ENTERTAINMENT

UNCLE JOSH GRAVES MEMORIAL MUSIC FESTIVAL
& DOBRO PICK-OFF

Leave a lawn chair in the music area and stay all day! Stage Music starts at 10 a.m.

“The Josh Graves Music Festival” at the Cherohala Skyway Festival brings local and nationally known bluegrass artists to the festival. Sponsored by Monroe County Tourism, “The Josh Graves Memorial Dobro Pick-Off Competition”  features the best dobro players in the region and rewards them with cash prizes! There will be clogging with Deb McCarter, bluegrass music featuring Tim Decker & Tennessee River, Just Us, The Graves Brothers (Josh and Evelyn's nephews) , the #1 Bluegrass Band, The Farm Hands with Tim Graves, and a special tribute to Josh by son Billy Troy and nephew Tim with Tim playing a Josh Graves dobro! Josh Graves presentations include an Uncle Josh bust presented to the Hall Museum by Billy Troy and a Josh Graves dobro loaned to the Hall Museum by Harold & Peggy Randolph !   As folks are setting up, enjoy the pre-show music with our local Mountain String Band! 

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SOUND & STAGE: Tim Childress 
CLOGGING: Deb McCarter
9-10- Mt Music String Band-pre-show 
10 am- Cherokee Flute with Jack Holland
10:15 am - Graves Brothers
11 am - Tim Decker & Tennessee River
11:45 am- Uncle Josh Bust donation & stories w Billy Troy Graves
Noon- The Farm Hands w Tim Graves
1 pm- Tim Decker & Tennessee River
1:40 pm- Randolph Family presents Uncle Josh’s Dobro “Elbert”  
               Josh Graves Musical Tribute w Billy Troy & Tim Graves     
2 pm- Farm Hands w Tim Graves
3 pm- Josh Graves Dobro Pick-Off -Cash prizes-Sponsor-Monroe County Tourism
4 pm- Just Us Bluegrass