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Apr 25 – May 01      Tom Bean TX – (Near Sherman TX) Melody Ranch After Easter Slammin'
                     Jammin' Gospel Festival - Chrystal Opry House – 1/2 mile South of Hwy 902 on
                     White Mound Road – 903-271-4260 or 972-752-5223 –
                     www.chrystalopryhouse.com Click for Flyer

May 05-07, 2011      Wynne AR – 14th Annual "Pickin' At The Park" – Village Creek State Park –
                     Seven miles SE on Hwy 284 – Info: Vernon Horton, 870-238-3853,
                     joyhorton@sbcglobal.net or Troy Jones, 870-238-2839, jones654@wildblue.net -
                     Camping Info: 870-238-9406 - Click for Flyer

May 05-07,2011       DeVille LA – 30th Annual Hickory Grove Bluegrass Festival – 28 J Nugent Rd –
                     Show Times – T=7PM, F&S=1PM - Info: J. Nugent, 318-466-5495 or Cell 318-
                     481-8211 – Roy Nugent, 318-466-5070 – Lisa Nugent, 318-452-4866 – For
                     directions view the Flyer - Bands: The Marksmen F, Joe Cook T F, Southland T F S, High
                     Strung F S, Southern Gentlemen T F, Southern Harvest S , Red River Bluegrass T, Louisiana
                     Purchase S, Alecia Nugent S.

May 05-07, 2011      Wewoka OK – 15th Annual Skyline Bluegrass Festival – Wewoka Lake –
                     I-40 – Wewoka Cromwell Exit 212 – Hwy 56 South 15 miles – West 3 miles
                     to Lake – Info: Pat Pogue, 405-677- 1509 – Cell – 405-760-3064
                     RE-Mail: patpogue@cox.net          Click for Flyer

May 06-07, 2011      Grapeland TX – Fun Weekend – Salmon Lake Park – No Stage Show, just lots of
                     fun and jamming - 936-687-2594 E-Mail: info@salmonlakepark.com
                     Web: www.salmonlakepark.com       Click for Flyer

May 09-14, 2011      Otto AR – Jammers Jamboree – Lester Flatt Memorial Park – 501-835-2451

May 12-14, 2011      Jackson LA – Bluegrass Festival – Pecan Ridge Bluegrass Park – 4225 Hwy
                     952 – Pot Luck Wednesdays Before Festivals – Start Thur 6PM – Fri & Sat 1PM –
                     Alvin & Sadie Havard 255-629-5852 – Covered pavilion in case of rain -
                     Click for Flyer

May 12-14, 2011      Vancleave MS – 6th Annual Bluffcreek Bluegrass Festival – Vancleave Arena –
                     228-826-1179 or 228-217-9688 E-Mail: thorntoncother@cableone.net

May 12-30, 2011      Branson MO (Out of Area) Silver Dollar City Bluegrass & BBQ Festival – 800-
                     831.4386 – www.silverdollarcity.com - Click for Flyer

May 13-14, 2011      Nacogdoches TX – Sandyland Bluegrass Reunion – 936-569-1179 –
                     E-Mail: sandyland@sbcglobal.net - Web: www.sandylandbluegrass.com
                     Click for Flyer
May 13-14, 2011   Fayetteville TX – Friday Saturday Jam – Also, Saturday Slow Jam at 1:00PM and
                  Old Time Jam at 2:30PM – Jamming Around The Square All Day Saturday
                  www.texaspickinpark.com

May 14, 2011      Hope AR – CofC Free Bluegrass Show – Fair Park Community Center – Hwy 174 S
                  Jones St – 870-777-3640 –Camping Info, 870-777-7500 –
                  E-mail: hopemelonfest@yahoo.com               Web: www.hopemelonfest.com
                  Click for Flyer - Featured Bands: Larry Stephenson – Grand Prairie – High Mountain Grass -
                  Hempstead County Melody Boys

May 14, 2011      Del City OK – Workshop/Concert/Jam – GOBMS – Western Muscum & Hall of
                  Fame – 3925 S E 29TH – (Guitar Workshop, 3–5 PM, For Info 405-249-1428) –
                  Concert, 6:30PM – Admission $6.00, (Members, $5) 12 & under, Free – 405-677-
                  7515 or 405/677-3174 - www.gobms.org - Featured Bands: Heartland Express, Buddy and
                  Tina Wright, Bonham Revue - Click for Flyer

May 14, 2011      Ragley LA – 2nd Saturday Bluegrass Jam- Lone Pine Music Park -
                  Doors Open 2PM for Jamming – Stage Show starting at 5PM – Free Admission -
                  Camping Available $12 – Info: Ron Yule, 337-463-5884 – Mancel Reeves, 337-749-
                  2683 or leave message at 337-725-6536 – Click for Flyer

May 15-21 2011    Arbuckle Mountain OK (Davis, OK) – Spring Jam – Pot Luck – Band Scramble –
                  I-35, Exit 60. Ruppe Rd. 405-665-5226 – E-Mail: arbucklemtpark@gmail.com
                  Web: www.arbucklemtbluegrasspark.com

May 16-21, 2011   Otto AR – Jammers Jamboree – Lester Flatt Memorial Park – 501-835-2451

May 19-21, 2011   Tylertown, MS – 10th Annual Bluegrass On The Creek – Southwest Events
                  Center – Contact: J D & Rose Morris, P O Box 939 Jackson, LA - 225-634-
                  7886 or 225-241-5521 -       Click for Flyer

May 19-21, 2011   Flomot TX – Washington Cattle Company Bluegrass Festival - 800-269-1578 or
                  806-469-5278 – E-mail: flomot@caprock-spur.com - Thur 5:30PM then Gospel –
                  Fri 6PM – 10PM – Sat 1:00PM – 10PM –Hookups, Concessions- In case of rain, can
                  move indoors – Bring Lawn Chairs – Bands: Wichita Mountain – Pecos Valley – Texas
                  Country – Now and Again – Hanks &Company – From The Heartland – Triple L

May 21, 2011      Ackerman MS – Choctaw jamboree – Community Center – 662-617-3744
                  e-mail – williamalansibley@yahoo.com – Bands: Larry Wallace Band – Alan Sibley
                  and The Magnolia Ramblers

May 21, 2011      Mantachie MS – Bluegrass Gospel Festival – Mantachie Park – Hwy 371 North –
                  Info: 662-372-0332

May 21, 2011      New Albany MS – Down From The Hills Heritage Music Festival – Mississippi
                  Bluegrass Championships - Union County Fair Grounds - Starts 10AM - Jill Smith,
                  662-538-0014 or 662-534-1916 – www.mississippifiddlers.com – (Camping Info,
                  662-534-1916) $9,000 in prize money – Competitions: Bands, Fiddle, Guitar, Mandolin. Banjo &
                  Dobro - Click for Flyer
Montgomery TX       The Bay Area Bluegrass "Fire On The Strings" Festival has moved to South
                    Shore Harbor - League City TX and will be held on Jul 15-16

May 21, 2011        League City TX - There will be a May Bluegrass show and jam, 6:30 to 9:00
                    PM but it will be at League Park, on FM 518 just east of Hwy 3 in League City
                    Bands are: Buffalo Nickel Bluegrass Band Cypress Creek
                    Bring lawn chairs, snacks, soft drinks (no glass containers please!!
                    Bring your instruments if you play – the Gazebo will be Jam Central.
                    There is no charge for the show, but donations are extremely welcome.
                    E-mail: Redfish1313@comcast.net Web: www.bayareabluegrass.org
                    Click for Flyer

May 21, 2011        Catoosa OK – GCBA Annual Benefit – Wells Middle School – 2000 Cherokee –
                    1PM to 9PM - $9.00 - Jimmy Hicks 918-698-8828 or Don Casady 918-250-8128 –
                    Click for Flyer –

May 21, 2011        Ragley LA – Lone Pine Park – Bluegrass Concert featuring Blake Brothers and
                    Medicare String Band – 6PM – Admission $8.00 – Ron Yule, 337-463-5884
                    E-Mail: ronyule@gmail.com Click for Flyer

May 23, 2011        Paragould AR – KASU Bluegrass Monday Series – Collins Theatre – 120 West
                    Emerson St – 7:00PM – AT least $5.00 per person requested which goes 100% to the
                    performing band – Info: Marty Scarbrough, 870-530-4780 – mscarbro@sstate.edu
                    – This session band will be The Larry Stephenson Band      -    www.ksau.org

May 25-30. 2011     Kent – Fort Davis TX – Madera Canyon Camp Out Bluegrass Music – Lawrence E
                    Wood Park Hwy 118 between Kent & Fort Davis – No Stage Show, No Hook Ups,
                    No Accessible Water, Just Jammin' and Good Old Fashion Dry Camping – Pot Luck
                    Supper every night. – Pete & Claudette Stull 432-362-6644 or 432-238-5633

May 26-Jun 12,       Kerrville TX – Folk Festival – http://www.kerrville-music.com

May 28, 2011        Crystal Springs MS – 12th Annual Picking On The Porch – 2081 Old Highway 27
                    #2 – Bridges Old Hhome Place – Jammin' starts 2PM – Show t 5PM and 8PM
                    featuring Alan Sibley & The Magnolia Ramblers – Contact Louis Bridges 601-892-
                    1473 or 214-288-2241 or 972-270-5508 – Click for Flyer

May 27-29, 2011     Grapeland TX – Salmon Lake Park – 14th Annual Gospel Fest - Fannie Salmon –
                    936-687-2594 E-Mail: info@salmonlakepark.com
                    Web: www.salmonlakepark.com      Click for Flyer

May 28-29, 2011     Llano TX – Blue bell & Bluegrass Festival – Downtown, On The Square - 325-247-
                    4137 – e-mail: frank@enchantedrocksandjewelry.com
                    Web: http://www.llanoexpo.com/bluebell.html (Refresh this link if it doesn't open
                    on first try) Click Here For: Flyer

May 29, 2011        Chrystal Springs MS – 11th Annual Bridges' Bluegrass Pickin' On The Porch –
                    Bridges Old Home Place – 2081 Old Hwy 27 #2 – Louis Bridges, 601-892-1473 ir
                    972-270-5508 – E-Mail: chb2202@tx.rr.com – Featuring: The Larry Wallace Band –
                    Donation Click for Flyer

May 29-Jun 04, 2011 Adona AR – Bluegrass Festival – Cypress Creek Park – 501-662-4918 –
                      Info: www.cypresscreekpark.com               Flyer



Visit http://bluegrassdog.blogspot.com / view Bluegrass Happenings, sent in by J Tucker for many
smaller events in and around East Texas, To many for this web site to try to cover




You may view the 2010 Festival Schedules for Information by going to:
http://www.bluegrassdog.com/pdf/May%202010.pdf

You may also go to http://www.bluegrassdog.com/LINKS.pdf to see a list of Festival Web
Sties

Promoters: This is a free listing. No strings, No donations. It is owned and operated by a bluegrasser for
bluegrassers and acoustic music fans in the Greater Ark-La-Tex Region. For your Free Listing, Send flyers
and Festival Information to:
Bluegrass Dog – 301 N. Royal St – DeRidder LA 70634

or e-mail to www.bluegrassdog@bellsouth.net - jpg or pdf format.

s/Bill Kenney

				
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