HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The 4th Annual Bluegrass & BBQ Festival will start picking and grilling on Saturday, October 15 at Huntsville's Southside Park. The bluegrass bands will be performing from 2pm until 8pm and include Three on a String, Another Town, and Justin & Angelica Branum. The event will have food trucks on site and guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair.
Three on a String has been entertaining audiences in the United States and Canada for decades. They've honed their skill and entertained audiences with over 20,000 performances.
Another Town is an Bluegrass band made up of of seasoned musicians who have worked with Bluegrass touring acts such as Volume Five, Warrior River Boys, Hurricane Creek, and The Madison County Ramblers. The band is based on traditional bluegrass music with a "modern, fresh sound".
Justin Branum is a fiddle/violin, viola, cello, mandolin, guitar, and bass player based out of the Nashville area where he plays on recording sessions, does road dates, produces and arranges music. He's a frequent guest at the Grand Ole Opry and has won the Grand Master Fiddler Contest, National Fiddle Contest, Tennessee State Fiddle Championship, Tennessee State Mandolin Championship, and the Texas State Fiddle Championship. He has played with bands and artists such as Son Volt, Johnny Bush, Pokey LaFarge, Bobby Flores, Lee Ann Womack, Roland White and Marty Haggard.