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A Bluegrass Band Contest and Show

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Event Type: Featured Event

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Event Hours:
Gates open at Noon.
Showdown begins at 4 p.m.
Sgt. Peppers take the porch at 7:15 p.m.

Tickets: $10 if purchased by May 30; $12 at the gate.
Kids 12 and under are free.




Event Description


Dallas Heritage Village and the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation proudly present the Front Porch Showdown!

Performing from historic Millermore’s front porch, nine bluegrass bands will compete for cash prizes—and the winners will be chosen by the audience.
Come early to explore Dallas Heritage Village (exhibit buildings close at 4pm), but stay for the music. 


Picnics, blankets and lawn chairs welcome.

Performing Bands:
Philip Ferguson & Texas True
Bluestem
Trinity River Mountain Boys
Nickelville Road
The Sowell Family Pickers
Bobby Giles and Music Mountain
In Achordance
Lonesome Ridge Bluegrass Band


*The Showdown begins at 4pm. Every ticket purchaser will have a ballot.
*Sergeant Peppers' Lonely Bluegrass Band will take the stage at 7:15pm.


If you would like to enter the band contest, please click here: http://bluegrassheritage.org/Events.php#FPS

Proceeds benefit Dallas Heritage Village and the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation.

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Frequently Asked Questions


For more information on the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation: www.bluegrassheritage.org 
For more information on Sergeant Peppers: www.sgtpepperslbb.com
Or. . . watch a vide on the band in action:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWK1XVBi9GY

 



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