12th Annual Holly Bluegrass Festival June 13, 14, 15th

Kantankerous Performs for the Audience

Kantankerous Performs for the Audience 2012

Come on down to Gateway Park in Holly, bring your lawn chair, and get ready for a weekend of some of the best bluegrass and county music you’ve ever heard. The annual festival of free music begins Friday with Holly the Commercial Club bar-b-q at 6:00pm followed by the “jam” session.  Bring your fiddle, banjo, guitar, or just your dancin’ boots and singing voice and join the “jammers” who come from all over SE Colorado and Kansas to sit around and play all kinds of music.

Andy Curry, former Lamarite, will be with the group, Crystal HillBillys and will take the stage at 11:00 am on Saturday He has been playing with this band since moving to Colorado Springs and we are featuring them as our “home town” band.  They will be followed by Steel Pennies, Jeff Scroggins and Colorado, Acme Bluegrass with Jody Adams, and Las Animas native, Freddie Darnell and Country Gold.  If you like country music you will enjoy this local group playing many of the top songs from the 60’s, 70’s, & 80’s.  

Each group will perform twice.  Various Holly High School classes will again run the food booths featuring a menu that stretches from hot dogs to homemade ice cream.

This is a FREE event, so come on down to Gateway Park, bring your lawn chair, and plan to sit back and listen to some of the best bluegrass and country music around, visit with your friends, and have something to eat.

Sunday, June 15th, 10:30 am. – Gospel Music and Community Church featuring “Armouraires Quartet”. Lunch available at noon.  For information call Marge 940-5243 or Jill 691-5475.

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