DAVIS, WV (NEWS RELEASE) – It’s bluegrass music at its finest in West Virginia during the annual Pickin’ in Parsons Bluegrass Festival on Aug. 1-5.
Each year the Five River Campground hosts Pickin’ in Parsons Bluegrass in beautiful Parsons, W.Va. With a sparling camping facility and a no alcohol policy, the event is a wonderful, family-friendly environment to listen and jam to some of the country’s best bluegrass, visit vendors, fish, swim, or just relax.
Twenty-five different groups will take to the stage this year to entertain crowds with some of the finest traditional bluegrass and hillbilly music in the south.
“Now in its 14th year, the event draws a strong crowd following from all across the region,” said Jessica Waldo, Tucker County Convention & Visitors Bureau Director. “We have people driving in from Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia, and North Carolina to enjoy these nationally recognized musicians and some good old fashioned pickin’ and grin’.”
Appearing in Concert:
Tuesday, August 1
Little Roy & Lizzy Show
Terry Baucom & the Dukes of Drive
Wednesday, August 2
Lonesome River Band
The Moron Brothers
The Gibson Brothers
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
Thursday, August 3
Dave Adkins Band
Larry Stephenson Band
Ronnie Reno & Reno Tradition
Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time
Friday, August 4
Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice
Becky Buller Band
Jakobs Ferry Stragglers
Larry Sparks & the Lonesome Ramblers
Saturday, August 5
IIIrd Tyme Out
Band of Ruhks
Jerry Douglas presents the Earls of Leicester
Admission is available at the gate. Cost is $95 for a full-festival pass; $80 for a three-day pass; or $40 for any single-day pass. Kids 12 or under are free with ticketed adult.
Camping: To camp during Pickin’ in Parsons you must be a four day ticket holder. Reservations can only be made by the month, and must be paid in full at time of reservation. Otherwise, it’s first come, first serve. To make reservations, contact Five River Campground at 304-478-3515 or log on to www.fiverivercampground.com.
This is a sheltered, outdoor event with festival seating, food & craft vendors, handicap accessible modern restrooms. Event is rain or shine.
To learn more about the festival, visit https://www.fiverivercampground.com/pickin-in-parsons.html. To learn more about the Tucker County CVB, visit www.canaanvalley.org.