• 2020 Jekyll Island Bluegrass Festival report

    Malpass Brothers with Rhonda Vincent at the 2020 Jekyll Island Bluegrass Festival - photo © Bill Warren The 44th annual Jekyll Island Bluegrass Festival has come to an end. Congratulations to Norman and Judy Adams on a great run, and best

  • Jekyll Island New Year’s Bluegrass festival

    The 2020 bluegrass festival season has officially been kicked of with the opening day of the 44th Jekyll Island New Year’s Bluegrass festival. This event also marks the beginning of the transition of the Adams festivals from Norman and Judy

  • Saturday at Jekyll Island 2018

    Saturday at the Jekyll Island Bluegrass Festival found Norman and Judy Adams hard at work. Jekyll Island is the first of nine festivals they promote throughout the year. Norman is in his 43rd year of bluegrass festival promotion. The Malpass Brothers

  • Friday at Jekyll Island 2018

    Friday had a special star at the Jekyll Island show. Norman and Judy Adams are very loyal to the bands that have played their shows. Two years ago Donny Catron of the Tennessee Gentlemen played Jekyll in what turned out

  • Thursday photos from Jekyll Island

    The 42nd Jekyll Island New Year’s Bluegrass Festival kicked off Thursday afternoon in spite of an ice storm Wednesday and slick roads for the bands coming in. The audience was welcomed by MC Sherry Boyd and the Edgar Loudermilk Band

  • Saturday at Jekyll Island 2016

    The 41st Jekyll Island Bluegrass Festival, presented by Norman and Judy Adams, wrapped up on New Year’s Eve. The Malpass Brothers opened the Saturday show. They have found a niche in presenting classic country music. The Moron Brothers were up next,

  • Saturday at Jekyll Island 2016

    IBMA award winners, Flatt Lonesome, kicked off Friday’s show at the Jekyll Island Bluegrass festival. The sibling harmony of Kelsi, Charli, and Buddy Robertson have to be heard and seen live to be fully appreciated. The Primitive Quartet has been making

  • Thursday at Jekyll Island 2016

    The 41st edition of the Jekyll Island Bluegrass festival presented by Norman and Judy Adams kicked off on Thursday, December 29th. Sherry Boyd is again doing a great job as MC. Phillip Steinmetz and the Sunny Tennesseans opened the show. Phillip