BMAI would like to announce the bands that have been lined up to perform at the festival on October 24, 25, & 26, 2013. New this year is another day of music for the event. The 2013 festival will kick off on Thursday evening with a gospel show with performances by the Bluegrass Blondies, Lindley Creek, and Sycamore Ridge. On Friday The Harpers will host a “Play It Forward” presentation with the playing of the “Fanning the Fire” DVD, question and answer session, music performance, and workshops. We will be inviting area school districts to participate and this is open to the public. On Friday afternoon we will have workshops and a “Free” mini concert for anyone wishing to attend. More details for all of this will be announced at a later date.
The weekend bands will be National Touring Groups..Rounder Recording Artist Darrell Webb Band and Pinecastle Records Nu Blu. Also scheduled to return for 2013 are SPBGMA’s Band Competition 2010 winners The Harpers and host band Bluegrass Addiction. BMAI will be bringing a new group to the area from Salem, MO Highway 32 Band. Please stay tuned and check out our website and follow our blog to keep up to date on new information.