SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – The two-day lineup for the 8th Annual Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass festival is finalized. The event will be held on May 18 and 19 in Sevierville, Tenn. and has been named a Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 event for the month of May.
The Travelin’ McCourys will be the headlining act of this year’s festival and will perform on Saturday, May 19 at 8:00 p.m. The group features Ronnie (mandolin) and Rob McCoury (banjo), sons of Del McCoury, a popular bluegrass legend. Two additional band members include Jason Carter (fiddle) and Alan Bartram (bassist), forming a powerful group playing both traditional and progressive music.
“This is always an exciting time of the year for us as we finalize our lineup and begin final preparations for the festival,” says Sevierville Chamber of Commerce marketing director Amanda Marr. “The talent level of this group of performers is amazing, and they will certainly provide a full weekend of great entertainment for everyone in attendance.”
The lineup is listed below:
Friday, May 18, 2012
Jerry Butler & The Blu-J’s / Just Us / Jimbo Whaley & Greenbrier / The Quebe Sisters Band
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Mountain Ruckus / Ken Mellons / Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper / Rockin’ Acoustic Circus / The Travelin’ McCourys
For ticket information, or general information on this year’s festival, please visit http://bloominbbq.com/.