Head on down to Sevier County this week to share in the yearly Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival! This Festival is held on the third weekend of September and has been a part of Dumplin Valley tradition since the year 2000! Last year, people have enjoyed the performance of the local artist Jimbo Whaley, and also witnessed the performance of 6 Time Grammy Nominee Artist Rhonda Vincent. This celebration has developed from a small local occasion, into a destination event for “festivarians” from across the world. Sevier County always looks forward with the extraordinary foresight to the social gathering of musicians, friends, campers and fan who meet on this spot in Kodak, Tennessee for a few days of awesome diversion.
The Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival is one of the best events in the Smoky Mountains, but still not well known by everyone.
This year the 3-day celebration will take place from September 14-16, at the same time as the Rod Run in Pigeon Forge so on the off chance that you need to drive a couple of miles away up to Kodak and get away from your daily routine, you can exchange your motors for music.
The Dumplin Valley celebration is on a farm with an RV camp, and individuals book months or even a year early to be there. The celebration is interested in day trippers in any case.
Last year the event took place from September 15-17. There were around 3,000 people to witness the performances. The music was incredibly rich, with first class acts playing out a blend of twang and some nation as well. Rhonda Vincent and The Rage features the occasion with more than twelve other exceptionally gifted and acclaimed acts.
Shows occur from twelve every day until late during the evening and get supplemented with a few stick sessions in the camper town. Heaps of non-expert artists convey their instruments to this celebration, and music is certainly noticeable all around.
Dumplin Farm has 170 RV hookups, booked well ahead of time, and an outdoors tent town opened for the celebration too. The group is super well disposed, and children adore the occasion the Farm is extremely centered on child solace and puts on an incredible Easter egg chase every year as well. Kids under 12 get in free, and no liquor is permitted.
The celebration includes heaps of nourishment, with some awesome home cooking, and also a roomy yard for children to frolic on, and a family-accommodating wonder in itself clean restrooms. Day tickets are $30, and simply appear at the door no reservations required as there’s a lot of room.
You can check the previous event details to get an idea of what’s going to happen this year. Likewise, check the Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival site for the Festival Schedule and directions to the farm. It’s just 25 miles from Gatlinburg and it’s a pretty drive. The Facebook page has the most recent news and photos about the events. You will be amazed at the performances at the event.