Historical Society hosts bluegrass concert Saturday

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The Carroll County Historical Society will host the 2nd Carroll County Pioneers Bluegrass Show on Saturday, Oct. 7.

The show starts with a showcase band at 1:30 p.m.,, and the main show starts at 2 p.m. and continues until 9 p.m. at the Carroll County Fairgrounds Indoor Arena at 104 County Road 401 just north of Berryville off of Highway 21 North, at the intersection of Highway 221 North.  Since the show is indoors, it will go on rain or shine. 

The show will featuring three bluegrass bands doing two sets each.  David Davis and the Warrior River Boys will appear doing two extended shows. David Davis, who strives to perform in the traditional bluegrass style, recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Traditional Country Music Association. His Uncle Cleo Davis was the first Bluegrass Boy in the iconic band, Bill Monroe and  the Bluegrass Boys. Also appearing are Possum Trot and the Roving Gambler Band.  A warm up band, the Lawnchair Surf Kings, will play at about 1:30 before the main show.

In addition to the music, there will be silent auctions, great food, a drawing for a pistol, and door prizes.  We encourage everyone to bring their favorite lawn chairs, and settle in for the day with us. 

Tickets are $15, and children 12 years old and under get in for free. 

For questions about the show, or to get advance tickets, call the Historical Museum, Wednesday through Friday at 870-423-6312.

The Carroll County Historical Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit, and all proceeds go toward the continuing upkeep of the 1880 Courthouse Building in Berryville, which houses the Heritage Museum and Genealogy Center.

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