 2009

Bluegrass Around Georgia

July 10 & 11, 2009 - Raccoon Creek Bluegrass Festival - Raccoon Creek Music Park, 332 Music Park Path, Dallas, GA, 30132. Featuring NewFound Road, Lizzy Long & Friends, Barbed Wire, Blue Ridge Grass, Gerry's Bluegrass Kids, Heartfelt, Honey Creek Boys, Papa's Prayer, The East Dixie Boys, The Raven Welch Band. Admission: $12 Friday, $15 Saturday, $25 Weekend. For additional information and complete schedule please visit us at, or email, telephone 770-943-2721

July 10-11 ~ Cherokee Farms Fiddlers Convention @ Cherokee Farms, 2035 Old Mineral Springs Rd., LaFayette, GA 30728. Artists include Larry Keel & Natural Bridge, Snake Oil Medicine Show, Good Medicine, Chojo Jacques & Billy Bright, Curley Maple, Pea Ridge Ramblers, Bibb City Ramblers, Virginia Dare Devils, Smokey's Farmland Band, New Binkley Brothers, Rev. Jeff Mosier. 2-Day Advance tix only $25! Competitions in bluegrass/old-time fiddle & banjo both youth/adult, one division for mandolin, guitar. Fiddler's Open Mic!

Saturday July 25th - Terry Baucom will be conducting a free banjo workshop at the High Country Bluegrass Festival held in Boone NC on. Alan Johnson will also be holding a fiddle workshop at the festival. This years lineup includes Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, The Grascals, Darin Aldridge & Brooke Justice Quintet, Southern Accent, Surefire, and an All Star Jam with Alan Johnson/Terry Baucom & Friends. Campsites are limited so you must call to reserve site. For more info: or call 828 733 8060.

Saturday, Aug 22nd - Banjo Workshop with Jody Hughes at Matildas Cottage, 377 S. Main Street, Alpharetta, GA 30004. Time 2:00pm-4:00pm. Topics will include: Backup material, Adding Dynamics to your repertoire, Effective Practicing, Developing Dexterity in your left hand, and basic Music Theory. This workshop is geared for the beginner to intermediate-beginner. Only fifteen people are to be accepted, so please sign up ASAP at

All shows at the Newborn Opry have been cancelled while the roof is repaired due to the heavy rain. An announcement will be made when the Opry starts again.

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