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2016

Feb 6 - Canton First Saturday Bluegrass Show - Canton, TX - 7pm
East Mountain Bluegrass, Mike Powell, and more!
Farm Bureau Bldg HWY 19 & Hwy 243
Jam starts @ 4:30pm
$8 Admission














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Feb 12 - Valentine Show @ The Gladewater Opry - 7pm
East Mountain & Friends




















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Feb 20 - Hickory HIll Annual Winter Bluegrass Show - Linden, TX
Special Guest - Sarah Hobbs
Music City Texas Theater  108 Legion St
903 756 9934
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Feb 20 - Paris Bluegrass Show - Paris, TX - 7pm
Matinee @ 4pm with High Strung Bluegrass
Featured Band:  Coper Canyon @ 7pm plus High Strung Bluegrass
1222 South Main  903-785-3958  
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Feb 19-  20 - Paluxy River Bluegrass - Glen Rose, TX
Oak Dale Park
Friday - Potluck & Jamming
Saturday - All day jamming  Stage show @ 6:30pm
Featuring:  Tin Top Road, Salt Kreek, & Paluxy Pickers
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March 6 - 12 - Early Bird Pickin’   Texarkana, TX
Texarkana RV Park 2016 Pickin Dates
64 Sam Thomas Rd Texarkana, TX
903 255 0011 * 409 489 2087 * 409 383 0747
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March 10 - 12, 2016 - Ozark Folk Festival - Mountain View, AR
Featuring: Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, Cedar Hill, Cody Shular & Pine Mtn Railroad,
Flatt Lonesome, Keisler Brothers, Cobb Brothers, Kurt Stephenson Band, Spinney Brothers, Farm Hands Quartet & more.....
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March 19 - 26 - Double Heart RV Park Bluegrass Pickin' - Jasper, TX
Close to Lake Sam Rayburn
409 489 1515 for Reservations  doubleheartrvpark.com
Host John Dobbs 409 489 2087
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March 25-26 - Hugo Early Bird Bluegrass Festival - Hugo, OK
Featuring:  Friday - The Baker Family, Tanner Young, The Cooksey Family, & Sparks Grass
Saturday:  The Baker Family, Bill Grant & Amy Patrick, High Strung Bluegrass, Gold Wing Express, Dylan Hall
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March 30 - April 2, 2016 - 13th Annual NELA Bluegrass Festival - Oak Grove, LA
Featuring:  Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, Clancy Ferguson, Gary Waldrep, Lonesome Ridge Bluegrass
Trinity River Band, and more
@ The Thomas J Lingo Community Center 10284 Hwy 17 S
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March 31 - April 2 - Spring Paluxy River Bluegrass Festival - Glen Rose, TX
Featuring Southbound Mule, Kody Norris, 2nd Time Around, Garland Blocker & Blue Tradition
Joe Bass & Double Mtn Boys, QualityTime
254 987 3081



April 16 - Sandyland Bluegrass Park - Nacogdoches, TX - 6pm
Featuring David Davis & Warrior River Boys
"Opening weekend at Sandyland - more details coming soon"
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April 16 - Paris Bluegrass Show - Paris, TX - 7pm
Matinee @ 4pm with High Strung Bluegrass
Featured Band:  Wade White @ 7pm plus High Strung Bluegrass
1222 South Main  903-785-3958  
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April 22-23 - LONE STAR FEST - ARLINGTON, TX
South Oaks Baptist Church
Lone Star Fest is the cure for cabin fever - with great music by the
GRAMMY-nominated KENNY & AMANDA SMITH BAND, FLATT LONESOME,
BOBBY GILES & MUSIC MOUNTAIN, ROBERTSON COUNTY LINE, PINE ISLAND STATION, the COLEMAN BROTHERS & LONE STAR BOYS, the
HERRINS, and PEARL & THE POLKA DOTS!
The music will begin at 6:30p on Friday and will continue all day Saturday. Come early and jam! Enjoy two days of bluegrass fun with great
music, workshops, and jamming under the old oak trees! All workshops are included in your festival ticket - no extra charge for workshops!
LoneStarFest.com


May 13 - Bluegrass Gospel @ the Gladewater Opry - 7pm
East Mountain & Friends
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May 12 -14 - Sandyland Bluegrass Reunion
(with potluck and jamming on Thursday, May 12th and wrap up with a short devotional on Sunday, May 15th)  
Triple B Farms, Nacogdoches, TX   (936)569-1179  
see Sandyland Bluegrass on Facebook
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May 21 -  Paris Bluegrass Show - Paris, TX - 7pm
Matinee @ 4pm with High Strung Bluegrass
Featured Band:  Rocky Gribble & Cathy Lake from Grapevine Opry @ 7pm plus High Strung Bluegrass
1222 South Main  903-785-3958  
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May 22 - 28, 2016  Spring Fest Pickin'
Texarkana RV Park 2016 Pickin Dates
64 Sam Thomas Rd Texarkana, TX
903 255 0011 * 409 489 2087 * 409 383 0747
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May 26, 27, 28, 29 - Salmon Lake Park 19th Annual Bluegrass/Gospel Memorial Day Festival - Grapeland, TX
Featuring:  The Hartley Family, The Farm Hands, The Marksmen, Full Quiver, Catahoula Drive,
Robertson Co Line, The Baker Family, Pearl & Polka Dots, Alan Sibley & Magnolia Ramblers
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May 30 - June 5 - Bluegrass On The Plains - Auburn, Alabama
Wow! What a Festival!
Check out this line up:  Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Daryl Singletary, Marty Raybon, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver , Mountain Faith, Balsam
Range, The Grascals,  The Isaacs, , Volume Five, Jo Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, Chris Jones & The Night Drivers, Little Roy & Lizzy Long,
Kenny & Amanda Smith, Bama Blu Grace, Shannon & Heather Slaughter & County Claire, The Bailey Mountain Cloggers and....
The Earls of Leicester!
info:  http://www.bluegrassontheplains.com/
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June 10 -
*TENTATIVE* - Blueberry Bluegrass in the Park - Downtown Nacogdoches - Free Concert
Tentative bands include: Coleman Brothers, Catahoula Drive, and Baker Family
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Jun 15, 16, 17, 18 - Turkey Track Bluegrass Festival - Waldron, AR
Featuring: Hickory Hill, The Farm Hands, and more tba
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June 18 - Paris Bluegrass Show - Paris, TX - 7pm
Matinee @ 4pm with High Strung Bluegrass
Featured Band:  G
randpas Neighbors @ 7pm plus High Strung Bluegrass
1222 South Main  903-785-3958  
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July 1st   - Dailey & Vincent In Concert - Arlington, TX Arlington Music Hall - 7:30pm.
Box office: (817) 226-4400. Address: 224 N Center St. Venue phone: (817) 226-4400
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July 2 - Wylie Jubilee - Bluegrass On The Ballard - Wylie, TX
Historic downtown Wylie, Texas. Bluegrass bands as well as an amazing car show, pony rides, arts and crafts, and much more.
Featuring: Special Consensus, Sgt Peppers Lonely Bluegrass Band, Texas & Tennessee,
Philip Ferguson and Texas True, Strings of Faith, and more to be announced.
Bring your instruments and jam all day, or just listen, shop, eat, and socialize. FREE!
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July 16 - Hickory Hill In Concert - Tyler, TX
Lanes Chapel United Methodist Church
8720 Old Jacksonville Hwy
903 561 5703
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Aug 12 - Bluegrass Gospel @ the Gladewater Opry - 7pm
East Mountain & Friends
Featuring Rebecca Henricks
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Sept 1, 2, 3, & 4 - Salmon Lake Park 40th Annual Labor Day Bluegrass Festival - Grapeland, TX
Featuring:  Run Boy Run, Little Roy & LIzzie Show, The Farm Hands, The Marksmen,
Goldwing Express, Lori King & Junction 63, Saltgrass, Catahoula Drive, Tennessee Gentlemen,
Mark Stroup Trio
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Sept 16 & 17 - Sandyland Bluegrass Reunion
(potluck and jamming on Thursday /devotional on Sunday)
Triple B Farms, Nacogdoches, Texas  (936)569-1179  see Sandyland Bluegrass on Facebook
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Oct  5, 6, 7, 8 - Turkey Track Bluegrass Festival - Waldron, AR
Featuring: Rhonda Vincent, and more tba
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Oct 09– 15, 2016  Fall Fest Pickin'
Texarkana RV Park 2016 Pickin Dates
64 Sam Thomas Rd Texarkana, TX
903 255 0011 * 409 489 2087 * 409 383 0747
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Oct 14 - 15 - Bloomin Bluegrass Festival - Farmers Branch, TX
Jerry Douglas & The Earls of Leicester, Tim O'Brien
David Grisman & The Travelin' McCourys, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage (Friday),
The Gibson Brothers (Friday), Band of Ruhks, Sister Sadie, Gold Heart
More tba  - Artists appearing on Saturday unless otherwise noted
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Oct 27, 28, 29 - Coushatte RV Ranch "Pickin' N Grinnin' Festival - Belleville, TX
Featuring:  The Farm Hands, Chris Henry & Hardcore Grass, Darin & Brooke Aldridge
Pine Island Station, Saltgrass, Dylan Hall & Pure Tradition, Trinity River Band
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Nov 11 - Bluegrass Gospel @ the Gladewater Opry - 7pm
East Mountain & Friends
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Dec 4 - East Mountain Baptist Church - Longview, TX - 6pm
Annual Concert
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Dec 8 - Dailey & Vincent Christmas Show - Lufkin, TX - 7pm
Pines Theater  113 First St   936 633 0349
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Dec 9 - Dailey & Vincent Christmas Show - New Braunfels, TX - 7:30pm
290 W San Antonio   830 627 0808
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