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Festival in Murfreesboro to feature popular bluegrass names

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Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley. AP photo Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley. AP photo

MURFREESBORO, TN (AP) - Organizers say some of the biggest names in bluegrass will take stage at this year's Uncle Dave Macon Days Old-Time Music and Dance Festival in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

The Daily News Journal of Murfreesboro reports (http://on.dnj.com/1IZaHpO) the event is set for July 10-12 at the historic Cannonsburgh Village.

The legendary Ralph Stanley will be honored Friday evening as the Heritage Award winner, which spotlights individuals who have dedicated careers to preserving old-time music and dance.

And The SteelDrivers will be given the Trailblazer Award on Saturday. This award spotlights those who have developed old-time musical performance styles and techniques that blaze the trail for others to refine contemporary genres.

Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for seniors on Friday and Saturday of the festival, and $5 on Sunday, with children 12 and younger admitted free. A discount is offered at uncledavemacondays.com for a three-day pass.

Information from: The Daily News Journal, http://www.dnj.com

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