Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Barbeque & Bluegrass Back at Dollywood

What better way to kick off the summer than Dollywood’s ever-popular Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival. This free concert series has some of the biggest names in bluegrass music and some of the best BBQ in the country. Scheduled for May 26 – June 10, this event has long been one of the main festivals at Dollywood. So mark your calendars now and come back often to see some of your favorite bands.
The 14-day event features 300 concerts, all free with Dollywood park admission. Here’s a look at the current line-up of performers:

 May 26:  Steel Bridge
 May 26 - June 10:  Brian Keith Wallen
 May 26 & 27:  Dailey & Vincent
 May 26 & 27:  Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
 May 26 & 27:  Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike
 May 26 & 28:  Grassabillies
 May 27:  Mountain Soul
 May 27 & 28:  All 4 Hym
 May 28:  Kenny & Amanda Smith
 May 28:  Larry Gillis & His Hard Driving Bluegrass Band
 May 28:  Lonesome River Band
 May 28 & 29:  Russell Moore & IIIRD Tyme Out
 May 29:  Jerry Butler & the Blu J's
 May 29:  Outta the Blue
 May 29 & 30:  Mountain Faith
 May 30:  Gibson Brothers
 May 30:  Matt Wallace & Friends
 May 30 & 31:  The Roys
 May 31:  JC & Last Resort
 May 31 - June 3:  Breaking Grass
 May 31 - June 4:  The Willis Clan
 May 31 & June 1:  Crosspoint String Band
 May 31 & June 1:  Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
 June 1:  Just Us Bluegrass Band
 June 1 & 2:  Rhonda Vincent & the Rage
 June 2 & 3:  Marty Raybon
 June 2 & 3:  New River Bluegrass
 June 3:  Walking in Tradition
 June 3 & 4:  Balsam Range
 June 4:  Tazewell Pike
 June 4:  Willow & the Mountain
 June 4 & 5:  Marksmen
 June 4 & 5:  Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
 June 5:  Youn's
 June 5 & 6:  Appalachian Harmony
 June 5 & 6:  The Cleverlys
 June 5 & 6:  J.D. Crowe & New South
 June 6:  The Fiddlin' Carson Peters Band
 June 6 & 8:  The Larkins
 June 7 & 8:  Cumberland River
 June 7 & 8:  Daniel Rothwell & Overall Creek
 June 7 & 8:  Grascals
 June 8:  Ken Wilson
 June 8 & 10:  Lakeside
 June 9:  Locust Ridge
 June 9:  Shadow Ridge
 June 9 & 10:  The Expedition Show
 June 9 & 10:  LaTresa
 June 9 & 10:  Mountain Drive
 June 9 & 10:  Riders In the Sky

*All performances are subject to change

While you're at Dollywood don't forget to check out the newest coaster, Wild Eagle.

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