3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival Is Friday And Saturday

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

The 3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival returns to Ross’ Landing for its sixth year this weekend, Friday and Saturday. Hosted by Fletcher Bright Company and produced by Chattanooga Presents, this free event will feature many contemporary and traditional bluegrass performers.

The event begins on Friday at 6 p.m. with music by local bluegrass favorites the Dismembered Tennesseans, followed by the bluegrass/gospel veterans, Dailey and Vincent at 6:50 p.m., Blue Highway at 8:10 p.m. and the bluegrass/rock/jam band Yonder Mountain String Band at 9:30 p.m. 

Beginning at noon on Saturday, local band Bluetastic Fangrass, led by Louis Wamp, will kick off a full day of bluegrass entertainment as the 3 Sisters Festival continues. Lone Mountain Band will take the stage at 1 p.m., followed by the Dismembered Tennesseans at 2 p.m., Berklee College of Music Fiddlers at 3 p.m., Della Mae at 4 p.m., Keller and The Keels, led by Keller Williams, at 5:30 p.m., Steep Canyon Rangers at 7 p.m. and the Travelin’ McCourys, headlining the final set of the 3 Sisters Music Festival on Saturday beginning at 8:30 p.m. 

There will be 3 Sisters merchandise and performer merchandise available for sale on site. Beer, food and non-alcoholic drink concessions will also be available. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets, however no outside food or beverages are allowed. This event is sponsored by Fletcher Bright Company and the city of Chattanooga. For more information, visit www.3SistersBluegrass.com or call 265-0771. 


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