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Apr 24 - 25 - Salmon Lake Park - Fun Picking Weekend - Grapeland, TX
An Acoustic Bluegrass Band Competition, PLUS
"Open Stage/ Band Audition Showcase"
Fri night - Open Stage @ Sunshine Inn
Sat morning - Music Swap Meet (sell or swap anything musical)
Sat noon - Pot Luck Lunch followed by "Battle Of The Bands"
(a competition that serves as annual Bluegrass Audition Showcase)
Sat night - GRAND Finale @ Sunshine Inn
CHECK OUT  www.txbluegrassmusic.com FOR ALL THE DETAILS!
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Apr 25 - Sacul Opry - Sacul, TX
Jamming and stage show
Contact Novis White - 936 326 4672
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Apr 30, May 1, & May 2 - Hickory Grove Music Park - Deville, LA
Home of Alecia Nugent & The Belgard Boys
The Isaacs (Thurs), Catahoula Drive (Fri/Sat)
LA Purchase (Sat), Lonesome Ridge (Fri/Sat), Belgard Boys (Fri/Sat),
The Harrigals (Fri only), Nugent Family Band (Fri/Sat), Sabine River Bend (Fri/Sat)
From Alexandria: Take Hwy 28 East 12 miles to Holloway.
Take a left at the traffic light on Hickory Grove Rd. J. Nugent
Rd is on the right just passed the big cemetery.
From Jonesville: Take Hwy 84 to Hwy 28 West. Travel 25 miles to the first traffic light.
Turn right on Hickory Grove Rd.    J. Nugent Rd is on the right just passed the big cemetery
318-447-5071
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May 1 - Canton First Saturday Bluegrass Show - Canton, TX - 7pm
Featuring Hwy 19 Band & Tanner Young
Farm Ag Bldg Corner Hwy 19 & Hwy 64
Info Mack Smith - 903 852 6588
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May 1 & 2 - Gaither Fest at Prestonwood Baptist Church - Plano, TX
Prestonwood Baptist Church - Plano Campus, 6801 W. Park Blvd.
Friday, May 1 at 7:00 pm & Saturday, May 2 at 3:00 pm
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May 2 - 10th Annual North Texas Gospel Grass Festival - Weatherford, TX - 10am-10pm
Info: 817-901-7100
Free Admission & Breakfast
Featuring:  Immanuel Pickers, Grandpa's Neighbors, Bost Family Traditions, The Herrins,
Full Quiver, 2nd Time Around, Harmony Praise, Three Chords & The Truth
242 Harmony Road (just off Tin Top Rd in Weatherford)
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May 8  - "Friday Night Special" - Gladewater Opry - Gladewater, TX - 7pm
Featuring Alexis Elkins and The Sowell Family Pickers
Free Admission
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May 9 -  Second Saturday - Cherokee Jamboree - Rusk Civic Center - Rusk, TX - 6pm - FREE
Country - Gospel - Bluegrass - All Acoustic Instruments (except piano & elec bass)
555 Euclid St  903 721 5554 or 214 697 8019
follow on FB for updates  www.facebook.com/cherokeejamboree
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May 8 & 9 - Sandyland Bluegrass Reunion - Nacogdoches, TX
With Karl Shiflett & Big Country, Tin Top Road and more tba
771 County Road 141  Nacogdoches Texas
936 569 1179
www.sandylandbluegrass.com
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May 9 - Latvia Mission Trip Fundraiser - White Oak, TX - 12noon - 5pm
117 S. White Oak Rd
Combined Church Fundraiser
Free Meal & Music - All Donations Go To Sponsor Mission Team
Musical Guests Include:
Mike Powell, Reynolds Family Band, East Mountain Bluegrass &
Bethlehem Bluegrass
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May 16 - Paris Bluegrass Show - Paris, TX
Featuring High Strung Bluegrass and Rocky Gribble
Matinee @ 4pm  & Evening Show @ 7pm
18 West Hearne - Free Admission but we do "pass the hat"
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May 17 - 23 - Texarkana RV Music Park - Spring Fest Pickin' -  Texarkana, TX
64 Sam Thomas Road  903 255 0011
Directions off of FM 2516 Turn onto FM 1339 (George Thomas Rd) and go 1.8 miles and turn right onto FM
1353 (Warren Thomas Rd). Sam Thomas Rd “Y’s” to the right. Entrance to the park is on the right.
(This is the old Strange Family Bluegrass Park)
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May 23 - Sacul Opry - Sacul, TX
Jamming and stage show
Contact Novis White - 936 326 4672
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May 21 -24 - Salmon Lake Park Bluegrass & Gospel Festival - Grapeland, TX
Featuring: Volume Five, Saltgrass, Hickory Hill, Robertson County Line, Catahoula Drive, The Marksmen
Bordertown Ramblers, Dylan Hall & Pure Tradidion
www.txbluegrassmusic.com 936 697 5949
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May 30 - Front Porch Showdown - Bluegrass Band Contest - Dallas, TX - 3:30pm
1515 S Harwood Street (Dallas Old City Park)
www.bluegrassheritage.org

June 1 - 6  Jamming Festival - Tom Bean, TX
A Show will be on the 6th (tba)
The Chrystal Opry House is located 2 miles west of Tom Bean
on FM 902 and a half mile south on White Mound Road.   903-546-6893.
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Jun 13 - Second Saturday - Cherokee Jamboree - Rusk Civic Center - Rusk, TX - 6pm - FREE
Country - Gospel - Bluegrass - All Acoustic Instruments (except piano & elec bass)
555 Euclid St  903 721 5554 or 214 697 8019
follow on FB for updates  www.facebook.com/cherokeejamboree
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Jun 17, 18, 19, 20 - Turkey Track Bluegrass Festival - Waldron, AR
MARTY RAYBON & FULL CIRCLE  (Sat)
THE ISAACS  (Sat)
THE MARKSMEN (Wed & Thurs)
HICKORY HILL (Fri & Sat)
SPRINGSTREET (Fri & Sat)
THE MORON BROTHERS (Thurs & Fri)
FARM HANDS QUARTET (Fri)
THE HARTLEY FAMILY (Wed & Thurs)
JAMES KING BAND (Wed & Thurs)
LARRY FORD BAND (Wed & Thurs)
THE TURKEY TRACK BAND (Wed)
PHILLIP WINGFIELD'S OLE TIMEY FIDDLIN SESSION (Sat)
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June 20 - Paris Bluegrass Show - Paris, TX
Featuring High Strung Bluegrass and Grandpa's Neighbors
Matinee @ 4pm  & Evening Show @ 7pm
18 West Hearne - Free Admission but we do "pass the hat"
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June 27 - Bluegrass On Ballard - Wylie, TX -  Music @ 3PM --- FREE!!!
JOE MULLINS & THE RADIO RAMBLERS
and  Sgt Peppers Lonely BG Band, Phil Ferguson & Texas True, In Achordance
Downtown Wylie - Car Show, Chili Cookoff, Music, Arts & Crafts
www.bluegrassheritage.org
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June 27 - Sacul Opry - Sacul, TX
Jamming and stage show
Contact Novis White - 936 326 4672
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July 10 - "Friday Night Special" - Gladewater Opry - Gladewater, TX - 7pm
Featuring The Coleman Brothers & more....
Free Admission
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July 11 -  Second Saturday - Cherokee Jamboree - Rusk Civic Center - Rusk, TX - 6pm - FREE
Country - Gospel - Bluegrass - All Acoustic Instruments (except piano & elec bass)
555 Euclid St  903 721 5554 or 214 697 8019
follow on FB for updates  www.facebook.com/cherokeejamboree
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July 16 - Lane's Chapel UMC - Tyler, TX - 6:30pm
Mike Powell &  Hickory Hill in concert
Bob 903 539 9396
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July 18 - The Quebe Sisters - Liberty Hall - Tyler, TX
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July 18 - Paluxy River 3rd Saturday Bluegrass Show & Jam - Oakdale Park - Glen Rose, TX - 6:30pm
Featuring: The Hill Country Band,  Paluxy Pickers
www.paluxybluegrass.com
817 776 2131
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July 18 - Paris Bluegrass Show - Paris, TX
Featuring High Strung Bluegrass and Tanner Young
Matinee @ 4pm  & Evening Show @ 7pm
18 West Hearne - Free Admission but we do "pass the hat"
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July 24 - Gladewater Opry - Gladewater, TX - 7pm
East Mountain & Friends
with
REBECCA HENRICKS
www.eastmountainbluegrass.com
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July 25 - Sacul Opry - Sacul, TX
Jamming and stage show
Contact Novis White - 936 326 4672
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Aug 8 - Second Saturday - Cherokee Jamboree - Rusk Civic Center - Rusk, TX - 6pm - FREE
Country - Gospel - Bluegrass - All Acoustic Instruments (except piano & elec bass)
555 Euclid St  903 721 5554 or 214 697 8019
follow on FB for updates  www.facebook.com/cherokeejamboree
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Aug 14 - "Friday Night Special" - Gladewater Opry - Gladewater, TX - 7pm
Featuring Cedar Creek Band and more...
Free Admission
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Aug 15 - Hickory Hill Annual Bluegrass Show - Linden, TX - 8:00pm
Music City Texas Theater
108 Legion St  -  903 756 9934

Aug 15 - Paluxy River 3rd Saturday Bluegrass Show & Jam - Oakdale Park - Glen Rose, TX - 6:30pm
Featuring:  Tin Top Road,  Paluxy Pickers
www.paluxybluegrass.com
817 776 2131
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Aug 15 - Paris Bluegrass Show - Paris, TX
Featuring High Strung Bluegrass and The Grubb Family
Matinee @ 4pm  & Evening Show @ 7pm
18 West Hearne - Free Admission but we do "pass the hat"
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Aug 22 - Sacul Opry - Sacul, TX
Jamming and stage show
Contact Novis White - 936 326 4672
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Aug 26 - 29 - Deep Summer Bluegrass Festival - Tom Bean, TX
(With Tin Top Road and more tba)
The Chrystal Opry House is located 2 miles west of Tom Bean
on FM 902 and a half mile south on White Mound Road.   903-546-6893.
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Sept 3, 4, 5, 6 - Salmon Lake Park Labor Day Bluegrass - Grapeland, TX
Gary Waldrep Band, Lonesome RidgeBluegrass, The Tennessee Gentlemen, The Marksmen,
In Achordance,Wauka Mtn Boys, Salt Grass, The Blake Brothers, David Davis & Warrior River Boys, and Corey
Hensley
www.txbluegrassmusic.com

Sept 10 - 12 - Red River Bluegrass Festival - Red River, New Mexico
redriverbluegrass.com
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Sept 12 - Second Saturday - Cherokee Jamboree - Rusk Civic Center - Rusk, TX - 6pm - FREE
Country - Gospel - Bluegrass - All Acoustic Instruments (except piano & elec bass)
555 Euclid St  903 721 5554 or 214 697 8019
follow on FB for updates  www.facebook.com/cherokeejamboree
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Sept 18 & 19 - Sandyland Bluegrass Reunion
771 County Road 141  Nacogdoches Texas
(With Tin Top Road and more tba)
936-569-1179
www.sandylandbluegrass.com

Sept 19 -  Paluxy River 3rd Saturday Bluegrass Show & Jam - Oakdale Park - Glen Rose, TX - 6:30pm
Featuring:  Brazos Ramblers,  Paluxy Pickers
www.paluxybluegrass.com
817 776 2131
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Sept 19 - Paris Bluegrass Show - Paris, TX
Featuring High Strung Bluegrass and Wendy, Cold Rain
Matinee @ 4pm  & Evening Show @ 7pm
18 West Hearne - Free Admission but we do "pass the hat"
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Sept 26 - Sacul Opry - Sacul, TX
Jamming and stage show
Contact Novis White - 936 326 4672
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Oct 7, 8, 9, 10 - Turkey Track Bluegrass Festival - Waldron, AR
RHONDA VINCENT & THE RAGE  (Fri)
DOYLE LAWSON & QUICKSILVER  (Sat)
THE BATTEN FAMILY (Wed & Thurs)
EDDIE SANDERS & FRIENDS (Fri & Sat)
LITTLE ROY & LIZZY  (Wed & Thurs)
THE PUNCHES FAMILY (Wed & Thurs)
TURKEY TRACK BAND (Wed)
PHILLIP WINGFIELD OLE TIMEY FIDDLIN SESSION (Fri)
more to be added
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Oct 10 - 17 - Texarkana RV Music Park  Fall Fest Pickin'- Texarkana, TX
64 Sam Thomas Road  903 255 0011
Directions off of FM 2516 Turn onto FM 1339 (George Thomas Rd) and go 1.8 miles and turn right onto FM
1353 (Warren Thomas Rd). Sam Thomas Rd “Y’s” to the right. Entrance to the park is on the right.
(This is the old Strange Family Bluegrass Park)
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Oct 10 - Second Saturday - Cherokee Jamboree - Rusk Civic Center - Rusk, TX - 6pm - FREE
Country - Gospel - Bluegrass - All Acoustic Instruments (except piano & elec bass)
555 Euclid St  903 721 5554 or 214 697 8019
follow on FB for updates  www.facebook.com/cherokeejamboree
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Oct 17 - Paris Bluegrass Show - Paris, TX
Matinee 4pm Featuring High Strung Bluegrass
Evening Show 7pm Featuring Mike Powell
& High Strung Bluegrass
W Hearne St
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Oct 16 & 17 - Bloomin' Bluegrass Festival & Chili Cookoff - Farmers Branch, TX - FREE
HOT RIZE WITH RED KNUCKLES & THE TRAIL BLAZERS,
Del McCoury Band, Balsam Range, The Grascals, Snyder Family Bluegrass Band
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Oct 17 - Paluxy River 3rd Saturday Bluegrass Show & Jam - Oakdale Park - Glen Rose, TX - 6:30pm
Featuring:  Pausitive Band,  Paluxy Pickers
www.paluxybluegrass.com
817 776 2131
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Oct 23 - Gladewater Opry - Gladewater, TX - 7pm
East Mountain & Friends
www.eastmountainbluegrass.com
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Oct 24 - Sacul Opry - Sacul, TX
Jamming and stage show
Contact Novis White - 936 326 4672
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Nov 12, 13, 14 - Ozark Folk Festival - Mountain View, AR
Featuring: Catahoula Drive, Volume Five, Nothin Fancy, Jr Sisk & Ramblers Choice,
Jeff Scroggins & Colorado, Hickory Hill, Dueling Hearts, Mountain Faith, The Hartley Family
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Nov 13 & 14 - Southern Ohio Music Festival - Wilmington, OH
Presented by: JOE MULLINS  & The Radio Ramblers
www.somusicfest.com

Nov 14 - Second Saturday - Cherokee Jamboree - Rusk Civic Center - Rusk, TX - 6pm - FREE
Country - Gospel - Bluegrass - All Acoustic Instruments (except piano & elec bass)
555 Euclid St  903 721 5554 or 214 697 8019
follow on FB for updates  www.facebook.com/cherokeejamboree
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Nov 21 - Paluxy River 3rd Saturday Bluegrass Show & Jam - Oakdale Park - Glen Rose, TX - 6:30pm
Featuring:  tba & Paluxy Pickers
www.paluxybluegrass.com
817 776 2131
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Nov 21 -  Paris Bluegrass Show - Paris, TX
Featuring High Strung Bluegrass and Grandpa's Neighbors
Matinee @ 4pm  & Evening Show @ 7pm
18 West Hearne - Free Admission but we do "pass the hat"
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Nov 28 - Sacul Opry - Sacul, TX
Jamming and stage show
Contact Novis White - 936 326 4672
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Dec  11 - Gladewater Opry - Gladewater, TX - 7pm
East Mountain & Friends
Featuring Bethlehem Bluegrass
www.eastmountainbluegrass.com
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Dec 12 - Second Saturday - Cherokee Jamboree - Rusk Civic Center - Rusk, TX - 6pm - FREE
Country - Gospel - Bluegrass - All Acoustic Instruments (except piano & elec bass)
555 Euclid St  903 721 5554 or 214 697 8019
follow on FB for updates  www.facebook.com/cherokeejamboree
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Dec 19 -Paris Bluegrass Show - Paris, TX
Featuring High Strung Bluegrass and Bill Grant
Matinee @ 4pm  & Evening Show @ 7pm
18 West Hearne - Free Admission but we do "pass the hat"
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