Chattanooga’s The Dismembered Tennesseans will get the fiddles bowing and banjos ringing Friday evening at 6 p.m. Music will continue throughout the evening with The Railsplitters and Della Mae. Friday night’s headliner, Hot Rize, will take the stage at 9:30 p.m.
Music starts up again at noon on Saturday with the Hamilton County Ramblers. They’ll be followed by Bluetastic Fangrass, Lone Mountain Band, Berkley College of Music Fiddlers, Michael Cleveland, Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen and Front Country.
This year’s festival headliner is The Travelin’ McCourys. They will take to the stage at 8:30 p.m on Saturday evening.
The Travelin’ McCourys are made up of Ronnie McCoury on mandolin, Rob McCoury on banjo, Jason Carter on fiddle and Alan Bartram on bass. The McCoury name is easily recognizable to all bluegrass fans. Ronnie and Rob McCoury are the sons of bluegrass legend Del McCoury. The McCoury brothers, Carter, and Bartram have continued the work and lifelong dedication of Del McCoury by bringing the joy of bluegrass music to the lives of many.
Festival and performer merchandise will be available on site, as well as beer, food and non-alcoholic concessions. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets, however, no outside food or beverages are allowed.
For more information about the 3 Sisters Music Festival and this year’s performers, visit www.3sistersbluegrass.com.
by David Fields