April 25 - 27 - "Fun Pickin' Weekend @ Salmon Lake Park - Grapeland, TX
Salmon Lake, the park offers free rough camping and RV spaces for only $10 that weekend
NO ENTRY FEE for the Bluegrass happenings.
Friday night is OPEN STAGE down at Sunshine Inn.  Saturday morning we will have a MUSIC SWAP MEET area
for anyone wanting to sell their personal musical instruments or books or strings or capos…anything music.  Pot-
Luck Lunch @ noon then "BATTLE-OF-THE-BANDS" bluegrass band contest…Bands interested in playing on the
Salmon Lake Park Festival stage will converge for this competition that also serves as our annual audition
showcase.
Saturday night we have a GRAND FINALE back down at Sunshine Inn with an OPEN STAGE.
If your band is interested in entering the contest or simply wanting to audition
832-712-2445.
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Apr 27 - 30 - R E V I V A L  - FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH - KILGORE, TX
4305 Goforth RD
Bro Leroy Hassler Evangelist
Worship music with The Reynolds Family Band
Sunday @ 11am & 6pm - Monday - Wednesday @ 7pm
Concert at 5pm on Sunday with The Reynolds Family Band
info Bro. Ken Davis - 903  746 3115
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Apr 27 - Enon Baptist Church -  Alba, TX - 6:30pm
East Mountain Bluegrass in Concert
7133 St Hwy 182
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May 3 - Canton First Saturday Bluegrass - Canton, TX - 7pm
featuring Tin Top Road
Farm Bureau Bldg HWY 19 & Hwy 243
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May 3 - 9th Annual North Texas Gospel Grass Festival - Weatherford, TX
www.harmonybc.org   
817 901 7100  10am-10pm
Featuring: Prowell Family Band, Grandpa's Neighbors, Three Chords & The Truth,
The Herrins, Full Quiver, Bost Family Tradition, 2nd Time Around
FREE Admission
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May 4 - Liberty City Assembly of God - Gladewater, TX - 6pm
East Mountain Bluegrass in Concert
5906 SH 135    903 985 1048
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May 9 -  Claire Lynch Band @ Allen Heights Baptist Church - Allen, TX - 7:30pm
Claire is the reigning IBMA Female Vocalist - an award she has won three times!  
Details - http://www.bluegrassheritage.org/
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May 10 - Claire Lynch Band - Triple Creek RV Park -  Woodville, TX   - 6:30pm\
$10 fee   409 283 3799
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May 9-10 - Sandyland Bluegrass Reunion - Nacogdoches, TX
Featuring:  The Blake Brothers, Catahoula Drive, Sabine River Bend
Tin Top Road, Wise County and more!  Guest Bands Welcome
771 CR 141    936 569 1179
http://www.sandylandbluegrass.com
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May 16 - Gladewater Opry - Gladewater, TX - 7pm
East Mountain, Thrift & Hallmark, & Mike Powell
108 E Commerce St
Free Admission
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May 17  - PARIS  BLUEGRASS SHOW - PARIS, TX
4pm Matinee - 7pm Evening Show 18 W Hearne St
Hosted by High Strung Bluegrass.  Featured Group: Hwy 1924
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May 18 - 24 - - Texarkana RV Music Park - Spring Fest Bluegrass Pickin - Texarkana, TX
Info - 409 489 2087  or  409 383 0747
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May 22-25 - Memorial Day Gospel Festival - Salmon Lake Park - Grapeland, TX
Featuring:  SHALLOW CREEK, SOUTHERN RAISED, THE MARKSMEN, THE HARPER FAMILY, THE PUNCHES FAMILY
And your local favorites, White Dove, East Mountain, Robertson County Line..The Armstrong Family….plus "THE
SOWELL FAMILY PICKERS" will be with us presenting
Junior Workshops!!!
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May 31:  The first-ever BYOB (Bring Your Own Bluegrass Band) BAND CONTEST
and show at the beautiful Dallas Heritage Village park near downtown.  Up to a dozen bluegrass bands will
compete for several cash prizes, then we will finish the night with a full show by Sgt Pepper's Lonely Bluegrass
Band!  Details - http://www.bluegrassheritage.org/
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Jun 1-7 - "JUNE JAM" @ Melody Ranch - SE of Sherman, TX
1977 White Mound Rd Off of Hwy 902
info 903 546 6893  *  903 271 4260
chrystalopryhouse.com
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Jun 5 - 7 - 19th Annual Skyline Bluegrass Festival - Shawnee, OK
I40 exit Hwy 177  Shawnee Expo Center
Featuring:  Leipers Fork Bluegrass, Tony Holt & Wildwood Valley Boys,
From The Heartland, Blocker/Stephens Band, The Gaskills Bluegrass, South Bound Mule,
405 677 1509    405 760 3064    405 237 3797
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June 18, 19, 20, 21 - Turkey Track Bluegrass Festival  - Waldron, AR
Marty Raybon & Full Circle, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Bobby Osborne & Rocky Top Express,
Hickory Hill, Canaan's Crossing, Crossroads, Bill Grant, Spring Street, The Bankesters, Bluegrass Martins,
The Punches Family, Down Tuned, Kody Norris & The Watauga Mtn Boys,
Jimmy Eanes & Shenandoah Valley Boys, Turkey Track Band, & Boone Carlon's Ole Timey Fiddlin Session
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June 21  - PARIS  BLUEGRASS SHOW - PARIS, TX
4pm Matinee - 7pm Evening Show 18 W Hearne St
Hosted by High Strung Bluegrass.  Featured Group: Windy, Cold, Rain
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July 5 - The Wylie Jubilee/Bluegrass on Ballard!  
Back, bigger than ever, and still free!  This incredible street fair and show boasts great bluegrass, a huge car
show, arts and crafts vendors, and more!  Last year was a blast - this will be bigger and better!
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July 19 - PARIS  BLUEGRASS SHOW - PARIS, TX
4pm Matinee - 7pm Evening Show 18 W Hearne St
Hosted by High Strung Bluegrass.  Featured Group: Grandpa's Neighbors
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Aug 15-16 - Fire On The Strings Bluegrass Festival
South Shore Harbor Resort - League City, TX
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Aug 15 -  Gladewater Opry - Gladewater, TX - 7pm
East Mountain Bluegrass, Rebecca Henricks & Mike Powell
108 E Commerce St    Free Admission
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Aug 16 -  PARIS  BLUEGRASS SHOW - PARIS, TX
4pm Matinee - 7pm Evening Show 18 W Hearne St
Hosted by High Strung Bluegrass.  Featured Group: Nickleville Raod
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Aug 20 - 23 - Deep Summer Bluegrass Festival @ Melody Ranch - SE of Sherman, TX
1977 White Mound Rd Off of Hwy 902
Featuring: Mark Phillips & IIIrd Gen, Shady Grove Ramblers, Copper Canyon, Upper Grassmen,
Melody Ranch Ramblers, more tba
info 903 546 6893  *  903 271 4260   chrystalopryhouse.com
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Aug 28-31 - Labor Day Festival - Salmon Lake Park - Grapeland, TX
Featuring: The Little Roy  & Lizzie Long Show, The Bluegrass Martins, The Marksmen,
The Tennessee Gentlemen, Bluegrass Solution and more TBA
"Texas Night" includes: Robertson County Line, Chinquapin Flat, Dueling Hearts, Buffalo Nickel
with more TBA
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Sept 13 & 14 - Glen Rose Gospel Grass - Oak Dale Park - Glen Rose, TX
Free admission to Festival
Featuring:  The Herrins, Crosspoint, Sowell Family, Grandpa's Neighbors, Full Quiver,
Three Chords & The Truth, The Meyer Family
Square Dance Saturday Night
info 817 901 7100
Camping reservations - 254 897 2321
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Sept 14 - 20 - Texarkana RV Music Park - Fall Fest Bluegrass Pickin - Texarkana, TX
Info - 409 489 2087  or  409 383 0747
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Sept 19-20 - Sandyland Bluegrass Reunion - Nacogdoches, TX
771 CR 141
http://www.sandylandbluegrass.com
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Sept 20 - PARIS  BLUEGRASS SHOW - PARIS, TX
4pm Matinee - 7pm Evening Show 18 W Hearne St
Hosted by High Strung Bluegrass.  Featured Group: Mitch & The G's
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Oct 2 - 4 - North Louisiana Fall Bluegrass Festival - Oak Grove, LA
Line up tba
318 428 5282
www.needfoundationcommunitycenter.com
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Oct 2, 3, 4 - Paluxy River Bluegrass Festival - Glen Rose, TX
Featuring:  James King, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Mark Phillips & IIIrd Gen,
Salt Grass, Tin Top Road, Joe Bass & Double Mtn Boys, Bluefield Express, Copper Canyon,
& Robertson Co Line
www.oakdalepark.com
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Oct 8, 9, 10, 11 - Turkey Track Bluegrass Festival - Waldron, AR
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Oct 17 - 18 - Bloomin' Bluegrass Festival & Chili Cookoff - Farmers Branch, TX
Featuring:  Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Seldom Scene, Gibson Brothers, Balsam Range, Rambling Rooks,
Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, Flatt Lonesome
http://bluegrassheritage.org
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Oct 18 - PARIS  BLUEGRASS SHOW - PARIS, TX
4pm Matinee - 7pm Evening Show 18 W Hearne St
Hosted by High Strung Bluegrass.  Featured Group: Grandpa's Neighbors
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Oct 24 - Gladewater Opry - Gladewater, TX - 7pm
East Mountain Bluegrass  & Friends
108 E Commerce St
Free Admission
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Nov 6 - 8- Mountain View Bluegrass Festival - Mountain View Arkansas
Ozark Folk Center
Featuring:
The Grascals, Doyle Lawson& Quicksilver, Monroe Crossing, Bobby Osborne & Rocky Top Express,
The Leatherwoods, Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome, Meyer Bluegrass Band, Clancy & The Rag Tags
Info 870-269-2542 or 870-269-2704
mountainviewbluegrass.com
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Nov 7 & 8 - Southern Ohio Music Festival - Wilmington, OH
Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, The Larry Stephenson Band, The Boxcars,
Bill Yates & The Country Gentlemen Tribute, Ralph Stanley II, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out,
Special Consensus, The James King Band, The Crowe Brothers, Flatt Lonesome
www.somusicfest.com
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Nov 15 - PARIS  BLUEGRASS SHOW - PARIS, TX
4pm Matinee - 7pm Evening Show 18 W Hearne St
Hosted by High Strung Bluegrass.  Featured Group: Mike Powell
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Dec 12 - Gladewater Opry - Gladewater, TX - 7pm
Special Bluegrass Christmas Show with:
East Mountain Bluegrass, Bethlehem Bluegrass, & Mike Powell
108 E Commerce St
Free Admission
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Dec 20 - PARIS  BLUEGRASS SHOW - PARIS, TX
4pm Matinee - 7pm Evening Show 18 W Hearne St
Hosted by High Strung Bluegrass.  Featured Group: Bill Grant
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