New Fall Forever Bluegrass Festival Set For Nov. 2-4

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The new Fall Forever Bluegrass Festival will take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-4, at the historic Mountain Cove Farms in Walker County. Surrounded by views of Lookout Mountain, Pigeon Mountain, and the rolling fields of the valley, the bands will entertain in the Show Barn, a unique venue that will combine the beauty of McLemore Cove with the ring of bluegrass music. 

The family-friendly entertainment will be provided rain or shine. Some of the bands playing include Lonesome River Band, David Parmley and Cardinal Tradition, The Kody Norris Show, The Darrell Webb Band, Alan Bibey and Grasstowne, The Dismembered Tennesseans, and many other local
and regional bands from the Chattanooga and North Georgia area.  Visit the website for a full listing of the bands and schedule of appearances. 

There will also be jam sessions around the campsite at anytime of the hour. 

Tickets for the 2017 Fall Forever Bluegrass Festival can be purchased on-line or by mail. Kids 15 and under are free but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. There are campsites available for rent for the full event, with hot food and concessions available. Local arts & crafts vendors will be present. 

Times will be Thursday, Nov. 2, from 5-10 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 3, from 12-1- p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 4, from 1-10 p.m. 

Admission is $20 for Thursday, $30 for Friday and $35 for Saturday.  A full 3-day festival pass is $85.

Mountain Cove Farms is at 994 Dougherty Gap Road in Chickamauga.  For more information call Cindy Pinion at 605-7975 or visit foreverbluegrass.com


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