Champion fiddler Wayne Jerrolds hosting 39th annual Savannah Bluegrass Festival

JUNE 30– The 39th annual Savannah Bluegrass Festival will be held today and Saturday in Savannah. 

As in past years, the festival will begin on Friday night at the Wayne Jerrolds River Park and then move uptown to the square for the Saturday performances. 

Friday’s lineup beginning at 6 p.m. includes “Southern Sounds,” “Holt Family Bluegrass,” “Scottie Baugus & Boone Creek,” “7 Mile Creek,” Tupelo TV star Kathy Bain, and festival creator “Wayne Jerrolds & Savannah Grass.” 

Saturday’s lineup beginning at noon is “Fiddlers Roll Call,” “Rudy Moore & Bluegrass Pals,” “John Few & Providence Road,” “Courthouse Pickers,” “Hatchie Bottom Boys,” “No Time Flatt,” “Good Time Grass,” a 4 p.m. Buck Dancing Contest for all ages, “Wayne Jerrolds & Savannah Grass,” headliner “Bobby Osborne & the Rocky Top X-Press,” “Billy Waggoner & Red Rooster Band,” Jake Landers and “Scottie Baugus & Boone Creek.” 

This down-home pickin’ and singin’ extravaganza on the Tennessee River, created by champion fiddler Wayne Jerrolds, has been packing in audiences since the 1970s. Teaming with the city of Savannah, Jerrolds promises the region’s biggest and best bluegrass show ever.


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