• KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest May 28

    It's time again to get those applications ready for the annual KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest, held each year during the Bluegrass & BBQ festival at Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO. Restricted to young bluegrass groups 21 and under, this

  • Big doin’s at Silver Dollar City

    Our friend D.A. Calloway, entertainment manager with Silver Dollar City, shared some information about the winners of their KSMU Youth In Bluegrass Band Contest, held annually during the park's big Bluegrass & BBQ festival. The festival is unique in that it

  • Registration open for KSMU Youth in Bluegrass

    Registrations are now being accepted for the 2014 KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest, held during the annual Bluegrass and BBQ festival at Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO. The competition, which awards $4000 in prize money over 5 places, will be

  • Silver Dollar City adds Bluegrass Cruises

    Silver Dollar City's Bluegrass & BBQ festival has added a new wrinkle for 2013. The annual mega-fest which runs continuously from May 9-27 in Branson, MO, will feature bluegrass lake cruises on their paddlewheel showboat, Branson Belle, May 24-26. Monroe Crossing will

  • Silver Dollar City band contests

    At SPBGMA over the weekend, we spoke several times with D.A. Callaway, Talent Coordinator at Silver Dollar City, and the reigning 2013 SPBGMA Promoter of Year for his work on Silver Dollar's Bluegrass & BBQ festival, held in May at