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 with the best in entertainment and National Competitions in Old Time Music and Dance. Uncle Dave Macon Days is consistently rated as one of the best musical festivals in the Southeast honoring traditional American "roots" music and the career of the first superstar of the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Famer, Grammy Nominee, Uncle Dave Macon.
Uncle Dave Macon Days spreads the love of authentic roots music in a unique way on two stages: Macon Manor and the Dixie Dew Drop. On the Macon Manor stage with the "Concerts After Dark" series both Friday, July 13th features Rhonda Vincent, Flatt Lonesome, Ralph Stanley II and Hogslop String Band and Saturday, July 14th features Rhonda Vincent with special guests, The Issacs, Newtown, Glade City Rounders, and The Cleverlys. On the Dixie Dew Drop stage, the Dew Drop Jamboree will feature the best in Classic Country both Friday and Saturday evenings.
Other family-friendly events taking place throughout the festival include: heritage activities for children, mouth-watering local concessions, a juried arts and crafts show in Matilda Macon's Artisan Village, Dave Macon's Marketplace, and a historic photo exhibit. With over 20,000 in attendance, roots music enthusiasts, looking for an authentic old-time experience will stroll through a reconstructed pioneer village with a cold lemonade in hand while listening to the warm harmonies on the porches and pickin' under the trees near the banks of Town Creek in Cannonsburgh. Such a value for only $10 each day.
The celebration takes place in Cannonsburgh, a genuine pioneer village. Cannonsburgh Village is located at 312 South Front Street in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Murfreesboro is 30 minutes southeast of Nashville on Interstate 24. The village is home to more than 20 restored log structures and will feature living history demonstrations during the weekend.
News about the Uncle Dave Macon Days festival happenings for July 13th and 14h, 2018 will be announced at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Center, Medical Center Parkway, this Wednesday, at 12pm, March 28th.
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