Uncle Dave Macon's Birthday Celebration at the Fountains Oct 7th

Sep 24, 2022 at 01:13 pm by WGNS News

Photo of Uncle Dave Macon, circa 1920’s

The opening day of the 2022 Uncle Dave Macon Days is also Uncle Dave Macon’s 152nd birthday!  Join us at The Fountains, 1500 Medical Center Parkway, Friday, October 7, around 6 p.m. (Fest opens at 4:00) for a unique birthday celebration hosted by Dr. Mike Doubler, Uncle Dave’s great-grandson and author of Dixie Dewdrop.  Country music legend Leroy Troy will be there as well to perform several Uncle Dave tunes on the banjo and lead the singing of “Happy Birthday!” Leroy Troy was one of the first Uncle Dave Macon winners with the performing styles of Uncle Dave Macon on the Square in the 1980’s as a teenager.

A fan “meet and greet” and book signing will follow. 


Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity!   Uncle Dave Macon Days has evolved into a roots rendezvous which honors traditional American music and the career of the first superstar of the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Famer, Uncle Dave Macon.

Inspired by the legacy of America’s rich musical heritage, Uncle Dave Macon Days, October 7-8, 2022, is expanding its musical genre experience. Sparked by the changes across America’s musical landscape, Uncle Dave Macon Days is dedicated to growing a family-friendly musical event at The Fountains. Festival at The Fountains opens at 4:00pm.

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