Bluegrass Jamboree set for October 12
BROWNSVILLE TN (October 1, 2019): The Hatchie Bottom Bluegrass Jamboree is set for Saturday, October 12, at the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center, Brownsville. In its third year, the jamboree moves from its usual evening schedule to an afternoon event. The free event will features bands from the Jackson, Tenn., based Golden Circle Opry. Stage performances will take place from 1 – 5 p.m.
This year’s jamboree includes the following Tennessee bands; Pea Ridge Ramblers, 7 Mile Creek and Providence Road. The Hatchie Bottom Boys of Corinth, Miss., will also make a guest appearance. Shade tree pickers are invited to perform before and after the stage performances.
“We are excited to continue the bluegrass tradition started three years ago with the Delta Heritage Center,” said John Few, Golden Circle Opry producer. “And especially happy to move the event to the fall.”
There is limited bleacher seating and attendees are invited to bring their lawn chairs and blankets for more comfortable seating. The event occurs rain or shine. The West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center is located at 121 Sunny Hill Cove in Brownsville, Tenn. For more information about the event, call the Center at 731-779-9000 or email [email protected]
CAPTION: The band, 7 Mile Creek, will be among the featured performers at this year’s Hatchie Bottom Bluegrass Jamboree. The annual festival will take place Saturday, October 12, from 1-5 p.m., on the grounds of the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center in Brownsville.
About the Center: The West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center, in Brownsville, offers a refreshing Southern experience showcasing the history and culture of rural West Tennessee. Inside visitors can learn about the history of cotton, explore the scenic and “wild” Hatchie River and get to know the legendary musicians who call West Tennessee home. Also located on the grounds is the Tina Turner Museum at Flagg Grove School, the childhood school of Tina Turner, and the last home of Blues pioneer Sleepy John Estes. The Delta Heritage Center is also a featured stop along the Americana Music Triangle connecting Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans. To learn more about the Center, visit www.westtnheritage.com or call 731-779-9000