BooGrass Bash launches in October

BooGrass Bash in Anderson, SCHalloween and bluegrass music haven’t traditionally clicked together in people’s minds, but folks in Anderson, SC are hoping to change that.They have schedule a three-day, indoor bluegrass festival to launch this year over the Halloween weekend at the Anderson County Civic Center.

The BooGrass Bash will run October 29-31, and feature performances from top acts like Lonesome River Band, Marty Raybon, Rhonda Vincent, Doyle Lawson, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, The Boxcars, Junior Sisk & Rambler’s Choice, Flatt Lonesome, and Balsam Range. Hosting the event with be Adkins & Loudermilk who will perform all three days.

Also planned are a Halloween costume party, a band competition with $3,000 in prizes, and a variety of youth activities.

Rough and RV camping spots are available on site, with hotel accommodations offered nearby. Anderson is located between Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA of I-85.

More details can be found on the Anderson County web site, and tickets can be purchased through

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