Archive for September, 2013

Merlefest 2014

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Ralph Stanley & GrandsonThe initial line-up for next years Merlefest has been announced. The 2014 music festival will be held April 24-27, and will feature such artists as Dr. Ralph Stanley, Sam Bush, the Steep Canyon Rangers, the Sleepy Man Banjo Boys, Nu-Blu, Red June, and many more. More acts are sure to be announced in the coming months. Tickets go on sale November 12, 2013. We fill up every year for Merlefest so make sure to book your reservations at Mountainview Lodge early!

Mountain Heritage Festival

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Come out to Sparta this coming weekend, September 21, 2013 for the annual Mountain Heritage Festival. Check out the mountain crafts, watch a display of traditional flatfoot dancing and enjoy some old timey music. The Zephyr Lightning Bolts will be the headliners but make sure you stick around for the crowning of the Possum Queen!Foothill Cloggers