Bluegrass Event Is Saturday At New Mountain Opry

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The New Mountain Opry will host a bluegrass music event Saturday from 6-9 p.m.

The event will feature two bluegrass bands, Mountain Road and Southwind. 

There will be an open stage session following the two performing bands. See Mike Harvey to add your band's name to the open stage session. There will be jamming areas for musicians.

The event is free but asking for a $5 donation.

It will be held at the original Mountain Opry building at 2501 Fairmount Pike on Signal Mountain. For more information call 664-3280. 


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