bluegrass along the harpeth

Downtown Franklin will be filled with banjos, fiddles, and more this weekend with the annual Bluegrass Along the Harpeth festival. It was started in 1991 and has had several homes in Franklin over the years. Most recently it has made its home on the town square. The historical backdrop is the perfect place for a weekend of music in honor of Franklin’s own Grand Ole Opry stars Sam and Kirk McGee.

the bakery family
The Baker Family

This festival is put on and operated by old time musicians and dancers. It’s their love for the music and its preservation that make this festival special and a not-to-be-missed event every year.
Friday night starting at 7:00 p.m. will have some of the best bluegrass bands around including artists The Bakery Family and Breaking Glass.

On Saturday starting at 10:00 a.m., you will find some of the best musicians anywhere competing in individual instruments and band contests.

In addition to all of the music, we have food and craft vendors that are sure to have something to satisfy a sweet tooth or be that one of a kind gift you have been wanting.

The event is free to attend with food vendors available on site. Proceeds benefit the Williamson County Cultural Arts Commission.

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