2nd annual Show-Me Bluegrass Festival returns to Missouri State Fair | Arts & Culture
SEDALIA, MO (KFVS) - The 2nd annual Show-Me Bluegrass Festival returns to the Missouri State Fair Wednesday, August 15.
The festival will feature 10 bluegrass bands and is again being sponsored by AgriMissouri.
"The Show-Me Bluegrass Festival brings a unique atmosphere to the fairgrounds," said fair Director Mark Wolfe.
Among the bands will be Charlie and the Girls, a group that recently took 4th place honors in a Youth in Bluegrass competition at Silver Dollar City. They will perform at 3 p.m. on the Budweiser Stage.
Other bands to perform will be River Berry, Misty Mountain, Whetstone, Beverly's Hillbillies and Bluegrass Missourians.
Amateur musicians are encouraged to showcase their talent during the festivities. A 4 p.m. jam session will be held in the Show-Me Tent for anyone bringing an instrument. A banjo contest is at 6 p.m. on the Touchstone Energy Stage.
At 7:30 p.m. the Quebe Sisters will perform on the Pepsi Grandstand. The sisters are noted for their Texas-style fiddling and three part harmony.
Tickets for the concert are $20 and $10 and can be purchased from Ticketmaster.com or from the Missouri State Fair Box Office, open noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
For more information visit www.mostatefair.com or call 1-800-422-FAIR (3247).
The 110th Missouri State Fair will be held August 9-19 in Sedalia and is themed "Celebrate Then and Wow".
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