Silver Dollar City presents its Bluegrass & BBQ Festival May 13-31, 2010. The event will include great performances from some of today’s most popular Bluegrass musicians as well as some of the nations’ most delicious BBQ. Two special events are also held during the festival – the Annual Single Mic Championship and KSMY Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest.
The Schedule of Performers at Silver Dollar City’s Bluegrass & BBQ Event includes too many names to list here. However, a few of them are Lindley Creek, Blue & Gray Pickers, Redhead Express, The Ozark Alliance, Summertown Road, Hunt Family Bluegrass, Spring Creek, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Martin Family Band & Nothin’ Fancy.
The tempting flavors of BBQ will waft through the air during this festival. Everything from smoky Texas-style BBQ to tangy Carolina BBQ to the deliciousness of Kansas City BBQ will be available.
The KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest is scheduled for May 29 -30, 2010 at Silver Dollar City’s Opera House Theater. Amateur entertainers 21 years of age or younger will be featured as they compete for top honors and cash prizes.
The 4th Annual Single Mic Championship will take place May 22-23, 2010 and will be hosted by Nashville’s four-time IBMA Broadcaster of the Year Terry Herd. Both amateur and professional bands will compete in the 4th Annual Single Microphone Competition in hopes of taking the top honor.