If you’re in the mood for a little pickin’ and a grinnin’ this weekend, then pack up the car or the RV and head to the Mossy Oak Music Park in Guyton for a weekend full of great music.
The Bluegrass Festival runs through April 25 and features some of the best in bluegrass music. Local musicians Tommy Hall, Marie Hall and Al Miles began the event on the stage Thursday, emceed by Jo Odom and granddaughter Bailey Bryson, followed by Evan Rose and Alex Leach with The Hard Driving Bluegrass Band. Jayce Mack accompanied on guitar and Rafe Waters played stand up bass.
Today’s lineup begins at noon with an open stage, followed by Barbed Wire, Carolina Road, Fontanna Sunset, and the Larry Gillis Band. After a supper break, the music will start again and go until about 10 p.m. On Saturday, after the open stage time, Valerie Smith and Liberty Pike will open at 2 p.m., followed by Fontanna Sunset, Carolina Road, Valerie Smith and Liberty Pike again and the Lonesome Whistle Band and the Daughters of Bluegrass finishing the evening.
Sunday will feature an 8:30 a.m. church service with Pastor Brad Proudfoot, followed by gospel music.
This marks the 25th Mossy Oak Festival production since opening in 2002. The next bluegrass festival will be May 26-31.
For more information or for tickets and reservations, call 772-5142 or 772-3467 or visit online at www.mossyoakmusicpark.com.