Silver Dollar City Bluegrass & BBQ Festival is a combination of two events of classic American traditions of great music and barbecue food feast that are celebrated in a truly enjoyable presentation. The Bluegrass portion of the festival features more than 50 bands performing hundreds of shows throughout the 16-day fest. Bluegrass musicians and singers coming from around the country come to Silver Dollar City in Branson to show their talents. Bluegrass is about traditional music that is influenced by the ancestors of early American settlers. The Irish and Scots influenced the fiddle music, whereas the music rhythms portray an African influence
Visitors of all ages come to Silver Dollar City Bluegrass & BBQ Festival each year to enjoy the great performance of live bluegrass music. This festival was organized in the 1950s and gained wide popularity as generations continued to patronize the event that added delights and innovations that make the bluegrass music and savory barbecue foods the best as ever. This festival brings both the country’s traditional and contemporary music by a group of musicians performing with a common goal of entertaining visitors. The festival helps uphold the traditional and contemporary forms of live bluegrass music in inspiring people of all ages.
Silver Dollar City Bluegrass and BBQ Festival features astounding music from rising stars and barbecue creations by famous barbecue experts. Experience the exciting attractions and activities in the festival and savor the sumptuous taste of barbecue at the House of Barbecue in Red Golf Heritage Hall. Whether you have a passion in weekend grilling or a barbecue aficionado, don’t miss to visit Sauce Shack and Bottle Neck Bros.
Traditional and contemporary music in the festival will not be complete without the sumptuous and delicious barbecue foods. There are about more than 300 BBQ sauces that can be tasted by visitors at the House of BBQ in the festival. And there are lots of BBQ creations to choose from around America: Carolina pulled pork, Memphis-style dry rub ribs, Kansas City smoked chicken, and Texas-style beef brisket. The Bluegrass and BBQ Festival in Silver Dollar City features the finest grill companies that offer an awesome display of barbecue delights and mouth watering delicacies.
The bluegrass festival at the Silver Dollar City today features artists with their award-winning music such as The Grascals (the Grammy-nominated group); Rhonda Vincent (dubbed as the “Queen of Bluegrass Music” by the Wall Street Journal); Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver (6-time IBMA Vocal Group of the Year winners); Blue Highway (the IBMA Vocal Group of the Year); the Gibson Brothers (winner of the 2012 IBMA Entertainer of the Year); and The Baxcars (5-time Grammy winner and 9-time IBMA Mandolin Player of the Year). Plus many other guest performers such as The Bankesters, the Snyder Family, the Hillbenders, and the Monroeville.
If you want to enjoy a great entertainment with sumptuous BBQ foods and astounding traditional and contemporary bluegrass music by many award-winning artists, come to Silver Dollar City Bluegrass and BBQ Festival in Branson.
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