Saturday, February 23, 2008

Mark your calendars: Shorty's Strickly Bluegrass Festival in Peoria

Via Shorty's MySpace page, here are the details:

What: Annual Bluegrass Festival
Who: Our groups this year are Arlington from MO, Kickin Grass from KY, Faris Family from KS, Martin Family from MO, First Impression from MO, Bluegrass Addiction from IA and Goldwing Express from Branson MO.
Stoney Creek Inn
101 Mariners Way
Rt. 116
East Peoria IL
Thu February 28th 7:00pm: Shorty's Thursday Night Branson Show
Fri February 29th 7:00pm: Festival
Sat March 1st 1:00pm: Festival
Sat March 1st 7:00pm: Festival
Sun March 2nd 9:30am: Sunday Gospel Show
How much: $15 per show ($10 for the Saturday matinee); weekend ticket $30. Thursday show $20 advance / $30 at the door.

You'll have to squint to read it, but here's a copy of the flyer.

Update: The Peoria Journal Star has an article about the festival: "For promoter, (blue) grass is greener here"

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