Chattanooga’s new Miller Park will be the setting May 18 for Bluegrass in the Park, a free family-friendly event featuring Caney Creek Company, Grandview Mountain Pickers, and the New Dismembered Tennesseans.
The program starts at noon with a farmers market and strolling bluegrass musicians. At 3 p.m., all are welcome, with or without instruments, to a community bluegrass jam organized by Barefoot Nellie & Co. Then the main event starts at 5 p.m.
The event is family friendly. It’s scheduled during Ironman 70.3 weekend so that athletes and families can have something to do during the afternoon and evening before the race. Food trucks and several outdoor-oriented organizations will be on site. Bike Walk Chattanooga will provide bike valet service.
The updated schedule is:
Noon-3 p.m.: Main on Market. The Main Street Farmers Market comes to Miller Park. With strolling bluegrass musicians.
3-5 p.m.: Community bluegrass jam organized by Barefoot Nellie & Co. All abilities welcome. Or just watch and listen.
5 p.m: Caney Creek Company
7 p.m.: Grandview Mountain Pickers
8 p.m.: New Dismembered Tennesseans
Events continue to be added, and the most current schedule and any announcements are at www.chattanooga-bluegrass.com.
The event is being sponsored and presented by Jim Johnson and BikeTours.com.