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Radio Bristol Farm & Fun Time

It’s a special Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion edition of Radio Bristol’s vintage variety show Farm and Fun Time!  Special musical guests include Dale Watson & His Lonestars, Ruen Brothers, and The War & Treaty! This is a must-see festival set, so get there early!

Date: Saturday, September 23, 2018

Time: 8:30 p.m. EST

Location: The Paramount Center for the Arts

Must have a Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion festival wristband for entry. 

Hosted by Kris Truelsen and featuring musical breaks by house band Bill and the Belles, the program also features the Appalachian Sustainable Development Farm Report, a recipe segment, and much more!

Radio Bristol Presents: Farm & Fun Time is a revival of WCYB radio’s Farm & Fun Time show which broadcast live from a studio inside the General Shelby Hotel in downtown Bristol. In the 1940s and the 1950s, Farm & Fun Time was an important program in the history of early bluegrass music and helped to establish the careers of legendary performers including Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, the Stanley Brothers, the Osborne Brothers, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, Mac Wiseman, The Sauceman Brothers, and Curly King & The Tennessee Hilltoppers.

Can’t be at the show? Tune in to Radio Bristol’s Facebook Live to watch the program on your smart phone or at home. Not convenient to watch? Tune in to 100.1 FM in the Bristol area or log on to ListenRadioBristol.org. Radio Bristol is also available through the station’s free mobile app.

 

 

 

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