Annual Covered Bridge Bluegrass Jamboree to feature top bluegrass talent

Published 10:12 am Monday, June 10, 2024

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The annual Covered Bridge Bluegrass Jamboree, part of the beloved Covered Bridge Jams series, is set to delight bluegrass enthusiasts once again this June. This year’s event promises an exceptional lineup, featuring two of the top groups in bluegrass music today, along with some of the finest local and regional acts.

Headline Performers:

Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers – Renowned for their dynamic performances and chart-topping hits, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers will headline the event. Named Entertainers of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) in 2019, the group has captivated audiences at the Grand Ole Opry and beyond. Their album “For The Record” was a Top 5 Billboard hit, and their latest all-Gospel album, “Somewhere Beyond The Blue,” is earning rave reviews. Band leader Joe Mullins is also a celebrated radio broadcaster, hosting the syndicated program Front Porch Fellowship.

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Authentic Unlimited (AU) – Another headline act, Authentic Unlimited, was recently awarded the coveted Vocal Group of the Year and New Artist of the Year at the 34th annual IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards. The group’s swift rise to fame and their impressive vocal and musical talents have garnered admiration from peers and fans alike.

Schedule of Performances:

  • 12 p.m. – Stemwinder
  • 1:30 p.m. – Hollow Ground
  • 4 p.m. – Tim Decker & Tennessee River
  • 6 p.m. –  Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers
  • 8 p.m. – Authentic Unlimited

Event Highlights: In addition to the stellar music lineup, attendees can enjoy offerings from eight food trucks, ensuring a variety of delicious options.

“We are extremely excited about this year’s Bluegrass Jamboree and hope that everyone in the community and those in our surrounding areas will come out and enjoy some awesome music in a beautiful setting,” said event organizer Nanney. “We are truly delighted to bring this special musical event that showcases internationally known artists, Authentic Unlimited and Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers. With these great groups and the matchless beauty of our historic Covered Bridge Park and downtown Elizabethton, this night will truly be one to remember.”

The Covered Bridge Bluegrass Jamboree is free to the public and will begin at 12 p.m.

For more information, contact Elizabethton Parks and Recreation at 423-547-6441.