The 39th edition of the Jekyll Island, Georgia Bluegrass Festival was opened by The Clinton Gregory Bluegrass Band, a Georgia group. The James King Band was next up, with Don Rigsby filling in on mandolin The Spinney Brothers from Nova Scotia brought their brother harmonies to the stage for the first of two days. Spring field Exit gave their normal – read wonderful – performance.
Rhonda Vincent and the Rage provided a high-powered show with James King joining Rhonda for a couple tunes. Gene Watson and the Farewell Party Band closed the day’s show. Rhonda joined Gene for several numbers as well.