Uncle Dave Macon Days Returns for 41st Year

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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.

A press conference was held at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce.

Barbara Wolke with the Rutherford County Convention and Visitor's Bureau says tourism is up in Rutherford County, with 331-million dollars generated in the last year:



Gloria Christy, president of the Uncle Dave Macon Days, says the work that's been going on now for 41-years with the festival has changed her life:



Uncle Dave Macon Days features national competitions in authentic old-time music and dance. They spread the love of authentic roots music on two stages. In addition, family-oriented events take place throughout the festival.

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