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UNCLE DAVE MACON DAYS Is Underway!
UNCLE DAVE MACON DAYS Is Underway!

Murfreesboro's Cannonsburgh Pioneer Village at 402 S. Front Street is alive with the 42nd annual UNCLE DAVE MACON DAYS is underway and drawing larger crowds. The event continues through Saturday night.

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MUSIC: Uncle Dave Macon Days THIS WEEKEND in Murfreesboro
MUSIC: Uncle Dave Macon Days THIS WEEKEND in Murfreesboro

The lively festival competitions and the National Championships in music and dance that have made Uncle Dave Macon Days a success for the past 41 years is BACK this WEEKEND!

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UNCLE DAVE MACON DAYS July 12-13, 2019
UNCLE DAVE MACON DAYS July 12-13, 2019

Uncle Dave Macon Days will be at Cannonsburgh Village on July 12-13, 2019, and Influenced by the 2019 Heritage Award Winner is Balsam Range.

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July 13 Will Be A Historical Day In Murfreesboro
July 13 Will Be A Historical Day In Murfreesboro

Uncle Dave Macon Days as well an important historical event will make for an exciting day in Murfreesboro on Saturday, July 13, 2019.

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UNCLE DAVE MACON DAYS Offers MORE and MORE!
UNCLE DAVE MACON DAYS Offers MORE and MORE!

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.

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HOLD THE DATE: July 12-13, Uncle Dave Macon Days
HOLD THE DATE: July 12-13, Uncle Dave Macon Days

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.

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Gloria Shacklett Christy Receives DAR Award
Gloria Shacklett Christy Receives DAR Award

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.

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Uncle Dave Macon Days a HUGE Success This Year
Uncle Dave Macon Days a HUGE Success This Year

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.

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Uncle Dave Macon Days, a TOP 20 EVENT will be July 13th and 14th
Uncle Dave Macon Days, a TOP 20 EVENT will be July 13th and 14th

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.

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A Midnight Square Dance announced for Uncle Dave Macon Days this year
A Midnight Square Dance announced for Uncle Dave Macon Days this year

This year at Uncle Dave Macon Days they will do something a little different to keep the music alive and exciting...

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Uncle Dave Macon Days Returns for 41st Year
Uncle Dave Macon Days Returns for 41st Year

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.

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Uncle Dave Macon Days: A Roots Rendezvous
Uncle Dave Macon Days: A Roots Rendezvous

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...

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39th Uncle Dave Macon Days Continues
39th Uncle Dave Macon Days Continues

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.

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Uncle Dave Macon Days musical event nearing for Murfreesboro
Uncle Dave Macon Days musical event nearing for Murfreesboro

The annual music festival known as Uncle Dave Macon Days is just around the corner. It will again be held at the Cannonsburgh Village...

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Information on Uncle Dave Macon Days lineup released on Thursday
Information on Uncle Dave Macon Days lineup released on Thursday

The press conference announcing the dates and entertainers at the July Uncle Dave Macon Days event was held on Thursday (4/27/17) morning.

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Uncle Dave Macon Days this July in Murfreesboro
Uncle Dave Macon Days this July in Murfreesboro

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.

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Uncle Dave Macon Days needs Volunteers
Uncle Dave Macon Days needs Volunteers

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.

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Uncle Dave Macon Days Event a True Success!
Uncle Dave Macon Days Event a True Success!

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.

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Only Challenge For Uncle Dave Macon Days Were Friday Storms
Only Challenge For Uncle Dave Macon Days Were Friday Storms

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!

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Unofficial: Murfreesboro Broke Square Dance Record
Unofficial: Murfreesboro Broke Square Dance Record

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.

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39th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days this Weekend in Murfreesboro
39th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days this Weekend in Murfreesboro

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.

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Worlds Largest Square Dance - Rehearsal This Sunday (6/26/16)
Worlds Largest Square Dance - Rehearsal This Sunday (6/26/16)

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.

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Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival is a Top 20 Event for the South
Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival is a Top 20 Event for the South

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.

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The Worlds Largest Square Dance to be held in Murfreesboro July 7th
The Worlds Largest Square Dance to be held in Murfreesboro July 7th

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.

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Murfreesboro to attempt to break the world record in Square Dancing to kick off Uncle Dave Macon Days
Murfreesboro to attempt to break the world record in Square Dancing to kick off Uncle Dave Macon Days

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.

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38th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days Friday, Saturday and Sunday
38th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days Friday, Saturday and Sunday

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.

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Interview with The SteelDrivers, a soon to be guest at Uncle Dave Macon Days
Interview with The SteelDrivers, a soon to be guest at Uncle Dave Macon Days

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.

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Uncle Dave Macon Days
Uncle Dave Macon Days

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.

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Uncle Dave Macon Days around the corner!!!

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.

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New Macon Music day camp offers old-time opportunities to local children
New Macon Music day camp offers old-time opportunities to local children

“I really wanted to see a bridge from the festival to the children. They are our future..."

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Uncle Dave Macon Days needs volunteers
Uncle Dave Macon Days needs volunteers

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.

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VOLUNTEER: Help out at Uncle Dave Macon Days this year
VOLUNTEER: Help out at Uncle Dave Macon Days this year

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.

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Murfreesboro Schools First: New Program to Teach About Local Music History and Local Music Genres
Murfreesboro Schools First: New Program to Teach About Local Music History and Local Music Genres
The first of these performances will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday at Bradley Academy. The Slim Chance Band will be presenting music of the 1920s. Each month following, a new band will showcase the style of music popular in the next decade.
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Uncle Dave Macon Days TODAY and This Weekend

Ricky Skaggs and his wife Sharon White will perform this year! Skaggs will be on the stage at 7:00, Saturday night, July 13th. 

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Uncle Dave Macon Days This Weekend (Audio Included)

Dan Henley from Mississippi who has only been playing the banjo for two years will hit the stage on Sunday…

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Uncle Dave Macon Days is Almost Here - GET READY

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.

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Uncle Dave Macon Days is Getting Closer and Closer! Yeee-Hawww!
We are inching closer and closer towards Uncle Dave Macon Days in Murfreesboro.
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Uncle Dave Macon Days July 12th - 14th in Murfreesboro
Christy said it will start at 10:00 on Friday morning instead of the traditional 5:00 Friday night.
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Invitational Crafts Artist at Uncle Dave Macon Days This Year
Uncle Dave Macon Days has a big announcement to make this year…
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Robert Macon Passes, Grandson of Uncle Dave Macon - See Pictures

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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Ricky Skaggs is the Uncle Dave Macon Bluegrass Legend
Uncle Dave coordinator Gloria Christy told WGNS the two were in Murfreesboro on Wednesday for the announcement and that Skaggs wife Sharon even danced at the event…

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