One breaking news item after another at the Uncle Dave Macon Days preview held Thursday at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce. Coming are new degree at MTSU, another festival has been born, a musical merger of local roots as the symphony joins Uncle Dave and much more.
The 41st Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days is just around the corner. Cannonsburgh Village comes alive on Friday and Saturday, July 12 and 13, 2019.
On Friday night, local historian Gloria Shacklett Christy was honored at the 114th Daughters of the American Revolution State Conference. The Murfreesboro historian received the DAR's Meritorious Medal and Cetificate.
The 41st annual Uncle Dave Macon Days didn't disappoint. The music festival held each July in Cannonsbugh Pioneer Villiage in Murfreesboro honors traditional American music and the career of Dave Macon, the first Grand Ole Opry superstar.
Southeast Tourism Society has named Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival once again as one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast for July 2018.
This year at Uncle Dave Macon Days they will do something a little different to keep the music alive and exciting...
The music of Uncle Dave Macon Days will again fill downtown Murfreesboro for the 41st season. Event organizers today (Wednesday) announced the event which honors American music and the first star of the Grand Ole Opry will take place July 13th and 14th.
At Cannonsburgh Village, Murfreesboro, Tennessee on Friday, July 13th, Uncle Dave Macon Days: A Roots Rendezvous officially begins Friday, July 13th and continues through Saturday evening, July 14th...
The 39th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days is underway at Cannonsburgh Pioneer Village. Record crowds attended Friday's shows where Billy Henson was honored. Saturday is expected to attract an even larger audience.
The annual music festival known as Uncle Dave Macon Days is just around the corner. It will again be held at the Cannonsburgh Village...
The press conference announcing the dates and entertainers at the July Uncle Dave Macon Days event was held on Thursday (4/27/17) morning.
At Cannonsburgh Village (Murfreesboro, Tennessee) on Friday, July 7th, Uncle Dave Macon Days Music and Arts Festival officially begins and continues through Saturday evening, July 8th with the best in musical entertainment and National Competitions in Old Time Music and Dance.
Uncle Dave Macon Days is a music and arts festival 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.
It was quite possibly, the best Uncle Dave Macon Days in history, according to some of the guest that WGNS spoke to over the weekend. This year marked the 39th anniversary of the musical event in Murfreesboro.
The only challenge for the 38th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days came around 8:30 Friday night when the storms rumbled through. Everything else, even World's Largest Square Dance, went well. Total attendance broke records--over 15,000!
It's unofficial now, but square dance organizer Gloria Christy says Uncle Dave broke the Guinness World Record for the "world's largest square dance" with 836 persons signed-in to dance. It all took place on the historic Murfreesboro square Thursday evening, July 7th.
The event is held at Cannonsburgh Village July 8-9 and the festival includes the National Championships in Old-Time Banjo, Old-Time Buck Dancing, and Old-Time Clogging, Arts and crafts, a motorless parade, children's activities and concessions.
Kicking off Uncle Dave Macon Days this year will involve kicking off your heals and may land you in the Guinness Book of World Records... for Square Dancing.
The Southeast Tourism Society has named the 39th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast for July, 2016.
New for 2016 Uncle Dave Macon Days, July 7-9 is an event that will certainly thrill young and old alike--the attempt to break the Guinness record for the World's Largest Square Dance.
Gloria Christy, President of Uncle Dave Macon Days, told WGNS that since the square dance is the official dance for Tennessee, it makes sense for the world record to belong to the state.
One of America's premier traditional music festivals, the 38th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days old-time music and dance festival, is slated Friday, Saturday and Sunday (July 10-12) in historic Cannonsburgh Village.
One of the many bands to play at Uncle Dave Macon Days this year are The SteelDrivers, based in Nashville. In fact, they will also be presented the 2015 Trailblazer Award.
The Uncle Dave Macon Days "Old Time Music Festival" is this weekend (July 11th through the 13th). It is at Cannonsburgh Pioneer Village in Murfreesboro.
It is only a few more weeks until the opening of the 37th annual Uncle Dave Macon Days, which will offer more activities Sunday, new features, and a star-studded lineup of entertainment.
“I really wanted to see a bridge from the festival to the children. They are our future..."
The organizers of the 37th annual Uncle Dave Macon Days festival are looking for volunteers for various tasks throughout the three-day old-time music event. This year's festival is July 11-13.
The organizers of the 37th annual Uncle Dave Macon Days festival are looking for volunteers for various tasks throughout the three-day old-time music event.
Ricky Skaggs and his wife Sharon White will perform this year! Skaggs will be on the stage at 7:00, Saturday night, July 13th.
Dan Henley from Mississippi who has only been playing the banjo for two years will hit the stage on Sunday…
Get your groove on at Uncle Dave Macon Days with FREE tickets: Every day between now and the event, the Uncle Dave staff will be giving away two tickets. To enter, visit and Like the Uncle Dave Facebook page, then enter in the promos tab.
Robert Macon, the grandson of Uncle Dave Macon, passed away over the weekend. He was a longtime supporter of Uncle Dave Macon Days, the Macon-Doubler Fellowship and traditional southern music and dance.
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