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Bluegrass festival offers workshops, stage show

PLANT CITY Both musicians and their fans should find something of interest at a music festival sponsored by the Central Florida Bluegrass Association.

CampGrass & Music Festival will be Sept. 21 at Boone’s Nursery, 1111 E. Sam Allen Road. The day starts at 9 a.m. with instrument workshops for musicians in such instruments as guitar, banjo and mandolin. The cost is $10 for a beginner workshop or $60 for a full day on instruction.

The stage entertainment starts at 2:30 p.m. and lasts until 9 p.m. Admission for the stage show is $10 per car.

“It will be a full day of music,” said Cheri Hornsby, who heads the bluegrass association.

Groups scheduled to perform include Florida State Bluegrass Band, The Cotton Eyed Does, K’lyn & Her Mandolin, SawGrass, Little Girl & The Dreadful Snakes and Toni Brown Band.

The music will include not only bluegrass but also acoustic, folk, Americana and more, Hornsby said.

For information, contact Hornsby at (863) 397-4497 or CFBA.News@gmail.com.

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