DOVER, TN – May 23, 2019 – Philip Steinmetz, great nephew of Grandpa Jones, is among the artists scheduled to perform at the 21st annual Pickin' Party 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 8-9 at the Homeplace inside Land Between the Lakes.
Artists scheduled to perform include:
• Phillip Steinmetz, great nephew of Grandpa Jones
• Fret-less banjo picker and blues guitar performer Mark Dvorak
• Paducah’s own Wheelhouse Rousters
• 21st anniversary Pickin Party performance of Dixie Volunteers String Band
• Common Thread, talented women who perform old time favorites
• Nathan Blake Lynn and Josh Coffey return as masters of ceremonies
Special admission for the day is $7 for ages 13 and up and $5 for ages 5-12. Admission includes entry to the farm and doors open at 9 a.m.
Enjoy the best in old time music as it echoes through the hills, hollows and the river valleys of the Homeplace. Old time music represents the oral traditions of our ancestors brought with them from the old world, then changed to reflect experiences in their new homeland. Today old time music is a connection to the past, telling stories of hardships, sorrows and celebrations of good times.
Bring your banjo, guitar, fiddle or harmonica and join in on the fun during open mic and the jamming sessions. Take a stroll around the farm and visit with the farm family and the farm animals about their daily work and enjoy daily programs throughout the farm. Festival food will be available for purchase. Bring lawn chairs or ground blankets.
Sponsors for the event are Kentucky Machine & Engineering, Inc. Cadiz, Kentucky; Lake Barkley State Resort Park, Cadiz, Kentucky; and WKMS, Murray, Kentucky.
Other programming includes:
Saturday, June 8
1-3 p.m. – Strong as an Ox
1-3 p.m. – Get Your Homeplace “Driver’s” License
3:30 p.m. – Piggin’ Party
Sunday, June 9
1-3 p.m. – Sweet Jamming at the Single Pen
1-3 p.m. – Game of Graces
Fourth grade students can visit www.everykidinapark.gov to receive a free Every Kid in a Park pass, and get their family in for free.
For more information, call the Homeplace at 931-232-6457 .
About the Friends of Land Between the Lakes
The Land Between The Lakes Association (Friends of Land Between the Lakes) is the non-profit partner of the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, USDA Forest Service. Its mission is to work with public and private stakeholders to educate, improve, promote, conserve and provide stewardship for the Land Between the Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area. More information is available at www.friendsoflbl.org. It is supported through business and personal memberships, gift shop sales and other contributions.
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