Congaree Bluegrass Festival set for October 6, 2012CAYCE, SC - October 6, 2012 - This family-friendly event will be held from 11 a.m. until 6 pm on October 6 at Granby Gardens Park located in the City Hall Complex at 1800 12th Street, Cayce. The festival will feature bluegrass performances along with tours of the Cayce Historical Museum and youth-oriented activities, making it a great time for families and children of all ages. The event will be held rain or shine.
Come enjoy top-notch bluegrass bands. The Cayce Events Committee is very excited to announce that headlining this year's event is IIIrd Tyme Out. The group is one of the most respected bluegrass bands around; they have been named Vocal Group of the Year seven consecutive times by the International Bluegrass Music Association and lead singer Russell Moore won the association's 2011 Male Vocalist of the Year award.
The festival is a free event, thanks to the generosity of several Cayce-area businesses and organizations. Bring your lawn chairs, but no coolers or pets, please. The Congaree Bluegrass Festival is an alcohol- and tobacco-free event. Parking will be available in and around the City Hall Complex and transportation from parking lots will be available to those who need special assistance.
Bands confirmed for this year's Congaree Bluegrass Festival:
- IIIrd Tyme Out
- The Carolina Rebels
- Blue Iguanas
- Easy Pickin's
A play area including a bouncy house and a 20 foot bouncy slide is available for children and food vendors will be on hand to serve up popular festival food-hot dogs, french fries, bar-b-que, hamburgers, and more. A few surprises are planned, too!
When you come to the Congaree Bluegrass Festival, please bring a canned good or a non-perishable food item for God's Helping Hands and Harvest Hope Food Bank.