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Live and Local: Bluegrass on Hillsborough Street

    • Sunday, September 28, 2014 • 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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    Location: Compiegne Park

    Headliners Darin and Brooke Aldridge, Tommy Edwards and the Bluegrass Experience featuring Leroy Savage and the Josh Daniel and Mark Schimick Project will all share the bill on a family-friendly day of bluegrass and gospel on Sunday, September 28, 2014 in the Hillsborough Street district. This free event will feature four stages nestled among the oak trees of our community with some of the best in local and national bluegrass and gospel acts from 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

    The Logan Court Beer Garden will feature craft beers from Raleigh Brewiing Company, including a special Dear Ol' Dixie Pale Ale from event sponsor Raleigh Brewing Company. Meanwhile, the Kids Zone will feature bouncy houses and crafts for children of all ages. Bring your instrument so you can jump into a picking circle or a camping chair so you can sit and enjoy the joyful sounds.

    The Raleigh Little Theatre Stephenson Amphitheatre will be the site of the evening performances. Two food trucks, Amigosan and Bo's Kitchen, will be serving and the concession stand will be open. After the Josh Daniel and Mark Schimick Project perform a set, make sure to stick around for the jam that many of the day's musicians in which many of the day's musicians will be taking part.

    Venues and Times:

    Band Schedule for Live and Local: Bluegrass on Hillsborough Street

    (click band names for bio and media links)

    Logan Court Stage  
    Darin and Brooke Aldridge 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Lynda Dawson & Pattie Hopkins 5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
    Nixon, Blevins and Gage 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
    Old Man Whickett 3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Swift Creek 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
    Youth Stage at Compienge Park  
    Bethesda Bluegrass Band 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Christiane 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Tommy Edwards' Tales of North Carolina 3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Little Root 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
    Horne Street Stage  
    Damascus Ridge 6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
    Fairmont Gospel Revue 5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
    Presby Parish Players & Friends 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
    Backporch String Band 3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    RavenRidge 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
    Raleigh Little Theatre's Stephenson Amphitheatre  
    The Josh Daniel and Mark Schimick Project w/Special Guests 8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    The Bluegrass Experience w/Leroy Savage 7:30 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.  


    What to Bring:

    • Camping Chairs
    • Blanket
    • Your instruments (there will be picking circles)
    • Sunglasses and a Hat
    • Cash or Credit
    • Your ID
    • Comfortable walking shoes
    • Umbrella (you never know)
    • A smile!

    What NOT to Bring:

    • Weapons
    • Outside alcohol
    • A bad attitude

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    Questions? Email us at: bluegrass@hillsboroughstreet.org.