The Cherokee Cut ups are a group of friends dedicated to playing the best Bluegrass music we can possibly play!
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Fish & Picks
Fish and Picks is a family band made up of eight siblings. We enjoy playing and singing a mix of bluegrass, folk, hymns, Irish, and country music; our instruments include upright bass, guitar, banjo, mandolin, and twin fiddles. www.fishandpicks.com
The Band is made up of Angie Hawkins,the well-known Larry Benefield and
Veteran Bluegrass Musician Dan Daniel. Angie Hawkins plays Upright Bass and Vocals. Angie is a member of the Atlanta
Country Music Hall Of Fame. Larry Benefield plays Guitar and Vocals. Larry is a member of The Atlanta
Country Music Hall Of Fame. Dan Daniel plays Banjo and Vocals. Dan is a member of The Atlanta Country Music
Hall Of Fame and The Atlanta Society Of Entertainers. Although traditional bluegrass at heart, this band also does a few interesting
renditions such as Freebird, and other classics as well.
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Jamie Henderson & Friends
Jamie studied Guitar and Saxophone at The University of Georgia, Guitar Institute of Technology, Troy State University, The Art Institute of Atlanta and currently teaches at Great Southern Music in Cartersville. Jamie is also active as a live performer and was a session guitarist in Nashville, TN. Originally a native of Sandy Springs, GA, Jamie’s family moved to Cartersville in 1992 and now considers this his permanent home. He has performed with several different bands over the years but is mostly a hired gun. He has studied with guitarist Jimmy Herring (The Allman Brothers, The Dead, Widespread Panic), Kevin Ray (Taylor Swift, Steely Dan, Bransford Marsalis) and has played with drummer David Northrup (Travis Tritt Band) on several occasions to name a few. “I love all forms of roots music whether it’s blues, country, rock, jazz, bluegrass or folk.”
Luther's Mountain plays bluegrass, gospel, and old time favorites. The band members are from the west Atlanta area around Dallas, Rockmart, and Douglasville. Ron, Randy and Ben have known each other for many years as they were members of the same church. They started practicing together in March 2007 and formed a band that is now known as Luther's Mountain. Dane joined in September 2010. Click to see a video of Luthers Mountain.
Max and Maggie
High-energy old-time American music duo based in Atlanta, Georgia. Find Max and Maggie on Facebook.
Natalie Goodwin is a singer-songwriter that lives here in Cartersville. She has been playing guitar for about 18 years and has been singing since she was a little girl. Natalie pulls her musical style from a passion for all types of music. “When I say I love all types of music, I mean it! Blues, Folk, Salsa, Classical, Funk, Rock-n-Roll, Bluegrass… I love it all.” Natalie said. Her style can be considered bluesy folk as she pulls from artists like John Prine, Bonnie Raitt, Chris Smithers, and Allison Krauss.
Old Mill Road Band
The Old Mill Road Band is an innovative "bluegrass" band with a wide range of musical styling and genres. Their play lists include traditional bluegrass, new grass, country, blues, southern rock, and folk. Each member of the Old Mill Road Band has had many years of experience playing and entertaining in a variety of venues, which combined, give them a unique show stopping style that's sure to please. Ripping instrumentals, smooth vocalization, and multi layered harmonies make the Old Mill Road sound adaptable regardless of the genre.
Bio coming soon.
Born in the North Georgia hills and defying current genre classification, Rolling Nowhere has been described as a Psychedelic Junkyard Roots band with a sound that evolves with every show. Their sound combines Classic Country, Old Timey Folk, Blues Roots and Psychedelic Rock ‘n’ Roll. The band has down home 3 part harmonies, a mutual love of songwriting, and a wide array of instrumentation including; the Canjo - a washboard percussion experiment, upright bass, telecaster guitar, drums, dobro, banjo, and mandolin. www.rollingnowhere.com
Scarlet Wool Band
Bio coming soon. Find Scarlet Wool Band on Facebook.
The Little Roy and Lizzy Show
Little Roy, of the legendary Lewis Family, has won numerous awards as Entertainer and for his banjo playing. Lizzy Long has also been recognized for her strong vocals and fiddle playing. The duo performs all over the country, entertaining audiences with the variety of string instruments they can each play, storytelling, and harmonizing.
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The Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival is located in beautiful historic downtown Cartersville, Georgia. Whether you are a first time visitor to Downtown Cartersville, or have lived here for years, we invite you to explore dozens of delightful shops and the many delicious restaurants, from southern flavor to fine dining.
Learn about our local history at Bartow History Museum and See America's Story at Booth Western Art Museum; attend outstanding performances at the Grand Theatre and Legion Theatre. Or simply take a walk or drive through historic neighborhoods. Come enjoy the character that Cartersville, Georgia offers.
From I-75 take Exit 288, Cartersville Main Street. Continue west on Main Street approximately 2 miles until you pass over Highway 41 and into historic downtown Cartersville. The Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival will be held in the center of Cartersville, with the main stage next to the train depot.
Free parking is available throughout the downtown district. CLICK HERE
for a map of available parking.
Check out the many great lodging options by visiting our local Convention & Visitor Bureau's website: Hotels
| Bed & Breakfast
The Kids' Corner will be held in the parking lot next to the fountain in downtown Cartersville, and will feature a variety of activities and games for children to enjoy from 12:00 - 5:00pm. There will be an opportunity for children 12 and under to design their own train conductor hat; attempt to catch a fish; have their face painted; work off some energy in a bounce house; or leave their mark painting on a wooden train.
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